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Author Joy Lee Han launches scholarship

ISHPEMING — Local author, Joy Lee Han, recently published a memoir, “Rice Paper Memoirs.” The memoir outlines her childhood in China, immigration to the United States, and many life experiences including Pearl Harbor, being forced from her home, and her battle with tuberculosis. Joy L. ...

Alger County charity honors student-athletes

MUNISING — The Eric and Danielle Beverly Scholarship Fund announced Daryn Johnson (Munising High School) and Sydney Emard (Superior Central Schools) as the winners of its 2019 scholarship awards. Established in 2007 for Munising High School students, the annual program was expanded in 2018 ...

Graduates from Fundamentals of Dental Assisting class

Pictured are the spring 2019 graduates of the Marquette Adult and Community Education department’s Fundamentals of Dental Assisting class. From left: Brenda Landrie, Kelli Ervast, Hailey Pulliam, Clare Klein, Bao Young and Instructor Dr. Jim Anderson. During the 20 week class, students ...

mBank team makes donation to Fourth of July Fireworks committee

The mBank team in Ishpeming was proud to present a $5,000 donation to the Ishpeming Fourth of July Fireworks committee on July 19. The Ishpeming 4th of July Committee had asked the community for donations for the fireworks show, as they were battling a $5,000 deficit for the roughly $11,000 ...

King graduates from Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

GLADSTONE — Jeff and Joyce King of Gladstone are pleased to announce the graduation of their daughter, Jordyn from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. King received her Doctor of Optometry degree on May 10, graduating with High Distinction. Dr. King has accepted a ...

BLP announces winners of poster contest

The Marquette Board of Light and Power recently awarded the winners of its 2019 annual poster contest at an awards ceremony held at the BLP’s administrative offices. This year, there were participants from 17 classrooms in five schools and one home-schooled student. Students were asked to ...

Knights of Columbus donate to Sundara House

The St. Christopher Council of the Knights of Columbus recently donated proceeds of Tootsie Roll donations to Sundara House in Marquette. Pictured, from left, are: Sundara staff and board members Janet Hendrickson, Chris Stanley, Joyce Korpi, KC members Dan Adamini and Paul Wiklanski, and ...

Morgan Haley-Gluesing earns scholarship from Vasa Lodge

Marquette Senior High School Senior Morgan Haley-Gluesing was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Marquette Vasa Lodge. The scholarship was earmarked for an MSHS student designated to be an exchange student to any of the five Scandinavian countries. The Vasa Organization is devoted to ...

NCLL announces 2019-20 board of directors, executive officers

MARQUETTE — Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is again offering a wide range of exciting and informative activities and events for anyone looking to learn and enjoy new experiences and to meet new people. This organization also sponsors fun trips. Find out more information on its ...

Superior Central Middle School announces honor roll

* denotes all As 6th grade: Drew Begovac, Ruth Johnson, Kate McGee, Sierra Moore, Calla Porter, Derick Tyner 7th grade: Craig Adams, Ruby Bernard, Alice Hancock, Jason Kanerva, Liam McDougal, Makenzie Oliver, Faith Pizzi, Ava Porter, Clara Rondeau, Breanna Swajanen*, Lily Swetich, Dani ...