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Bay College announces art student award winners

Bay College presents the award winners for its virtual Student Art Exhibition. Each year, Bay College hosts a gallery showing of the current students’ work. They were unable to hold a reception and award ceremony since the campus is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so they are sharing the ...

Elks support Irontown

John Thomas Exulted Ruler of the Negaunee Elks Lodge, hands Ann Ducoli President of the Negaunee Irontown Association a check for $530. The Negaunee Irontown Association partnered with the Elks for their monthly pasty sale in November. Any non-profit that would like to partner with the Elks, ...

Bay College announces Dean’s List

Bay de Noc Community College has announced the names of the students who have earned recognition and membership to the Dean’s List for attainment of scholarly excellence during the Fall 2020 Semester. To be selected for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a 3.50 grade point average out ...

Bonifas Arts Center earns operations grant from state

ESCANABA — The Bonifas Arts Center has announced that it has been awarded an operations grant of $22,500 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and National Endowment for the Arts. According to a release from the center, this grant was awarded through the MCACA ...

Bay announces quarterly TORCH Award winner

ESCANABA — Bay College offers congratulations to Penney Parmet, its quarterly (December 2020 - February 2021) TORCH Award winner. Parmet is a part-time Instructor and K-12 Education Coordinator for the Social and Behavioral Science Division. She teaches classes in Interpersonal ...

VSI supports Foundation

VSI Owner Paul VanLandschoot presents a $5,000 check to Jolene Hetherington, ARCF Advisory Board President. VanLandschoot & Sons Inc. has donated $5,000 to the Alger Regional Community Foundation. This donation will support ARCF in its mission of enhancing the quality of life in Alger ...

Select buys Love on Local for UPHS frontline workers

Jennifer Cosco of Select Realty submitted this item: “I am so proud of the commitment Select Realty makes to our community every year! “(Recently) all agents and owners contributed to show our gratitude to our frontline medical workers at Upper Peninsula Health System by purchasing 200 ...

Negaunee Middle School announces honor roll

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee Middle School has announced its Honor Roll for the first marking period: Grade 5 All As David Alexander Lukas Barron Emma Carrigan Lily Collins Della DuBord Jordan Erva Ava Ghiardi Grace Granato Waylon Harvala Marlee Heslip Noelle Hill Trent ...

NHS announces honor roll

NEGAUNEE — The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at Negaunee High School for the 2020-2021 academic year. Grade 9 With Distinction (All A’s) Courtney Beckman, Owen Debelak, Corbin Erva, Madison Frustaglio, Collin Gallion, Anthony Gleason, Ava Gustitis, ...

AMVETS donates to Courage Inc.

AMVETS Post 122 of Ishpeming recently donated $500 to Courage Incorporated to help fund a winter excursion. Pictured is Nate Denofre of Courage Inc., left, receiving a check from Terry Carlson of AMVETS Post 122.

Swick delivers turkeys

The week of Thanksgiving, Swick Home Services and Transport Workers Union Local 574 delivered turkeys to the Women’s Center to use in its shelter and to give to clients. Between the two, they had so many turkeys that with TWU’s permission, they donated twelve of their turkeys to Community ...

Rotary supports Salvation Army

Captain Doug Winters of the Marquette Salvation Army receives a check for $2,709 from Board Member Sally Davis of the Marquette Rotary Club for the Salvation Army’s food pantry. The amount is a contribution of $1,000 from the Club’s golf outing earnings and $1,709 from donations by ...

Negaunee Elks honor students of the month Standerford, Hendrickson

NEGAUNEE — Ella Standerford has been named the Negaunee Elks’ Student of the Month (middle school) for November. Ella, an eighth grader at Negaunee Middle School, is the daughter of Chris Standerford and Abby Cameron-Standerford. Ella is active in student council, and a member of the ...

Elliston saluted

Ace Hardware of Harvey employee Jessica Elliston accepts an Amorous Spotted Slug Covid Safety Award on behalf of the store because of its consistent high safety standards during the pandemic. Customers approaching the front door are confronted with multiple signs informing all who enter that ...

McKinney on Dean’s List

NOTRE DAME, Indiana — Cecilia McKinney of Gwinn has been named to the Saint Mary’s College Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester, according to an announcement from the college. To earn this academic honor at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at ...

Toutant earns Dean’s List

DE PERE, Wis. — Faith Toutant of Negaunee has been named to the 2020 fall semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility, officials said. St. Norbert is a four-year, Catholic liberal arts institution nestled beside the ...

Cub Scouts recognize top popcorn sellers

MARQUETTE —Cub Scout Pack 395 which serves Graveraet and Sandy Knoll neighborhoods recently recognized the Scouts who participated in the annual sale of Pecatonica River Popcorn. Total for the sale was $11,495, an average of $638 per Scout. The Scouts had to adapt to the COVID 19 ...

Ishpeming Ski Club awarded $55K grant

ISHPEMING — The Great Lakes Sports Commission agreed to provide a $55,000 grant to the Ishpeming Ski Club recently to help them complete their iconic Suicide Bowl ski venue improvement project. The proposed project is part of a five-year plan to improve and modernize the Suicide Bowl ski ...

Highlen awarded state grant

DEERTON — Julie Highlen, Northwoods Art Studio, of Deerton, has been awarded a Professional (or) Organizational Development 2021 grant from the State of Michigan, Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. The money will enable Highlen to compete in the week-long Grand Marais Plein Air Festival ...