Pioneer Days goes out in blaze of glory

A fireworks spectacular over Teal Lake Saturday capped off a busy Pioneer Days celebration in Negaunee. Thousands of Negaunee alumni flocked home for a week that included class reunions; a historical home tour; band concerts; the Pioneer Princess pageant, won by Morgan Ulvila; an alumni softball tournament, won by the Negaunee Class of 1988; and a parade Saturday morning. The 2014 Pioneer Days festivites will take place July 6-12. Pioneer Days started in 1979 and is organized by the Negaunee Irontown Association. (Journal photo illustration by Zach Jay and Selena Hautamaki)