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August 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Increased Funding Needed for National Parks Improvements

Local roads, bridges and other transit are integral parts of the national park experience. However, parks and their transportation infrastructure are facing a mounting financial challenge.  More...

New Look for Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge

The International Bridge arches will have a whole new nighttime look when the switch is thrown Wednesday evening on an energy efficient and colorful lighting upgrade.  More...

Gas Prices Likely to Rise This Week

Refinery problems at BP’s Whiting, Indiana refinery are likely to drive up retail gasoline prices 15-30c/gal during the next week for motorists in Midwest and Great Lakes.  More...

Columnists

Hello, Pluto!

It’s more than three billion miles away from Earth. We’ve only known about it since 1930. Pluto is an icy rock about a fifth the size of Earth.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 15, 1890  Dollarville Doings   More...

The Counseling Corner

So Were You Really Listening?

We all believe we’re good listeners. We like to think that when someone close to us has something to tell us, that we really pay attention and understand what’s being said. More...

Sports

McNeill, Price Take Points Championships on Flat Track

This past weekend saw another bout of action at the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club’s facility. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The Two Heart Chapter of Trout Unlimited would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their support of our ongoing projects on the Big Two Hearted River:  More...

Thank You

Thank you Paula Maki from Pepsi Bottling for buying my 2015 Grand Champion 4-H hog.  — Kevin Wynn   More...

In Memoriam

In memory of our mother and grandmother Maxine Holt  Born November 25, 1921 Passed August 21, 1985   I remember you early in the spring.  In the fun of our summers that used to be.   More...

TAS Board Envisions Smaller School Facility

The Tahquamenon Ar e a Schools Board held a meeting last Monday at noon at the superintendent’s office to discuss and ultimately approve the language of two bond proposals that will appear on the ballot in November. More...

Photo

Chicagoans John and Judy Fitzgerald approach family and friends gathered at the Luce/Alger County line last Sunday in celebration of their crowning achievement of setting foot in every county in the United States. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 2 – August 9  August 2 — Car vs. Deer, County Road 402, Pentland Township, report taken.  August 7— Animal at Large, County Road 407, McMillan Township, report taken.  More...

Photo

“Camp Kilimanjaro” Vacation Bible School, co-sponsored by Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (ORLC) and Trinity Lutheran Church, was busy and energetic in its first of four evenings Monday at ORLC, both inside and out. More...

Third Installment of Nutrition Series Comes to Engadine

Seasons of the U.P. Family Nutrition Series will be having its third installment on August 15 from 10:00 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Charles J. Jerrick

Lifelong Newberry resident Charles J. More...

Larry J. Sell, M.D.

Dr. Larry Jon Sell, M.D., 75, of Curtis, Michigan, passed away on August 6, 2015 at the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry, Michigan.  More...

Russell D. Nelson

Russell D. Nelson passed away quietly on Friday, July 24, 2015, surrounded by family and friends in his home on Rexton Lake, Rexton, Michigan, after a valiant battle with cancer.  He was born January 29, 1947 in Alma, Michigan to Robert D. More...

Features

Keep Cool in Summer While Cutting Electric Bills

With summer here, the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) is highlighting Be SummerWise tips that will help keep everyone cool this summer while cutting electric bills.  More...

TRIVIA

The painting, "American Gothic" depicts the sister and the dentist of artist Grant Wood as rural farm folk.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Mental Tricks Help Raise Grades

Maintaining strong grades in every subject can be tough on even the brightest of the bunch. This is especially true these days, as students routinely are taking on more extracurricular activities and part-time jobs while enrolled in school.  More...