List/Grid Author Archives: Tammy

Tenth walk to end violence

Tenth walk to end violence

by Melissa Newland The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC), family members and friends again walked in memory of Chelsey LaFernier at the 10th annual Chelsey LaFernier Memorial Walk. Chelsey, a… Read more »

‘Pam Brogan Memorial Garden’ blessed at SHS

‘Pam Brogan Memorial Garden’ blessed at SHS

by Barry Drue Almost a year to the day following the death of Pam Brogan of L’Anse, her memorial garden landscaping at the entrance to her beloved Sacred Heart School… Read more »

Community rallies for Sanregret; Improving from autoimmune disease

Community rallies for Sanregret; Improving from autoimmune disease

by Melissa Newland Taylor Sanregret, an active, athletic 15-year-old L’Anse youth, is now home and recovering from a battle with autoimmune encephalitis, but still has a ways to go to… Read more »

L’Anse celebrates its solar project

L’Anse celebrates its solar project

  by Barry Drue Citizens, utility representatives and local, state and federal officials gathered Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, to celebrate the L’Anse Community Solar Project. The impressive project was possible… Read more »

Meyers gets 22.5-40 years; Judge follows sentence recommendation

Meyers gets 22.5-40 years; Judge follows sentence recommendation

by Barry Drue Genevieve Lynn Meyers, 38, of L’Anse, was sentenced to 22.5 to 40 years in prison for the December 2017, death of her then-two year-old nephew, Walker Donald… Read more »

Longtime USPS carrier hangs up her bag

Longtime USPS carrier hangs up her bag

by Nancy Besonen After 34 1/2 years on the job, Laura Stewart-Wagner has hung up her mail bag. Technically it’s a bin, but Laura was packing leather when she first… Read more »

Perfect day for a cruise!

Perfect day for a cruise!

by Barry Drue Vehicle enthusiasts filled Baraga and L’Anse Saturday, Aug. 17, for the 2019 Cue Master “Cue Cruise”. The eighth annual event, like always, featured a long procession of… Read more »

Sunshine, suds enjoyed at fest

Sunshine, suds enjoyed at fest

by Melissa Newland Some great Michigan brews were swilled, as well as sipped, at the fourth annual Baraga County Beer Fest. The event, sponsored by the Baraga County Chamber of… Read more »

Students explore Germany, Italy, Switzerland

Students explore Germany, Italy, Switzerland

by Melissa Newland/Rebecca Keyes The L’Anse International Travel Club had a fun-filled 10-day trip for 2019, visiting Germany, Italy and Switzerland. The club partners with Education First (EF), and this… Read more »

Crowd comes out for Pow Wow

Crowd comes out for Pow Wow

by Nancy Besonen The Ojibwa Campgrounds on US-41 in Baraga resonated this past weekend with the sights, sounds and power of the 41st Annual KBIC Maawanj’iding. The Pow Wow began… Read more »

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