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KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

GRADUATION DAY!–The Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Class of 2017 proudly poses for a group shot at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 6. Left to right are Brittanee Gauthier, Oedith Harris, Jolene DeCota,… Read more »

Remember ‘Gar’ for legal career, friendship

Remember ‘Gar’ for legal career, friendship

GOOD TIMES–Sue and Gar Hood taking it easy at Bridgefest, 2009. When they retired to Florida Gar loved his boat and the beach. He died on April 21, 2017, after… Read more »

Baraga offers contracts, tenure

Baraga offers contracts, tenure

by Barry Drue The Baraga school board granted tenure to two teachers and extended probationary contracts to numerous others at its regular meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017. History and civics… Read more »

Army commends firefighter Spc. Cerne

Army commends firefighter Spc. Cerne

by Barry Drue Spc. Sara Cerne has been recognized by the United States Army for her role as a firefighter. She was one of the women soldiers who were profiled in… Read more »

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

by Barry Drue An area-wide Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) shortage has been alleviated, at least in the near term, with the certification of 25 people after months of classes and recent… Read more »

Job fair hit with students

Job fair hit with students

by Barry Drue L’Anse and Baraga high schoolers wandered among displays from 65 businesses, organizations, colleges and military representatives at the L’Anse Job Fair on Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017…. Read more »

LAS robotics team celebrates first FIRST

LAS robotics team celebrates first FIRST

by Missy Lehto The L’Anse Area School’s (LAS) Robotics team competed in their “first” FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition in Escanaba March 17 and 18…. Read more »

Sisters, father badly injured in white-out crash; Huge outpouring of support for Peyton, Skarlett, Ryan

Sisters, father badly injured in white-out crash; Huge outpouring of support for Peyton, Skarlett, Ryan

by Barry Drue Lives were forever changed within seconds in a snowy, white-out, three-vehicle crash on U.S. 41 near Canyon Falls south of L’Anse on Wednesday night, March 8, 2017. Skarlett… Read more »

Ringer a champion for social justice, wellness

Ringer a champion for social justice, wellness

Brialle Ringer has graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern Michigan University (EMU) with a Bachelors in Social Work. And that isn’t the half of it! Ringer is the daughter of Kristen… Read more »

LAS gets security grant

LAS gets security grant

by  Melissa Lehto The L’Anse Area School (LAS) district was one of eight in the UP to receive funding through the Michigan State Police Competitive School Security Grant. The funding… Read more »

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