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West End

West End Update – City of Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — Have you ever had a craving for comfort food that you no longer can get? Maybe you moved away from where this nostalgic food is located. You can get something similar, it’s okay, but it’s not quite the same. Well, if you are from Negaunee, many of you will be very familiar ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — Lake Angeline shows up early in the history of Ishpeming. It was named by Captain Sam Moody, supposedly in honor of the wife of an acquaintance of his. It was once the water supply for the city of Ishpeming. It also had iron ore mines ringing the edges of the lake and more ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE — Girl’s basketball got the attention of sports fans this past season from Caitlin Clark to Ella Mason of the Negaunee Miners and Jenna Maki from the Ishpeming Hematites. Ella Mason was named by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan as “best of the best” in the state ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — The golden age of fraternalism refers to a period in the United States, from the later third of the 19th century and into the first part of the 20th. It was a time when membership in fraternal societies grew at a rapid pace. At the peak of this ‘age,’ as much as 40% of the ...

West End Update – City of Negaunee

By NATE HEFFRON City manager City of Negaunee NEGAUNEE — Like a flower that blooms around springtime, Sarma Floral Co. located at 405 Iron St., in Negaunee, is busting through the soil with new sprouts of opportunity across the Downtown Negaunee landscape! I first wrote about this ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE —Who is behind the name of some Negaunee streets? Most small towns have Main Street as their downtown district. Although Main street is probably Negaunee’s main thoroughfare, Iron street was the name chosen for the business district. Obviously Iron street was named after the iron ...