Tag Archives: Kristy Basolo

Millage key to heritage trail’s success, by Kristy Basolo

Millage key to heritage trail’s success Use of the first paved length of Iron Ore Heritage Trail between Negaunee and Ishpeming has skyrocketed since completion, and trail users and trail authority members are advocating passage of the millage to spur the project along. The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a forty-eight-mile path that traverses Marquette […]

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City Notes – October 2008

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor On behalf of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center, I want to thank you for the article about our new gallery and our opening event on September 20. It was an excellent opening and we appreciated your coverage. Unfortunately there were a couple of errors […]

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City Notes – August 2008

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Dear editor The record crowds that cheered the last gathering of more than 150 World War II veterans in Marquette’s Fourth of July parade were exactly what these honored men and women deserved. The outpouring of affection made everything worthwhile. We formed last October knowing that now […]

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MCAC honored for community service, by Nancy Matthews and Kristy Basolo

Medical Care Access Coalition (MCAC) of Marquette is Michigan’s 2008 Outstanding Volunteer Program, one of eight Michigan volunteer organizations and citizen-volunteers honored at Detroit’s Fox Theatre as part of the 2008 Governor’s Service Awards ceremonies. Awardees in eight categories were recognized by Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and First Gentleman Daniel G. Mulhern, who is […]

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City Notes – July 2007

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Dear editor After twenty-five years of service, our Ole Buddy Gregg Beukema is retiring from Public Radio 90. It’s hard to imagine what daily life at the station will be like without Gregg around….much quieter, that’s for sure. Those of us who know him well, know he’ll […]

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City Notes – June 2008

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Dear editor As we wrap up another fundraising year, it’s hard to believe that it’s already been five years since we thought we might lose our public radio station forever. We truly would not be on the air today without the tremendous commitment of our listeners across […]

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Pictured from left are Betsy Morals, LSCP Director or Marketing and Communications, Michelle Hoggard, Manager, Don Messer Jr., Board Member/ Tribal Council Member, Tony Rabitaille, Chairman of the Board of Aanikoosing Inc., Andrew Chosa, Chief Executive officer Aanikoosing Inc., Caralee Swanberg LSCP Vice President of Economic Developement, don Gladwell, Marquette County Ambassador, Jim Grundstrom, Marquette County Ambassador

City Notes – May 2008

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor As the vacancy pastor at Victory Lutheran Church at 315 Explorer, I am writing to bring to your attention an extremely heart-warming community event that occurred on April 21 at Victory. As the Sawyer Community is aware, Victory has an emergency food pantry for […]

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City Notes – April 2008

Edited by Kristy Basolo Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor It has been a season of extraordinary achievement by Marquette Area Public Schools (MAPS) student-athletes. Last month our girls’ Alpine Ski Team reached championship status by winning the Division I State Finals. A few weekends ago involved an equally amazing […]

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City Notes – March 2008

Edited by Kristy Basolo Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor I was delighted to read Becky Korpi’s feature article about my mother, Anna Wahlstrom, in the January issue of Marquette Monthly. As was stated in the article, Mom always is the first to brag about her children and grandchildren. She […]

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City Notes – February 2008

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor As a qualified tax professional, I would like to clarify some concerns about the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). The IRS has been accepting e-file returns as of January 11 except for those that contain five forms affected by the AMT. If they use these AMT […]

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Festival celebrates winter, local history

by Kristy Basolo The Negaunee Irontown Association has announced the schedule for the 2008 Heikki Lunta Winterfest, set for January 18 through 20. This year’s festival will feature the annual fishing derby, Blooper Ball, pasty and cudighi sales, the Eagles breakfast, historic sleigh rides, bonfires, fireworks and more. On Friday, the Negaunee Eagles Club will […]

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City Notes – January 2008

by Kristy Basolo Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor Recently, I read an article by Don Curto titled “Having lunch with my dad.” I want you to know how much I enjoyed it. My dad was a fireman on a steam locomotive when he was a young man with a […]

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Wildlife way-of-life suits DNR officer, by Kristy Basolo

Tracking through the woods in the fall; boating on warm summer days. Riding a snowmobile in the winter, and an ATV in the spring. Seems like a dream job for the typical Yooper. But being a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officer (CO) in the Upper Peninsula is no walk in the park. […]

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City Notes – December 2007

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town Mailbox Dear editor On October 10, the Mining Journal reported that the Marquette Board of Power and Light (BLP) had voted the night before not to reconstruct the hydro- electric dam at Marquette’s Tourist Park. Previous to that meeting, the Marquette City Commission voted to request that […]

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City Notes – November 2007

Highlights of what’s happening in and around town A note on the cover… Quarterback Brett Favre, No. 4, of the Green Bay Packers, prepares to hand off the ball to a running back at Lambeau Field on December 12, 2004 in a game against the Detroit Lions. The Packers won the game, 16-13, on a […]

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