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Community strides out vs. domestic violence

Community strides out vs. domestic violence

by Nancy Besonen For the eighth time since Chelsey LaFernier’s tragic death in January, 2009, her community united to strike a blow vs. domestic violence. The Chelsey LaFernier Memorial Walk has… Read more »

Tribe invests in safety

Tribe invests in safety

by Barry Drue The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is partnering with a company that has patented a four-foot rescue boat/buoy that can remotely save the life of a person in trouble in the water. KBIC’s… Read more »

Foresters explain logging decisions on Pt. Abbaye

Foresters explain logging decisions on Pt. Abbaye

by Barry Drue Much has been said and letters to the editor have been typed about the logging project that began last winter on the county-owned 260-acre park at the tip of Pt. Abbaye. The 15-20 acres… Read more »

Citizens question DEQ on Warden concerns, permits

Citizens question DEQ on Warden concerns, permits

by Melissa Lehto Officials from the Michigan Department of Environmental Health (MDEQ) held an informational and question/ answer session at the L’Anse High School cafetorium on Wednesday, Sept 7, 2016, from 7-9 pm regarding the L’Anse Warden Electric Company… Read more »

Despite rain some cruised; ‘Cue Crew’ considering another event

Despite rain some cruised; ‘Cue Crew’ considering another event

by Barry Drue The diehards wanted to cruise!  In the midst of a record-setting rain across the UP last Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, 16 hardcore car-nuts brought their machines to… Read more »

County Fair full of fun!

County Fair full of fun!

  by Nancy Besonen The Baraga County Fair in Pelkie delivered up a full serving of fun this past weekend to participants and fair-goers alike. “Everything ran really smooth, and attendance… Read more »

Students trigger teacher’s quest for truth; Coleman revisits Cambodian Genocide

Students trigger teacher’s quest for truth; Coleman revisits Cambodian Genocide

by Nancy Besonen Reporter’s note: I was sitting outside the Michigamme Museum this past summer, enjoying a hot dog during the town’s Log Cabin Day celebration, when the woman beside… Read more »

Relay a time for hope

Relay a time for hope

by Barry Drue The second annual Baraga County Relay for Life cancer event proved as meaningful to participants as the first did last year. The event drew hundreds to the… Read more »

Encourage drivers to SLOW DOWN

Encourage drivers to SLOW DOWN

by Chris Ford Those traversing US-41 through Baraga may have noticed a new road sign at each end of the Baraga village business corridor. The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC)… Read more »

Robotics teams intrigue young imaginations

Robotics teams intrigue young imaginations

by Barry Drue Robots took over the Ojibwa Library in Baraga Saturday! Actually, they were invited guests. The Houghton High School “FIRST Robotics Team” 857 Superior Roboworks, visited on Saturday afternoon,… Read more »

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