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RES drops Summit wind project; L’Anse Township residents still encouraged to vote

RES drops Summit wind project; L’Anse Township residents still encouraged to vote

by Melissa Newland and Barry Drue Renewable Energy Resources’ (RES) announced on April 19, 2019, that it is no longer pursing the Summit Lake Wind Project. L’Anse Township residents are… Read more »

KBIC veterans busy on many fronts

KBIC veterans busy on many fronts

  by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s military veterans are involved in many projects throughout the community.They are well-known for their Honor Guard and funeral detail, but the group… Read more »

Huge interest in ‘Water Day’

Huge interest in ‘Water Day’

by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and its Natural Resources Department celebrated the sacredness and efforts to protect reservation waters at “Tribal Water Day” on Friday, March 15, 2019…. Read more »

Tribal voters narrow field

Tribal voters narrow field

  by Melissa Newland Unofficial results of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) primary election are in. Registered voters now have a choice between 10 candidates from the Baraga District and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

KBOCC Career Fair packed

KBOCC Career Fair packed

by Barry Drue The first Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Career Fair was a huge success on Friday, April 6, 2018. The event packed the OCC Wabanung Campus. KBOCC Business Department… Read more »

DNR clear cuts pines along Sand Point access

DNR clear cuts pines along Sand Point access

by Barry Drue A modified clear cut with some remaining mature seed trees has taken place on state land along the Sand Point access road leading to the Native pow… Read more »

KBOCC bringing ag program to Pelkie; College, Baraga schools signing purchase agreement

KBOCC bringing ag program to Pelkie; College, Baraga schools signing purchase agreement

by Barry Drue The Pelkie School is returning to its roots. The 1930’s-era Pelkie Agricultural School will be turned over from the Baraga Area Schools to the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa… Read more »

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