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January 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TAS Board Stays Put, Plans for May Bond Issue

Five interested citizens attended the January 15 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education, along with six board members, superintendent Stacy Price and secretary Jane Freeborn. The meeting, as usual, was held in the library.  More...

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Presbyterians Plan Next Free Community Meal

Thursday, January 18 the First Presbyterian Church of Newberry will host its next Free Community Fellowship Meal from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. More...

Senior Citizens in Need of Help

The Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens Store is in desperate need of volunteers to help it stay open. More...

Snowmobile Safety Tips Offered by DNR Conservation Officers

With Michigan’s snowmobile season in full gear, Department of Natural Resources conservation officers remind riders that safety is key to enjoying their sport.  More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Space Place  Sixty Years of Observing Our Earth by Teagan Wall  Satellites are a part of our everyday life. We use global positioning system (GPS) satellites to help us find directions. More...

Safe Driving Tips

Tech Can Help Deter Distracted Driving

According to a recent survey by Consumer Reports, more than half of drivers admitted to distracted driving, putting themselves and others at risk.  While technology in many forms serves as a distraction, voice command systems and safe driving ap More...

MSU 4-H Extension

Family movie night is all about relaxing, spending time together and being entertained. Movies can be so much more than just entertainment, though. More...

Sports

Newberry Boys Crack the Ice

Varsity  Pickford — The Indian Varsity got doubled up last Tuesday, January 9 when the Pickford Panthers came to town and left with a 55— 26 victory.  More...

Lady Indians Turn Table on Rudyard

The Indian game with Rudyard, originally scheduled for January 5, took place Monday night, January 15.  Newberry got off to another slow start, with Rudyard enjoying a 10—0 advantage before the Indians could score.  “We knew we More...

Lady Indians Drop Two

Varsity  The Lady Indian Varsity team had a slow start against Pickford last Wednesday, January 10 when the Panthers got off to a 7—0 advantage in the first few minutes of the game.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Roy Butkovich would sincerely like to thank the AmbuCare nurses in Manistique, Dr. More...

Card of Thanks

Thank You  More...

Village Council Hears Complaints

The Newberry Village Council observed a moment of silence at the beginning of Monday night‘s regular meeting out of respect for the passing of the wife of Water and Light board member Jim Johnson.  Trustee Sharon Brown was absent.  More...

New Mackinac County Commissioner Chair

Hill Steps Down as Chair for County Commission by Stephen King  The Mackinac County Board of Commissioners met for its regular bimonthly meeting the afternoon of Thursday, January 11.  Commissioner Diane Patrick (R.), who represents Distri More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Big changes are underway at the Tahquamenon Area Library. The adult fiction section has always occupied the north end of the library, and the adult nonfiction collection has always been at the south end. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 8–14

January 8 — Distributing obscene material, E Ave B, Newberry, investigated, report taken.  January 8 — Reckless Driving, W Harrie St., Newberry, investigated, report taken.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, January 17   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411.  —A yoga class is offered at the Erickson Center at 10:00 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS.  2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Albert A. Ikkala

Albert A. Ikkala, 97, of Chatham died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Rennes East Health Center in Peshtigo, WI.  More...

Patricia Anne Johnson

Friday 12 January was the end of a remarkable run by Grandma Pat. She was the child of Virginia (Hennes) and Blake Patton, born in St. Joseph, MI on October 25, 1938. She attended St. John’s Catholic School, graduating in 1956. More...

Gertrude Salter

Gertrude Salter, 90, a longtime Newberry resident, died at Saginaw Health Source in Saginaw Saturday, January 13, 2018.  More...

Features

Paint Your House

Few home maintenance projects are as important as exterior painting because paint and caulking form the first line of defense against rain, snow and ice. A nice paint job also will enhance the curb appeal and resale value of your home. More...

TRIVIA

Neurotic people live longer. Studies show those who are often stressed, get irritated easily and worry about things tend to have longer life spans than people who are more laid back.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Track Wildlife As Fun, Educational Winter Activity

At this point in the winter, many Michiganders might start feeling a little cooped up. More...