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September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Black Bears and Humans: What You Should Know

For many people, the opportunity to see a Michigan black bear in the wild is an amazing experience.  Black bears are Michigan’s only bear species. More...

Special Sections

News

Mindykowski to Speak about Recent Endurance Challenges

Tuesday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m., Dion Mindykowski, director of the Tahquamenon Library, will discuss his recent endurance challenges: the Marquette Trail 50k Ultramarathon and Ultimate Suck. More...

Unemployment Rate Masks Older, Smaller Workforce

This Labor Day, while Michigan’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in years, analysts say that isn’t all good news. Much of the decline, they say, is due to a loss of workers.  More...

Hiawatha National Forest Reaches Out for Feedback

The Hiawatha National Forest (HNF) is reaching out to the public to discuss ideas and future plans for the Forest Service. More...

Obituaries

Harold J. Boucha

Harold J. Boucha, a longtime resident of Engadine, died Saturday, September, 9, 2017 at the Willows of East Lansing.  Born January 14, 1924 in Engadine, he was a son of the late Howard and Ruby (O’Neil) Boucha. More...

Sports

Eagles Take Panthers in Three

Last Thursday, September 7 the Lady Eagles of Engadine hosted the Panthers of Pickford in their home opener of the girls’ volleyball season. More...

Pickford Defeats Engadine in Early Season Battle

On the night of Saturday, September 9, the Engadine Eagles and Pickford Panthers faced off in a battle of eightman football powerhouses.  The Panthers came in with a pair of victories, after defeating both Bellaire and Pellston, while Engadine s More...

The Sport Page

Abby Edwards returns a Blue Devil serve. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In Memory of Lucille A. Robinson 9-1-1918 to 9-8-2001

Thought of every day…  The Family   More...

In Memoriam

In Memory of Nona Fraleigh on the Anniversary of Her Passing September 13, 2013

Dear Father in Heaven,  Put your arms around her,  Treat her with special care,  Make up for all she suffered  And all that seemed unfair .  With farewell she fell asleep,  With only memories for us to keep.  When More...

Additions to Hall of Fame

Newberry High School will induct its fifth class into the High School Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, September 15.  More...

Photo

Mike Needham, chairperson of the 2017 HNJH Diabetes Walk, along with Lynn Kihm, Diabetic Educator at HNJ, spoke to the group of walkers/runners at Saturday’s event prior to the Walk.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 4 – 10

September 5 — Possession of Contraband in Jail, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  September 5 — One-car Property Damage Accident, CR 135, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Last month, as I compiled an award nomination packet for the Tahquamenon Area Library, I reflected on the successes over the last seven years.  More...

Northstar News

Northstar Christian Academy began its 40th year Tuesday, September 5. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 16, 1892  Local and County News   —In the upper peninsula deer may be killed between the 25th day of September and the 25th day of October in each year.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Moms and the Stress of Job Hunting

The growing economy has been encouraging large numbers of women to face something potentially very scary—job hunting. More...

Just Bill

Are Immature Eagles Too Young or Too Sassy?

My sister and my niece were getting ready for breakfast last week when they heard something thump against their cottage.  More...

Features

Famous Firsts

Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Did You Know?

In the 19th century French neurologist G.B. Duchenne de Boulogne experimented with the mechanics of facial expression by using electrical probes to trigger muscular contractions.  courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Help Prevent Infant Deaths Due to Unsafe Sleeping Environments

September is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month, and first lady Sue Snyder and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHSS) are encouraging all parents and caregivers to implement safe sleep practices to help eliminate sleeprelated inf More...