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July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Racing Weekend Roars Back to Newberry

The Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club will host both a flat track race and two days of motocross action this weekend. The motocross race begins at 9:00 a.m. In the evening, racers once again will take to the flat track. More...

National Pastime in the E.U.P.

Part three of a three part series   The biggest development concerning baseball in the Sault was in 1904 when four players on the Semi Pro Soo team went on to play Major League Baseball. More...

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Photos

Car lovers stroll along Newberry Avenue last Saturday at the annual Car Show hosted by the Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers. More...

Two Public Meetings Scheduled for M-123 Trail Study

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning & Development Commission, on behalf of the M-123 Scenic Heritage Route, will be holding public meetings to gather input and feedback on the development of non-motorized travel from Eckerman to Newberr More...

Engadine Methodist Prepare Free Meal

The next free community meal sponsored by Engadine United Methodist Church will take place Wednesday, July 30 at the Garfield Township Hall from 4:00 - 6:15 p.m.  The Mexican Fiesta menu will include turkey enchiladas, corn and bean salsa, chips More...

Obituaries

Ross O. Lamb

Ross O. Lamb, 87, of Curtis died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  Born in Detroit July 4, 1927, he was a son of the late Ford R. and Lulu V. (Smith) Lamb. More...

Gary F. Wachter

Gary Francis Wachter, 60, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital Long-Term Care in Sault Ste. Marie, where he resided for the last nine months due to declining health. More...

Newberry Native Worked to End Hunger in Africa

Carl Eicher’s lifelong challenge was working within Africa to help create homegrown systems of ending hunger.  More...

Community

Michigan State Extension

4-H Bake Sale  When you join 4-H you open the door to a whole new world of opportunities, such as clubs, camps, workshops, etc. All of this and more is available to any youth age five - 19.  More...

Michigan Association Accepting Entries for Nature Photo Contest

TheMichigan NatureAssociation (MNA) has announced its annual photo contest to showcase the talent of photographers from all skill levels with photos of any of its 170 nature sanctuaries in the state. Submissions will be accepted until August 1.  More...

HORSESHOES

The sky was blue, the pits were sandy dry and the temperature wasn’t bad either. Don’t say it too loudly, but on the seventh week of the season, might we dare suggest that summer has arrived? More...

TAS Board Raises Sub Teacher Pay

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education met Monday, July 21 to deliberate over a short agenda, typical of July when school is not in session. More...

Luce County Park Fees Dominate Luce Commissioners Meeting

The July 15 meeting of the Luce County Board of Commi ssioners began with a moment of silence for the recent passing of commissioner Rita Lemanek.  Two main topics dominated the rest of the meeting—parking fees at Luce County Park and the More...

Engadine Celebrates 120th Anniversary this Heritage Day, Sunday, July 27

Engadine celebrates 120 years of life this summer on Heritage Day, July 27, with activities at the Mill Pond park and visits to the two homes and former barber shop that make up the local museum.  More...

Local News

Portage Holds Informational Meeting for August 5 Vote

Portage Township held an informational meeting July 15 to answer any questions voters might have before the August 5 vote. Two questions on the ballot pertain to the improvement of county roads. More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, July 23 —The Curtis Quilt Club will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Curtis Public Library. New quilters are always welcome. Bring a dish to pass and join them for lunch. More...

Photo

  Parade Master, Captain Bill Kelly, awarded plaques to the winners of the float parade in the 41st Independence Day Celebration in Curtis. More...

Columnists

To the Editor:

This letter is to help clarify some confusion regarding what kind of help Luce County Pet Pals can provide.  When funds are available, Pet Pals will help families fix their pets if they can’t afford the cost. More...

To the Editor and Voters of Luce County:

Please exercise your freedom and right to vote in the August 5 Primary Election.  Please do not shut out a strong candidate by voting a straight ticket. This election is crucial for a stronger community. More...

The Counseling Corner

Mid-Life Dating with Less Anxiety

When we think of dating, it’s usually teens and 20-somethings that come to mind. More...

Sports

Photos

Walther Farms Team — Tahquamenon Falls Little League 2014 Back row: Coaches Missy Walther and Wendy Saunders. More...

Anglers Reminded That Importing Some Baitfish Unlawful

The Department of Natural Resources reminds the public that importing certain baitfish species is prohibited. More...