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FHM moves on petition

FHM moves on petition

  by Melissa Newland A notice of intent to file a petition seeking a referendum regarding amendments to the L’Anse Township zoning ordinance was given to Township Clerk Brian Jentoft by… Read more »

Walkers honor LaFernier

Walkers honor LaFernier

by Nancy Besonen The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) will not let the memory of Chelsey LaFernier die. Nine years after the 23- year-old mother of two was killed in… Read more »

Mt. Shasta reopens with old charm, new tech

Mt. Shasta reopens with old charm, new tech

by Nancy Besonen A Michigamme restaurant with a cinematic history is enjoying its own sequel. Mt. Shasta Lodge on US-41 is now open for business. Closed three years ago, the restaurant… Read more »

UPPCO, L’Anse Village in court

UPPCO, L’Anse Village in court

  by Barry Drue A legal case is moving forward involving a dispute over provision of electrical service between the Village of L’Anse and Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). At issue… Read more »

Attorneys respond to ‘Friends’ suit

Attorneys respond to ‘Friends’ suit

by Barry Drue Attorneys for L’Anse Township have filed a response in the case challenging building permits and construction of meteorological evaluation towers (MET) for wind testing on Weyerhaueser property. Friends… Read more »

Pelkie: 100 years of Finnishness in North Woods; Filmmaker Loukinen returns to Pelkie for documentary

Pelkie: 100 years of Finnishness in North Woods; Filmmaker Loukinen returns to Pelkie for documentary

  A note to the reader: I imagined how a reporter would write this story and it morphed into this. Enjoy. –Dr. Michael Loukinen During the 1971 deer hunting season, Michael… Read more »

New facility for collaborative pre-K program

New facility for collaborative pre-K program

  by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Migiziinsag (Lil’ Eagles) early childhood program has a new home. The pre-kindergarten program for four year-old children enters its fourth year… Read more »

‘Friends’ lawsuit seeks injunction

‘Friends’ lawsuit seeks injunction

  by Barry Drue Friends of the Huron Mountains, a Michigan nonprofit corporation, has filed for “declarative and injunctive relief ” against L’Anse Township. The complaint in Baraga County Circuit… Read more »

Months of training for election; Praise dedication of clerks, precinct workers

Months of training for election; Praise dedication of clerks, precinct workers

  by Barry Drue A wave of state-mandated election computer and software changes created a months-long challenge for election personnel prior to last Tuesday’s primary election. When all was done Baraga… Read more »

Bigger crowds at fair

Bigger crowds at fair

by Barry Drue The Baraga County Fair survived a couple bouts of showers, a generator breakdown on the midway, and everybody went home happy! Good crowds roamed the fairgrounds in… Read more »

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