Points North, Ep. 46: Is the tart cherry industry dying a slow death? Plus, a story of life change

Jan 30, 2020

This week on Points North, we examine the tart cherry tariff fallout and what it means for the industry. 

Plus, a Northport man made his childhoom dream a reality after a traumatic brain industry in his late 30s. 


After tariffs revoked, Michigan cherry industry considers drastic measures to survive


Michigan’s tart cherry industry is dying out to the tune of $5 million dollars of lost impact to the state since 2010, according to a Michigan State University study.

After another trade loss in January, cherry farmers are considering desperate measures.

Read the full story here. 


Northport man fulfills childhood dream after brian injury

At the start of a new decade, our community reporters from Red Pine Radio have been bringing us stories about dramatic life change.


This week, we meet a man whose demeanor changed entirely when he suffered a brain injury — but there was a happy ending.


Read the full story here.