Looking back to early 2021

DRIVE-THROUGH–Tom and Ruthy Brown of L’Anse at the drive up COVID vaccine clinic at Baraga County Memorial Hospital last January. RETIRED–Rick Johnson retired as Sheriff of Baraga County after a long, rewarding career in law enforcement.

by Teri Rowe
At this time of year, the Sentinel offers a recap of the past year to its readers. Here are the important stories from January to June 2021. The year 2021 was better than 2020, albeit everyone moved cautiously with COVID 19 precautions. It seems to be the new normal.  Here are some of the stories from January through June, 2021. January- Baraga and L’Anse Area Schools welcomed their full student bodies back to school. Class resumed
Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 to the start of a new year. Hopefully, this marked the end of the order issued Nov. 15, by the MDHHS, calling for a halt to in-person attendance at high school and colleges. During a 3- week period, COVID-19 cases were on the rise. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.