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SHF gives to GLRC

Representatives from the Superior Health Foundation and Great Lakes Recovery Centers gather in the GLRC administrative office in Ishpeming for a check presentation. The Superior Health Foundation proudly presented GLRC a check for $25,928.50, representing half of the net proceeds raised at the ...

Agents give to Airlifeline

The Upper Peninsula Association of Independent Insurance Agents recently made a donation of $5,000 to Northwoods Airlifeline. Northwoods Airlifeline is a non-profit organization of volunteer pilots from Michigan's Upper Peninsula and northeast Wisconsin who donate their time and aircraft to ...

Legacy of Faith Awards presented

The two recipients of the 2014 Legacy of Faith Catholic Service Award, Roger Irie of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Manistique, left, and Bernadette Parker of Holy Name of Mary Parish in Sault Ste. Marie are shown with Bishop John Doerfler of the Diocese of Marquette at the Bishop's ...

Cliffs Eagle Comm. Fund backs IOHT

The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority installed a mile marker in recognition of the Cliffs Eagle Mine Community Fund at the Republic Bank Building for the fund providing a $156,000 grant to install six kiosks along the trail and provide additional funds for the trail upgrade work in Tilden ...

We Energies Found. assists YMCA

Les Kowalski, asset manager at the Presque Isle Power Plant, presents a $500 check to Lisa Coombs-Gerou, chief executive officer of the YMCA of Marquette County. The contribution comes from the We Energies Foundation and is in support of the YMCA's expansion project.

Exchange Club aids Salvation Army

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Tony Giorgianni, left, presents a grant check to Capt. Cappy Moore of the Salvation Army in Marquette. The salvation Army is among about two dozen local organizations that receive funding from the Exchange Club. The grants are made with funds raised at ...

DDA welcomes Revolutions

Lindsay Bean, left, executive director of Revolutions, receives a certificate of recognition welcoming the business downtown from Becky Salmon, assistant director of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. Revolutions is located at 130 W. Washington St. in the Masonic Square Mall.

MM/HS honor roll named

MUNISING - The following students wqere named to the first quarter honor roll at Munising Middle/High School (*Denotes 4.0 GPA):- Twelfth grade - Fayth Belusar, Garrett Blank, *Paige Brogan, Nick Cercone, Andy Cooper, Maggie Davis, *Karlee Decet, Christopher DeCocker, Alexis Downing, *Shaun ...

FMMS honor roll listed

MARQUETTE - The following students were named to the Father Marquette Middle School first quarter honor roll:- Fifth grade - 3.3 GPA average or better in all classes,Leo Ahlstrom, Jason Andary, Alex Applekamp, Alex Ehle, Arlie Kulbieda, Kaile Lane, Asrat Newcomb, Samantha Richards, Aiden ...

Norton earns poster award

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University biology graduate student Cody Norton of Marquette received the Truman Award for the best poster presentation at the 2014 International Conference on Bear Research and Management in Thessaloniki, Greece.The conference allowed Norton to interact with ...

IMS honor roll announced

ISHPEMING - The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at Ishpeming Middle School:- Fifth grade - All A's, Madison Austin, Abigail Brunke, Ella Demarois, Elisabeth Gracyalny, Hailey Hytinen, Peyton Mahoski, Abigail Racine, Megan Racine and Jacob Stowe; and Zachary ...

Top Powell Twp. students named

BIG BAY - The following students have been named to the first marking period honor roll at Powell Township School:- Eighth grade - Alex Durand, Thomas Kinjorski, Liam Thew-Forrester, Camila Tierrablanca and Katlyn Varty.- Seventh grade - Demi Mathews and Sofia vandenEnde.- Sixth grade - Jenna ...

MAHS honor students named

MARQUETTE - The following students were named to the honor roll for the first quarter at Marquette Alternative High School:- All As - Bridget Engstrom, Saara Kilpela, Haley LaLande, Shamron O'Day, Kalysta Smith, Katherine Spitza, Devyn Trost, Nicholas Williams and Alexis Wood.- All As and Bs - ...

Comm. schools honor roll listed

NEGAUNEE - The following students attained "A" or "B" average and were named to the Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools honor roll for the first marking period: Rebecca Broeders, Samantha Croschere, Casey Jo Emanuelson, Andrew Freeman, Cortney Hakkarinen, Sierra Hakkarinen, Austin Hill, ...

Exchange Club supports Toys for Tots

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Curt Sleeman, left, presents a grant check to Bob Bannan of the local Marine Corps league's Toys for Tots program. Toys for Tots is among about two dozen local programs and organizations that the Exchange Club supports with funds raised at the ...

Rotary Club honors Menhennick

Marquette Rotary Club member Jackie Menhennick is shown with Ryne Menhennick, who was recently honored as a Paul Harris Fellow by the club. Ryne Menhennick is a junior at the University of Michigan. He served as a tutor for the Detroit Partnership and in high school was on the board of the ...

West-end chamber presents awards

Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce awards for Organization of the Year awarded to Noon Kiwanis and the Volunteer of the Year award is presented to Leo LaFond. (Click on photos for details.)

MARS earns State Bar award

Marquette Alger Resolution Service Executive Director Jennifer Frazier and MARS Board President Rick Sanville hold the 2014 Nanci S. Klein Award. The award is presented to an individual, program or entity for recognition of exemplary programs, initiatives and leaders in the field of community ...

DDA welcomes 906 Sports Bar & Grill

Mona Lang, executive director of Marquette Downtown Development Authority, presents Kurt Ghiardi, manager of The 906 Sports Bar & Grill, with a certificate of recognition welcoming the business to downtown Marquette recently. The business is located at 145 W. Washington St.

Locals do well in Code Michigan

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University alumni and students were well-represented in the top three teams at the regional Code Michigan event held on campus recently.The statewide competition was held in three locations: Marquette, Detroit and Newaygo.Civic coding is the act of creating ...