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October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Snowmobiles Wanted for Guinness Book Record

Thursday, February 1, 2018, Sault Ste. Marie will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most snowmobiles in a parade. The record was previously set in Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada, when 1,047 sleds participated in a parade.  More...

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News

Hunting Access Program Offers Private Land for Hunting

Looking for a new place to hunt pheasants, deer, turkey or rabbits? More...

Photo

Tahqua Tots recently installed a free community libary box in the TAS playground. Instructions are located on the box. Patrons may take books to keep or return them once they’ve been read. More...

Luce DHHS Plans Documentary Screening

The Luce County Department of Health and Human Services will present “Paper Tigers,” a James Redford documentary, in the Tahquamenon Area Schools high school auditorium Wednesday, October 18. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 14, 1892  Local and County News   —The boys have taken a “tumble” and will treat their lady friends to a dance this (Friday) evening.  More...

Forestry Notes

Home Heating Devices

Heating with wood is an ancient practice; however, advanced, modern heating appliances have come a long way over the past decade, let alone over the millennia. More...

Just Bill

Rock Art Not Set in Stone

About 25 years ago I bought a hammer and stone chisels and put them away for my retirement. Every once in a while I look at these tools a little enviously. Even though I am mostly retired now, I haven’t started my sculpture phase.  More...

Features

Winterize Homes to Save Money, Headaches

Now is the time to prepare your home for winter. A few simple suggestions will help you save energy while decreasing your utility bills.  Stop Energy Loss with Doors   More...

TRIVIA

Eating bacon can help you recover from a hangover by “soaking up” excess alcohol from your system.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Prepare Lawns for Winter to Get Most Out of Them

Check pH Levels   Before you start winter prep work, test the pH levels of your soil. A neutral pH level is key to a healthy lawn; otherwise your lawn can thin out over time. More...

Green Lights Deliver Hope During Winter Storms

Driving in a winter storm can be frightening as snow and ice cover the roads and reduce visibility. More...

Newberry Eagles Club Plans Children’s Day

The John T. Bouchard Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie/Auxiliary #3701 has designated Thursday, October 19 as Children’s Day. A corresponding event will be held at the Tahquamenon Area Public Library from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  More...

Engadine’s Royal Homecoming Court

Left to right, back row: seniors Tyler Nance, Ashtyn Buss, Scout Bigger, Aubrey Simmons, Megan Cobe, Dalton Zdebski, Stephanie Owens. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 2 – 8

October 2 — Assault and battery, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 2 — Lost property, Shell Road, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

“Oxen Thieves! One of your oxen is missing. Lose 500 steps.”  “An early blizzard has struck. More...

Northstar News

Northstar’s academy students traveled to Petoskey Friday to compete in the Superior Conference Bible quizzing, followed by a soccer tournament.  Our Varsity quizzers were in the first three matches. More...

Obituaries

William Mack "Pard" Lambert

William Mack "Pard" Lambert, 85, of Newberry, died Monday afternoon October 2, 2017 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry surrounded by his family.  More...

Barbara Ann Scott

Barbara Ann Scott, 79, passed away October 4, 2017 after a long illness with her loved ones by her side.  She was born May 12, 1938 in Lansing, but was raised in Engadine and always considered herself a “Yooper.” Oh, how she loved to More...

Gail Patricia Zimmerman

Gail Patricia Zimmerman of Newberry, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. She was born January 24, 1936 in Crystal Falls, Michigan, the daughter of late Hugo and Jean (Paulsen) Johnson.  More...

Sports

Newberry’s Middle School Cross-Country Team

Back Row: coach Jenn Lehto, Sierra Salter, Jordan Carry, Claire Mohar, Calder Christiansen, Kylee Hollingshead, Liam Shanley and Caitlyn Canfield. More...

Newberry’s 7th Grade Volleyball Team

Back Row: Gracie Taylor, Arrienne Bultema, Bree Bultema, Gracie Kroll and Tayla Gravelle. Front Row: Alanah Saldana., Arianna Hardy and Trenidy Lee.   More...

Newberry’s 8th Grade Volleyball Team

Jaiden Egert, Peyton Engman, Lola Depew, Haylee Smithson, Lorin Lewicki and Mackenzie Dunbar. Not pictured: Evelyn Derusha and April James.   More...