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Ontonagon bank to give backpacks to school

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - Citizens State Bank was purchased last year in Ontonagon. As part of its new ownership plans, the bank is making a donation to Ontonagon Schools. Every student k-12 will be given a free, customized backpack, water bottle and name tag. Both the bank are happy the...
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Houghton, MIDaily Mining Gazette

Generational poverty brought to focus with Bridges Out of Poverty: Long-term vision of reducing generational poverty in Copper Country introduced to community members

Late last week about 100 community members were introduced to Bridges Out of Poverty – a program Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is committed to bringing to Michigan’s Copper Country to help reduce generational poverty in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties. “Eyes were opened during these sessions,” PHF Executive Director...
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Rev. Raymond Ford Moncher

WAKEFIELD, MI – The Rev. Raymond Ford Moncher, 89, of Wakefield, formerly of Marenisco, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021. He was born on March 23, 1932, in Ironwood, son of the late Raymond Louis and Cletha Elizabeth (Ford) Moncher. He attended St. Lawrence Seminary, then went on to St....
Ontonagon, MIMining Journal

IncredibleBank aids shelter

IncredibleBank, a $1.7 billion financial institution with 15 branch locations in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula, and IncredibleBank Foundation, have announced the donation of a $5,000 gift to the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home in Ontonagon. The shelter provides a safe place for victims of domestic violence and their children. Along with shelter, the facility also offers counseling, advocacy and referrals to other agencies in the community that work with those impacted by domestic violence. The shelter is seeking donations for its Finishing Touches Campaign which includes contributions for adopt a room, wall décor, and sprinkler system replacement. Pictured, from the left: Heidi Gervais, Senior Financial Specialist at IncredibleBank; Audrey Russell, Financial Specialist at IncredibleBank; Mary Niemela, Executive Director of the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home; and Jamie Thyrion, Market Manager of IncredibleBank.
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