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July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sea Lamprey Control Planned for the Two Hearted River

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Two Hearted River (Luce County) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. More...

The National Pastime in the Eastern Upper Peninsula

Part one of a three-part series   More...

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News

Did You Know?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, a short nap of 40 minutes can improve alertness and performance without interfering with nighttime sleep.  ANASAstudy that examined sleepy pilots and astronauts found that those who napped for 40 minut More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 30 – July 6  June 30, Bailiff Duty, Luce County Court House.  June 30, Bench Warrant, Obstructing Justice, West Harrie Street, Newberry.  More...

Michigan State University Extension

Cloverbud Day  If you have a child between the ages of five - eight (as of January 1), then Cloverbud Day is just what you’ve been looking for. More...

Obituaries

Florence Caswell

Longtime Newberry resident, Florence C. (McPherson) Caswell, 101, died Monday evening, June 30, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.  More...

Sadie Lee Brill

Sadie Lee Brill, 78, longtime Kelso, WA resident, passed away June 26, 2014, at St. John Medical Center.  She was born June 13, 1936, in Engadine to Clarence and Ida (Brockman) Brown.  More...

Rita J. Lemanek

Rita J. Lemanek, 65, of Little Lake Harbor, died suddenly at her residence Wednesday morning, July 2, 2014.  More...

Community

Gould City Student Receives 2014 LP Scholarship

Louisiana - Pacific Corporation (LP) announced recently that Brianna Zimmerman, daughter of LP employee Steven and Trudy Zimmerman, has been selected as a recipient of a 2014 LP scholarship. More...

Adopt–A–Highway Second Cleanup Commences

Motorists should be on the lookout beginning Saturday as thousands of Adopt-AHighway volunteers fan out to pick up litter along state roadways. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The 2014 Tahquamenon Area Summer Reading Program has officially begun. Be sure to stop by the circulation desk for a reading log. Once you have completed it, return it to the library staff for a chance at prizes. More...

Luce County Has Lost a GoodWoman

Luce County suffered a loss last week, as county Commissioner Rita Lemanek died in her sleep of an apparent heart attack on the morning of July 2, she was 65-years old.  Lemanek was a driving force of the Luce County Commissioner board first sta More...

Animal Shelter Chugging Toward Completion

I t ha s be en a lmos t thr e e years since the Luce County Pet Pals, Inc. broke ground on their new animal shelter on July 18, 2011, and they are still working hard in hopes of having the building fully operational by late summer of 2015. More...

Local News

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, July 9 —The Curtis Quilt Club will be meeting from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Curtis Public Library. New quilters are always welcome; bring a dish to pass and join them for lunch. More...

Curtis Public Library Receives Grant, Books

The Curtis Public Library was honored with a Libri Foundation Books For Children grant. This grant provided 79 new, quality children’s books for the library valued at over $1,400. More...

Ewe-per Fiber Fair Weaves Through Curtis

The Three Lakes Academy in Curtis will be the setting of the Ewe-per Fiber Fair on Saturday, July 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Artisans and vendors will be on site offering free demonstrations and learning events for adults and children. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 6, 1889 Our Man About  More...

To the Editor:

I have been able to observe a young man at the Little League ball fields and most recently at the Timber Town ball field with no less than 15 young men (boys) and for no less than three hours.  At the Little League ball fields, you would see him More...

To the Editor:

July 2, 2014  Today Luce County lost a dear friend and a dedicated public servant. More...

Sports

Natalie Beaulieu Takes Win in 12K Run at 32nd Annual Black Bear Run

The 32nd annual Black Bear Run was held last Friday. It was the brainchid of John Bertucci, Bill Thomas, Butch Formolo and Dick Frey, all members of the Engadine Athletic Boosters, to raise funds for the Engadine sports program.  More...

HORSESHOES

After the strange batch of showers we had Tuesday, the blue skies that showed up Wednesday were indeed a welcome sight. The trade-off came in cooler temperatures than one expects to see in July. More...

School

New TAS Superintendent Opens Door, Welcomes Conversation

Vice president Chris Beaulieu presided over the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board Workshop Monday evening. More...