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February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TAS Board to Review School Improvement Plan

Stuart McTiver presided over the February 19 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education in the absence of board president Brian Rahilly. Trustee Michelle Zellar was also absent.  More...

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Seventy-two teams took part in this year’s Cabin Fever Cornhole tournament at Newberry’s American Legion. Over 10 hrs of tournament action was accompanied by number of raffles, silent auction and a live auction. More...

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News

House Considers Fight against Cormorants

Double crested cormorants are threatening fish populations in the Great Lakes, as well as inland lakes in the region like Lake Manistique, but now Congress is considering action that could allow the DNR and Federal Fish and Wildlife Service to go bac More...

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Members of the 4-H Let’s Go for a Hike Club enjoy warming cups of cocoa after their nighttime snowshoe adventure at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. More...

Snowmobilers Asked to Take Corners Slowly

The Tahquamenon Area Snowmobile Association (TASA) is asking snowmobilers to slow down when going around corners. More...

Columnists

Be Prepared for Winter

Safe Driving Tips

— Keep an emergency safety kit in your vehicle. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 24, 1893  Local and County   —There was a blaze at a Newberry hotel the other night. The guests all escaped in their night clothes with the exception of a Cheboygan drummer.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Laughing Your Way to Better Health

There are many factors that can have negative effects on us, but sometimes it’s important to focus on those things that can actually improve the quality of our lives. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The last member of the famous Bonaparte family, Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte, died in 1945, of injuries sustained from tripping over his dog's leash. The Kiwi, national bird of New Zealand, can't fly. More...

TRIVIA

—In 1980s Scotland there were dangerous gang wars between rival ice cream truck drivers. More...

Village Council Hears More Complaints

Village president John Dewitt was not present at Monday night’s Newberry Village Council due to ill health, along with councilman A.J. Downey. Consequently, vice-president Sharon Brown ran the February 19 meeting.  More...

Curtis Attends Shooter Program

Thursday, February 15 the Curtis Library hosted Steven Keck to present an Active Shooter Mitigation Program. More...

Logging Museum Looks to the Future

The Tahquamenon Logging Museum has been serving the community and tourists as an important attraction for the past 37 years. The complex, listed as an historical site with the state of Michigan, hosted more than 4,000 visitors in 2017.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

2/12/18– 2/18/18

2/ 13— Non- Sufficient funds check, W. Helen St, Newberry, investigated, Report taken.  2/14—Mental health issues, E. Ave A, Newberry, investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

The events in Florida last week make all of us hug our children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other children a little tighter and longer. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the first time we have felt this.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

—It’s tax season again, and I know many of you stop by the Tahquamenon Library for forms and booklets. The Michigan booklets and forms have not yet shipped to us, but they should be here sometime this month.  More...

Obituaries

Joan M. Williams

Joan M. (nee Ickes) Williams, 85, of Curtis, passed peacefully Monday afternoon February 12, 2018 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  More...

Eleanor J. Jutila

Eleanor J. Jutila formerly of Newberry, now of Negaunee, passed away February 14, 2018 in the care of her family, Teal Lake Assisted Living and UP Home Health and Hospice.  More...

Sports

Newberry’s JV Girls Power Lifting Runners Up

(at the Traverse City West High School) From left to right, back row: Harley Kroll (first place 132 lbs. weight class), Carlee Corinth (third place 132 lbs. weight class) and Majken Labadie. In front: Olivia Price (second place 123 lbs. More...

Lady Indian Varsity Suffers Bad Week

Varsity  Pickford—An eight-point run by the Pickford team at the start of the fourth quarter put the Lady Indians in an 11- point hole from which they could not escape.  Newberry trailed by just three points, 37—34, at the start More...

Newberry Boys Bow to Pickford, Nip Saints

Varsity  Pickford—It’s a wellknown saying among basketball camps, “You can’t teach height to a basketball player.” Pickford has one such individual who needs no education about height— sophomore Nick Edington, More...