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September 13, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

Anniversary

Lawrence “Duke/Larry” and Celeste Rubick celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family on June 24. The couple was married at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church in Newberry on June 22, 1957. More...

“Ask the DNR” Starts Thursday

A new season of the live “Ask the DNR” question-andanswer program kicks off Thursday night on WNMU – TV-13 in Marquette.  More...

IN THE SERVICE

On July 28, 2017 Katie Priestley, daughter of Greg and Bonnie Priestley of McMillan, graduated Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL.  More...

Booster Seats Save Lives

Despite the life-saving benefit, research shows that in Michigan less than 50 percent of four- to seven-year-olds are riding in a booster seat. More...

Curtis Archery Weekend Hits Bull’s-eye

The annual Fun Shoot took place at the East Central U.P. Archery Association’s clubhouse, just south of Curtis, this past weekend. Archers from this area and as far away as North Carolina gathered to enjoy the sport.  More...

"100 Days of Summer" Safety Challenge

Every summer Louisiana Pacific has a “100 Days of Summer” Safety Challenge, running from 5/26/17 through 9/4/17 this year. One of the things done during this period was hold an LP Kid’s Summer Safety Poster Contest. More...

Hendricks Looks at MFR Issues

The Hendricks Township Board met August 31 at the Fire Hall in Epoufette.  One item under discussion was an update on the status of Emergency Services in the township. More...

CRIBBAGE LEAGUE

A Cribbage League meeting will be held Monday, September 18 at 6:00 p.m. at the American Legion to discuss rules and team selection. New members are needed, along with substitutes.  For more information call Emma Pnacek at 293-3139.   More...

2017 HNJH Diabetes Walk

Walkers at the 2017 HNJH Diabetes Walk move out on their stoll at 9:45am last Saturday under a bright, clear blue sky morning. 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...

Elks Announce 46th Annual Hoop Shoot Competition

Competition for the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngsters age eight through 13, will be held at the J.L. DeCook Gymnasium in Newberry Saturday, September 30 at 9:00 a.m. More...

Photo

The sucker. Did he try to escape the talons of an immature Bald Eagle or did the Eagle dive bomb the cottage for some reason?   More...

American Legion Post 290 Dedicates Park Bench

Last Sunday, September 10, American Post 290 in Engadine dedicated a park bench to the memory of Russ Schultz.  His son, Joel Schultz, donated the land that was the former site of “Mary’s Garden” to the Legion, but stipulated t More...

Public Input Sought on Army Corps Plan for Invasive Carp

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging state residents to review the recently released Army Corps of Engineers plan for stopping invasive carp (also known as Asian carp) from entering the Great Lakes basin.  More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Lake Superior State University’s Escanaba Regional Center has announced the names of its Summer 2017 graduates. Among those listed is Kyle Nicholson of Curtis, who received a bachelor of science degree in accounting.   More...

Snowmobile Swap Meet, Auction, Library Dedication Set for Saturday

This coming Saturday, September 16, the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum will host its annual Swap Meet and Auction. Also planned that day is the dedication of the new library in the museum.  More...

United Way Offers Mini-Grants for Education-Based Projects in EUP

The United Way of the EUP’s Community Engagement Committee is offering a new mini-grant program in the Eastern Upper Peninsula to help EUP students succeed in school. More...

Women’s Club Plans Next Meeting

The General Federated Women’s Club – Newberry will meet Tuesday, September 19 at Zellar’s Village Inn at 12:00 noon. New members are always welcome. Club officials will collect membership dues at this time.   More...

Public Warned about Credit Card Skimmers, Solicitation Calls

Credit card skimmers are continuing to be found at gas stations across the state. More...