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June 14, 2017 RSS feed / News

Community Development Grant Applicants Sought

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting applications for grants to support economic development in rural communities.  More...

Taco Benefit Dinner Planned at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church of Newberry will host an all-you-can-eat taco benefit dinner Saturday, June 17 at the Tahquamenon Area Schools cafeteria from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.  A taco and nacho supreme bar with all the toppings, soft and hard shells, ho More...

LINK Plans First 2017 Community Tie-Dye, Picnic

The LINK once again will host its monthly Community Tie-Dyes and Picnics for the summer starting Wednesday, June 21. The free event will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. More...

Lakefield Baptist Church Welcomes Youth to VBS

The Lakefield Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School (VBS) Monday, June 19 through Wednesday, June 21 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More...

Credit Cards Now Accepted at Mackinac Bridge

Cash or credit? It’s a choice customers of the Mackinac Bridge can make now, opting to use a credit card to pay their toll right at the booth.  More...

Artists Sought to Celebrate 100 Years of Elk

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of elk in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites artists to help celebrate this milestone by creating a one-of akind poster depicting the history of Michigan’s elk.  More...

ECA to Feature “Clothesline Art”

Three years ago visitors from all over the Midwest made their way to the Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA) to witness the first annual Park Art. The new tradition began with an exhibit known as the “Peaceful People.”  More...

ECA Announces Second Music in the Round

Saturday Night Music in the Park — Above the Bridge Music in the Round (Week Two) will take place June 24 at 6:30 p.m. More...

TEF Plans 30th Annual Golf FUNdraiser

The Tahquamenon Education Foundation’s (TEF) 30th annual golf FUNdraiser is scheduled for June 23 at Newberry Country Club. This 18-hole, four-person team golf scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 pm.  More...

PresbyteriansPlan Next Free Community Meal

Thursday, June 15 the First Presbyterian Church of Newberry will host its next Free Community Fellowship Meal from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. More...

Photo

Walther Farms recently completed their 4th of July tshirt design contest for TAS elementary students. One student from each grade (K-6) was chosen as a winner and received a gift card from The Scoop and chips. More...

State’s American Woodcock Leads Nation

Spring means many things to many people— morel mushrooms, trout fishing, turkey hunting or viewing migrating birds overhead. More...

Frank Bozek Memorialized

This past weekend was the start of the motor sports season in the Newberry area. Usually, this is a high-energy, exciting weekend; however, the mood was more somber Saturday night due to the memorial to the late Frank Bozek.  More...

DNR Asks Anglers to Report Marked, Tagged Fish

The Michigan Depart- ment of Natural Resources again this year is encouraging Great Lakes anglers who catch marked and tagged fish to report them.  More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Bay de Noc Community College has announced the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an Associate Degree or Certificate during the Winter Semester. Among the students listed were:  More...

Great Lakes Shipwreck Society Accepts Award

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society accepted Lake Superior Magazine’s Achievement Award Saturday, June 10 at the society’s annual membership meeting at the Whitefish Township Community Center in Paradise.  More...

DNR Highlights “Freshwater State” During Michigan Boating Week

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and visitors to celebrate the state’s unparalleled boating opportunities and one of the best freshwater destinations in the world during Michigan Boating Week June 10 - 16.  More...

Youth Powwow Returns to Rexton

At the last Hudson Township board meeting on June 1 trustees heard of a plan to bring back the Soo Tribe’s Youth Powwow to Rexton.  More...

Thousands Lose Power from Weekend Storms

As of Monday morning, June 12 an estimated 5,700 Cloverland Electric Cooperative members were without power following the severe weather that began around 4:00 p.m. More...

Curtis Library Summer Reading Program Begins

The theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program at the Curtis Public Library is “Build a Better World.” The program will be held every Thursday from June 15 through July 16 at 11:00 a.m. This event is free and open to the public. More...

Plan Ahead for Special Summer Liquor Licenses

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) is urging licensees and nonprofit organizations to plan ahead when seeking a “special” liquor license for the 2017 outdoor hospitality season.  Special licenses, which also are known as t More...

Our Redeemer to Offer Free Community Meal

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will offer a free community meal this Sunday, June 18 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The menu will feature a backyard barbecue theme with hot dogs, hamburgers and the works.  The church is located at 321 West John Street. More...

DNR EUPCAC to Meet in Munising

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to discuss several interesting topics when the panel meets Wednesday, June 14 in Munising.  More...

Cloverland Announces Election Results

Cloverland Electric Cooperative announced the results of director elections at its Annual Meeting of the Members on the evening of June 8 at the Dafter Township Hall.  More...

DNR Ed Programs Connect People to Outdoors

In Michigan, you’re never more than an hour’s drive from a state park or recreation area.  As the millions of annual visitors to our state parks and recreation areas know, these places offer an abundance of ways to enjoy the outdoors More...

Changes Made to Lake Trout Regulations

At its meeting Thursday in Houghton, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved fishing regulation changes regarding lake trout and splake in lakes Michigan and Huron and Type F drowned river mouth lakes. More...

TOLCA Supports Cell Tower

The Top of the Lake Community Association (TOLCA) met recently for its regular monthly meeting at the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum in Naubinway. More...

Engadine to Hear Michigan Notable Author Speak

The Engadine Public Library will present a music and spoken word performance with M.L. Liebler, Michigan Notable Books Author 2017, along with the Rev. Robert B. Jones, Charlie Palazzolo and Carole Hoste.  More...