July 29, 2020

sidewalk construction
Work is progressing on the Indian River downtown streetscape project. Curbing went in Monday and sidewalks are expected to begin going in on the first phase of the project later this week.

Welding students
Welding students from the Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway recently won several awards in a national welding competition.

Video of area events

The Inland Lakes Snowmobile Club received a call earlier this winter asking if they would consider taking a group of blind people for a snowmobile ride as an activity at a northern Michigan camp the group was attending. The Club rounded up several two-up machines and coordinated the event with the Indian River Eagles and Indian River Trail Grooming Club and several blind people took their first snowmobile ride. Click here for video.

The Top O' Michigan Outboard Marathon boat race has been a part of northern Michigan for more than 70 years and is legendary in boat racing circles. The race takes place on the Inland Water Route on the second weekend in August. Click here for video.

Stories in this week's Resorter
(On news stands July 30 - Aug. 5)