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Bethel, volunteers quietly fill community needs; ‘This is a great place to live—and great place to give’

Bethel, volunteers quietly fill community needs; ‘This is a great place to live—and great place to give’

by Barry Drue For thirty years a Christ-centered effort to meet the needs of folks in the larger community has been spearheaded through Bethel United Pentecostal Church. Pastor Terry Langston,… Read more »

Funeral homes rise to answer COVID demand

Funeral homes rise to answer COVID demand

by Nancy Besonen Area funeral homes are rising to the challenge of increasing COVID-19 mortality rates in Baraga County. Jacobson Funeral Home and Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, both of… Read more »

Bayside: 50 COVID residents, 13 deaths, 25 staff positives

Bayside: 50 COVID residents, 13 deaths, 25 staff positives

  Management at Bayside Village Nursing Home, L’Anse, responded to the Sentinel, updating COVID status Monday afternoon, Nov. 30, 2020. Bayside is a subsidiary of Baraga County Memorial Hospital. It… Read more »

Deliver Little Bro’s Thankgiving meals to elderly; Taking extraordinary measures to ensure COVID safety

Deliver Little Bro’s Thankgiving meals to elderly; Taking extraordinary measures to ensure COVID safety

by Barry Drue The annual Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Thanksgiving dinners will be offered again this year at numerous area locations, with delivery but no on-site dining in…. Read more »

New life for community Thanksgiving dinner; Volunteers working through COVID rules for take-out meal

New life for community Thanksgiving dinner; Volunteers working through COVID rules for take-out meal

by Barry Drue A long-standing local Thanksgiving tradition is returning to the community. For most of the last 20 years the Bethel United Pentecostal Church and a host of volunteers… Read more »

Clerks, poll workers run efficient election

Clerks, poll workers run efficient election

by Barry Drue A huge turnout, thousands of first-time absentee ballots, a long ballot, endlessly long voting lines, a COVID pandemic and all the controversy of this entire national election… Read more »

Shelter staff carries on mission remotely; Shelter home selected for ‘Giving Tuesday’ funding

Shelter staff carries on mission remotely; Shelter home selected for ‘Giving Tuesday’ funding

by Barry Drue Baraga County Shelter Home staff and volunteers want the larger community to know all of the shelter’s traditional services are being provided to clients in need. The… Read more »

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 »

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