November 12, 2014 EST. 1885 VOLUME 10 ISSUE 44 2014 Menominee County News, LLC www.readthecurrent.com VETERAN’S DAY PAGES 8-10 Brothers in ArmsBrothers Forever The Current USPS permit #572-550 is published for $34 per year by Menominee County News, LLC. 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 September. Pictured at lower left: Robert “Cubby” Martignon and Jack Cootware were recent guests of the Jake Menghini Museum where they spoke with the Virtual Heritage History Team about meeting during training for World War II. IRON MOUNTAIN ROAD & TRAIL HALF MARATHON RAISES $10,000 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 fallen snow. Pictured to right: Downtown Norway remains quiet during the snowfall Attention Subscribers and Advertisers Effective Jan. 1, 2015, The Current will see a small increase in subscription rates-the price will increase by a dollar per year over the present rates. Also our advertising rates will increase, however advertisers are advised to call the office for special contracted rates.
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