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DNR to Arrange Plowing for Ice Fishing Access

Ice fishers will have better access to some Copper Country lakes this winter. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has organized a pilot program to keep boating access sites plowed. In all, 26 access sites across the Upper Peninsula will be kept open this winter.  Local sites include…• Vermilac Lake …

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Baraga County Officials post COVID “Manifesto”

The calm at last night’s public Baraga County board meeting disguised a more controversial move that was being planned behind the scenes. Shortly after the meeting was adjourned, a letter was quietly posted on the Facebook site that Sheriff Joe Brogan had used during his recent election campaign. Entitled “Baraga …

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Roelof to Lead Baraga County Board

Bill Roelof is the new chair of the Baraga County Board of Commissioners. Roelof takes over for longtime chair Mike Koskinen, who was defeated in his bid for reelection in November. Gale Eilola will serve as vice-chair.  At an otherwise quiet meeting last evening, the board welcomed new members Will …

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