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May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Ghost: A Visitor in the Night

On an around 8:00 p.m., Hattie and I had a visitor drop by. It wasn’t by the front door with a ring of the doorbell— just a quick moment when something went rushing past us as we were watching TV. More...

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News

Spring Weather Has Bears, Other Wildlife on the Move

Spring is here, which brings warmer temperatures, longer days and wildlife emerging from their winter homes. More...

Hunters Reminded to Remove Hunting Blinds

Spring is coming to the north woods, and as the snow melts, many people will be out exploring the forest. More...

Apply for Elk, Bear Licenses Now

The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that applications for Michigan elk and bear hunting licenses are available now through June 1. There will be 100 elk licenses and 6,951 bear licenses available for the 2015 hunting seasons. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters

To the Editor: As a concerned citizen I am writing on my daughter’s behalf. She has been bullied, harassed and now assaulted! The school is not doing enough about the problem. More...

Obituaries

SPRING BURIAL INFORMATION

The following is a list of spring burials of the community members lost over the winter time. More...

Arnhild (Annie) St.Clair

Annie St. Clair, born November 3, 1943, passed away peacefully with family at her side April 10, 2015 in Marquette, Michigan.  She was preceded in death by her husbands Darrell St.Clair Sr. More...

Cleo A. Smith

Cleo A. Smith, 73, a lifelong Mackinac County resident, died Friday, May 1, 2015 surrounded by her family.  Born February 22, 1942 in Mackinac County, she most recently resided in Engadine. She was born the daughter of Ernest C. and Clara G. More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Baby raccoons hide their eyes when scared, like a little kid who thinks you can’t see them if they do this. —When Anders Celsius invented the temperature scale, he put 100 degrees as the point for freezing and 0 degrees as the point for boiling. More...

Spring Flowers Bring Allergies, Sneezing

The spring weather has finally come to the Eastern Upper Peninsula. People are out in record numbers enjoying the sunshine, walking, jogging and gardening. More...

E-Cigs Now Top Choice for Young People

E-cigarette use among young people in Michigan and across the U.S. is topping regular cigarettes. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

To Beaulieu Funeral Home, the ladies and families from all the churches in Germfask and J.D. Livermore and his wife, we want to express our deepest gratitude, prayers and thoughts of kindness. You all are a rare kind of generous. More...

Card of Thanks

The families of Helen Gaberdiel would like to thank friends and family for all of your support, thoughts, prayers and condolences during this difficult time. More...

In Memoriam

In memory of my father,Ardeth Holt,who passed awayMay 13, 1989Every year at this time I wantto stop and tell you how much Istill miss and love you, and all More...

DNR Considers Big Changes in 2015 Deer Hunting Season

Due to declining deer herd numbers, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be looking into several options for potential changes to deer harvesting regulations in the Upper Peninsula.  More...

Photo

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on May 4, East Victory Way from Charles Street to Newberry Avenue was closed to through traffic as part of Phase Five of the Newberry Water Project. More...

Two Arrest Warrants Issued for Grand Marais Men

Two arrest warrants have been issued and additional warrants are pending as a result of two searches conducted in Grand Marais on March 20.  The execution of a search warrant on the business and living quarters of the Sportsman’s Restauran More...

Bomb Threat Diffused at Engadine School

Last Thursday, April 30, the Engadine School closed early due to a bomb threat. According to superintendent Angie MacArthur, ”A student notified us of a bomb threat. The staff then followed protocol, 911 was called and the school was evacuated. More...

Local News

McMillan Township Board Meeting

Regular Board Meeting April 27, 2015 The regular meeting of the McMillan Township Board was called to order by Supervisor Schultz at 4:30 p.m. Present were: Schultz, Nutkins, Rahilly, Joe and Pete Villemure and Daryl Browning. More...

News from the Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Anyone interested in volunteering at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge is welcome to attend a Volunteer Orientation Wednesday, May 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

ENGADINE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

—This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Please take a minute and thank a teacher or school staff member. Education is tough work. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What resources are out there for helping teachers integrate sustainability topics into their curricula? Melinda Zullo, Toronto, ON   More...

Travelling Through Time

From the Newberry News of May 9, 1890   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Lasagna Gardens Fun for Kids

 Spring is a great time to get out and garden with children. While planting your usual garden space create some lasagna gardens that will be ready for next year, since the process will take eight to 10 weeks to cure. More...

Sports

Newberry Indians

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Indians 4 - 2 for the Week, Win Tourney

The Newberry Indians baseball team welcomed a longawaited home stand as they spent this week playing two Straits Area Conference (SAC) doubleheaders on Tuesday and Thursday, as well as the annual invitational tournament on Saturday, all at Curt Knier More...

Middle School Track Takes First Place at Engadine Meet

The Newberry Middle School girls’ track team began their season April 24 with a trip to Engadine for the Engadine Invitational. The girls brought an experienced team and were eager to see how well they would stack up against their peers.  More...