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West End

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — It was a busy summer in Ishpeming in 1914. The firemen’s tournament was just one of several conventions, tournaments and gatherings. The Sons of St. George had their annual convention in Ishpeming in mid-July, before the gathering of the firemen. The Sons of St George was an ...

West End Update – City of Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — We’ve learned that positive growth often comes to fruition when people come together to solve unforeseen problems. What happened to the Greater Ishpeming Negaunee Chamber of Commerce is unfortunate, especially since the organization was created to provide economic development ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE — During this Holy season I thought I would share with you the history of a little white church in Suomi Location, once called Uusi Suomi, meaning “Little Finland.” Located in Richmond Township, Community Lutheran Church is about 3 miles from Palmer Michigan. It currently is a ...

West End Update – City of Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — This may be old news to some of you, but if you didn’t know already, we have another new business in downtown Negaunee. Right across the street from VFW Post #3165, at 209 Gold St. is Next Home Superior Living, owned and operated by Ben Argall. According to its website, Next ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — “It was nineteen years ago this summer that the first meeting of the Upper Peninsula Fireman’s Association was organized in Ishpeming and there has not been a tournament here since that time, while some of the cities in the peninsula have had the honor of entertaining the ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE — “Miner’s Tales” is a book written by the students of the Negaunee Middle School. In 1987 the students at the Negaunee Middle School were involved in a history project to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the school and a Michigan Sesquicentennial Project. Students chose ...