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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 »

Plant officials detail plans

Plant officials detail plans

  by Barry Drue The community and neighbors of the proposed 55 megawatt natural gas electrical generating station in Pelkie were set for an update on the project at the Ojibwa… Read more »

Baraga food pantry fuels hungry students

Baraga food pantry fuels hungry students

by Barry Drue A guest speaker focusing on better and more sustainable communities led to a variety of “good works” created and accomplished by Baraga students in Amanda Rinkinen’s English 11… Read more »

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

GRADUATION DAY!–The Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Class of 2017 proudly poses for a group shot at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 6. Left to right are Brittanee Gauthier, Oedith Harris, Jolene DeCota,… Read more »

Remember ‘Gar’ for legal career, friendship

Remember ‘Gar’ for legal career, friendship

GOOD TIMES–Sue and Gar Hood taking it easy at Bridgefest, 2009. When they retired to Florida Gar loved his boat and the beach. He died on April 21, 2017, after… Read more »

Baraga offers contracts, tenure

Baraga offers contracts, tenure

by Barry Drue The Baraga school board granted tenure to two teachers and extended probationary contracts to numerous others at its regular meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017. History and civics… Read more »

Army commends firefighter Spc. Cerne

Army commends firefighter Spc. Cerne

by Barry Drue Spc. Sara Cerne has been recognized by the United States Army for her role as a firefighter. She was one of the women soldiers who were profiled in… Read more »

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 »

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