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Obituary: Dorothy Beaudoin

As received from the Pearce Funeral Home: Lake Linden: Dorothy Beaudoin, 86, of Lake Linden, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family, on March 22, 2020.                 She was born on July 10, 1933, in Allouez, a daughter of Reuben and Ina (Soivio) Bammert.  She graduated from Calumet High …

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More Safety Measures Due To COVID-19

More safety measures to be taken due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Starting Monday March 23rd, the Houghton County Courthouse will be closed to the general public, but will remain staffed. Residents who have court business are encouraged to call or email directly, or check the county’s website Houghtoncounty.net, to see …

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31 Backpacks Helps Over 200 Students

31 Backpacks Founder Laurel Maki has some good news, in the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak. This past Tuesday,  Maki, along with board members Amy Zawada and Melissa Maki, and area volunteers, were able to assemble care packages for over 200 of the area’s less fortunate students. Maki and her …

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Michigan Sees Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Cases of COVID-19 have risen in Michigan in the last 24 hours. The state now has 334 confirmed cases, along with 3 deaths.  The deaths include an 81 year old woman from the Detroit area, another Detroit area man in his 50’s and an Oakland County woman, also in her …

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County Courthouses Add More Safety Measures

Due to a huge spike in COVID-19 cases in Michigan, the County Courthouses for Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw Counties, have implemented more temporary safety measures, aimed at slowing the spread of the disease. Effective immediately, the Baraga County Courthouse in L’Anse, Houghton County Courthouse in Houghton and the Keweenaw County …

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Lions Trade Slay – Friday Sports Wrap

NFL The Detroit Lions have traded cornerback Darius Slay to the Philadelphia Eagles. In exchange, the Lions will get Philly’s third and fifth-round picks in the upcoming NFL draft. In seven seasons in Detroit, Slay was named to three Pro Bowls. But, at age 29, the Lions were reluctant to …

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