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PITTSBURGH — In what has become an annual ritual, Pittsburgh’s Jewish community Thursday honored the memory of the 11 Jews who were murdered on this date in the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history. For many community leaders, their grief is mixed with dismay over the continued ...

West End update: Forge Adventure in Negaunee

By NATE HEFFRON Cit of Negaunee Negaunee is not too far away from launching one of the final objectives needed in becoming a certified Redevelopment Ready Community. Just a reminder, a Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC) is a status a community can obtain after completing the MEDC’s ...

Bird on a boat in Michigamme

Don Carlson woke up to a screeching eagle in Michigamme one morning earlier this fall. Did you take a great shot of the sunset over Teal Lake? Or did you happen to snap a captivating image of wildlife? The Mining Journal is accepting original local photo submissions from area residents who ...

Historically Speaking: Iron ore mines: both success, failure

By KAREN KASPER Ishpeming Historical Society For every successful, income producing iron mine in Ishpeming, there were at least two or three mines that made no money at all and in fact cost their investors money. The reasons why they failed were as varied as the number of mines. For ...

West End Update – GINCC

ISHPEMING — It’s time to load up the car, truck, SUV or side-by-side for a West End color tour. With autumn color at its peak, now is the time to check out the west end of Marquette County and mix in a few stops along the way. It’s pretty hard to make a bad decision on where to take ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — Most people in Marquette County recognize the name of K.I. Sawyer, as it was the name of our former air force base. But few people know that K.I. Sawyer, the person, lived in Ishpeming. Kenneth Ingalls Sawyer was born in Menominee on Nov. 30, 1884. His father was Alvah ...