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New cannabis cash payouts

By Brice Burge The Michigan Department of Treasury announced that $42.2 million will be distributed to 163 municipalities and counties as part of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act. Both the county government and the municipality that holds a...

Newberry golf course is for sale

By Carol Stiffler After eight years of ownership at the Newberry Country Club, Lance Byrns has decided to sell the 220-acre property. Working with Beth Rose of Beth Rose Real Estate and Auctions, he’s listed the country club up for an online auction that is already...

McMillan man dies in house fire

By Carol Stiffler A McMillan man is dead after a devastating fire early in the morning on Wednesday, March 9. Derrick Maddox, 42, was a well known drummer on the local rock music scene and leaves behind thousands of friends and acquaintances. Release of Maddox’s name...

We are all Ukraine

By Carol Stiffler In a famous Cold-War speech given on June 26, 1963, U.S. President John. F. Kennedy declared “Ich bin ein Berliner” – “I am a Berliner”. Today, many Americans and even local residents feel such a tie to Ukraine, currently under siege by Russian...

Dollarville Road bridge to be rebuilt this summer

A new pilot program by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been launched to streamline and bundle bridge projects together to make them more cost-effective and save taxpayer money. The program is getting underway in March with an initial round of 19...

Ample snowfall is not excessive

By Carol Stiffler Last week’s shock-and-awe snowfall came during an already very snowy winter in the Tahquamenon area. Business signs, like at the Secretary of State office, are buried. Stop signs appear to be held up solely by snow. Easing through intersections...