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Great support for firefighters

Great support for firefighters

by Melissa Lehto Crowds lined the roadway from Minneapolis, MN, to Reid’s Funeral Service in L’Anse as the bodies of the two young firefighters, Alan “AJ” Swartz and James “Jimmy” Shelifoe, were escorted home on Tuesday, Aug 30,… Read more »

Outpouring of support in tragedy; Communities reach out to Beartown crew

Outpouring of support in tragedy; Communities reach out to Beartown crew

by Melissa Lehto Following a catastrophic double-fatality crash of a Beartown Firefighters truck Saturday, Aug 27, 2016, in Blaine, MN, the community once again stands strong to help support grieving family members. A total of nine firefighters were in… Read more »

Despite rain some cruised; ‘Cue Crew’ considering another event

Despite rain some cruised; ‘Cue Crew’ considering another event

by Barry Drue The diehards wanted to cruise!  In the midst of a record-setting rain across the UP last Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, 16 hardcore car-nuts brought their machines to… Read more »

County Fair full of fun!

County Fair full of fun!

  by Nancy Besonen The Baraga County Fair in Pelkie delivered up a full serving of fun this past weekend to participants and fair-goers alike. “Everything ran really smooth, and attendance… Read more »

Students trigger teacher’s quest for truth; Coleman revisits Cambodian Genocide

Students trigger teacher’s quest for truth; Coleman revisits Cambodian Genocide

by Nancy Besonen Reporter’s note: I was sitting outside the Michigamme Museum this past summer, enjoying a hot dog during the town’s Log Cabin Day celebration, when the woman beside… Read more »

Relay a time for hope

Relay a time for hope

by Barry Drue The second annual Baraga County Relay for Life cancer event proved as meaningful to participants as the first did last year. The event drew hundreds to the… Read more »

Pow Wow beats the heat

Pow Wow beats the heat

by Nancy Besonen Participants and visitors felt both the beat and the heat this past weekend at the 38th annual Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s (KBIC) Maawanji-iding Pow Wow at the… Read more »

Jamboree marks 40 years, Honor Brinkman in Wall of Fame

Jamboree marks 40 years, Honor Brinkman in Wall of Fame

The Aura Community Hall was the place to be for traditional music lovers on Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, 2016. The 40th annual Aura Jamboree included hours of great music… Read more »

Mural brightens L’Anse

Mural brightens L’Anse

  by Chris Ford Pedestrians, motorists, and others may have noticed a little more color at the intersection of Main and Broad Streets in downtown L’Anse. Several weeks ago, a… Read more »

Encourage drivers to SLOW DOWN

Encourage drivers to SLOW DOWN

by Chris Ford Those traversing US-41 through Baraga may have noticed a new road sign at each end of the Baraga village business corridor. The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC)… Read more »

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