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January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Eastern Puma Declared Extinct

Taken Off Endangered Species List

On January 22 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that the eastern puma is extinct and removed it from the federal endangered species list. More...

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News

Angling Opportunities Increased by Fall Fish-Stocking

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced totals from its 2017 fall fish-stocking efforts. The DNR stocked nine different species totaling 834,175 fish that weighed nearly 11.5 tons. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Davenport University has announced that Amanda Bouche of Engadine has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 Semester.  More...

TAS to Host Mobile Food Pantry

Wednesday, February 7, Feeding America West Michigan will distribute thousands of pounds of food to people in need at Tahquamenon Area Schools cafeteria. The distribution will take place at 5:00 p.m.  More...

Columnists

EarthTalk

Dear EarthTalk: How are farms and farmers dealing with climate change?  — Michael Harris, Lorton, VA   More...

Safe Driving Tips

Increase Your Following Distance

Be more careful and increase your following distance at night and during bad weather conditions, rush hour, maneuvers such as lane changes and when approaching intersections.   More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Going Nowhere Fast

At this point in time, or at some future point in time, I would like to seize the opportunity to endeavor to request that people refrain from using the phrase “going forward.” The reason is that, ah, it doesn’t, um, you know, add an More...

Sports

Newberry Men Suffer Losses

Varsity  MANISTIQUE — Not only did the Newberry 2 - 7 Men’s Varsity basketball team lose to the 1 - 10 Manistique Emeralds last January 23 by a score of 58—43 at the J.L. More...

Indian Girls Knocked Out by Blue Devils

Varsity  The Sault Blue Devils used an upbeat tempo and full court press to defeat the Newberry Indians 74— 25 last Thursday, January 26 in the Devil’s Den.  The Blue Devils got off to a quick 22—11 firstquarter lead and n More...

Brimley Bays Trample Indians

This past Monday night, January 29, the Brimley men’s team came to Newberry and put on a clinic with a 78—37 drubbing of the Indians.  The Bays started off with a 13-point run to open the game and went on to lead 40—18 at the e More...

EUP Regional Planning Reviews 2017, Plans 2018

With an eye on the future and a nod to the past, the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission (EUPRPDC) recently took stock of the accomplishments of 2017 and the projects that await planners and municipalities in 2018.&nb More...

Documentary to Cover Germfask/UPPCO Struggle

The American Resilience Project, an award-winning documentary group, will visit Germfask February 12 - 13 in response to the ongoing fight between the Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) and U.P. residents for fair, livable electric prices.  More...

Cardboard Classic is Coming

Parents of kids of all ages, the annual Cardboard Classic is close at hand.  Scheduled for February 10, 2018 at the Big Valley Ski Hill complex, the Cardboard Classic will feature sleds of all kinds whether they be functional or pretty to look a More...

Photo

The United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EST.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 22 – 28

January 22 — Property Damage Accident - car/dog, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  January 22 — Personal Injury Accident - snowmobile, CR 135, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—This week brings the end of January and the beginning of February. Winter is moving along. Elementary parents, please remember that students go outside for recess. Have your child dress for the weather. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

It might be a new year, but the Tahquamenon Library continues to offer its most popular ongoing programs. This includes Miss Linda’s Story Time, which takes place every Friday 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

Rosetta Gertrude Richards

Rosetta Gertrude Richards, age 105 of Manistee, passed away on Monday January 22, 2018 at Manistee County Medical Care Facility in Manistee.  She was born on December 27, 1912 in Strongs, MI, daughter of the late Truman and Loretta (Ward) King. More...

Frank R. Kuehnl

Frank Roger Kuehnl, 69, of Gould City, formerly of Bruce Crossing, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the O’Neill Health Center in Bay Village, OH.  More...

Richard P. Beaudin

Richard Paul Beaudin, 42, of Hendersonville, NC died Saturday, January 20, 2018 after a nine-year battle with cancer.  Born September 2, 1975 in Grand Rapids, son of Jerry and Sue (DeLaat) Beaudin, he moved to Curtis in 1986 and was a graduate o More...

Features

TRIVIA

Caffeine is on the International Olympic Committee list of prohibited substances. Athletes who test positive for more than 12 micrograms of caffeine per milliliter of urine may be banned from the Olympic Games. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Eric Richard Autterson

January 11, 1989 – January 31, 2008  Never Forgotten   More...