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Millage would expand career tech offerings

Millage would expand career tech offerings

  by Nancy Besonen The future of Career & Technical Education (CTE) in area high schools now lies in the voters’ hands. The Copper Country Intermediate School District (CCISD) made… 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 »

Jamboree talent abounds

Jamboree talent abounds

by Melissa Newland Musicians and spectators alike came out July 14-15, 2017, to enjoy the 41st annual Aura Jamboree held at the Aura Community Hall. According to Aura Hall treasurer… Read more »

Skanee fawn recovering in wildlife rehab

Skanee fawn recovering in wildlife rehab

by Melissa Newland The time of year has come when little ones are out running about, learning how to live, learning how to survive and stay alive. In a world full… Read more »

Great Explorations loses federal funding

Great Explorations loses federal funding

by Nancy Besonen Funding for Baraga and L’Anse Area Schools Great Explorations (GE) programs is running out. Baraga’s request for funding after June 30 has been denied. L’Anse’s fund will run… Read more »

Heritage at Hanka, Michigamme

Heritage at Hanka, Michigamme

  Hanka–by Barry Drue-The fifth annual Heritage Day at the restored Hanka Homestead farm showcased the deep pride of the Finnish American community across the Copper Country region. And it’s… Read more »

Camp 911 imparts safety message with youth

Camp 911 imparts safety message with youth

by Barry Drue More than 20 area kids picked up a ton of safety lessons and hands-on experience at the Camp 911 program last week. The two-day event took place at… Read more »

Fest a success after move

Fest a success after move

by Barry Drue The 12th annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival proved to be quite an affair. Weather predictions held true and a wild day was in store for the… Read more »

Van Straten Bros. a ‘Company to Watch’ ; Honored at Small Business gala in Lansing

Van Straten Bros. a ‘Company to Watch’ ; Honored at Small Business gala in Lansing

Van Straten Brothers, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2017 “Michigan Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Co-Owners, George and Peter Van… Read more »

‘Made Baraga great again!’ -Class of 2017 graduates 31

‘Made Baraga great again!’ -Class of 2017 graduates 31

by Barry Drue The humor and uniqueness of Baraga’s Class of 2017 was celebrated as 31 seniors received diplomas at commencement at BHS on Friday, May 26. Much was said… Read more »

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