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March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Luce Emergency Management Team Gets 911 System Update

Thirty- some members of Luce County’s Emergency Management team got together last Friday afternoon to discuss, among other items, the ongoing enhancement of the 911 system.  More...

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Uncertainty Clouds Michigan’s Solar Industry

Uncertainty Clouds Michigan's Solar Industry  Michigan’s solar industry has seen sunnier days, as new rankings show the state has dropped from 14th to 20th in the nation for solar employment. More...

Cloverland Electric Announces Three Scholarships

As part of its commitment to education, Cloverland Electric Cooperative has announced the availability of three $1,500 scholarships for graduating high school seniors. More...

I-75 Detour for Culvert Project to Begin in May

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be replacing two large culverts on I-75 approximately 2.5 miles south of the M-28/I-75 intersection. More...

Obituaries

David E. Brown

David E. Brown, Sr., 55, a resident of Naubinway, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  Born in Flint February 24, 1960, he was a son of the late John E. and Joyce J. (Judd) Brown. More...

Mickel Musselman

Mickel “Mike” Musselman, age 70 of Germfask passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at his daughter’s home.  More...

Ferdinand Victor Straka

Ferdinand Victor Straka passed away on March 17, 2015 at Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. He was born on June 17,1915 in Brainerd, MN. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years Violet Mildred Straka and his son Dennis.  More...

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Elephants can communicate using sounds that are below the human hearing range: between 14 and 35 hertz.  Howler monkeys are the noisiest land animals. More...

Did You Know?

Insuring multiple vehicles and/or drivers on an auto insurance policy may prove cheaper than having each of those drivers and vehicles insured separately on multiple policies. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Helen A. Cameron November 18, 1931 — March 25, 2014 God looked around His garden and found an empty space, Then He looked down upon this Earth and saw your tired face. More...

DNR Approves Graymont EUP Land Transaction Proposal

Following a recommendation from Department of Natural Resources officials, DNR director Keith Creagh las t week announced hi s approval of a land transaction proposal from Graymont, Inc. More...

Commissioners Look at Poverty in Luce

A lengthy discussion about poverty in Luce County was the dominant topic at the March 17 Luce County Commission meeting. More...

Local News

Naubinway’s State Savings Bank Enters Final Week of Operation

A few months ago the State Savings Bank of Manistique notified customers that as of the end of March, their Naubinway branch would be closing. That date is now about a week away and customers are wondering what to do.  More...

Hunting, Poker Run, Fishing Fundraisers Launch this Week

This week, there is a Spring Welcome Week fundraiser for the Scott’s Point Day Use Area happening in and around Gould City. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, March 25 —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...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What’s going to happen to the U.S. solar industry when the federal solar investment tax credit expires next year?  Victoria Chase,  Washington, DC   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

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Grandparents Teach, Too

Kids Love Putty, Goop, Gak

Parents and grandparents need quick recipes for fun when children are bored, even though that word has been banished from the house.  Easy homemade recipes for Wacky Putty, Goop, Gak and Glop come to the rescue. More...

Sports

Cops and Robbers Game Captures Senior Party Funds

Last Thursday night the annual Cops and Robbers basketball game between the Engadine High School senior class and members of local law enforcement took place in the Eagle’s Nest. More...

Youth Wrestlers Host Local Tournament

It was another busy weekend for the Newberry Youth Wrestling team. Newberry hosted the 10th annual Newberry Youth Wrestling Tournament this past Saturday, March 21. Approximately 250 youth wrestlers and their families packed the J.L. More...

Noha Named MSHAA Coach of the Year

Joe Noha, head football coach of the Menominee Maroons, can often be seen out and about wearing his Newberry Indians sweatshirt. The Maroons play in class B division, and thus do not compete with Newberry. More...