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Curtis to host heritage cottage and camp weekend

The Curtis community is gearing up for a visit to northern yesteryear with historical tours and exhibits to be held next weekend. The Erickson Center for the Arts will be presenting Manistique Lakes Heritage Cottage and Camp Weekend on Friday, September 16 and...

Reopening the Seney Crossing

By Brice Burge A morning diner with a popular legacy is reopening in Seney, as former Detroit-metro resident Ryan Smith will be restarting the Seney Crossing restaurant. “You hear the people asking for a breakfast place and people wanting to get something started and...

Newberry’s machinist and inventor

By Sterling McGinn Throughout Newberry’s long history, there has been an accumulative list of memorable and locally famous people. Machinist and inventor, Reginald S. “Reg” Ruggles was one of them. There are still residents of Luce County who recall visiting the...

Luce County EMS hosting open house

By Dan Hardenbrook The Luce County EMS and Ambulance Service will be hosting a free community open house on Tuesday, August 30, from 4-6 p.m. at the Luce EMS building on Washington Blvd. The community is invited to meet the staff, ask questions and learn about the...

Getting to know Chris Lopez

Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 108th district By Carol Stiffler Chris Lopez, a military veteran from Escanaba, had a unique perk during the primary election for Michigan’s 108th district: He was unopposed. This allowed him to watch the Republican candidates...

Oscar Swanson’s rural mail legacy

By Sterling McGinn Newberry native J. Oscar Swanson had the distinction of being the first rural route mail carrier for the Newberry post office, a title he held for 35 years straight. Being a rural mail carrier in the early years was no easy task, but Oscar performed...