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The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2016 IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. more »»

Garden club works to ‘keep area beautiful’

July 2, 2016 Bouquet Think the flowers look nice at the Dickinson County Courthouse? Or at Kingsford City Hall? Thank the Northwoods Garden Club. more »»

Consider others when using fireworks

July 1, 2016 There’s no denying the visual appeal of vivid, bursting fireworks against a night sky. Fourth of July this year falls on a Monday, which means a long weekend of celebration, cookouts and recreation. more »»

Join Norway in celebrating 125 years this week

June 30, 2016 Twenty-five years ago, the city of Norway marked its centennial with five days of festivities at Marion Park. more »»

Pictured Rocks marks 50 years as landmark

June 29, 2016 We’d like to add our voice to a well-deserving chorus of “Happy Birthdays” being directed toward the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The site, a part of the U.S. more »»

Time running out to register to vote Aug. 2

June 28, 2016 The 2016 primary election Aug. more »»

Little Presque Isle stations will improve safety

June 27, 2016 A collaborative effort involving several local groups as well as state and federal organizations is underway to improve the safety of our region’s waterfront. more »»

Veterans enjoyed Honor Flight trip to D.C.

June 25, 2016 Bouquet From Eugene Gendron, Norway: Congratulations to Scott Knauf for putting together the Honor Flight trip to Washington D.. more »»

Proactive stance on potential oil spill a good idea

June 24, 2016 Mention the word “Enbridge” and you might be met with a look of consternation. more »»

Be careful about using fireworks

June 23, 2016 The Fourth of July holiday is less than two weeks away. But the fireworks already have starte. more »»

Bills to combat drugged driving should be law

June 22, 2016 Bills approved by the State House and Senate deserve a positive review and prompt signature from Gov. Rick Snyder. more »»

Be aware of the dangers of lightning strikes

June 21, 2016 The old saying is lightning never strikes the same place twice. It’s not true, experts advise. But even if it was, one lightning strike is plenty enough to do damage. more »»

Traveling Wall visit a chance to thank Vietnam vets

June 20, 2016 It troubles us to say it but it appears just enough years have passed since the end of the Vietnam War that it has become increasingly difficult to see what that conflict meant to the United States... more »»

Scholarship amounts need to increase with the times

June 18, 2016 Another school year has come and gone. more »»

Hunt for state Christmas tree begins

June 17, 2016 It might be June, but the search is on for that perfect tree for the Christmas season. Nominations are due soon for the 2016 Michigan Christmas tree. more »»

Drownings show Lake Superior can be unforgiving

June 16, 2016 Local drownings again made the news, the most recent being a double drowning that took place on Saturday near Little Presque Isle in Marquette Township. more »»

Inviting invaders on Great Lakes

June 15, 2016 The announcement this week that Lake Michigan regulators have recommended cutting back chinook salmon stocking by more than 60 percent, starting in 2017, should raise further red flags on proposed... more »»

Reintroduction of Arctic grayling a positive move

June 14, 2016 We sincerely hope a state effort coupled with assistance from a downstate Native American tribe to reintroduce Arctic grayling back into Michigan waters is successfu. more »»

Revival of paper mill good for U.P.

June 13, 2016 We were exceedingly pleased to learn last week that the shuttered Manistique paper mill had been purchased and is preparing to open for business. more »»

Cancer Closet president says thanks for help

June 11, 2016 Bouquet From Diane Schabo, Iron Mountain: As the new president of the Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet, I would like to extend my utmost appreciation to our local community for their... more »»



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