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Marquette Family Medicine Residency program welcomes personnel

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program has welcomed a new class of residents to the program. The residency program is an education collaboration between UP Health System-Marquette and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. During the fourth year of ...

Dean’s list noted at Spring Arbor

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — Exactly 379 students made the Dean's list for the Fall 2019 semester at Spring Arbor University, including one from Marquette. Kate E. Zorn, a senior, from Marquette made the lising Spring Arbor University is a Christian liberal arts university. SAU offers more than 70 ...

UW-SP honors students listed

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point honored more than 2,275 undergraduate students from its campuses in Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wausau for attaining high grade point averages during the fall semester of the 2019-2020 academic year, including one from ...

Junior American Citizens poster contest winners announced

The local Onagomingkway DAR Chapter of Michigan announces the winners of the Junior American Citizens annual poster contest. This year’s theme was the “100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: American Women Rise and Shine.” Both first place winners Grace Shandonay, and Melody Nowicki, ...

Superior Collision, Rotary Club aid JJ Packs

A directed contribution of $5,000 by Brad and Christy Miller of Superior Collision through the Rotary Club of Marquette’s Golf Outing was presented to Kristin Marchiol, center, of JJ Packs to provide weekend meals to 230 children in the Marquette Area Public Schools by co-presidents Kristen ...

Dale Ollila sworn in as NARFE Area 3 Vice President

Dale Ollila of Marquette, third from left, was recently sworn in as Area 3 vice president for the Michigan Federation of National Active and Retired Federal Employees. NARFE National President Kenneth Thomas, far left, conducted the ceremony in East Tawas, at the NARFE state meeting. Other ...

Eastwood gets Commitment to Quality Award

Eastwood Nursing Center has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first ...

Paul Harris Fellows recognized

Anna Dravland, founder of “Spread Goodness Day,” and Tom Lakenen, creator of Lakenenland, were recently recognized as Paul Harris Fellows for their contributions to the community by John and Marny Weting at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Marquette. The recognition is named after Paul ...

Joy Named director of NMU Honors Program

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University Professor Michael Joy is the new director of the NMU Honors Program after serving a decade as assistant director. Students in the program engage in an interdisciplinary curriculum that enables them to earn general education credits in small, ...

Co-op instructs on French cheeses

Amanda and Brigitte from the Marquette Food Co-op presented “Cheeses of France” to Marquette Senior High School’s French 2 students in Madame Kelly Simon’s class. Students tasted four different imported cheeses and learned about the culture and origin of each.

Fire poster contest winners listed

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Fire Department would like to thank all the teachers and students who participated in this year's poster contest. The winners from each school are listed above. There is a Grand Prize winner from each school who received a ride to school in a fire truck. All ...

Exchange Club backs S&R

The Exchange Club of Marquette County member Ann Marie Columbo, center, presents a $1,500 check to Marquette County Search and Rescue representatives Steve Sharrett and Erica Thomas. Search and Rescue personnel provide overnight security at the annual International Food Fest, which the Exchange ...

St. Norbert dean’s list released

DE PERE, Wis. - The following students have been named to the 2019 fall semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility. Hannah Swajanen, Marquette and Faith Toutant of Negaunee. The only Norbertine college in the world, ...

Student attends engineering program at Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON—Ainsley Kirk of Marquette attended the Women in Automotive Engineering program at Michigan Tech University in Houghton. Twelve high-school girls were accepted into this highly competitive scholarship program. The week-long exploration was designed to maintain a pipeline of ...

Negaunee Middle School announces honor roll

5th Grade All As Peyton Black Zoe Bubaugh Megan Broeders Noelle Brown Kylie Cardoni Lila Clement Addison Dank Alexander Dietz Morgan Downey Aiden Evans Siri Fiocchi Izzabelle Francisco Joshua Frederick Isabella Jacobetti Gretel Johnson Kylie Johnson Liv ...