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Kiwanians award grants

Marquette Noon Kiwanis recently presented grants to local organizations. Click on photos for details.

North Jackson Company presents scholarships

Recent Negaunee High School graduates Joseph Uren and Noel Grant, right, receive $500 scholarship checks from Debby Muskovitch, office manager at the North Jackson Company. In the fall, Grant is planning to attend the University of Michigan and Uren plans to attend Michigan Tech University. ...

Juidici receives scholarship

MARQUETTE - Mara Juidici of Negaunee High School has been awarded a scholarship by the Richard M. Jopling Unit 44 of the American Legion Auxiliary in Marquette.The scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior in Marquette County who is planning to attend a college, ...

Roell heads local bar association

MARQUETTE - Erica N. Payne Roell of Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Greenlee & Keefe, P.C. was elected president of the Marquette County Bar Association at its 125th annual meeting held recently.A native of Crystal Falls, Roell graduated summa cum laude from Finlandia University and ...

Weston on MSU dean’s list

EAST LANSING - Nicholas Weston has been named to the Michigan State University dean's list for the spring semester.Weston is a 2012 graduate of Marquette Senior High School and the son of Geoff and Susan Weston of Marquette.He is a junior majoring in neuroscience and earned a 3.7 grade point ...

Legion Post 114 elects officers

ISHPEMING - Lillian Larson American Legion Post 114 elected officers for the 2015-16 term at its May meeting.Included were Commander Scott Marietti, Senior Vice-Commander Tom Sharland, Junior VIce-Commander Andy Herriman, Adjutant Rich Sharland, Judge Advocate Bill Haupt, Finance Officer Tracey ...

Area residents on dean’s list

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Three area residents were included on the dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Superior for the spring semester.Included were Whitney Brugman and Allyssa Lindberg of Marquette and James Powers of Gwinn.To be named to the dean's list, students must have completed 12 ...

Spitza earns Eagle Scout Award

Ryan Spitza of Boy Scout Troop 309 received the Eagle Scout Award recently. He is shown with Scoutmaster Al Feldhauser, who has been a scoutmaster to 28 Eagle Scouts. Spitza's Eagle Service Project was lakeshore dune restoration along Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette in collaboration with the ...

Edward Jones advisors donate trees

Edward Jones financial advisers Christian Verardi, Doug Gordon and Tom McFadden donated 265 Norway spruce trees to the fourth-grade classes at Father Marquette, Sandy Knoll, Cherry Creek, Superior Hills, Graveraet and North Star Academy elementary schools in celebration of Arbor Day. Click on ...

Ahonen achieves journeyman status

Marquette Board of Light and Power journeyman line electrician Andrew Ahonen, second from left, is shown receiving a plaque in recognition earning journeyman status from, from left, BLP board Chairman John Prince, Executive Director Paul Kitti and Assistant Director-Utility Compliance David ...

Gwinn Lions Club elects officers

The Gwinn Lions Club recently inducted new officers for the coming year. Shown are, from left: Dwight Sunday, board of directors; Kris Rowe, board of directors; Ron Libey, Tail Tamer; Lee Rowe, tail twister; Bill Rowe Jr, president; Mark Breit, board of directors; Marlene Breit, treasurer, ...

Pawley a Harris Fellow

Hal Pawley was recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow at a recent meeting of the Marquette Rotary Club by his step-daughter, Cheryl Hill. Recognition as a Paul Harris Fellow honors the recipient for exemplifying the motto of Rotary, "Service Above Self." The recognition enables the Rotary ...

Marquette Rotary assists Lakestate

Shelby Bischoff, business development and community engagement manager at the Marquette office of Lakestate Industries, receives a contribution from Marquette Rotary Club President Ryan Whitley. Lakestate Industries, Incorporated is dedicated to helping people recognize and maximize their ...

Rossway graduates from Concordia

Rhonda Rossway recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from Concordia University in Chicago. She was named the outstanding graduate in both the English and Philosophy departments and was the winner of the 2015 Radke/Sorenson Prize for Writing for her essay "The Steward and the Jew: Commonalities ...

Inspiration Zone completes project

The Ishpeming Inspiration Zone conducted its first of what it hopes will be an annual Cleanup Day recently. Shown are, from left, Zone Coordinator Bob Marietti, teen volunteer Shane Barry and Zone board members Josh Bartz, Mike Tonkin and Shirley Hicks. The Zone program is a private endeavor ...

Grenier receives UPLMC scholarship

Iron Mountain High School senior Brock J. Grenier of Quinnesec receives the $500 Gerry Kendziorski Scholarship from Paula Swartout, management co-chairwoman of the U.P. Labor-Management Council Inc. The council presents a $500 scholarship annually to a student attending any college or technical ...

Beinlich earns doctorate

MARQUETTE - Stephanie Ann Beinlich of Marquette graduated with a doctorate of musical arts from the University of South Carolina on May 9.The daughter of Valerie and Steve Beinlich, she is a graduate of Marquette Senior High School.She earned her bachelor's degree in music from Western Michigan ...

Chadwick on dean’s list

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Charlotte Chadwick of Ishpeming was named to the dean's list for her recently completed sophomore year at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill.She is a 2013 graduate of Negaunee High School.

Bridge

Superiorland Duplicate Bridge ClubAPRILMasterpoint Top 101. Jack Herman - 9.502. Duane Fowler - 7.223. John Peterson - 6.424. Joyce Hyslop - 6.375. Theresa Fowler - 6.336. Veronica Varney - 5.887. Florence Bloukos - 5.758. Anthony Wros - 5.419. Loren Gies - 4.7710. Elizabeth Bussiere - 4.68

Bell Auxiliary assists MCMCF

Kaye Fredrickson, left, of the Bell Hospital Auxiliary, presents a $2,400 check to Tina Koski, activities director at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. The donation will be used to purchase televisions for the facility.