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March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

TOLCA Works to Establish a US-2 Scenic Byway

A group of local community members, led by the Top of the Lake Communities Association (TOLCA), are working to compile materials for an application to MDOT. More...

Special Sections

News

Newberry Electric Squirts Fall Short

The Newberry Electric Squirts hockey team loaded onto a bus March 3 and headed out of town in high with a parade on the way to the State Tournament held in Scottville. More...

Photo

Dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment and robotics students were recognized for their achievements at the February 27 Board of Education meeting. More...

Relay for Life Kicking Off 2017 Fundraiser

The Relay for Life of Chippewa County has changed its name to Relay for Life of the EUP in order to include Luce and Mackinac counties. The 2017 relay will feature a Dr. Seuss theme.  More...

Columnists

SLEEP ON IT: INFORMATION FOR TIRED PEOPLE

Most people are familiar with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). With OSA, your airway is physically blocked when the throat muscles relax while you sleep. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 11, 1892  Local   —A library has been opened in connection with the M.E. Sunday school, which contains a large number of books that will be interesting reading to the scholars and their friends.  More...

Just Bill

Louisiana Roads Good for Friendships

Two years ago when we spent three weeks in New Orleans for a winter vacation, we made three friends that have stuck with us, and we have been enjoying their company on this return to the Crescent City.  More...

Sports

Youth Wrestlers Make Rounds in Esky, Marinette

Newberry Youth Wrestlers had a very busy weekend of wrestling, starting off on Saturday in Escanaba. Twenty-two local youngsters were among the approximately 300 wrestlers representing programs from the U.P. More...

The Sport Page

Casey Wendt lets go a three-point attempt at Munising. More...

Newberry Men Hobble Mustangs

The Newberry men’s basketball team ended its regular season on a high note, defeating the Munising Mustangs on their home court 46—41. More...

Mushers with Local Ties Try to Conquer Alaska’s Iditarod

The 2017 running of the 1,000-mile Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, AK started last Saturday, March 4.  Of the 77 mushers who have signed up for this year’s event, 12 are from foreign countries: four from Norway, two each fro More...

LMAS Posts Year-End Fiscal Report

The LMAS District Health Department had another successful fiscal year (October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016), according to health officer Nic Derusha. More...

EUP Citizen’s Advisory Council Covers Cormorants, Trails

The Eastern U.P. Citizen’s Advisory Council met in Newberry February 23.  Chair Richard Pershinski temporarily turned the floor over to Stacy Haughey, DNR U.P. regional coordinator for the election of officers, but there were no changes. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 27 – March 5

February 27 — Disorderly Person, CR 405, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  February 27 — Snowmobile Personal Injury Accident, CR 407, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Northstar News

In the second basketball tournament of the year, Northstar’s Patriots won both games and moved into a tie with Rogers City, both teams having 3 - 1 records. In the first game Rogers City beat Petoskey 28—14. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, March 8   —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. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411. More...

Obituaries

Loraine E. Wright

Loraine E. Wright, age 86, passed away peacefully February 17th at a hospice center near her home in Arden, North Carolina.  More...

Judith “Judy” Elizabeth Bergh

Judith “Judy” Elizabeth Bergh passed away in Perdido Key, Florida, on February 27th, 2017, with her loving and dedicated husband of 46 years, by her side. More...

William Ferguson

Longtime Paradise resident William C. Ferguson, 74, died suddenly Saturday, February 25, 2017.  Born August 10, 1942 in Detroit, son of the late James and Edelle (Deneau) Ferguson, he was a 1960 graduate of Western High School in Detroit. More...

Features

Did You Know?

Various factors guide a person’s decision when buying a vehicle.  One trend among American car buyers is their preference for a certain body type.  According to analysis by IHS Automotive in 2014, SUVs and crossovers accounted for 36. More...

TRIVIA

Of all known forms of animals life ever to inhabit the Earth, only about 10 percent still exist today.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Keep Your Closet Clean, Organized

If the only thing you want to do after opening your closet is to shut the door again, it’s time for an overhaul. It just takes some planning and tough love. More...

Personals

Five Generations

From left – Jack Gordon; Michelle Egert, grandmother; Pat Duflo, great-great-grandmother; Natosha Crossett, mother; Everett Gordon; Pam Brown, great-grandmother. More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Don Doran

July 5, 1947 – March 10, 2016  Hard to believe that it has been a year already. You are dearly missed by those whose lives you touched.  Sadly missed by Your Loving Wife, Pat and Your Family and Friends   More...