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Arvon back in business with remote ed

Arvon back in business with remote ed

Editor’s note: The Arvon Township School board and staff provided the following look at reopening for the 2020-21 school year: Arvon Township School began the new year online in a… Read more »

L’Anse Fire, Rescue hosts rope training

L’Anse Fire, Rescue hosts rope training

by Barry Drue L’Anse Fire Department hosted another rope rescue training over two weekends in August. Training involved classroom instruction, rope rescue “elevations” practice off the fire hall tower, and… Read more »

Trail work, picnic areas at Point; Phase 2 of project expected this fall

Trail work, picnic areas at Point; Phase 2 of project expected this fall

by Barry Drue The second phase of a multi-year plan to improve access and facilities at the county park at Pt. Abbaye is expected to be completed this fall before… Read more »

BAS plans ‘Safe Start to School’

BAS plans ‘Safe Start to School’

by Nancy Besonen The Baraga Area Schools (BAS) Board of Education has approved its Safe Start To School plan for the 2020/2021 school year. The plan provides responses to three… Read more »

Parks hosting full house this summer

Parks hosting full house this summer

by Nancy Besonen Business is booming at the Baraga State Park this summer. “I’ve worked here (Baraga State Park) for 20 years, and this is one of the busiest I… Read more »

Summersetts, Treadeaus grateful for support

Summersetts, Treadeaus grateful for support

Editor’s note: Next door neighbors Barb and Mark Summersett and Jackie and Joe Treadeau suffered heavy home damage in the July 19, 2020, wind and rain storm. Each couple responded… Read more »

Pelkie hard-hit by storm

Pelkie hard-hit by storm

by Nancy Besonen Areas of Baraga County are still reeling from a blow that caused substantial damage early Sunday morning, July 19, 2020. Pelkie, Pequaming, Alston-Nisula and Keweenaw Bay were… Read more »

Bayside testing negative

Bayside testing negative

by Melissa Newland Baraga Area School (BAS) is still a  couple of weeks out in determining the start of school, but hopes to have in-person classrooms for the start of… Read more »

COVID cases at Bayside; Health department reports a fifth positive in county

COVID cases at Bayside; Health department reports a fifth positive in county

  Bayside Village Nursing Home in L’Anse announced last week that three employees have tested positive for COVID-19.The facility recently performed base-line testing of all residents and staff as required… Read more »

Hospital again offers surgeries, procedures; COVID precautions cost $2 million since March

Hospital again offers surgeries, procedures; COVID precautions cost $2 million since March

by Barry Drue Baraga County Memorial Hospital is slowly resuming normal operations, but “normal” is nothing like it was prior to Coronavirus. An abundance of caution is in place to… Read more »

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