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February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Bust in Gould City Still Under Investigation

Last Wednesday, February 11, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET), along with additional personnel from the Michigan State Police, executed a search warrant at Laidlaw’s Country Corner Motel, also known as the More...

TAS Board Mulls Several School “Rightsizing” Plans

Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) board members were entertained by a special guest Monday night. Wally, a six-foot-high robot, zipped about his (her?) tasks around the library. The robot took directions from a laptop computer on a nearby table.  More...

MPSC Challenges Wisconsin Electric over Presque Plant

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) recently directed Wisconsin Electric Power Company (WEPCo) to show cause why it should not be prohibited from suspension of operations or retirement of the Presque Isle Power Plant (PIPP)(Case No. More...

Special Sections

News

Protect Heart Health During American Heart Month

February is recognized as American Heart Month, and it serves as a reminder to veterans and their families to take care of their cardiovascular health. More...

Colder Temperatures Increase Importance of Energy Assistance Programs

As part of Keep Michigan Warm Month, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) recently highlighted the importance of programs that help Michigan’s low-income customers with their energy bills. More...

Wisconsin Electric Power Company Customers to See Surcharge Decrease

On February 12 the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) approved a settlement agreement authorizing Wisconsin Electric Power Company’s renewable energy plan, finding it to meet the requirements of Public Act 295 of 2008.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News   More...

The Counseling Corner

Tips for Handling Sibling Rivalry   If there is more than one child in your family, then it’s almost a guarantee that there are disagreements, arguments and competition. More...

ENGADINE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

Engadine Schools continues to work to “Secure the Future” of our school. The third annual Polar Eagle Plunge will take place February 28 at the Lake Millecoquin Winter Carnival! More...

Sports

Eagles Almost Win Against Manistique

This year, the Engadine Eagles boys’ team has struggled mightily. They have yet to get their first win. More...

Newberry Boys Declaw Panthers, Ensnare Eagles

Newberry’s boys’ basketball team took to the road last week to avenge an earlier loss to the Pickford Panther January 6 and picked up another victory on the road, 61—53.  More...

Wrestlers’ Team Districts Belong to Munising

However disappointing it was to the Newberry team, fans and parents, the Munising Mustang wrestling team defeated the Newberry Indians 51—24 last Thursday night. The Mustangs then went on to conquer Manistique 54—21 to win the team districts. More...

Pure Curtis Weekend Fun for All

Despite winter ’s negative degree temperatures this past weekend, many local residents and out-of-town visitors took part in this year’s Pure Curtis Weekend activities. More...

Photo

Seventy-three-year-old, veteran musher Al Hardman, who was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, but now lives in Ludington, MI, disappears into a blizzard while leaving the Chatham checkpoint headin More...

I-500 Snowmobile Enforcement Results in Safer, Positive, Experience

The annual I-500 Snowmobile Race in Sault Ste. Marie attracted several thousand snowmobile enthusiasts to the area February 6 - 8 to enjoy the race and ride the nearby trails over the weekend .  More...

Antique Snowmobile Show this Weekend

This weekend the 23rd annual Top of the Lake Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Show and Ride will take place in and around the town of Naubinway.  Twenty-three years ago, Charlie Vallier and Tom King came to the Naubinway Merchant’s group and More...

Local News

Community Calendar

Thursday, February 19  "Free Community Fellowship Meal" will be served from 5:00-6:30pm at the Newberry First Presbyterian Church, 113 West John Street. Activities for kids. Everyone is welcome to join for the meal. More...

Photos

With winter storm clouds overhead and the setting sun disappearing behind the Masonic Lodge, some of the Walk 4 Warmth hikers cross snow-covered Newberry Avenue to close in on the First Presbyterian More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, February 18  —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) from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

Were we at the same meeting?  More...

To the Editor:

This is in response to the Letter to the Editor in last week’s Newberry News, written by Linda Cobe.  As Hudson Township clerk, I would like to clarify what actually occurred at our regular monthly board meeting.  More...

To the Editor:

As Hudson Township treasurer, in the absence of our supervisor, I was in charge of running the meeting on February 5 where Sault Tribe representative Catherine Hollowell asked to speak.  More...

Obituaries

Jeane D. Carnes

Jeane D. Carnes, 92, of Newberry died Friday evening, February 13, 2014 at the Newberry Assisted Living Center in Newberry.  More...

Clara B. Bruce

Clara B. “Clara Belle” Bruce, 75, a lifetime Newberry resident, died Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital surrounded by her family.  More...

Edwin L. Byrd

Edwin L. “Ed” Byrd, 86, a longtime resident of Paradise, died Thursday evening, February 12, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  Born January 29, 1929 in Holly, he was the oldest son of the late Howell and Ethel G. More...