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Schools react to shut-down

Schools react to shut-down

Baraga, L’Anse, Sacred Heart and Arvon schools are out but not down as adminstration and teachers keep lines of communication open for learning. L’Anse Sentinel staff checked in with all… Read more »

Skaters shine in ‘City Lights’

Skaters shine in ‘City Lights’

by Nancy Besonen Members of the L’Anse-Baraga Figure Skating Club shone in this past weekend’s performances of “City Lights.” The annual late-winter show is the icing on the cake for… Read more »

Students head to Lansing

Students head to Lansing

L’Anse Area School (LAS) Youth In Government (YIG) students traveled to Lansing to attend the Early Lansing YIG conference. The conference was held Thursday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 23… Read more »

Huge outpouring of support for students

Huge outpouring of support for students

by Nancy Besonen The L’Anse High School (LHS) gym was packed to its rafters last Tuesday following a tragedy that shook the community to its core. Two LHS seniors, 17-year-olds… Read more »

Residence receives warm welcome; Open house at women’s recovery center

Residence receives warm welcome; Open house at women’s recovery center

by Nancy Besonen The Ripple Recovery Residence  received a warm welcome from the community at its open house Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Clergy, municipal leaders, Great Lakes Recovery Centers (GLRC)… Read more »

CJ K-2 enjoying new program

CJ K-2 enjoying new program

  The L’Anse Area School (LAS) CJ Sullivan Elementary K-2 grades have been working on “What’s the Buzz,” a program which celebrates respectful, responsible and safe choices. Kindergarten  through second… Read more »

House fire claims life of L’Anse man

House fire claims life of L’Anse man

by Barry Drue A house fire claimed the life of a L’Anse man on Wednesday morning, Jan. 29, 2020. Christopher Botruff, 57, was found unresponsive when L’Anse Police entered a… Read more »

Van Stratens look back over long, busy lives; ‘Time flies’ after 42 years at historic Pequaming

Van Stratens look back over long, busy lives; ‘Time flies’ after 42 years at historic Pequaming

by Barry Drue Watching the mid-winter snow pile up from the windows of their home at Pequaming, Ford’s former Pequaming High School, Pete and Lil Van Straten have lots to… Read more »

Propose alternative L’Anse-Baraga route; Turning Plains Rd. into Class A county rd. considered

Propose alternative L’Anse-Baraga route; Turning Plains Rd. into Class A county rd. considered

by Barry Drue Area residents and through-travelers have experienced the inconvenience of closures of U.S. 41 at the head of Keweenaw Bay between L’Anse and Baraga several times in recent… Read more »

Busy ballots, new rules for March 10 primary; State Prop. 18-3 brings easier registration, absentee voting

Busy ballots, new rules for March 10 primary; State Prop. 18-3 brings easier registration, absentee voting

by Barry Drue Michigan’s Presidential Primary Election is sneaking up and there’s a ton on the ballot across the townships of Baraga County. In addition to the heavy load of… Read more »

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