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Up North Laundry acquires The Washboard

By Carol Stiffler Up North Laundry owners Ryan Bennett and Brian LeBoeuf are the new owners of The Washboard laundromat, 110 W. John Street. They purchased it on Friday, April 22, from former owner Harold Dishaw. After assessing the building, the pair have closed it...

The world’s oldest loons are back

By Carol Stiffler The oldest known loons in the world – who also hap­pen to be an exclusive cou­ple – have returned to the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, to the delight of their fans around the world. ABJ, 35, and Fe, 36, win­tered in Florida and have...

Legion elects officers, presents 60-year award

By Sterling McGinn  The American Legion Post 74 of Newberry has been busy preparing for the upcoming year and getting ready for new officers to fill the seats, but made time to honor one of their own. At their regular monthly meeting, held Thursday, April 14, the...

Success of falcon nesting box earns attention

By Carol Stiffler When the Michigan State University Fisheries and Wildlife Club built a nesting box for the pair of peregrine falcons they’d seen around campus, they believed they were playing the long game. Falcons, which traditionally nest on rocky cliffs, don’t...

Newberry Area Tourism Association becomes Tahquamenon Country

On April 1, 2022, the Newberry Area Tourism Association retired its newberrytourism.com site and began doing business as Tahquamenon Country. This rebranding, along with a new digital platform of tahquamenoncountry.com, reflects the organization’s commitment to...

Luce County will be part of the new 108th district

By Carol Stiffler Newberry, Luce County, and much of the nearby area was historically a part of Michigan’s 109th state legislative district. Rep. Sara Cambensy (D) is currently serving her second and final term and will be term-limited out of office on January 1,...