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Cischke seeking four more years

Cischke seeking four more years

By Carol Stiffler Luce County Sheriff John Cischke is nearing the end of his first term in office and wants a second. Health issues nearly made the decision for him. Cischke, now 64, was in Iraq long ago and his doctor suspects he breathed in a virus. It made a full...
Shave and a haircut

Shave and a haircut

By Carol Stiffler As the coronavirus continues to lessen its grip on the state, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has promoted regions 6 and 8 to phase five of the state’s pandemic recovery plan. Region 6 includes counties in the northern lower peninsula, and region 8 is the...
Luce County Campground cannot open until June 12

Luce County Campground cannot open until June 12

Luce County Parks and Recreation Director Ben Rahilly was eagerly anticipating the end of the state Stay Home order. Camping at the Luce County Campground was set to open on May 29 – the very next day after the order was set to end. But that changed on Friday, when...
Did you already have coronavirus?

Did you already have coronavirus?

By Carol Stiffler A mystery illness swept through the community in December, January, and February, some people are wondering if it was coronavirus. The illness was viral, not bacterial, and residents said it attacked the lungs, pharynx, and sometimes sinuses. It...
It’s still Seder’s Pizza

It’s still Seder’s Pizza

New owner pledges to stay open despite struggle By Carol Stiffler When you buy an established restaurant like Seder’s Pizza, you buy a history. A small town knows its food options well, and it isn’t Seder’s Pizza unless it’s, well, Seder’s Pizza. New owners Jo and...
First COVID-19 case in Luce County resident

First COVID-19 case in Luce County resident

LMAS District Health Department is announcing the first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in a Luce County resident. We previously issued a release for a positive case for an inmate at Newberry Correctional Facility, on March 25, 2020, but due to a change in...