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February 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Antique Snowmobile Show

The 27th Top of the Lake Antique Snowmobile Show & Ride is set to kick off this weekend, February 15 and 16.  The featured sled this year is the Johnson snowmobile.  Friday:  Breakfast at the Naubinway Pavilion  12-mile ride More...

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News

Sculpture Winners Named for MTU Winter Carnival

The winners have been announced in the Snow Statue Competition at Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival. This year’s theme is “Myths and Tales of the Past in Our Frigid Forecast.”  More...

Use Caution During Snow, Freezing Rain

The Michigan State Police (MSP) is encouraging Michigan residents to use caution at home and on the roads when the forecast calls for a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain that can result in hazardous travel conditions and localized power outages. More...

Home Heating Credit Application Processing Begins

Applications for the Home Heating Credit (HHC), which helps lowincome Michiganders with their winter energy bills, are now being processed for the 2018 tax year, notes the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE).  Last year 315,000 state residents appl More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of February 16, 1894 More Celery Than Ever   More...

Just Bill

Sugar Is Sweet, So Are You

Valentine’s Day has changed since I was in the third grade, when mom brought home a storebought box of 25 little valentines for the classmates and a big one for the teacher. More...

Forestry Notes

Emperor’s New Clothes

Not everything we’re told is true, yet sometimes More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Sage River

The Sage River, as well as the former Sage Station, seems to have been named after Henry Williams Sage (1814- 1897) a New York lumber baron and railroad investor who was probably an investor into the DM&M railroad.  More...

TRIVIA

—Humans have a maximum lifespan, and we’ve already reached it. Recent studies show our maximum age hasn’t really risen since the 90s, suggesting that we probably can’t live longer than 115 years. More...

Jazz Up Living Space with Personal Gallery

A personalized gallery can change the vibe of an entire room and also reflect the owner’s style, passions and inspirations. It’s a great way to showcase the things you love in life, including family, friends, pets and places. More...

Cupcake Wars Earn Over $1,000 for Heating Fund

Last weekend’s Cupcake Wars raised a grand total of $1,118 to benefit the Luce County Heating Fund. Approximately 80 people were in attendance at St. Gregory Catholic Church for the event, including bakers and volunteers. More...

French Trucking Bantams going to State Finals

The second hockey team associated with the Tahquamenon Area Youth Hockey Association has qualified to compete in the State Championship tournament.  More...

Millecoquins Lake Carnival Returns

The 2019 Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival is just around the corner, kicking off Saturday, February 23. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 4 - 10   February 4 — Threats, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken  February 5 — Dogs Killing Livestock, CR 405, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

I’ve heard from some Tahquamenon Library users that have had trouble getting used to our new library catalog. I understand that it’s a lot different from what we used in the past. More...

Photo

Students of the Month at the EUPISD Learning Center have demonstrated Respect, Responsibility, and Safety. These students have shown the staff and their peers how to be leaders in the classroom and throughout the school. More...

Obituaries

Richard J. Evans

Richard J. Evans, 53, of Gould City died Friday morning, February 8, 2019 at his residence.  Born January 31, 1966 in Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom, son of Richard V. More...

Sports

Five Newberry Wrestlers Advance to Regionals

MUNISING — It was a productive Saturday for the Newberry wrestlers as five reached the podium in the Division 4 individual district tournament at Munising High School.  More...

Indian Wrestlers Beat Rudyard, Lose to Saints

The Newberry Indian wrestling team traveled to Rudyard last Wednesday, February 6 for the District Team 198 finals.  The Indians squared off against Rudyard for a 48– 18 win. More...

Newberry Men Come from Behind Versus Pickford

The Pickford Panthers men’s basketball team held a 16-point lead over the Newberry Indians with less than two minutes to go in the third quarter when Newberry began to chip away at that margin. More...