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Wildland Fire in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Grand Marais, MICHIGAN – On July 19, 2021 around 3:00 pm, a United States Coast Guard vessel out of Station Marquette reported seeing a wildland fire near Twelvemile Beach campground in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (PRNL). Michigan Department of Natural...

2021 Wild Blueberry Festival canceled

From the Paradise Area Chamber of Commerce: The Paradise Area Chamber of Commerce has evaluated the current COVID19 restrictions, expressed concerns for new COVID 19 virus variations, vaccine implementations, unknown future public policy restrictions, and the need for...

Falls Hotel; Taylor Market have new owners

By Carol Stiffler The business landscape in Luce County has changed again. On June 30, the Falls Hotel building sold to new owners, who will be announced soon. Former owner David Kenny and his wife Rebecca (Bjorklund) Kenny bought the hotel building in 2013, and lived...

Lakefield home destroyed by arson

By Carol Stiffler A Newberry man is in custody following an intentional blaze that destroyed a Lakefield home on the evening of Wednesday, June 23. Parents Duane and Jennifer Jordan and five children lived in the home, which stood on County Road 438. A report from the...

Train hits boat in Trout Lake

At 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 18, the Michigan State Police were called to the scene of a crash between a train and a pickup truck towing a pontoon boat in Trout Lake Township, near M-123 and Spruce Street. The pickup truck and boat sustained heavy damage. The driver,...

Village considers outside vendor for garbage removal

By Sterling McGinn A decision to look into outsourcing the removal of village garbage was made at the June meeting of the Newberry Village Council. The meeting was held in-person and virtually in the Water and Light building on Tuesday, June 15 at 6 p.m. All members...