Congressman Jack Bergman Reelected to House, Beats Democrat Dana Ferguson

Congressman Jack Bergman has secured a third term in the U.S. House, defeating Democratic challenger Dana Ferguson and Libertarian Ben Boren in the race to represent Michigan’s [...]

Veteran suicide prevention bill becomes law

ALPENA, Mich. (Press release/WLUC) – A bipartisan bill, with support from Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI), Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), has been signed [...]

TOM AMOR: Bergman will stand strong for us in Washington

TO THE EDITOR: This is certainly a big year in Michigan politics, and once again the voters of northern Michigan have a clear choice to make when it comes to our representative in Washington D.C. [...]

Bergman Named PREVENTS Ambassador

WASHINGTON (WBUP) –A congressman from Michigan was put on a national task force to raise awareness and support efforts to end Veteran suicide. Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI 1st District) will join VA [...]

Cherry farmers talk trade, pandemic problems

OLD MISSION — Cherries might seem like a big deal in northwest Michigan, especially to growers who have weather, global competition and now pandemic restrictions to contend with. But Isaiah [...]

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 [...]

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