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February 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Break for Knowledge Returns

The 35th annual Winter Break for Knowledge will be held Saturday, March 7 at Tahquamenon Area Schools in Newberry. Winter Break, sponsored by Luce County MSU Extension, is a day of learning and fun for all ages. More...

Missing Person Found in Northern Luce County

On January 30, 2015 at 10:50 a.m., Alger County 911 received a 911 call about a disabled vehicle that was stuck about eight miles east of Grand Marais. More...

Fly Fishing Film Festival

Winter is the time of year when many trout fishermen and women dream of hitting the wild rivers in the area in search of that big trout. They’ll spend their free time sitting at a table with a small vice clamping a small hook. More...

Special Sections

News

State Police Provide Tips for Recognizing Teen Dating Violence

With as many as one in three high school students involved with or in a relationship with someone who is abusive, Michigan State Police (MSP) wants to educate the public on the warning signs of a potentially abusive relationship.  More...

Friday National Wear Red Day

Friday, Febuary 6 is National Wear Red Day, the day when red becomes the most fashionable color in Michigan and across the country.  More...

Women Warned of Number One Killer: Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month, urging Michiganders to take their health to heart this February. This coincides with the Go Red For Women resolution.  More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Largest Asteroid Doesn’t Quite Cut It as Planet

From a distance, Ceres might look a bit like any other planet you might see. It’s spherical, after all, and that’s one of the biggest requirements of planethood. More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Please excuse our mess at the Tahquamenon Area Library. We’re making room for new shelving and reorganizing parts of the collection. More...

SAVVY SENIOR

Do You Need to File Tax Return in 2015?   Dear Savvy Senior,  What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for retirees this tax season? More...

Features

Crossword

Full Story

TRIVIA

Each year the U.S. throws away 16,000,000,000 diapers, 1,600,000,000 pens, 2,000,000,000 razor blades, 220,000,000 car tires and enough aluminum to rebuild the U.S. commercial air fleet four times over.   More...

Word of the Week [wurd] [ov] [thuh] [week]

Chirotonsor

noun/k-I-rowt-on-soar/An alternate title for abarber More...

Personals

BIRTH

Dave and Amee Carmody of Spread Eagle, WI have announced the birth of a daughter, Collins Anne, born January 12, 2015 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. She weighed seven pounds, five ounces.  More...

Cases 4 Kids Drive to Help Foster Kids in Tri-County Area

Next week will mark the first Cases 4 Kids drive for the tri- county area ( Chippewa, Mackinac and Luce). More...

Erickson Center for the Arts Awarded Grant

The Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA) has been awarded an Operational Support grant from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA).  ECA was one of 494 applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2015 funding.  More...

Newberry’s Winter Homecoming King and Queen Candidates

From left to right, Kings—Hunter Buckingham, Sam Derusha, Neil Hinkson, Rob Gibson and Josh Bristow. Not pictured: Marek Salhaney. More...

Photo

Participants in the ninth annual Mike Maki Predator Hunt took a total of 25 coyotes, two fox, and one bobcat. More...

Valentine Hike

A heart-healthy Valentines Hike is planned at the Tahquamenon Falls State Park for Saturday, February 14. Participants, who will meet at 10: 00 a. m. in the Upper Falls parking area, are encouraged to bring water, a camera and a friend or two. More...

Local News

Luce Employment in 2014 Ends Up Being Best in EUP

Luce County ended 2014 with the best job picture in the Eastern Upper Peninsula for the second month in a row. More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, February 4  —Three Lakes Academy will hold staff meetings in the morning and school will be delayed until 9:10 a.m.  —Fitness Challenge Weigh-In (for those who entered) 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba has announced the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an Associate Degree during the Fall Semester.  Included in the list are:  More...

Obituaries

Henry E. Freytag

Lifelong Newberry resident Henry E. More...

Catherine V. Geske

Catherine V. More...

Lee H. Kerridge

Lee H. Kerridge, 80, a longtime Garnet area resident, died Saturday evening, January 17, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital with his family by his side.  More...

Sports

Lady Indians Lose Nailbiter at Cedarville

The Lady Indians traveled to Cedarville Monday night to meet the Trojans on their home court. More...

French Racing Takes Third at GLASS Race in St. Ignace

Last Saturday the second round of the snowmobile racing series known as the Great Lakes Antique Snowmobile Series (GLASS) took place in St. Ignace at Kewadin Casino. More...

Photos

JV Lauren Leafers tries for a three-pointer at Chebooygan. More...