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Agencies investigate CertainTeed effluent spill

Agencies investigate CertainTeed effluent spill

by Barry Drue An apparent overflow of effluent from the CertainTeed spraying fields led to a white plume that floated through Ogemaw Creek to the Falls River and eventually to Keweenaw… Read more »

Dianda, Markkanen offer views on issues

Dianda, Markkanen offer views on issues

by Melissa Lehto Democrat State Representative Scott Dianda is hoping to win a third term representing Michigan’s 110th House District in the November race. Dianda will be running against Republican Gregory Markkanen of Hancock. Michigan’s 110th House District… Read more »

Efforts ongoing to fund rink

Efforts ongoing to fund rink

by Melissa Lehto Meadowbrook Arena in L’Anse is starting a new season with the coming of winter. Local volunteers are busy raising necessary funds to help offset the costs of keeping the rink open. For… Read more »

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 »

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