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November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

State Educators Alert Newberry, Engadine, Congratulate Curtis

For what it is worth, the Michigan Department of Education has warned Engadine and Newberry Elementary schools with a Focus rating that there is a huge difference between how their best and worst students perform. More...

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News

Anonymous Farm Animal Abuse Tip Line Now Open

Whistleblowers in Michigan could earn up to a $5,000 reward if their tip leads to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the abuse of farm animals. More...

34,000 Fish Stocked Locally over Summer

The Department of Natural Resources has stocked Luce County waters with 34,156 fish this year, with rainbow trout the most numerous at more than 14,000.  More...

Local Blood Drive Planned at HNJH

The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive Monday, November 17 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital’s conference room from 2:00 to 5:45 p.m. More...

Columnists

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

I wonder if the old plantation owners looked across their mighty estates and complained that the slaves upon whom their lifestyle depended were an eyesore, an earsore or an unwelcome intrusion. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

by Jean Hetrick   An important reading readiness skill that gets less attention than reading out loud to children is letter sound identification.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Actions, Attitudes for Keeping Your Children Healthy

Fall and winter tend to mean more sick kids. More...

Sports

Engadine Rattles Rapid River In Round One

Last Friday night the Engadine Eagles football team (5 - 4) headed west to take on the Rockets (9 - 0) of Rapid River in the pre-District play-off game.  More...

Engadine Bests Bulldogs in Three

Last week the Lady Eagles of Engadine played host to the Lady Bulldogs of Rudyard.  The match began with Eagle sophomore Olivia Vaughn at the line. More...

Eight-Man Conference Picks Chosen

This past Wednesday, the Coaches from the Bridge Alliance Conference gathered to make their selections for All Conference honors. This conference takes in eight-man teams from across the U.P. and the northern portion of the lower. More...

Fiscal Woes, Staff Issues Dog TAS Board Meeting

An audience of perhaps 70 citizens awaited the call to order at the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education meeting October 27.  More...

Vandalism Forces Village to Enforce Curfew Law

A rash of malicious acts of vandalism recently occurring in Newberry has forced the hand of the Luce County Sheriff’s Department into enforcing the State Curfew Law. More...

NHS Plans Veterans’ Day Assembly

Newberry High School once again will conduct a Veterans’ Day Assembly to honor the nation’s veterans. Students are extending an open invitation to all veterans and their families. The assembly will begin at 10:00 a.m. More...

Photo

It may be 50°, but the local kids are skating due to the DNR’s approval of TARA’s appeal granting a one-year deviation for use of synthetic ice panels at the Barn.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 27 – November 2

October 27—Obstructing Justice, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Bench warrant issued.  October 27—Obstructing Justice, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Bench warrant issued.  More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, November 5   —Three Lakes Academy will hold staff meetings in the morning and school will be delayed until 9:10 a.m.  —The Curtis Ladies Quilt Club will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Curtis Public Library. More...

Photo

Four generations of the Harmon family got together recently in South Carolina. More...

Obituaries

Larry S. White

Larry S. White, 67, of Dryden passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at his home.  He was born March 28, 1947 in Yale, the son of Clarence and Edna (Whal) White. More...

William N. Carey

William N. Carey, 52, of Curtis died October 31, 2014 at his home in Portage Township.  He was born December 2, 1961 in Mason, the son of Elwood Albert and Nelly Ann (Skidmore) Carey. More...

Stephen Earl Miller

Stephen Earl Miller, 69, born March 18, 1945, formerly of Gould City, Michigan passed away on October 31, 2014 in Wickenburg, Arizona where he spent the last chapter of his life on Earth with his daughter Melanie (Jeff) Hungerford and best friend and More...

Features

Trivia

Carolina Parakeet: The last known Carolina parakeets were sighted on Lake Okeechobee in 1904 by ornithologist Dr. Frank Chapman.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...