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Superiorland Bridge ClubMasterpoint Top 10February1. Cerona Stevens - 10.212. Joyce Hyslop - 10.083. Elizabeth Bussiere - 8.614. John Peterson - 7.65. Anthony Wros - 7.16. Marvin Zehnder - 6.537. Mollie Freier - 5.978. Florence Blouke - 4.679. Jack Herman - 4.610. Jon Olson - 3.86

Bay Cliff campers enjoy ‘Snow Days’

Camper Kaylin Lemire of Marquette enjoys a sled dog ride with musher Kent Koehn of Gwinn during Bay Cliff Health Camp's 10th annual "Snow Days" winter weekend held earlier this month. Campers from 10 to 17 years old who participate in Bay Cliff's summer therapy camp program spent the weekend ...

Aspen Ridge celebrates reading

Aspen Ridge Elementary School students are shown at an assembly to kick-off March is Reading Month. "Olaf" read to the student body after which Principal Chris Marana outlined some of the activities the students would be involved in. Included are a daily drawing for reading minutes, making ...

Negaunee Lions Club marks 60 years

Bill Rowe, left, governor of the Lions Club Single District 10, presents Negaunee Lions Club President Gary Rasmussen with a certificate marking the club's 60 years of service recently. The Negaunee chapter, which has about 50 members, donates roughly $10,000 a year to local charities, ...

Exchange Club supports SAIL

Jodi Thams, left, Exchange Club of Marquette County board president, presents a $300 check to Jessica Manier of the Superior Alliance for Independent Living. The Exchange Club supports about two dozen local organizations each year with funds raised at the International Food Fest, which the club ...

FMMS students attend MATHCOUNTS

The Father Marquette Middle School Math Club recently traveled to Kingsford for the regional MATHCOUNTS competition. Pictured are Cecilia McKinney, Zita Jameson, Lauren Kurzawa, Amanda Diddams, Madeline Milkey, Abigail Boehmer, Matthew Pillifant, Liam Dar, Raffy Millado and Marius Grazulis. ...

7th-graders participate in lab

Father Marquette Middle School seventh-graders Wyatt Clement, Amanda Diddams and Collin Hicks are shown participating in a capture/recapture lab with goldfish crackers using proportions to predict a population size.

Powell students explore underwater

Powell Township School students and community members crowd around a hole cut through the ice on Lake Independence in Big Bay recently to look under the ice using an underwater robot. The remotely operated vehicle was built by the students with assistance from the community. The project began ...

NMU fall semester dean’s list announced

MARQUETTE - The following Upper Peninsula residents were named to the Northern Michigan University dean's list for the fall semester:4.0 grade point averageBark River - Ellyn OswaldBessemer - Haley Jacobson, Kelsey MeinkeBrimley - Sarah BryerBruce Crossing - Frank LombardCalumet - Natalie ...

GHS seniors receive EEW scholarships

Pictured from left are Gwinn Area Community Schools Superintendent Dru Milliron and Excellence in Education scholarship recipients Thomas Schmeltzer, Erin Reetz, Michael Willig and Ellie Olsen. The program provides $1,500 scholarship to the top 5 percent of the graduating class of 2015. The ...

Subaru program benefits UPAWS

From left, Ann Brownell, community outreach coordinator for the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, receives a $10,000 ceremonial check from Drew Watson, director of Subaru Central Region, and Randy Norton, general manager of Fox Marquette and Negaunee. UPAWS was awarded the funds through a ...

Heinonen on MTU dean’s list

HOUGHTON - Mark D. Heinonen of Trenary was named to the Michigan Tech University dean's list for the fall semester.His name was inadvertantly left off the MTU dean's list that was in the Feb. 26 edition of The Mining Journal.To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn at least a 3.5 ...

Hill named to GHS honor roll

GWINN - Hailey Hill, a junior at Gwinn High School, was named to the GHS honor roll for second quarter.She was inadvertently left off the list that ran in a special honor roll section inserted in the Feb. 25 Mining Journal.

Safe UPS drivers in U.P. honored

DETROIT - UPS drivers from the Upper Peninsula are among 1,445 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.The five U.P. drivers honored are: Chris Clash of Kingsford, who drives for UPS ...

Cribbage

Ishpeming Cribbage LeagueFeb. 51. Elks Lodge II, 6,936 - Wonder Bar, 6,7462. Riverside Club, 6,927 - Elks Lodge I, 6,7753. Paradise Bar, 6,903 - Paradise II, 6,8624. Hickey's Bar, 6,894 - Rainbow Bar, 6,8365. VFW, 6,881 - Venice Club, 6,874Players of the Week - Russ Aho Jr. And Steve Aho of ...

UPCCU employees support Care Clinic

Lisa Kotler, left, commercial loan officer atU.P. Catholic Credit Union, presents a donation to Karol Pokley of the Care Clinic. The money was raised through the credit unions jeans for charity program.

Rodman receives Legion awards

Frank Rodman, right, of Hermansville American Legion Post 340, receives two awards from George Maciejewski of Carney-Nadeau American Legion Post 487 and member of the Legion's Education and Scholarship Committee. Included was the first place award for Class C Pens & Ink and the Best ...

Names and Faces

Pearson on MSU dean's listEAST LANSING - Taylor Pearson of Marquette was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Michigan State University in East Lansing.The daughter of Wally and Carrie Pearson, she earned at least a 3.5 grade point average to be named to the list. She is in the ...

Etelamaki receivces promotion

Negaunee native Scott Etelamaki of Grayling was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Michigan National Guard. Etelamaki is shown receiving a new rank patch from his son Eric accompanied by his wife and daughters during a promotion ceremony held recently at the Camp ...

Superior Oasis assists Salvation Army

Rhonda Moore, left, of the Marquette Salvation Army receives a $5,000 donation from Linda Stabile, owner of the Comfort Suites Hotel, Days InnHotel, Hudson's Classic Grill & Bar and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, all part of the Superior Oasis group. The $5,000 donation from ...