Y-101 Community Calendar

Bethany Lutheran of Bruce Crossing:  Lenten worship service at 5 pm each Wednesday through March 24th.

The Holy Family Catholic Church is having their annual Fudge Easter Egg Fund Raiser. The Sayklly’s eggs are 7oz solid fudge eggs that come with nuts, without nuts or with Peanut Butter Fudge. The eggs are $5 each and names can be written on the eggs to make a perfect gift for Easter.  Due to Covid – 19, the CCD kids will not be taking orders this year, because we want to keep them safe. To order your eggs, please contact Geri Hawley at 884-2304. Please leave a message if you get the answering machine. Orders need to be placed by March 7th, so they will be ready for delivery by Palm Sunday (March 28th). Thank you for your support and Happy Easter!

The Ontonagon Gladiator Girls Basketball team invites you to their Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, February 20th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Ontonagon VFW Post 5600.  Dinner includes Spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, dessert, coffee/milk.  Price for Dinner $8.00, Kids 5 and under free (smaller portions) with a purchase of a Regular meal.  Take out is available.  Limited dine-in seating available.    Please call VFW on Saturday at 884-2449 to place your order.   Sponsored by Mary Badgero & and VFW Post 5600.

The Copper Country Mental Health car wash will be opening again on Monday March 1st. People can call 906-884-4804 to schedule an appointment.

There will be a pool tournament on Saturday, March 13th starting at 1:00 pm at the Baraga American Legion.  Cost is 15.00 per person.  B.C.A rules apply

UPCAP is pleased to announce a new virtual Support Group for Caregivers.  Support groups provide a safe place where you can share your feelings, get social support, learn from others, discuss caregiving skills, learn about local resources, and talk confidentially with other caregivers.  The Caregiver support Group will meet virtually from 2:00-3:30 pm EST on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning on March 9th, 2021.  A computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection, and an email address is needed to participate.  Registration is required.  To register call (906) 217-3019 or email:  [email protected]

The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a CRITICAL NEED for O Negative, B Positive, B Negative, and A Negative blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, and Iron Mountain and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 UP hospitals. Please visit our Facebook page at UPRBC906 or website at https://www.mgh.org/our-services/regional-blood-donation for center details and blood drive locations. For hours and scheduling please call Marquette at 906-449-1450, Hancock at 906-483-1392. Iron Mountain at 906-774-1012 and Escanaba at 906-786-8420. Donate Local. Keep your blood in the UP!

The Adventure Mountain Ski Hill in Greenland is open on the weekends for skiing, skating and sledding.  Fridays from 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Saturdays 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sundays noon to 5:00 pm.  Cost is, $50 for a family membership; $20 for a Single membership.  Day pass for skiers is $5.00, Day pass for sledders is $2.00.  

Snowshoe Guided Hike 2021 at the Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park, Saturday, February, 20th and 27th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm (EST).  Face masks and six foot distancing are required.  This is 2-mile intermediate hike starting at the Snowshoe Barn located on the open slope of the ski hill by the chalet.  This hike includes a free ride up the ski lift, beautiful icy vista views and trail blazing back down the mountain.  Each participant is required to fill out a health form at the Snowshoe Barn prior to the event.  This winter they are limited to 24 participants for each hike.  A sign-up sheet will be posted each event day to the door of the Snowshoe Barn.  If you have questions or would like to pre-register, contact Katie Urban at 885-5206 or [email protected]

Due to covid-19 restrictions on attendance to events, the Ontonagon Area School District now has the pixelate camera system in both the Gymnasium and on the Football field.  This means that all Gladiator home games will be televised live.  In addition, live away games can be seen with schools that also have these cameras. (Calumet, Houghton, Hancock, Lake Linden-Hubbell, Dollar Bay, Jeffers, Chassell, Baraga, L’Anse and many more).  Now from the comfort of your home, all Boys and Girls Varsity, JV, junior high basketball, Volleyball, and Football games can be streamed live.  Additionally, non-sporting events can also be viewed like Christmas concerts, band concerts, graduation, and other events.  You can watch events on your phone, Chromebook, computer, iPad, and even in some cases your TV!  Your subscription is not limited to OASD Events.  With a subscription you can watch other schools from around the country that have the camera system.  If you have a niece, nephew, cousin, granddaughter, grandson, etc. that lives far away, you can now watch them live!  To subscribe, go to on the Ontonagon Area School District website, and click the link “Catch Our Live Events via Livestream” on the top of the page to bring you to the site (www.oasd.k12.mi.us), or go to NFHSnetwork.com.  The Ontonagon Area School District does receive 10% of subscriptions from shared revenue.  Make Ontonagon your favorite school when registering in order for the Gladiators to receive the revenue sharing.  Cost is $10.99 per month or $69.99 for the year.  If you have any questions, contact the athletic director Tim Routheaux at (906) 813-0614 ext.121

If you think you can predict the exact date and time that the ice will leave the Ontonagon River, you should enter OCAP’s Ice Out competition. By using the previous Ice-Out dates that are printed on the ticket and personal knowledge of U.P. winters, someone will earn half the income from ticket sales! Tickets are $3.00 each or two for $5.00 and are available from any OCAP board member (Lee McCaffery, Dot Phillips, Barb Braithwaite, Mary “Orange” Ross, Jan Wolfe, Barb Martin, Anne Lundberg) Marlene Broemer and Janice Erickson are also selling tickets or you can purchase them at the studio of WUPY radio in downtown Ontonagon during regular business hours. Call Jan Wolfe at 884-2429 for more information.  All tickets must be in by March 15th.

RADA KNIVES are being sold by the White Pine United Methodist Women.  You may purchase them at Simple Blessings in the Mineral River Plaza in White Pine or call Jane at 885-5233.Simple Blessings is a resale shop sponsored by the White Pine Community United Methodist Church. Store hours are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00-3:00.  A list and pictures of the knives available is posted on the window at Simple Blessings. If you would like to order something that is currently not in stock at the store, talk to Judy in the store or call Jane at 885-5233.  Proceeds from the knives go to missions.

Baragaland Senior Citizens February schedule for transportation in L’Anse and Baraga for Senior Citizens 50 and over, is available for local pickup to medical appointments and for grocery shopping from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Masks are required. They can also pick up prescriptions and your pre-ordered groceries from Larry’s Market in Baraga.  Call 524-6711 or 524-6922 for more information.

Don’t forget to drop off your Michigan returnable cans and bottles to the OCAP dumpster (located between The Ontonagon Herald office and Peninsula Graphics on River Street in Ontonagon)  money raised goes to help maintain an animal shelter in Ontonagon County.

The Ontonagon Eagles Club, F.O.E 2239, has put out a cookbook, Kitchen Delights.  With hundreds of recipes and it’s for sale for $12.50.  Cookbooks can be purchased at the studios of Y-101.