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Village may increase sewer rates

By Sterling McGinn The Newberry Village Council announced at their October regular meeting that a public hearing will be held in November for the consideration of a $3 increase to their monthly sewer rates. The meeting was held Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. There were...

Seney Stretch crash claims one life

From the Michigan State Police: At approximately 1pm on 10/23/22, troopers from the Manistique Outpost responded to a vehicle crash on M28 near mile marker 203 in Seney Township. A Chevrolet pickup was heading eastbound driven by Matthew Morgrette, a 31-year-old male...

Heat and electric bill assistance available

Many agencies have exhausted their resources for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, but Superior Watershed Partnership’s Michigan Energy Assistance Program (SWP MEAP) has funding for a limited time to assist Upper Peninsula residents with their heat and electric costs. SWP...

Older adults: Beware of Medicare scams

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), and the Michigan Medicare and Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) are warning older adults in Michigan to protect themselves from scams and...

Three Lakes searches for third grade teacher

Three Lakes Academy is once again searching for a third grade teacher after the new hire that was expected to start in December changed his mind. The candidate, who is finishing college at this time, said he did not feel prepared to teach. Principal Rachel Bommarito...

Sheriff John Cischke announces retirement

By Sterling McGinn John Cischke announced that he will officially retire as the Luce County Sheriff effective December 31 of this year. The Luce County Sheriff’s Department is already searching for a qualified candidate to fill the temporary position, which will be up...