407/410 project not selected for RAISE funding

The Luce County Road Commission was unsuccessful in its bid to procure one of the 2024 Competitive RAISE grant to continue improvement of County Road 407 and County Road 410W. Out of this year’s 1,000-plus eligible applications from across the nation, only 148...

Village okays fire millage proposal

By Sterling McGinn Village residents will be asked on the November 2024 ballot to approve an additional fire millage for the Newberry Fire Department (NFD). The decision to place the millage on the ballot was approved at the June meeting of the Newberry Village...

TAS proposed budget fails

By Sterling McGinn The Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education will meet again this week after the board failed to pass the budget for the 2024-2025 school year on Monday. Board members Eric Feldhusen, Laura Generou, and Veronica Edwards voted against the...

Financing Pentland’s sewer lagoon

By Sterling McGinn Pentland Township is working to secure financing with the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) for their sewer lagoon project. An update on the lagoon project and other sewer matters were discussed at the June 11 meeting of the Pentland...

Luce shelter has good year helping animals

By Donna Hamilton As the middle of “kitten season” is approaching, the Luce County Animal Shelter has been helping mother cats and their kittens, as well as kittens who have been rescued and brought to the shelter for care. The shelter has helped two mothers and 14 of...

Luce EMS seeking millage increase

By Sterling McGinn The Luce County Board of Commissioners approved a request to place a millage increase on the November 5 ballot supporting the Luce County Ambulance Service. The decision was made at the regular commission meeting on May 21. “Back in 2022, we came to...