Briefs

Trivia fundraiser Wednesday A trivia contest is set for the Chatham Pub on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.. Teams of six face off to benefit Superior Central students taking a field trip to Washington D.C. RSVP is required by end of business today with $50 entry fee.

Chatham looks for new trustee The Village of Chatham is looking for another board member. The board is one short after previous trustee Kristi Taskey moved out of the municipality. Letters of interest can be emailed, mailed or dropped off at the Village offices.

Cobbs hearing set for Kaja Clifford Lawrence Kaja, the Gladstone man caught in an Alger County cybersting, was in court on Jan. 18. Through his attorney, Kaja requested a Cobbs hearing to determine the potential length and concurrent sentencing guidelines if he pleads guilty to his felony charges. Kaja is facing one count of accosting a child for immoral purposes and one count of using a computer to commit a crime.

Grand Marais starts basketball league A new 3-on-3 basketball league is forming called the Grand Marais Basketball City League. Teams require at least three members and a sub, but solo players can be joined with others to form the team. Games will be played on Sunday nights and will start in February. Sign up is online through the Burt Township Schools Facebook page or at the Dunes Saloon or Bayshore Market.

Limestone tables raises

Limestone Township has tabled a roughly 10 percent increase to hourly wages and board member salaries after discussion at its regular meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The township is currently behind most townships for hourly wages at $12.50/hr while supervisor, clerk and treasurer raises would go up $50/meeting and trustee would increase $25/meeting. The last raise was in April 2020.

Marquette pair honored for Grand Island work Bob Kahl and Linda Rehorst were named the 2022 Eastern Region Volunteer Award winners for enduring service by the U.S. Forest Service. The two have served over 9,000 volunteer hours on Grand Island since 2011.