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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...

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...