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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 »

Raising violence awareness

Raising violence awareness

  by Melissa Newland The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), in partnership with the Baraga County Shelter Home, hosted the ninth annual community-wide Domestic Violence… Read more »

Wild Rice ‘Manoomin’ Camp teaches traditions

Wild Rice ‘Manoomin’ Camp teaches traditions

by Melissa Newland A Wild Rice (manoomin) Camp was held in partnership with Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) and Ojibwa Community College (OCC), MTU Ford Center and Forest, and Great Lakes… Read more »

Crowds come out for Maawanji-iding; Dancing room only at pow wow

Crowds come out for Maawanji-iding; Dancing room only at pow wow

  by Nancy Besonen It was dancing room only at this past weekend’s 39th Annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding at the Ojibwa Campground in Baraga. “We had 614 dancers, 14 drums, 40… Read more »

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