When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, the country went to war. Along with countless other communities, the city of Ishpeming suddenly had to deal with restrictions, rationing, and more. 1,604 more words
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Citizen petitions were a favorite tool of residents of the city of Ishpeming to bring the Common Council’s attention to issues and concerns. There are many such petitions within the City of Ishpeming records at the archives. 763 more words
DETROIT – Jared Smith had just put a ribbon on the best single-season rushing performance in state history when he walked out of the locker room in the basement of Ford Field Saturday. 466 more words
Alex Briones is a linebacker at Central Michigan, but if you watch Ishpeming play this fall, you would swear Briones never left town.
Briones is the former Ishpeming quarterback who engineered a couple of monumental upsets, allowing the Hematites to defeat Detroit Loyola for Division 7 state championships in 2012 and ’13. 627 more words