Opinion: End lockdown in Northern Michigan, Upper Peninsula

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal, state and local governments have been faced with hard — if not impossible — decisions affecting lives and livelihoods of nearly every American. [...]

Defending Great Lakes Navigation System

Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the [...]

USDA to spend $20M on tart cherries

TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday announced it will buy $20 million worth of U.S. tart cherries during the third quarter of 2020 for distribution to communities across [...]

Group effort grants a veteran his final wish

From Carol Pilot, Iron Mountain: This was written by a special friend of mine, Peggy Merrill. I thank her for putting the story into words — On March 2, Bruce Martin was admitted to St. Mary’s [...]