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Westwood High School announces honor roll

GRADE 12 *Denotes 4.0 ALL As: Celeste C. Achatz, *Nathan D. Beckman, *Colin C. Bjorne, *Austin W. Brewer, Adam J. Hyttinen, *Jill S. Laiho, *Amanda R. Matznick, Alysha C. Nelson, *Nathan R. Ostlund, Isabella R. Revello, *Dakota S. Rodda, Victoria M. Schultz, *Elizabeth J. Snell, *Raija M. ...

The Negaunee Miners played the Houghton Gremlins in the second round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 370-170. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 41 years on the air. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on Public TV 13 Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Mondays at noon. Find more information on the 2018-2019 tournament at wnmutv.nmu.edu. Representing Negaunee, seated from left, are players Alec Prusi, Thomas Kinjorski, team captain Josh Randall and Elijah Barchue. Standing are alternates Timothy Ziegler and Ethan Wright with Coach Gina Sorensen. Players for Houghton are, seated from left, Sam Fang, team captain Kate Desrochers, George Manson and Brian Knewtson. Standing is alternate Yash Tiwari with Coach Rebecca Keyes. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left. Major production funding for High School Bowl is provided by The Ray & Peg Hirvonen Foundation, and by Janice Mills of Escanaba, and by the Donald & Audrey Anderson Foundation. Local support is provided by 21 Upper Peninsula Credit Unions.

River Valley Bank donates to Bay Cliff program

River Valley recently donated $500 to Bay Cliff Health Camp’s Campership Appeal program. The Campership Appeal was established to secure funding for every child with a disability coming to Bay Cliff’s summer program. All donations to the appeal will be used to provide therapy, medical and ...

Lions donate to Toy Drop

Jim Thomas, left, of the Negaunee Lions Club, is shown presenting a $500 check to Kimme Peterson, board member of the Salvation Army, for the annual Toy Drop. Funds are used to purchase toys for needy families. The Negaunee Lions Club has been supporting the community and living their motto ...

Wells Fargo aids United Way

United Way of Marquette County recently received a donation of winter clothing from Wells Fargo employees. Pictured here is a family member of one of Cancer Care of Marquette County’s patients accepting a donation of needed winter clothing for their use this winter.

MCFCU aids Salvation Army

Employees of Marquette Community Federal Credit Union participated in the Salvation Army “Adopt a Family” Program. They used the money from their “Jeans Friday” to purchase gifts. From left, are Andrew Johnson and Ryan Brown from MCFCU and David Rushford from the Salvation Army.

Travel Marquette donates to Honey Bear Classic

From left, Travel Marquette’s Kristi Mills and Mike Bradford, The Honey Bear and Sven Gonstead are presented $750 for the Honey Bear Classic held in Big Bay to raise money for the local trails’ upkeep and expansion.