November 12, 2014
VOLUME 10 ISSUE 44 2014
Menominee County News, LLC
VETERAN’S DAY PAGES 8-10
Brothers in ArmsBrothers Forever
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Periodical’s Postage paid at Norway, MI 49870.
At Left: Robert
“Cubby” Martignon and
Jack Cootware back in
their “Navy Days”.
While the photo may be
in black and white, you
can tell these gentleman looked great in
their Navy Uniforms.
Martignon, from Norway
and Cootware from
Felch have remained
friends “like brothers”
ever since World War II
They even participated
in the Upper Peninsula
Honor Flight to
Washington DC this
Pictured at lower left:
Martignon and Jack
Cootware were recent
guests of the Jake
where they spoke with
the Virtual Heritage
History Team about
meeting during training
for World War II.
IRON MOUNTAIN ROAD
& TRAIL HALF
Gold Sponsors from left to right: Steve Roell (The Drug Store), Paul Swanson (Fleury,
Singler, & Co), Rodney Anderson (ERA Chevrolet), Betty Norr (Family Chiropractic),
Diane Schabo (Loan Closet Volunteer), Lisa Villringer (IMRT Race Director), Paul
Elliott (Loan Closet Volunteer), Teresa Schettler (DCHS), Karen Varda (MJ Electric),
Dave Kashian (First National Bank & Trust), Nick Jensen (Floline Media).
Gold Sponsors not pictured: Steve Mariucci/Mariucci Family Foundation, Champion
Inc, CJ Graphics, Hall Orthodontics, CCI Systems, TV6 News.
The Iron Mountain Road and Trail Half Marathon, hosted by First National
Bank & Trust, is celebrating a third year of donations to the Dickinson
County Cancer Loan Closet. This year, the September 13th event raised
$10,000, bringing the three-year total to $25,000. The Loan Closet is a
non-profit organization that has that has been assisting residents of
Dickinson County, Aurora, Florence, Niagara, and Spread Eagle for over
10 years. They loan equipment to cancer and non-cancer clients at no
cost. They also have a financial aid program which helps with cancer prescriptions, Ensure, and incontinence supplies.
Continued on page 11
LET IT SNOW!
Pictured to Left; L/r: Jacob Collins and Landon
dugree grandsons of Anna & Jerry dugree of
Hermansville build a snowman with the freshly
Pictured to right: Downtown Norway remains quiet during the
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