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Prince of Peace receives grant

HARVEY - Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Harvey recently received a $5,000 "Lutheran Community Matthew 25: Neighbors in Need" grant from the Thrivent Financial Foundation.The funding was awarded to Prince of Peace to address physical, emotional and/or spiritual needs in the local community, ...

Society elects 2015 officers

NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Historical Society recently elected officers for the coming year at its annual meeting.Included were: President Virginia Paulson,Vice President Suzanne Morris, Secretary Donna Gravedoni Bjork and Treasurer Theresa Rinehart.Nominated to new three year terms for trustees ...

DDA welcomes Northern Lights Glass

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently presented a certificate of recognition welcoming Northern Lights Glass to downtown Marquette. At the presentation were, from left, DDA Executive Director Mona Lang, business partners Dale Sprague and Kevin Collinson and DDA board Chairwoman ...

Swick supports NMU dance team

Swick Home Services in Marquette recently presented a $500 check to members of the Northern Michigan University dance team. Shown are, from left: team members Cecilia Volk, Brooke Bachusz and Jessica Teliin; Terri Moll of Swick; and team members Ellen DiGiacinto and Brianna Maki. The Dance ...

Hollands wins Art Van fall catalog contest

Local Art Van Furniture Store sales manager Rob Plotezka, left, and store co-owner Steven Anderson, right, present a $2,500 Art Van gift certificate to Skandia resident Heather Hollands and her husband Kevin. Heather Hollands was the winner in Art Van's "Pick Your Page" contest this fall. ...

BMS honor roll announced

MARQUETTE - The following students have been named to the Bothwell Middle School honor roll for the first quarter:Eighth grade - Athena Agassi, Logan J. Aldrich, Lexi L. Anderson, Lindsey G. Baldwin, Sophia E. Bartlett, Luke J. Beerman, Hailey E. Bell, Tyler L. Bergwall, Hannah M. Blemberg, ...

Welsh completes basic training

ISHPEMING - Andrew D. Welsh, a 2014 graduate of Ishpeming High School, graduated from boot camp for the U.S. Marine Corps in San Diego Oct. 31.The son of Betty Rantanen and Dale Welsh, he is receiving further training in San Diego and then will pursue his career choice in cryptologic ...

Lorenzon joins National Guard

MARQUETTE - Dalton E. Lorenzon has recently enlisted into the Michigan Army National Guard.Lorenzon is attending Northern Michigan University and is a 2014 graduate of L'Anse Creuse High School in downstate Harrison Township.The son of Ervino Lorenzon of Harrison Township and Shari E. Lemieux ...

Caya finishes basic training

NEGAUNEE - Reise Caya of Negaunee recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.The son of Russell and Renee Caya of Negaunee, he is a 2014 graduate of Negaunee High School.In addition to a physical conditioning program, Caya's training included ...

Bell enlists in National Guard

MARQUETTE - Tierney L. K. Bell recently enlisted in the Michigan Army National Guard.A student at Northern Michigan University and is a 2012 graduate of Mackinaw City Public Schools, Bell will attend basic training in May at Fort Jackson, S.C., followed by advanced training at Gulfport, ...

Marathon benefits organizations

Members of the Marquette Marathon Race Committee are shown with a $12,500 check representing the total proceeds of the 2014 race that were donated to several Marquette County organizations. Members of the committee include: front row, Penny Smith and Jeri Mommaerts; second row, Cindy Noble, ...

GMS honor roll announced

GWINN - The following students were named to the Gwinn Middle School honor roll (* denotes all A's): Eighth grade - Seth Aho, *Amanda Anderson, Zane Anderson, Summer Argall, Aaron Armatti, Kayla Barsky, Matthew Bell, Nathan Belongia, Julian Beltz, Joseve Bess, Mason Bockert, *Megan Brinker, ...

Bridge

Superiorland Bridge ClubSeptemberMasterpoint Top 101. Joyce Hyslop - 10.942. Cerona Stevens - 6.003. John Peterson - 5.534. Anthony Wros - 5.525. Karen Reese - 5.186. Theresa Fowler - 5.097. Marvin Zehnder - 4.778. Patricia Brish - 4.729. Elizabeth Bussiere - 4.0310. Veronica Varney - ...

A. Lindberg And Sons celebrates 100th anniversary

A. Lindberg and Sons recently celebrated its 100th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting. Attending the celebration were, from left: Betsy Morais, Lake Superior Community Partnership director of marketing & communications; Derek Bush, LSCP business development representative; Marquette ...

Steelworkers supportive

Marquette Range Steelworkers Union Retirees Club supports community organizations with generous donations. Pictured are, left to right: Robert Dodge, accepting for the Ishpeming Salvation Army; Elyse Bertucci from the Ishpeming Senior Center; Ann Brownell, Community Outreach Coordinator from ...

Hematites backed

Dan Wedgeworth, president of the Ishpeming High School Booster Club accepts a check from Sharon Johnson, classified sales manager at The Mining Journal. The Mining Journal donated half of the proceeds from a two-page spread congratulating the Ishpeming High?School Football team to benefit the team.

New trustees appointed

MARQUETTE - Two new trustees were recently appointed to the Marquette County Community Foundation's Board of Trustees. The 17 member board serves on a volunteer basis as the legal entity of the Foundation. Gloria LaPointe and Judy Vonck will both serve three year terms.Gloria LaPointe is a ...

Menards gives toys to jump start Toys for Tots season

Menards employees and customers jump-start Marquette's 2014 Toys for Tots campaign recently by donating toys to the Salvation Army. Shown is a lift truck loading a pallet-box filled with 330 toys collected during the first week of the local campaign. The toy collecting campaign traditionally ...

Westwood H.S. Honor Roll

HONOR ROLL2014-2015Term 1GRADE 12ALL "A's": Rachel Anderson, *Courtney Beauchamp, *Samantha Beauchamp, Helen Boburka, *Emily Carlson, Vincente Carlson, *Michael Farley, *Jamee Ferris, *Brett Hodges, Laine Larson, *Faith LeRoy, Mitchell Messing, *Tristan Vitale, *Brittany Wetton, *Ivan Wiljanen, ...

Ishpeming H.S. Honor Roll

Grade 9All A's: Jordan Christian, Hart Holmgren, Kyle Hooper, Kelsey Routhier, Delaney Steppke and Silas Talley.Honor Roll: Garrett Alderton, Jadyn Andriacchi, Maria Austin, Mariah Bertucci, Jeffrey Bess, Emma Bleau, Drew Collister, Nicholas Conroy, Aaron Corkin, Donald Denofre, Lyndsey Dobson, ...