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Breakfast Rotary presents grants

Marquette Breakfast Rotary recently presented grant checks using funds raised at its annual fish boil. Included at the presentation were Rich Rossway of Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan, Jen Webb and Cara Zanetti of Star Children's Bereavement Services, Shelly Russell of Lake Superior ...

DDA welcomes businesses

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently recognized two businesses in the downtown area. Click on photos for details.

NMS honor students named

NEGAUNEE - The following students were named to the third quarter honor roll at Negaunee Middle School:All A'sEighth grade - Maci Aho, Molly Coonen, Keegan Erva, Daniel Gooseberry, Dallas Hall, Jessica Heroux, MacKenzie Karki, Theo Kumpula, Jacob Larson, Alisyn Martin, Jordon Mason, Abigail ...

Munising honor roll announced

MUNISING - Students named to the Munising Middle/High School honor roll for the third quarter include (*Denotes 4.0 GPA):Twelfth grade - Fayth Belusar, Garrett Blank,*Paige Brogan, Nick Cercone, Andy Cooper, Maggie Davis, Karlee Decet, Alexis Downing, *Shaun Flynn, Adele Gendron, Nick Goings, ...

Brazier, Short recognized as Paul Harris Fellows

Two local residents were recently recognized as Paul Harris Fellows by the Marquette Rotary Club through member Pryse Duerfeld. Included were Bill Brazier and Dr. William Short. Brazier, a teacher, has been involved for many years with the Marquette Sister City program with Higashiomi, Japan. ...

NMU students fund, build house in Mexico

In these two photos, Northern Michigan University students are shown helping to build a house in Juarez, Mexico. The group included 16 NMU students from His House ministry, two campus ministers, a supporter of His House and a student's cousin. In two vans they traveled over 1,750 miles in more ...

Reading goal topped

Aspen Ridge Elementary School Principal Chris Marana is shown covered with pie filling after the school's students met his challenge to read 100,000 minutes for the month of March. The students compiled a total of 121,860 minutes of reading, and for every 30 minutes read students were given a ...

Scholarships awarded at NMU

MARQUETTE - Six Northern Michigan University students have received Michigan Nursing Scholarships worth up to $4,000 per year.NMU students selected for Michigan Nursing Scholarships effective with the 2014-15 academic year, along with their respective programs - LPN, licensed practical nurse; ...

TruNorth employees back Sal. Army

Employees at TruNorth Federal Credit Union raised $600 for the Salvation Army's "Project Feed A Neighbor" program. Shown at a check presentation are Diane Houseman of member services, Johannah Pennala of consumer loans; Capt. Stephen Hansen of the Ishpeming Salvation Army, TruNorth General ...

Negaunee welcomes Xccelerated

Xccelerated Fitness and Wellness Solutions in Negaunee recently held a ribbon-cutting and received a welcoming plague from the city. Included at the events were: In front row, Daylyn Drew and Dyceson Drew; and in back, from left, Negaunee City Manager Jeff Thornton, Payton Drew, owners Anna and ...

Thrivent Financial assists Koski

Thrivent Financial associate Theresa Sell, left, and licensed office professional Andrew Rickauer, right, of present a $1,000 check to Mary Sischo for Marquette resident Ryan Koski's benefit. Koski is recovering from an injury. Funds raised in his benefit will be put toward medical expenses.

DDA welcomes new businesses

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently welcomed two new businesses to downtown Marquette. Click on photos for details.

Econo Foods supports

Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette recently presents checks to area organizations. Click on photos for details.

NHS supports Beacon House

Beacon House representative Renee Prince receives a $250 check from Ryan Piotrowski, co-president of the Marquette Chapter of the National Honor Society.

Swick backs community baby shower

Swick Home Services in Marquette owner Rick Gilles presents a $500 check to Trecia Nickerson, left, and Barbie Dupras of the Marquette County Community Baby Shower, which is preparing for its 20th annual community baby shower.

Rare Earth marks addition of cafe

Rare Earth Goods in downtown Ishpeming recently celebrated its added cafe with a ribbon-cutting. Shown at the celebration are, from left, Kori Tossava of the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce, Andy Ferns, Tia Rodda, Brian Sheridan, Rare Earth Goods owners Dan Perkins and Pam ...

Revisions welcomed downtown

Mona Lang, left, Marquette Downtown Development Authority executive director, presents Revisions Design Studio owner Michelle Dupras with a welcome to downtown certificate recently. The studio is located at 219 W. Washington St.

Econo presents checks

Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette recently presented checks to area organizations that earned the funds through Econo's We Share program. Included were, in photo above, Karen Rhodes of the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter receives a $3,661 check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Econo ...

Econo presents checks

Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette recently presented checks to area organizations that earned the funds through Econo's We Share program. Included were, in photo above, Karen Rhodes of the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter receives a $3,661 check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Econo ...

Names and Faces

Peterson ends basic trainingSAN DIEGO - U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jacob Peterson recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.Peterson, the son of John and Peggy Peterson of Marquette and Anne Marie Peterson of Ishpeming, is a 2014 graduate of Ishpeming ...