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KBIC names new Chief Medical Officer

BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) - The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) and KBIC Health System have announced Sophina Manheimer, MD as their new Chief Medical Officer. According to a press release from the KBIC, Dr. Calderon most recently served as the Family Medicine Physician and Chief of Staff for the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation in Tuba City, Arizona.
BARAGA, MI
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Police release names of suspects arrested in recent drug bust

Baraga County, MI - Police have released the names of those arrested by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team in Baraga County last Thursday. 22-year-old Madisson Tikkanen and 40-year-old Prince Preston were in a vehicle that was stopped by the Michigan State Police Hometown Security Team near Covington. Police found cocaine in the vehicle and reportedly a large amount of fentanyl. Tikkanen and Preston are charged with ‘possession of cocaine.’ The Baraga County Prosecutor’s Office is also considering charges related to the fentanyl.
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Ontonagon, September 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice

The Chassell High School basketball team will have a game with Ontonagon Area High School on September 22, 2022, 14:50:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p{margin:24px 0;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-size:16px;line-height:26px;letter-spacing:-.24px;color:#333}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon{background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child{border-bottom:none}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item{padding-bottom:32px;border-bottom:1px solid #f9f9f9}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card{padding:24px;border:1px solid #f2f2f2;border-radius:8px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams{display:flex;margin-bottom:26px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team{display:flex;flex-direction:column;flex:1;justify-content:flex-start;align-items:center}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs{width:40px;height:97px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo{width:120px;height:120px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name{margin-top:11px;color:#333;font-weight:600;font-size:16px;line-height:19px;text-align:center;letter-spacing:-.31px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item{margin-left:-8px;margin-top:8px;display:flex;align-items:center;font-weight:400;font-size:14px;line-height:20px;letter-spacing:-.15px;color:#888}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon{margin-right:4px;width:12px;height:12px;background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}
ONTONAGON, MI
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Baraga County residents plan to preserve Ford Center

L’ANSE, Mich. (WLUC) - Baraga County residents are taking steps to preserve and maintain the Ford Sawmill in Alberta. Nearly 100 people gathered in a L’Anse banquet hall Wednesday evening. Participants listened to a citizen-run committee discuss the historical nature of the sawmill. Their goal is to preserve the center which consists of the sawmill and surrounding buildings as a historic site.
BARAGA COUNTY, MI
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Two Arraigned in 97th District Court – Baraga County on Drug Charges

The man and woman arrested Thursday on drug charges in Covington were arraigned yesterday. In 97th District Court, Judge Nicholas Daavettila set bond for 22-year-old Madisson Leah Tikkanen at $50,000. Bond for 40-year-old Prince Preston was set at $100,000. He is considered a habitual offender. Preliminary examinations for both are...
BARAGA COUNTY, MI
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UP Michigan Works! to hold application drive in Baraga County

L’ANSE, Mich. (WLUC) - Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! is partnering with the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce to hold an application drive. Job seekers are encouraged to fill out an application at the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. UP Michigan Works! will deliver completed applications to the Baraga County employer of the applicant’s choosing.
L'ANSE, MI
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Fall color seaplane, chairlift and boat tours coming to U.P.’s Keweenaw this season

COPPER HARBOR, MICH. -- Fall in Michigan’s remote Keweenaw Peninsula is already spectacular to behold, but this year the color tour possibilities are even greater. In addition to the Keweenaw’s breathtaking Brockway Mountain Drive and scenic routes like M-26, M-203 and U.S. 41, unique color tours by air, water and chairlift are coming to the Copper Country this fall.
HOUGHTON, MI
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County Road Association Gives Suggestions For Fall Color Travel

As the crisp fall air arrives, Michiganders flock to the best color viewing spots – and many of those are located alongside the Upper Peninsula’s county roads. It’s the ideal time to enjoy an afternoon drive and take in the splendor of the fall leaves. “The County...
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Two arrested in Baraga County drug bust

BARAGA COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) – On September 15, 2022, following a four-month investigation, detectives from Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) arrested a 22 year old female from Baraga, Michigan and a 40 year old male from Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Possession of Cocaine, a four year felony. UPSET detectives...
BARAGA COUNTY, MI
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Native Justice Coalition coalition coming to Baraga

BARAGA, Mich. (WJMN) – The Native Justice Coalition (NJC) is holding its Native Justice Coalition to Host 3rd Annual Anishinaabe Racial Justice Conference from September 30 – October 2. The conference will be held at the Niiwin Akeaa Community Center (111 Beartown Rd, Baraga, MI 49908). Speaker presentations,...
BARAGA, MI
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Sea lamprey control planned for Lake Superior tributaries

ONTONAGON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Cranberry and Flintsteel rivers to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Sea lamprey larvae live in certain Great Lakes tributaries and transform into parasitic adults that migrate to the Great...
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L’Anse Catholic school hosts Bike-A-Thon

L’ANSE, Mich. (WLUC) - Sacred Heart School’s annual Bike-A-Thon is set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the track at L’Anse Area Schools’ Volunteer Field. Participating students are set to ride as many laps around the track...
L'ANSE, MI
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Missing man located deceased

ONTONAGON TOWNSHIP, MI— A missing Ontonagon Township man has been found dead. Michigan State Police from the Wakefield Post say 58-year-old Joseph Bittner was located Saturday around 11:30 a.m. by a member of a volunteer search party. He was about 1.5 miles west of where his ATV was found on Lakeshore Drive.
ONTONAGON, MI
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Search and rescue teams looking for man missing in Ontonagon County

ONTONAGON TOWNSHIP, MI— Michigan State Police are looking for a missing Ontonagon County man. Thursday around 10 a.m. troopers were dispatched to an area near 13820 Lakeshore Drive in Ontonagon Township on a report for a missing 58-year-old resident. Joseph Bittner was last seen by his family Wednesday around...
ONTONAGON COUNTY, MI
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PHF #GivingTuesday applications open for non-profits

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) - Applications have officially opened for Portage Health Foundations’ (PHF) #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday happens on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 29, as a way for the community to give back to the non-profit organizations that make Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga, and Ontonagon county a happier and healthier place. The Portage Health Foundation will match a portion of community donations.
HANCOCK, MI
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