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West End

Historically speaking

By VIRGINIA PAULSON Negaunee Historical Society NEGAUNEE — The introduction to this article first comes from an old Ishpeming newspaper. It was January 3,1878, when the telephone first invaded the peace and quiet of this area. Mr. W.S. Dalliba, the general agent with the officers of ...

Chamber Chat: Small business season is here

For many local retailers and merchants, the holiday shopping season is one of the biggest income opportunities of the year. The competition from online retail keeps chipping away the local profit margin a little bit more each year. Because of that trend we need to make a conscious effort to ...

West End Update – Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — Fire services are one of the most important assets a community can have. Not only to protect human life and property, but to send a message to future homeowners and businesses about a community’s ability to provide a higher quality of life. Our volunteer firefighters are top ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — A mere four years after the Great Strike of 1895, rumblings of discontent were once again heard across the Marquette Iron Range. “The mining companies of the city of Ishpeming inform (the) Iron Ore that they will raise wages of all employees on the first of March next. This ...

West End Update – GINCC

By Bob Hendrickson GINCC ISHPEMING — Overall, this year’s annual gala felt “normal.” The event took place on Wednesday, October 26 at the Upper Peninsula Brewing Company and drew 139 people to celebrate the accomplishments and growth of the West End of Marquette County. A lot of ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE — In a couple of weeks we will be celebrating the end of World War I, the official observance was known as Armistice Day which was at one time a national holiday. A false Armistice occurred on Nov. 7,1918. Appearing in the Iron Herald issue of November 8, 1918 was the following ...