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The firearms season of long ago

By Sterling McGinn The Whitetail Deer firearm hunting season has long been a highlight of the year in Michigan. Hunters gear up for the camaraderie of deer camp and the excitement of shooting that prized buck. And that excitement has been that way forever—or at least...

Newberry’s Merry Christmas event this Friday

By Sterling McGinn Newberry’s Merry Christmas celebration, featuring a parade, a visit from Santa Claus and a free community dinner is set to take place this Friday, December 2 beginning at 6 p.m. The event is hosted annually by the Newberry LINK and is sponsored by...

Rockets complete trail sign project

By John Griebel Whitefish Township Community Schools Somewhere I heard the adage, “Nothing good happens fast”, so we are pleased to announce what would appear to be a VERY GOOD project for our school, our township, and our visitors. The 2021-2022 Earth Science class...

Doctor…. Why?

By Paul M. Dake, M.D. Q:  I woke up yesterday morning, after a normal night’s sleep, with a bright red spot on the inner portion of the ‘white’ of my left eye; it isn’t at all painful and I wouldn’t have even known it was there, but my wife noticed it & asked me...

David Goudreau named Luce County Veteran of the Year

By Sterling McGinn Northern Wings owner and Luce County veteran David Goudreau is the recipient of the 2022 Luce County Veteran of the Year award. Goudreau received the honor for his unsung and outstanding service to the community and fellow veterans. The award was...

Newberry teen places in World Karate Championships

By Carol Stiffler Sixteen-year-old Liam Rao is freshly home from a trip abroad to Ireland, and he brought back some impressive hardware. Rao is a longtime martial arts student – he began studying taekwondo when he was 7 – and earned a place to compete at...