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Shaping lives one page at a time

By Pete Wurdock The world is full of inspiring teachers and all of them have their own unique style of instruction. There isn’t a “one size fits all” teaching method, and teachers find their own voice through a trial-and-error process. It is this philosophy that...

Deer Harvest Summary shows whitetail harvest

By Carol Stiffler Hunters in Michigan who have been concerned about deer population figures now have something new to consider. The first-ever Deer Harvest Summary is rolling in during the ongoing white-tailed deer hunting season. Figures are updated throughout each...

More than 6 tons of waste taken from Lake Superior

The U.P.’s most stunning shoreline recently benefitted from a clean-up that hauled away more than six tons of waste. The Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) utilized funding awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program...

Prestin wins 108th district seat

By Carol Stiffler Dave Prestin, a businessman from Cedar River, won the race for Michigan’s newly-drawn 108th district representative. That new district includes Luce, Schoolcraft, Delta, Menominee, and part of Mackinac counties. Notably absent from our district is...

A second chance at high school

By Carol Stiffler Just west of the Newberry Post Office, tucked inside what was once a grocery store, a building that at first seems vacant is actually teeming with second chances. Inside, about two dozen teens gather on every weekday to work toward earning their high...

Pine Stump’s newest employee has wheels

By Pete Wurdock There’s a new employee at Pine Stump Drink Shack and Cookery. Their name is. . .well. . . they don’t actually have a name yet but I’ll get to that in a minute. This new employee is every owner’s dream. They are always on time, they don’t complain, they...