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ROME — The mother of a Swiss Guard member accused of committing one of the most sensational crimes in recent Vatican history – fatally shooting his commander and the senior officer’s wife before killing himself -- is turning to the United Nations and Pope Francis in hopes of getting some ...

Historically speaking

ISHPEMING — The job of the store clerk in Ishpeming in 1899 was not easy. While the work was not as physically demanding or dangerous as the average miner, there were still problems. “In the stores of the city, however, we find men and women going to their places behind the counter at ...

Driver arrested in Ely Township crash

ISHPEMING — A crash in Ely Township on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of one person. The Marquette County Sheriff’s office said the crash occurred on U.S. 41 near County Road CKM at approximately 7:47 p.m. A vehicle traveling southbound on County Road CKM entered U.S. 41 in the path ...

West End Update – GINCC

ISHPEMING — “Small Business Shopper Sam” has made quite the impact on the community so far. Who would have ever thought that a 33-year-old woman carrying around a doll could bring so much joy and excitement. Sam, the doll, and I took to the streets on the 16th to check out “Ladies ...

Historically speaking

NEGAUNEE Negaunee High School has one of the oldest interscholastic programs of any school in the Upper Peninsula. It dates back to the 1894-95 school year. Until the arrival of H.B. Krogman, who had been involved in athletics at the University of Michigan, the only activities of any ...

West End Weekly: A new place to play in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE - Time to play some putt-putt golf in Negaunee! Yes, you read that right. I know it’s winter, but you can actually hit the ball around this time of year, even with all of this snow! Not outside, but inside - with the opening UP Fun With Friends, one of Negaunee’s newest ...