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Deputy Fossum is running for Luce County Sheriff

Deputy Fossum is running for Luce County Sheriff

Luce County Sheriff Deputy Mike Fossum has launched a campaign to become the county’s next sheriff. He is running against current Sheriff John Cischke, who is up for re-election for his second full term. Fossum has been in law enforcement for two years, spending both...
Legion to air Memorial Day ceremony on May 25

Legion to air Memorial Day ceremony on May 25

By Sterling McGinn The Newberry American Legion Post #74 virtual Memorial Day program will be live streamed on Monday, May 25 starting at 9:30 a.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual program including the ceremony in front of Newberry High School, parade and the...
American Legion plans virtual Memorial Day event

American Legion plans virtual Memorial Day event

By Sterling McGinn The American Legion Hugh Allan McInnes Post 74 in Newberry has made the difficult decision to cancel their live Memorial Day programs at the Newberry and McMillan cemeteries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the programs will not be held...
We love our patrons, here’s how you’ll know

We love our patrons, here’s how you’ll know

By Dion Mindykowski, Tahquamenon Area Library Director Here’s a story that not many people know. In September of 2010 after I interviewed for the director position at the Tahquamenon Area Library, I went to check out a local trail, specifically the loop at Hamilton...
Cemetery fenceline is about to burst into color

Cemetery fenceline is about to burst into color

By Carol Stiffler Nestled in the ground just outside the fence of the Forest Home cemetery in Newberry are about 5,500 flower bulbs. You couldn’t guess it now, as they are working underground, but they’re preparing to put on a color show in just a few weeks. By...
Local teens form lawn care company

Local teens form lawn care company

By Carol Stiffler Johnny Nutkins is 16, and he should be in school right now. His days should focus on math and history and preparation for state testing. But like all children in Michigan – and like most across the world – Nutkins is at home these days,...