Opinion

Zack Mazurek to be ordained to the diaconate

The importance of family cannot be overstated by diocesan seminarian, Zack Mazurek, ahead of his diaconate ordination this May. Reflecting on his journey up to this point as he prepares for his ordination to the diaconate, Mazurek said, “looking back, I think it’s such a blessing that the Lord was able to work so powerfully in my life through our family, helping me to fall in love with Him and with the Church.”

Outdoors

Collecting eggs to maintain world-class fisheries

It’s simple math really: Zero eggs equals zero fish for future stocking programs. So, the spring walleye and steelhead egg collections by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are critical components of the strategy for maintaining world-class fishing opportunities in the Great Lakes State.

Obituaries

News

Munising’s Keena Jones Leads Training Program for Crisis Response Dogs in Marquette

HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (HOPE AACR) recently conducted an extensive 3-day training workshop from May 1719, 2024. This event brought together eight dog/handler teams and one team leader from across the Midwest, including two teams from the Upper Peninsula, thanks to a generous donation from the Superior Health Foundation.

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Sports

Munising boys track and field team takes second at UP finals

The Munising track and field teams traveled to Kingsford on Saturday, to take part in the Division 2 UP finals meet. The Mustang boys had an impressive second place showing, while the girls had some good moments as well, finishing seventh.

Schools

Local Munising student will represent Michigan: CONA Conference in North Carolina

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars” is a quote and a campaign slogan that represents Savannah Lassila. Lassila will be part of an elite group from Michigan who will attend the Conference on National Affairs (CONA) this summer from June 25 through July 5, 2024. Only 25 total students from Michigan are selected to attend the conference which involves at least 40 states. Lassila also ran for the position of youth governor and was the lieutenant governor this school year. The CONA experience is 10 days long and covers national issues in decision- making, whereas the Michigan Youth in Government conference is about five days and deals primarily with state issues.

Opinion

Zack Mazurek to be ordained to the diaconate

The importance of family cannot be overstated by diocesan seminarian, Zack Mazurek, ahead of his diaconate ordination this May. Reflecting on his journey up to this point as he prepares for his ordination to the diaconate, Mazurek said, “looking back, I think it’s such a blessing that the Lord was able to work so powerfully in my life through our family, helping me to fall in love with Him and with the Church.”

Outdoors

Collecting eggs to maintain world-class fisheries

It’s simple math really: Zero eggs equals zero fish for future stocking programs. So, the spring walleye and steelhead egg collections by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are critical components of the strategy for maintaining world-class fishing opportunities in the Great Lakes State.

Obituaries