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May 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MDOT Lifts Seasonal Weight Restrictions

Effective Monday, May 11, seasonal weight restrictions are no longer in effect on all state trunkline highways in the state of Michigan. State routes typically carry M, I, or US designations.  More...

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Engadine’s Prom Queen—Hannah French and Prom King—Evan Richards.   More...

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News

U.P. Vets Get New Service Officer

American Legion Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation has announced the expansion of veteran service officer coverage in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  With the hiring of Josh Brewster, an Air Force veteran who previously worked as the Schoolc More...

Deadline for National Forest Special Use Application Nears

Hiawatha National Forest supervisor Jo Reyer requests that individuals and organizations interested in proposing “Special Uses” on National Forest lands take notice of the following updates to the Hiawatha National Forest’s Special More...

I-75 Detour Set to Begin May 13

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

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 16, 1890   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Singing Helps Young Children

Singing is a wonderful and fun way of interacting with young children. Rhythm and movement are a part of life. Infant brains are sensitive to the human voice and to musical sounds. More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Teen Party Season Overwhelm You

If you have a teenager living under your roof, then odds are pretty good you’re facing the worries that go along with the teen parties that dominate this time of year. More...

Sports

Engadine Track Team Dominates at Mid Pen

It was a dominating performance by the Engadine girls’ track team on May 5 as they racked up 170 points in the third annual Mid Peninsula Small School Invitational.  They were followed by the host Wolverines 98, Carney- Nadeau 76, Big Bay More...

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Engadine Eagle fourth grade girls basketball team went undefeated 9-0 this season. Pictured: Front row (left to right) Lauren King, Trisha Dukes, Leah French; back row (left to right) Bryce Zdebski, Kelsey Butkovich, Molly Burton, Olivia Derkatch. More...

Engadine Falls to Detour on Home Turf

On Tuesday afternoon, the Engadine Eagles hosted a golf match at their home course, the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club course in Naubinway. Teams from Rudyard, Detour, Mackinac Island and host Engadine competed in a nine-hole match. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Sheila Mark would like to extend our deepest gratitude for the love and support we’ve received during this difficult time. The abundance of cards and prayers warmed our hearts. More...

Birthday

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Natural Resources Commission Advises against Closing Deer Season

Though the full vote will not take place until next month, the Natural Resources Commission policy committee took a vote this past Thursday to narrow down its deer management options. More...

Luce County’s “Communities that Care” Recognized

Luce County Communities that Care ( LCCC) has been recognized as March’s Community Partner of the Month by United Way of the EUP. More...

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Newberry’s Prom King— Sam Derusha and Prom Queen—Gabrielle Rochefort.   More...

Local News

White Ribbons Fight Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

White ribbons will begin appearing today in downtown Newberry for the White Ribbon Campaign, a program through the Diane Peppler Resource Center to raise awareness and help prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.  More...

Northstar News

Northstar will host the Superior Conference Track Meet Friday, May 15 at 11:00 a.m. Last year Northstar placed second in the high school boys’ class and first among both elementary boys and girls. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 4 – 10  May 4—Bad Check, M-123, McMillan Township. Report taken.  May 4—Court-Ordered Vehicle Club, Rosemary Lane, Pentland Township.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

350 WORDS MAXIMUM

All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 words. To be considered for publication they must be signed by the author with an address and telephone number included for verification only. More...

Obituaries

Leslie “Les” Carney

Leslie “Les” Carney passed away Friday evening, May 1, 2015 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, suddenly. He was born June 4, 1946 in McMillan, a son of the late Kenneth Andrew and late Ginnia V. Leola (Leech) Carney.  More...

Sally Bergstrom

Sally Bergstrom, 77, of Lakefield Township died Friday morning, December 19, 2014 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.  Funeral services will be held Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. More...

Leon D. Flatt

Longtime Engadine resident, Leon D. Flatt, 98, died Sunday morning, February 22, 2015 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.   More...

Features

Garlic Mustard

When you hear the term “invasive species”, things like Zebra Mussels, Asian Carp, Sea Lamprey and Feral Hogs often come to mind.  More...

TRIVIA

There is no single cat called the panther. The name is commonly applied to the leopard, but it is also used to refer to the puma and the jaguar. A black panther is really a black leopard.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

May Marks Electrical Safety Month

With May designated as Electrical Safety Month, citizens are urged to practice electrical safety and be aware of potential home electrical hazards, especially in older homes, previously owned homes, homes that have been renovated or where major new a More...