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March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Petrie Steps in for Diem as Nby News Manager

Whether it’s on the air or on the page, a compelling advertisement can work wonders, and the addition of Teri Petrie to the staff of the Newberry News promises a continuation of its longstanding creativity and customer service.  Petrie has More...

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News

Cornhole Tournament Increases to Biggest Participants Yet

Once again bags of corn took to the air as approximately 186 games of cornhole were played in the fifth annual “Cabin Fever” Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser, which took place at American Legion Post #74 February 18.  More...

Hoop Shoot Winners

Front row, left to right: Kegan Martin, Arianna Bryant, Alazayah Lee, Brenna Maxson and Gaijye Lee. Back row, left to right: Trenidy Lee, Jordan Carey, Logan Depew and Connor Slaght.   More...

Boat Registration Deadline Approaching

Don’t be a fish out of water this season! Make sure that your boat registration is up to date. All watercraft, unless exempt, must be registered with the Michigan Secretary of the State. More...

Sports

Engadine Optimistic About District Basketball Tournament

Area basketball teams are now looking forward to the playoffs as the girls’ season has come to a close and the boys’ about to. Engadine is very optimistic about their chances to become District Champions for both squads.  More...

Lady Eagles Take Another Thriller From Cedarville

Last week on Thursday night, February 23, the Lady Eagles of Engadine played host to the Trojans of Cedarville.  Earlier in the week, on Monday, February 20, the two teams met in Cedarville. More...

Eagles Overcome By Trojans

Last Monday night, February 27, Engadine’s Men’s basketball team made the trip over to Cedarville to take on the Trojans in a game that had been rescheduled due to weather issues. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The 1st US zoo was built in Philadelphia, PA, in 1876.  The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.  The tallest monument built in the US, the Gateway Arch, in St. More...

TRIVIA

—There are hot springs in Japan known as Jigokudani, or “Hell Valley.” Thanks to the black sulfur rivers that flow down from the surrounding mountains, the springs smell so bad that the area was traditionally thought to be a gateway More...

CDC: Why Are You Avoiding Doctors?

Most Americans want to stay healthy and prevent disease and illness. For many, this means getting regular check-ups and using their health plan benefits. For others, it seems that ignorance is bliss.  More...

County Increases Pay for Non-union Employees

Last weeks’ Luce County Commission meeting found resolution of a six-month issue that had been tabled repeatedly: the compensation and benefits package for non-union and elected officials.  More...

TLA, Whitefish Schools Awarded Security Funding

The Michigan State Police (MSP) recently announced that 25 public school districts, 24 non-public schools and three charter schools will receive approximately $2 million in state grants to purchase equipment and/or technology to improve the safety an More...

Superintendent Price to Continue on as Super/Elementary Principal

The February meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools board took place in the library Monday, February 27, one week later than usual because there was no school last Monday. There was a small audience in attendance.  More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Linda Paulson February 28, 2003

God’s Garden  God looked around His garden and found an empty place.  He then looked down upon the Earth and saw her tired face.  He put His arms around her and lifted her to rest.  God’s garden must be beautiful; He a More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 20 – 26

February 20 – Larceny of Purse, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  February 20 – Disorderly Person, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

It’s late Saturday night and you want to watch a movie in Newberry. The video store is closed, the library is closed and the last showing at the theater already started. What do you do? More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, March 1   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Dwarf Planets: What Are They?

By the name, you might think that a dwarf planet is just a small planet. But that’s not quite true!  More...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t the increasing urbanization of our world good for reducing our carbon footprint, given the efficiency benefits of greater density?  — Simon Vorhees Oak Park, IL   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 4, 1892  Local News   —The mail carrier between Grand Marais and Seney came in collision with a train on the log road. The carrier got this arm broken and one of his horses badly injured.  More...