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September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 10 - 16  September 10 — Property Damage Accident – one car/three motorcycles, M- 28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  September 11 — Abandoned Vehicle, East Avenue C, Newberry. More...

TAS Box Tops Fundraiser Going Strong

Tahquamenon Area Schools is continuing its Box Tops for Education (BTFE) fundraising campaign for the 2018 - 2019 school year to raise muchneeded funds for various materials for the students.  More...

Harvest Gathering Project Collects Food for Pantries

This year’s Homecoming Harvest Gathering will be held Friday, September 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital east parking lot, and from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the entrance to the football field.  More...

HNJ to Host Health Presentations

Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, in partnership with Dr. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—Thank you to the Varsity football players who came down to assist Mrs. Spincich with football skills. The players demonstrated throwing, punting and catching a football. More...

SERA President to Speak at Lake Superior Chapter Meeting

Robert Kopasz, statewide coordinating council president, who also heads up the Flint and Lapeer chapters of the State Employee Retirees Association, will be the main speaker at the October 17 luncheon in Marquette.  More...

Annual Senior Citizen Dinner Scheduled at LINK

The 21st annual Senior Citizen Dinner will be held at The LINK Tuesday, September 25 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. More...

Erickson Center Hosts Corks and Canvas Class

A “Fall Sunflowers” Corks and Canvas Art Class with Linda Anderson will be held at the Erickson Center for the Arts Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. The class fee includes all supplies. More...

New ECA Exhibit Displays Local Artists

A new gallery exhibit titled, “Locally Inspired: Works of Curtis Artists,” is now on display at the Erickson Center for the Arts and runs through November 16. More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of September 9 - 16 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to six crashes, two involving a motorcycle, one involving a dirt bike and one involving a car/deer. More...

International Bridge Closing to Vehicle Traffic During Foot Races

The Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during the Sault International Festival of Races Saturday, September 29. The bridge will close to vehicle traffic at 6:45 a.m. and reopen at 8:30 a.m. More...

TOLCA Seeks Assistance with Local Events

On September 10 the Top of the Lake Communities Association (TOLCA) held its regular monthly meeting at the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum in Naubinway.  More...

Lord of the Gourd Coming to Engadine Library

Wednesday, October 10 the Engadine Public Library will host a special guest, gourd carver Pat Harrison. According to librarian Melanie Chaffin, “Pat is a master carver. We’ve had him here before. More...

ENGADINE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

—The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) will host the fourth annual Color Run/Carnival Saturday, September 22. The carnival begins at 10:00 a.m. at the practice field west of the school gym. The color run will follow. More...

HNJ to Host Blood Drive

The Upper Peninsula Health System – Marquette Regional Blood Center will hold a blood drive Monday, September 24 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital (East Conference Room) from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. with the bloodmobile. More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Miss Irene’s Music and Movement program made its debut at the Tahquamenon Area Library this summer. This program, designed for ages one to five, is back by popular demand starting in October. More...

Elks Yooptober Fest to Raise Funds for Youth

The Newberry Elks Lodge will host its third annual Yooptober Fest Saturday, September 22. Tickets will be sold at the door starting at 2:00 p.m. More...

PATH to Better Health Workshop Set to Be Held in Newberry

Anyone who lives with health problems, wants to feel better and would like to feel less frustrated and more in control is encouraged to take the right PATH.  More...

Presbyterians Plan Next Free Community Meal

Thursday, September 20 the First Presbyterian Church of Newberry will host its next Free Community Fellowship Meal from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. More...

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The Combined Annual Meeting of the Michigan Forest Association and the Michigan Tree Farm Association was held Friday and Saturday, September 14-15, in Newberry and Engadine. More...

CCSS to Offer Knitting Class

Consolidated Community School Services will offer a knitting class beginning Monday, September 24. Sessions will run for six weeks from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Room 150 of the high school. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 19   —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...

Curtis Library to Get Its Shine On

The Curtis Library will be getting a facelift at the end of the month, lasting through early October. More...

Clay Class Offered through Erickson Center

The Erickson Center for the Arts has announced a clay class with Tina Doorn Saturday, September 29 and Saturday, October 7 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Participants will be able to make their own unique ceramic mug.  More...

Erickson Center for the Arts 2018 Photo Contest Winners

People’s Choice Tie: Shelly McTiver of Newberry. Location: Gould City. More...

Senator Schmidt to Visit Newberry

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District during the month of September. He will visit Zellar’s Village Inn in Newberry Friday, September 28 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  More...

Hudson Township Talks Road Issues

Road issues dominated the Hudson Township Board meeting September 6, and part of the discussion was in regard to the Match Program.  More...

Engadine Farmers Market Winding Down for Year

As the weather and colors start to turn, the last fruits of the summer gardens are ripe for the picking. This also means the Engadine Area Farmers Market is getting ready to close for the season.  More...

Scott’s Point Beach Party Well Attended

The third annual Scott’s Point Beach Party was held at Scott’s Point recently. The event was started as a way to fund improvements that Newton Township wanted to make at the park.  More...

Circles of Support Talks Scheduled at Luce County LINK

The Sault Tribe Youth Education and Activities Program and Luce County LINK are sponsoring a Building Circles of Support series starting Wednesday, September 26 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. More...

Fur Harvesters Convention Set for This Weekend

The Northern Great Lakes Fur Harvesters’ 21st annual convention and sport show will be held this weekend, September 21 – 22, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily at the Chippewa County Fairgrounds in Kinross. More...