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Scouts serve at Camp Hiawatha

By Sandy Edie A big thank you to the OA members, scouts, and families who helped out at Camp Hiawatha in Munising this past weekend. In order to keep our camp up and running for the hundreds of scouts and families that use Camp Hiawatha, it takes the dedication and...

Getting to know you: Kevin Erickson

New 911 Coordinator Kevin Erickson By Sterling McGinn A familiar face in local law enforcement has accepted a new position for Luce County. Former county sheriff and commissioner Kevin Erickson will now serve as the new 911 Coordinator/Emergency Management director...

Scouts participate in International Scout Rally

By Sandy Edie The 36th   annual International Scout Rally (ISR) returned to the Chippewa County Fairgrounds the weekend of September 16-18. Even though the event has not yet returned to the attendance levels of a few years ago, more than 280 scouts were on the grounds...

Sawaski is U.P. chess champion again

By Sterling McGinn Newberry resident and professional chess player James Sawaski has won his 7th year championship. After a two-year break due to COVID-19, the U.P. Open chess tournament took place August 20-21 at Bay Mills Community College in Brimley. The U.P. Open...

Getting to know Brandon Wheeler

Incoming District 5 Luce County Commissioner By Caitlynn Canfield The Luce County Commission will welcome incoming commissioner Brandon Wheeler after the end of the year. Wheeler was elected as Commissioner of District 5, which covers the southwest corner of Luce...

Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce announces new directors

By Tammy Henry The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) and the Newberry Area Tourism Association (NATA) have worked together for many years to promote our area and local businesses. Both organizations now have new directors and can concentrate on what they do...