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March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Graymont Announces Local Grant Program

Graymont representative Daryl Browning made an announcement at the March meeting of the Hudson Township Board that his company would sponsor a grant program of $100,000 per year for the next five years to fund various projects in this area.  More...

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Michigan Poised to Hit 10 Percent Renewable Energy Target This Year

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) recently issued its fifth annual report on the implementation of the state’s renewable energy standard and its cost effectiveness. More...

Angler Input Sought to Develop Statewide Inland Trout Management Plan

The Department of Natural Resources recently announced it is seeking input from anglers who fish for inland trout in Michigan. The DNR plans to use the information to assist in the development of a statewide plan for inland trout fisheries.  More...

Winter Weather Adversely Affecting Michigan’s Waterfowl

Extreme cold conditions on Mic hi gan’s waters are causing some trouble for Michiga n’s waterf owl. More...

Obituaries

Gail A. White

Gail A. White, 78, a longtime area resident, died at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Wednesday, March 11, 2015.  She was born January 27, 1937 in Flint to the late Phineas and Lila (Elroy) Walsh. More...

Kathryn R. Peterson

Kathryn R. Peterson, age 68, of Germfask, MI died Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015 at her son’s home in Germfask Township.  Listed among survivors is her husband, Joel J. Peterson  More...

Sports

TAYHA Bantams

  Coaches: Bill Jordan, Scott Wallace, and Ed Clark Back row, left to right: Ethan Edwards, Sena Parker, Josh Slaght, George Severans, Killian Maki, Blake Jordan, Jared Wallace. More...

TAYHA PeeWees

  Coaches: Ben Rahilly and Bob Edwards Back row, left to right: Nick Manty, Katie Rahilly Luke Jordan. Third row: Kraig Bodi. Second row: Matthew Parker, Josie Hendricks, Josh Magnusson. Front row: Eric Edwards and Ivan Oswald.    More...

Newberry Shines at 2015 U.P. Power Lifting Championship

Newberry hosted the U.P. Power Lifting Championship last Saturday, March 14. There were three divisions: Women’s, JV and Varsity. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

For Olivia   To all of those who donated money, sent cards and gifts and even the phone calls, thank you. We appreciate all that you have done and keep doing. This is a very trying and tearful time for us.  More...

TAS Institutes Curriculum Changes

The March 16 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board featured a number of reports on the status of educational programs within the district. There were only a few action items. More...

Graymont Responds to DNR Concerns with Mining Proposal

Officials with Graymont, Inc. More...

Prison Guard Accused of Trying to Hire Hit Man

Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Sault Ste. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 9 – 15  March 9—Bad Checks, West Helen Street, Newberry. Report taken.  March 9—Bad Checks, West Helen Street, Newberry. Report taken.  March 10—Obstructing Justice, bench warrant issued.  More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, March 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) will be held at the Curtis Wellness Center. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

Tahquamenon Area Schools has a rich tradition of education and support from local residents. Today’s schools are the social network and core foundation of any community. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

A Two-for-One Space First  A NASA spacecraft named Dawn is making space exploration history. It is the first spacecraft to orbit two different solar system targets.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Helping Children Bounce Back

Teaching resilience is a long process that most children do not learn on their own. The American Psychological Association has suggestions to help children manage stress, feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. More...

Features

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TRIVIA

—The nude sketch of Kate Winslet in the movie Titanic was drawn by the film’s director, James Cameron.  —Getting goose bumps does not involve the bumps rising, but rather the flesh around them contracting. More...

Sudoku

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