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Search Continues For Stolen Vehicle

The Ontonagon Sheriff’s Department continues to search for a stolen vehicle. A 2013 orange and black Dodge Dart was reportedly stolen Friday evening from the village of Ontonagon, from the River Street area. The vehicle has a Michigan registration DBZ-7782. The car has a 2 Black stripes along the hood, …

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Driver Of Beartown Fire Department Truck Arrested

ANOKA COUNTY, MINN. — The driver of the truck from the Beartown Fire Department that crashed and killed two people Saturday afternoon in Blaine, Minn. has been arrested. According to records from the Anoka County Jail, Michael Allen Johnson, 28, of Baraga, is facing a charge of criminal vehicular homicide …

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Beartown Victims Fundraisers Scheduled

Residents of Baraga County and the Keweenaw are rushing to support the victims of the Beartown Firefighters crash and their families. 25-year-old Alan (A.J.) Schwartz and 23-year-old James Shelifoe, both of Baraga, were killed Saturday afternoon when the transport vehicle in which they were riding flipped over and split in half …

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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College To Receive Tribal College Initiative Grant

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 26, 2016 – The U.S. Department ofAgriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah has announced funding to help eight tribal colleges upgrade their infrastructure, purchase equipment and make other improvements to their educational facilities. Funding is provided through USDA’s Tribal College Initiative Grant program. Mensah made the announcement while visiting Northwest Indian College in Whatcom County. “Education is one of the …

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Tigers Blanked – Monday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school volleyball today, Ewen-Trout Creek entertains Wakefield-Marenisco. MLB The Detroit Tigers collected just four hits in a 5-0 shutout loss to the Los Angeles Angels yesterday afternoon. Anibal Sanchez turned in four shutout innings of his own to …

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Four Tossed as Tigers Fall – Sunday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In high school volleyball Saturday, results from the Ontonagon Tip-Off Triangular, which included Baraga and Ewen-Trout Creek, were not reported. MLB The Detroit Tigers gave up three runs in the third inning, and lost to the Los Angeles Angels …

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UPDATED – Two Beartown Firefighters Killed – Names Released

Two members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s Beartown Firefighting squad were killed Saturday in a traffic crash in Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol investigators say the transport vehicle carrying nine passengers struck the median cable barriers “for an unknown reason” and rolled over on I-35W in Blaine, a northern Minneapolis suburb. Dead …

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