Tag Archives: Annabella Martinson

8-18 Media: Executive Q & A

Governor makes time for youth journalists Story and photo by 8-18 Media This past February, Michigan’s newly elected governor, Gretchen Whitmer, hosted a February Warm-Up party at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. The Whitmer warm-up was held Feb. 16 and was free for area families to come out to meet Gov. Whitmer. It’s certainly not […]

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Routine helps diabetic kids

Do you remember what you had to eat this morning? Imagine having to take note of everything you eat and then taking a shot right after you ate it. For some, this can be an everyday reality, especially if you’re a child living with Type I diabetes. For Natalie Neher, age seven of Marquette, and […]

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Habby Vigsuedittir and Kevin Carr are co-founders of JJ Packs, a non-profit organization formed in January 2015 that helps feed hungry kids in the Marquette area.

Non-profit helps feed local youth

It’s getting to be that time of year again. In a little over a month, school will be back in session, bringing new textbooks, new classmates and new fears. For some kids, those fears will be as simplistic as “What if I don’t make any new friends?” or “What if the teacher hands out a […]

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