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January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

TARA Assumes Ice Rink Management

Over the holidays, manageme nt of the local skating facility changed hands. For many years it had been run by the Luce County Parks and Recreation Department. More...

Annual Predator Hunt to Begin Friday

The ninth annual Mike Maki Predator Hunt is taking aim to begin this Friday, January 23. The competition will last until Sunday, February 1. More...

Special Sections

News

WCUM Series to Feature Epoufette

Travel across the mitten on “DestinationMichigan,” featuring the beauty of Epoufette’s Cut River Bridge and Bay View Inn. More...

Experimental Duck Hunting Opportunity Presented in Michigan

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the states of Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan to implement an early teal duck hunting season on a three-year experimental basis beginning in 2014. More...

DNR Creel Clerks Collect Winter Angler Information

As the winter fishing season gets underway, the Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that department personnel again will be interviewing anglers about their fishing trips to collect critical data for fisheries management. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 18, 1890 More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Indoor Snowball Fun More...

The Counseling Corner

Tips for Getting Kids to Do Their Part You expect your children to actively help in family life, but they often don’t. More...

Sports

Eagles Pummeled by Bark River Harris Broncos in Fundraiser

Last Saturday, Engadine hosted the third annual Basketball Bonanza fundraiser for both the Jonel Hoogterp Scholarship Fund and the Devin DeGrave Scholarship Fund. More...

Eagles Nipped By Pickford Panthers

On Thursday night, the Engadine Eagles played host to the Panthers of Pickford. The Eagles went out still in search of their first win of the season. The Panthers were looking to even up their year and get back to the .500 mark. More...

Lady Eagles Punished by Panthers

On Friday night, the lady Eagles of Engadine traveled over to Pickford to take on the Panthers in a conference match up. The Eagles have been doing reasonably well this season, coming in with a record of 6-3. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Raymond “Crow” Derusha would like to thank everyone for their thoughtfulness and kindness after our loved one’s passing. More...

Village to Purchase Furlong Building

At Monday night’s regular Village Council meeting Dave and Vickie Fall, representing the Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers, asked for and received approval to apply to the State to close Newberry Avenue on July 18 from 7:00 a. m. to 4: 00 p. m. More...

DNR Reviewing Revised Graymont Application

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has received revisions of a land transaction application and mineral exchange application from Graymont, Inc. More...

DNR Plans Local Graymont Meeting

Who: Michigan Department of Natural Resources What: Public meeting discussing Graymont’s EUP land and mineral proposals Where: Newberry, Tahquamenon Area Schools high school auditorium When: January 28, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. More...

Local News

St. Ignace Hockey Tradition to Bring Hundreds to Lake Huron

Forget about canoeing or kayaking—Lake Huron is meant for one thing this time of year, and it requires a stick, not a paddle. Hundreds of amateur players will arrive in St. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 12-18 January 12, Car vs Deer, M- 28, Pentland Township, report made. January 12, Obstructing Justice, Injunctive Order Issued, West Harrie Street, Newberry. More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, January 21 —Three Lakes Academy will hold staff meetings in the morning and school will be delayed until 9:10 a.m. —Fitness Challenge Weigh- In (for those who entered) from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or between 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

June E. Misenar

June Elizabeth Misenar, 93, a resident of the Luther Home in Marinette, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015. She was born to the late Elijah and Mary (Hill) Crawford in South Bend, IN June 16, 1921. More...

Lois M. Klein

Lois Marion Klein, 91, died October 23, 2014. She was bornMay 4, 1923 in Chicago to the late Edith and Arnold Carlson. She is predeceased by her infant daughter, Margie; three grandchildren; and her dear “Cuz” Leroy of St. More...

Laura M. (Sturgeon) Simison

Laura M. (Sturgeon) Simison, 37, of Newberry died in Howell Sunday, January 11, 2015. Born in Newberry May 26, 1977, she was a daughter of Kelly G. and Kathleen J. (Sturgeon) McNamara. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Apoem written to celebrate a wedding is called an epithalamium. Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com More...

Did You Know?

There are various theories as to the origin of the word “honeymoon.” One such theory suggests the word traces its origins to the Old English phrase “hony moone,” which suggests the honeymoon was initially steeped in cynicism. More...

Did You Know?

Expecting parents are often advised to make a will before or shortly after their child is born. More...