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February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Beaulieu Signs Lettter of Intent

Natalie Beaulieu has signed a letter of intent to run both cross-country and track at Central Michigan University. More...

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News

Wilwin Mission to Continue— Just Not at Trout Lake

The American Legion Department of Michigan and Graymont, a global supplier of lime and limestone products, have reached an agreement on the Wilwin Lodge property in Trout Lake. More...

DNR Seeks Help in Monitoring Moose in Upper Peninsula

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources asks those who live in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, or those who are just visiting, to share any moose sightings through the Moose Observation Report form, now available online. More...

Two Hearted Chapter of Trout Unlimited to Meet in Sault

The next meeting of the Two Hearted Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be held Wednesday, February 17 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Soo Brewing Company in Sault Ste. Marie, weather permitting. Food can be brought in or ordered out. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 13, 1891 < More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Learning, Fun with Money

Money is fascinating to young children, especially when they look closely at the pictures and symbols. They learn about national monuments in Washington D.C., national parks, states, founding fathers and presidents. More...

The Monster Under the Bed: What Is a Nightmare?

Nightmares occur from time to time in many children. They are most common in preschoolers (age three to six) because this is the age when normal fears develop and a child’s imagination is very active. More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The final Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Reese Zuhlke, the son of Brian and Karen Zuhlke. He plays football, basketball and baseball for the Indians. Sponsored by Chuck Renze Ford More...

Photos

Newberry’s Madison Grigg and Engadine’s Abigal Germain reach for a rebound. More...

Indian Girls Survive High-Flying Eagles

Varsity In a preview to District 123 action, Newberry’s Lady Indians went to the Eagles’ Nest last Saturday for a make-up game and survived a scare by the Lady Engadine team. More...

TAS to Try Part-Time Superintendent

A special meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education was held Monday evening, February 1, with all board members present. More...

DNR Closes Snowmobile Trail Segment in Northwestern Chippewa County

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed a 2½-mile segment of snowmobile Trail No. 8 in Chippewa County because of unsafe riding conditions. Trail No. 8 is a major east-west trail for snowmobilers in the Upper Peninsula. More...

Photo

Engadine’s 2016 Courtwarming Queen Tina Sherbrook and King Nick Price. More...

Local News

Teen All-Star Awards Program Initiated

Do you know an exceptional high school senior from Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County who has done a lot for his or her community or school; who is not afraid to volunteer to help others; who stands up and stands out in a time of need? More...

Photo

Helen Newberry Joy Hospital CEO Scott Pillion and The Sault News Publisher Richard Crofton confirm a $3,000 donation for being a silver sponsor for the inaugural 2016 The Sault News Teen All-Stars awards. More...

Luce counTy SHERIFF’S LOG

February 1 – 7

February 1 – Hit and Run, Indian Springs Shopping Center, McMillan Township, report taken. February 1 – Car vs. Deer, County Road 429, Lakefield Township, report taken. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS. To be considered for publication they must be signed by the author with an address and telephone number included for verification only. More...

Obituaries

Ethel B. Ney

Longtime McMillan resident, Ethel B. Ney, 100, died Tuesday February 2, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and the care of North Woods Home Health and Community Action Agency. More...

Richard I. Palmer

Richard I. “Dick” Palmer, 86, of Midland died early Thursday morning, February 4, 2016 at the MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born May 9, 1929 in Newberry, son of the late Mason R. and Margaret (Brown) Palmer. More...

Mable M. Bowen

Mable M. Bowen, 96, a lifelong McMillan area resident, died at Henry Ford Hospital - Macomb Friday, February 5, 2016 surrounded by her family. Born in McMillan January 29, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Crystal (Roat) Wheeler. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The most frequently seen birds at feeders across North America last winter were the Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch and American goldfinch, along with downy woodpeckers, blue jays, mourning doves, blackcapped chickadees, house sparrows, northern cardina More...

This Day in History

February 10

1763 – Treaty of Paris signed, ending the French and Indian War. France ceded Canada and all its North American territories east of the Mississippi to Great Britain. 1837 – Russian poet and novelist Alexander Pushkin was killed in a duel. More...

Did You Know?

In order to reflect our addiction to technology and hyper-connectivity, photographer Eric Pickersgill created his portrait series Removed by asking friends and strangers to stay in place after he took away their digital devices. More...