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Local businesses are raising the roof for senior citizens

By Sterling McGinn When Seder’s Pizza owner Jo Tranchita saw a Facebook post about a needed roof replacement for the Senior’s Citizens building, she knew right away she needed to help out. “It just weighed on my heart,” Tranchita said. “We needed to do something as a...

Village attorneys near arbitration settlement

By Sterling McGinn A lengthy closed session with village attorneys took place at the beginning of the monthly meeting of the Newberry Village Council held Tuesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. The closed session revolved around the ongoing arbitration demands from former...

Do decongestants help with ear infections?

By Paul M. Dake, M.D. Q: My children have had ear infections since they were less than a year old. Whenever we saw their doctor some years ago for this problem, I was given a prescription for a decongestant. Since we moved and they have a new doctor, decongestants...

Mindykowski is leaving the library

By Carol Stiffler Celebrated library director Dion Mindykowski is leaving the Tahquamenon Area Library after 10 years serving the local community’s library needs. Mindykowski—who brought vitality to the library, increasing its use, multiplying its offerings, and...

Newberry Women’s Club dissolves after 125 years

By Sterling McGinn The Newberry Women’s Club officially ended its longstanding career after serving the area for 125 years. The group, which has been dedicated to its members and the community for generations, disbanded largely because of a decline of membership and...

Remembering the small town of Hendricks Quarry

By Sterling McGinn Motorists driving along Borgstrom Road will notice a large stone quarry near the Luce-Mackinac County Line—known as Hendricks Quarry. Although you wouldn’t know by looking at the wooded and overgrown area—a small model community used to exist along...