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Mather Class of 1954 gathers

The Mather High School Class of 1954 held its 60th class reunion recently at the VFW Clubhouse in Christmas. Included in attendance were: front row from left, Jim Anderson, Sue Matson Gauthier, Pat Marentette Klosowski, Dick Blank and Norma Stephens Secreast; second row, from left, Mike ...

Super One cookouts assist UPAWS

The annual Super One Foods cookouts on Labor Day weekend raised more than $6,200 for the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. Click on photos for details.

Bike Night benefits Beacon House

Employee Benefits Inc. was a sponsor for a recent Up North Lodge 2014 Tuesday Bike Night, raising funds for Beacon House of Marquette. At the check presentation were, from left: front row, Beacon House board member Sue LeGalley; Employee Benefits employees Marianne Brugman, Sue Robinson, Bonnie ...

River Valley Bank breaks ground for Third Street location recently

River Valley Bank teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate the bank's $750K renovation at their 1101 N. Third St. location with a ground breaking ceremony. Construction began Sept. 2 and is scheduled to run through mid-November. During this time the branch will be ...

8th-graders use iPads

Father Marquette Catholic School 8th grade algebra students problem solving on new iPads provided through grants.

Derocha attends ‘cartel’

Joe Derocha, middle, the Humboldt Township supervisor and Marquette County Commission candidate poses during the recent "cartel." With Derocha are, from left, James, Nankervis, Richard Bernstein, Alvar Maki and William Carlson. The event was well attended by officials and citizens concerned ...

UPCCU donates to clinic

Upper Peninsula Catholic Credit Union President/CEO Tom Blake, right, is pictured with Care Clinic's executive director, Cindy Asher.

Bill, Lois Cohodas honored

Rotary Foundation chairman Pryce Duerfeldt presents the Paul Harris Fellow recognition to Lois Cohodas while President Ryan Whitley and Bill Cohodas look on during the recent visit of Rotary District Governor Tom Berkedal to the three Rotary Clubs in Marquette. Special recognition was given to ...

Sands racers support Cancer Care

Lynn Bartanen, left, patient care coordinator for Cancer Care of Marquette County, receives a check from Lynn Meske. Bartanen is holding her granddaughter Isabelle. The funds were raised in a raffle at the inaugural Jim Meske Memorial Race sponsored by Olsen Racing at the Sands Speedway ...

Foundation awards grants

Jocelyn Jonas, far right, nurse manager at the Marquette Care Clinic, discusses the Tranquil Tears Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement/Grief program with, from left: Superior health Foundation board members Dr. Dan Arnold, Carolyn Severson and Sheri Davie; SHF Executive Director Jim ...

Congress adds outside patio

Congress Pizza in Ishpeming recently celebrate its new patio with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attending the celebration were, from left, Amy Clickner, Lake Superior Community Partnership chief executive officer and Marquette County Ambassador; Congress Employee Ryan Tunteri; owner Mike Koski; ...

Bishop Baraga Central Class of 1964 gathers to celebrate 50th reunion

The Bishop Baraga Central High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th reunion. Included in attendance were: First row, Patty Kent Wilcox, Jodi Myshrall Ryoti and Mary Beth Bullock; second row, Mary Wood Trotochaud, Tom Ward, Bonnie Parker Gryc, Mary Ann Bourgeois Skoglund, Mary Lou ...

Lady golfers support Cancer Care

The Red Fox Run Ladies League sponsored a golf outing recently to raise money for Cancer Care of Marquette County. At the event, 92 women participated and $10,000 was raised. Bobbie Hartman, left, chairwoman of the event, presents the $10,000 check to Karen Marietti of Cancer Care. Cancer Care ...

Skerbeck carnival presents donations

Escanaba-based Skerbeck Brothers Shows carnival recently presented $2,760 checks to Bay Cliff Health Camp and the Ishpeming Firemen's Association. Shown at the presentation are, from left: Front row, Karen Schlicher of Bay Cliff Health Camp, Bill Skerbeck, Ishpeming Fire Chief Ed Anderson and ...

Econo Foods assists Wave Soccer

From left, Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette, presents a check to Wave Soccer team members Delaney Marchiol, Mackenzie Hennings, Kaitlyn Desparois and Trinity Burdick. The team earned more than $450 through bagging at Econo Foods and more than $150 through Econo's We ...

Econo Foods program benefits Elks

Elks Lodge No. 405 of Marquette members Bob Wellman, left, and Mary Downey receive a check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette. The Elks raised more than $900 through Econo's We Share Program.

Foundation supports Care Clinic

The Superior Health Foundation recently presented $2,500 to the Marquette Care Clinic to help fund training and educational materials for the Tranquil Tears Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement/Grief program at both of its locations. From left, are Bruce Seely and Dr. Dan Arnold of the ...

Carpet One Floor and Home at new location

Carpet One Floor and Home recently celebrate its new location with a ribbon-cutting. Attending the ribbon-cutting were, from left: Marquette County Ambassador John Marshall; David Cain; Jill Valero; co-owners Scott Patrick and Tim Teall; Marquette Township Manager Randy Girard; Deborah Niehaus; ...

Bridge

Superiorland Bridge ClubAUGUSTMasterpoint Top 101. Duane Fowler - 9.232. Jon Olson - 8.863. Cerona Stevens - 7.904. Theresa Fowler - 7.045. Elizabeth Bussiere - 6.406. George La Blonde - 6.147. Anthony Wros - 6.108. Mollie Freier - 5.519. Adam Brish - 4.6610. Mary Buys - 4.58Jayne's Bridge ...

Thrivent assists Habitat for Humanity

Shown at a ground-breaking for a new Habitat for Humanity house in Marquette are, from left: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans representatives Anna Durant and Theresa Sell; future homeowner Jessica Larson; Thrivent's Andrew Rickauer; Habitat board President Ken Czapski; Habitat's executive ...