Early voting begins Saturday

By Carol Stiffler Michigan voters can cast ballots in the February primary election as early as nine days before election day, which is February 27. The option for early voting in statewide and federal elections is the result of a 2022 ballot measure that amended...

LMAS offering free well testing

The LMAS District Health Department in conjunction with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is excited to announce a special program to help Upper Peninsula Michigan families know the quality of their well water. LMAS is working to ensure...

Dial-A-Ride driver needed in Luce County

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority is looking for a second part-time driver for the Luce County area. Currently, Dial-A-Ride is operating with only one driver and is not able to provide transportation for those in a wheelchair. The weekday transport...

Not for sale – HNJH’s quest for non-profit status

By Sterling McGinn On Tuesday, January 16, the Luce County Board of Commissioners held their regular monthly meeting where they heard an update on Helen Newberry Joy’s efforts to become a not-for-profit hospital. The meeting took place at 4:30 p.m. in the Luce County...

TAS to hire resource officer

By Sterling McGinn The Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education voted Monday night to hire a resource officer for the district. The vote took place during the regular January meeting, with about 12 members of the public in attendance. Parental concerns have...