Ed Auge retiring from Columbus Twp

By Sterling McGinn Since he was 25 years old, McMillan resident Ed Auge has been a member of the Columbus Township Board. He’s got a total of 45 years of service there, and spent about 40 years with the township’s fire department as well. Now 74, Auge has decided to...

Wyld Flower Studio’s whole body of art

By Carol Stiffler Luce County’s first licensed tattoo artist is a woman, and she’s extremely busy. Sydni Brodock, a 2015 Newberry High School graduate, is a self-taught fine line tattoo artist. She opened Wyld Flower Studio on Newberry Avenue in August 2023 and soon...

Finding winter’s coziness

By Brian Freitag TASPL Director While winters are no joke this far north, the cold months summon an ethereal, icy beauty to the Upper Peninsula and the Great Lakes. When chilly weather sets in, Yoopers gear up for outdoor activities like ice fishing, skiing, and...

Newberry had all the bells and whistles

By Sterling McGinn In the early days of Newberry and surrounding sawmill towns, the clangs and toots of whistles and bells created a soundtrack that kept the community right on time. Their loud noises alerted the residents of shift changes and lunch periods of the...

Make 2024 our best year yet

By Brian Freitag TASPL Director Whether or not you set resolutions, the start to a new year often leads to self-reflection. When you take the old calendar off the wall and replace it with a new one, you might look at what goals you completed the previous 12 months and...