Editor’s Note: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.
30 years ago
NEGAUNEE – Four Negaunee High School students are en route to Cincinnati, Ohio for the National Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America on Wednesday 1992. The theme of the four-day conference is “Success is an attitude.” The students take part in competitions, workshops and an election campaign. Jennifer Hill, President of the Negaunee Business Club, will be present and will be part of the Entrepreneur Individual and Entrepreneur team in which she took first place in the state competition .; Nicole Paquette, Club Treasurer, and Nicole Filizetti, Club MP who are also members of the Entrepreneurship Team; and Robert Ellerbruch, the fourth member of the delegation to take part in the competition for computer specialists.
90 years ago
NEWBERRY – The last charge in the Newberry furnace was Tuesday and the furnace started operating at 2:30 p.m., starting with the shutdown of the pig iron and chemical section of the Newberry Lumber and Chemical Company of that location. The fires were not drawn and will be kept alive when circumstances warrant. The test tubes were stopped last night, but there will be enough alcohol in the chemical department to continue until the end of the week. With about two million feet of cut wood in the woods, the warehouses will close this week, but the crews will mostly be busy loading for shipping to the plant.
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