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Hunt on for ammo; Supplies short for upcoming deer season

Hunt on for ammo; Supplies short for upcoming deer season

by Nancy Besonen Hunting seasons could take a hit this fall due to a shortage of ammunition. Wilkinson’s Store and Woodland Firearms & Supply in Baraga and Indian Country Sports… Read more »

Waves of absentee ballots go to voters

Waves of absentee ballots go to voters

by Melissa Newland With the dramatic increase to the number of Absentee Voter (AV) ballots issued county-wide, Township Clerks have had their plates full.  “The 2020 election cycle has ushered… Read more »

Seeking Warden permit

Seeking Warden permit

by Barry Drue A public information and comment process is underway in the five-year effort of the L’Anse Warden Electric Co. (LWEC) to secure a Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) through… Read more »

Heavy damage from wind, t-storm

Heavy damage from wind, t-storm

by Barry Drue and Nancy Besonen A sudden storm that struck after dark on Friday night, Sept. 25, 2020, ripped through Baraga and L’Anse toppling huge trees and downing power… Read more »

Positive COVID at BAS

Positive COVID at BAS

  by Barry Drue A confirmed COVID-19 case resulted in closure of Baraga Area Schools on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Word went out to staff, parents and students via social… Read more »

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 »

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