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West End

West End Update – City of Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — Several months back, the Negaunee City Council entered into an agreement with Live Barn. No, I’m not talking about the city turning our ice area into a farmyard or bringing farm animals in to play hockey. Actually, with this partnership, the city will be able to offer a new ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — Carl Tellefsen was born in Trondheim, Norway on Sept. 9, 1854. He was an active outdoorsman and his passion was skiing, which he learned when very young. “He aided in the organization of the first and now famous ski club at Trondheim, Norway, and was a member of the ...

West End Update – GINCC

ISHPEMING — Growing up in Houghton we had our winter traditions. The largest being Winter Carnival at Michigan Tech. Our elementary school would go on field trips each year to view the beautiful snow statues that had been crafted out of common household irons and snow. Moving away from what ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee’s financial history is divided into three periods. The first period covers the establishment of the original First National Bank of Negaunee. It coincided with the corporation of the city in 1873. The banking facility was an outgrowth of what was known as ...

City to update fire fighting equipment

By Nate Heffron, Manager City of Negaunee NEGAUNEE —When the alarm sounds during a disaster or a tragedy, who responds? In most cases it’s our first responders, many of which are volunteers, especially in rural areas like Negaunee. We don’t think about that particular status when we ...

Heikki Lunta is back

By RANDY CROUCH Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Preparations are underway in the city of Negaunee as officials continue the tradition of honoring the snow god. The 2023 Heikki Lunta Winter Festival will return during the first weekend of February. On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, the ...