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Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

by Barry Drue An area-wide Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) shortage has been alleviated, at least in the near term, with the certification of 25 people after months of classes and recent… Read more »

Job fair hit with students

Job fair hit with students

by Barry Drue L’Anse and Baraga high schoolers wandered among displays from 65 businesses, organizations, colleges and military representatives at the L’Anse Job Fair on Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017…. Read more »

LAS robotics team celebrates first FIRST

LAS robotics team celebrates first FIRST

by Missy Lehto The L’Anse Area School’s (LAS) Robotics team competed in their “first” FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition in Escanaba March 17 and 18…. Read more »

Sisters, father badly injured in white-out crash; Huge outpouring of support for Peyton, Skarlett, Ryan

Sisters, father badly injured in white-out crash; Huge outpouring of support for Peyton, Skarlett, Ryan

by Barry Drue Lives were forever changed within seconds in a snowy, white-out, three-vehicle crash on U.S. 41 near Canyon Falls south of L’Anse on Wednesday night, March 8, 2017. Skarlett… Read more »

Ringer a champion for social justice, wellness

Ringer a champion for social justice, wellness

Brialle Ringer has graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern Michigan University (EMU) with a Bachelors in Social Work. And that isn’t the half of it! Ringer is the daughter of Kristen… Read more »

LAS gets security grant

LAS gets security grant

by  Melissa Lehto The L’Anse Area School (LAS) district was one of eight in the UP to receive funding through the Michigan State Police Competitive School Security Grant. The funding… Read more »

Tribal colleges, universities; Advocate for DOE, BIA funding

Tribal colleges, universities; Advocate for DOE, BIA funding

Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College President, Debbie Parrish, and Board of Regents Member, Cherie Dakota, attended the annual winter meeting for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and Capitol Hill visits…. Read more »

LMI hosts technical training through grant; Twenty area employees attend to advance skills

LMI hosts technical training through grant; Twenty area employees attend to advance skills

by Melissa Lehto Like all businesses, L’Anse Manufacturing, Inc., (LMI) wants to be competitive in the workforce. For this smalltown company, being competitive means keeping your employees up to date on… Read more »

Variety show a hit

Variety show a hit

  by Melissa Lehto The 13th annual L’Anse  Variety of Music Show featured talented performers Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at L’Anse Area School(LAS) cafetorium. Musicians from the community and LAS… Read more »

Kids learn CPR in school

Kids learn CPR in school

  by Barry Drue Last summer the Michigan Legislature passed the “CPR in School” bill by an overwhelming vote. The law requires school districts to teach Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use… Read more »

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