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‘Baby Garnet’ mother extradited, arraigned

By Brice Burge A 58-year-old woman was extradited and arraigned over the weekend in one of the Upper Peninsula’s most infamous suspicious death cases. Nancy Ann Gerwatowski (née Niskala) was extradited to Mackinac County from the state of Wyoming on Saturday, July 30,...

Downtown trees to be removed this fall

Beginning this fall, the Village of Newberry will start removing the trees and metal grating that line the sidewalks downtown. The matter was discussed at the monthly meeting of the Newberry Village Council held Tuesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. There were only four members...

Newberry Redi-Mix is now Northern Sand and Gravel

By Carol Stiffler Newberry’s go-to for gravel and cement has been purchased by new owners Allan and Kathleen VanSloten, owners of Northern Sand and Gravel in Sault Ste. Marie. Kathleen VanSloten said she and her husband were looking to expand their business, which was...

Luce EMS needs support

By Dan Hardenbrook There’s a group of heroes hard at work in Luce County. They work long hours and cover hundreds of miles. In an emergency situation, they are often the first to arrive and the last leave. Their job is to be there for us, helping at a moment’s...

EUPConnect Broadband Infrastructure survey launched

The EUPConnect Collaborative (EUPCC) is leading the way in regional collaboration to ensure broadband access for our rural communities throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP). To identify the gaps in the infrastructure, EUPCC is launching the EUPConnect Broadband...