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County pursues land purchase; 1,100 acres in Covington Township

County pursues land purchase; 1,100 acres in Covington Township

The Baraga County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 Monday, March 8, 2021, to put the wheels into motion for a grant-funded purchase of 1,100 acres of wild and scenic river… Read more »

Eagle Mine donates two rigs to LFD

Eagle Mine donates two rigs to LFD

by Nancy Besonen Eagle Mine is helping the L’Anse Fire Depart-ment (LFD) get the job done. The company has donated a 40-foot disaster response trailer and a Polaris ATV mini-ambulance… Read more »

Annual fish tourney for good cause

Annual fish tourney for good cause

by Melissa Newland The Skanee Park will again be the designated fishing area for this year’s 10th annual Dale Hollon/ Michelle “Mickey” Martinac Memorial Fishing Tournament, with proceeds from the… Read more »

Legislative reps visit L’Anse; Hear from constituents, local officials

Legislative reps visit L’Anse; Hear from constituents, local officials

  by Barry Drue UP 38th District State Senator Ed McBroom and 110th District State Representative Greg Markkanen visited L’Anse Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. The lawmakers met with constituents and… Read more »

Little Brothers volunteers step up for elders

Little Brothers volunteers step up for elders

by Barry Drue Nearly a year after the COVID-19 virus has disrupted life for all, and isolated senior citizens in particular, there are volunteers and agencies who have continued to… Read more »

Pro-Life advocates gather in L’Anse for prayer

Pro-Life advocates gather in L’Anse for prayer

by Barry Drue A group of about 30 people gathered in downtown L’Anse on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021,to celebrate its pro-life, anti-abortion commitment. Representing the Life Outreach program, St. Vincent… Read more »

Past is present at historic Whirl-I-Gig ; Restoration preserves Gig’s colorful history

Past is present at historic Whirl-I-Gig ; Restoration preserves Gig’s colorful history

by Nancy Besonen History repeats itself every day Ron Whitman opens up the Whirl-I-Gig in Zeba. The banquet hall and bowling alley have been opening for business since 1933 and… Read more »

Vaccine appointments fill fast

Vaccine appointments fill fast

by Barry Drue Interest in COVID-19 vaccines is undeniably high in the area. Baraga County Memorial Hospital opened its vaccine hotline number last Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, and quickly received… Read more »

Restaurants laying plans for reopening

Restaurants laying plans for reopening

  by Nancy Besonen and Melissa Newland The Michigan Department of Health and Human Service’s (MDHHS) order to restrict indoor dining due to COVID-19 ends Jan. 15, 2021. After having… Read more »

High schoolers return to class

High schoolers return to class

by Nancy Besonen Baraga and L’Anse Area Schools welcomed their full student bodies back to the fold when classes resumed after the holiday break on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. The… Read more »

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