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April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Aubrey Simmons Signs with NMU

Engadine’s Aubrey Simmons signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for the Northern Michigan University Wildcats this past Wednesday, April 11.  Simmons won numerous awards for her play during the season last fall, including being name More...

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Investigation of Straits Power Lines Continues

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Michigan Agency for Energy are notifying residents near the Straits of Mackinac of increased activity this week related to damage to American Transm More...

American Legion Post 74 Officers

From left to right, front row: Marv Hardy-Executive Board, Bud Grubba-Adjutant, Roger Shoemaker-Commander, Dale Hardy-Service Officer, Roy Strawderman- Executive Board. More...

Rising Auto Insurance Rates a Major Concern

A recent poll conducted by Marketing Research Group, Inc. shows auto insurance rates are among the top four most critical issues facing the state in voters’ minds. More...

Columnists

EarthTalk

Dear EarthTalk: Why on earth would cans and other food storage containers contain toxic BPA that can make us sick? Is there any way to avoid it?  – Melinda Billings, Hixson, TN   More...

Forestry Notes

Ten Forest Myths

Forests, forestry and the forest industry are among<  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 14, 1893  Grist Mill at Germfask   More...

Features

Famous Firsts

Antoinette de Correvont 1843 --- 1st professional woman photographer. In 1843 she opened a Daguerreotype studio in Munich.  Jules Leotard 1859 --- world's 1st flying trapeze circus act. More...

Did You Know?

The coffee you order can mirror your personality. More...

TRIVIA

Alaska pays people to live there. If you’re not a convicted felon, the state uses a portion of its minerals revenue to give you an annual check just for being an Alaskan.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Town Hall Meeting Hears Water Rate Complaints and More

Three-dozen people showed up at last Thursday’s citizen-led Town Hall Meeting that was held in the basement of the Community Building.  The overwhelming majority accepted the fact that village water rates need to be raised, but felt it sho More...

Musical “Annie” Debuts in Engadine this Saturday

This coming Saturday, April 21 the students of Engadine Consolidated Schools will present their version of the Broadway musical “Annie.” The show will be performed twice— once at 3:00 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. More...

Kids Count Data Shows Luce in Poor Standing

Luce County ranked 72nd for child well-being by county, according to the 2018 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book recently released by the Michigan League for Public Policy. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 9 - 15

April 9 — Abandoned Vehicle, CR 403, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  April 9 — Abandoned Vehicle, CR 403, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, April 18   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For additional information call Linda at 586- 9411.  —A yoga class is offered at the Erickson Center at 10:00 a.m. More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of April 9 - 15 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies handled 11 property damage crashes, four involving car versus deer. More...

Obituaries

Linda Elaine Bartlett Boyle

Linda Elaine Bartlett Boyle, 79, of Midland, Michigan died April 10th, 2018 at home surrounded by family.  More...

Kenneth J. Rayl

Kenneth J. Rayl, 51, of Moss Lake (Isabella) passed away unexpectedly February 28, 2018 at his home in Nahma Township.  He was born July 20, 1966 in West Branch, son of the late Kenneth W. and Jeanne M. (Rahn) Rayl. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Enjoy more winter sports pictures we did not have room for during the regular season.   More...

Youth Wrestlers One Meet Away from Season End

Newberry Youth Wrestling brought 16 wrestlers to compete in Marquette Saturday, April 14. They competed with approximately 120 wrestlers from U.P. More...

EHS Golf Teams Low in Numbers, Big in Hopes

With the ground still snow-covered, it’s hard to think about golf, but the boys’ and girls’ golf teams at Engadine are doing just that. More...