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February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction

Due to deadlines, last week we had inadvertently left out a paragraph of the TAS article even though we had stated it was on page two.  Here is what we left out:  “We are right where we planned to be,” Bergman reported. More...

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Working Families Eligible for MI Earned Income Tax Credit

Working families and individuals with low to moderate income who receive a federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) can receive a six percent matching tax credit from the state of Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.  More...

Snowmo Advisory Workgroup to Meet in Soo March 1

The Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup will hold its next scheduled public meeting at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 1 at the Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Association Clubhouse, 1205 West 9th Street in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Michigan Technological University in Houghton has released the Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. More than 1,800 students were named to the Dean’s List this past fall.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What are so-called “intentional communities”? And are there any in the U.S. that are sustainability focused?  —Elissa McNeal, Washington, DC   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 3, 1893  Local and County   —Mrs. Dalton, the Soo woman who shot a laborer last fall, got six years at the Detroit house of correction.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

My wife brought a free gift home; I guess you’d call it a promotional piece. It’s the size of a large calendar, but it unfolds into a tall poster to hang on a kid’s bedroom wall. More...

Sports

Newberry Trounced by Trojans, Robbed by Raiders

Varsity  Cedarville – Once again a basketball player’s height played a key role in an Indian 69—41 loss to the Trojans.  More...

Newberry Girls Have Mixed Bag Last Week

Varsity.  DeTour — Newberry’s Varsity took a narrow, twopoint lead, 10—8, at the end of the first quarter and put together a 19 - 5 run in the second to lead 29—13 at the half.  The Indian onslaught continued in the More...

Newberry Varsity Girls Cede to Cedarville

Varsity  The Varsity girls’ basketball team traveled to Cedarville last Wednesday, February 21 to take on the Trojans. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Thank you to the staff of Helen Newberry Joy, family and friends for the cards, phone calls and flowers.  I appreciate everyone for your care, thoughtfulness and prayers since my accident on January 9, then in Traverse City and then brought home More...

In Loving Memory of Linda Paulson

February 28, 2003

God’s Garden  God looked around His garden and found an empty place.  He then looked down upon the Earth and saw her tired face.  He put His arms around her and lifted her to rest.  God’s garden must be beautiful; He a More...

Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Schoolcraft County

The LMAS District Health Department is reporting a confirmed case of hepatitis A in a Schoolcraft County resident. This case has been linked to the statewide Southeast Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak. More...

Changing Weather Prompts DNR Ice Safety Reminder

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers, snowmobilers and other outdoor enthusiasts to exercise caution on the ice, especially as temperatures fluctuate across the state.  More...

Newberry’s 2018 Winter Homecoming Royal Court

King—Andre James, Queen—Megan Farley   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 19 – 25

February 19 — Breaking and Entering, Turnbull Avenue, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  February 19 — Property Damage Accident - car/deer, CR 458, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

An unofficial and unauthorized flyer was distributed last week. The flyer mentioned that school water pH levels were at an unsafe level. Information obtained from the DEQ explains what pH is and drinking water standards.  Definition of pH   More...

Forestry Notes

What Makes Good Woodland Habitat?

One of the more common objectives heard from forest owners is better wildlife habitat. Determining what the forest owner might mean can be difficult. Any sort of habitat is good for somebody. 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

Richard Ferris Musgrave

We are sad to tell you of the passing of Richard “Dick” Musgrave. Born in 1930, he lived a full and eventful life. He married in 1948 to Shirley Anderson and worked those early years in the woods cutting pulp. More...

Dorothy Jean VanDoren

Dorothy Jean VanDoren passed away peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017 at 88 years of age. Dorothy was born on August 2, 1929 in Ann Arbor, Michigan the daughter of Howard and Mary Ann Curd. More...

Gregory K. Rutherford

Gregory K. Rutherford, 49, of Germfask passed away February 25, 2018 at his home in Germfask Township surrounded by his loving family.  He was born May 19, 1968 in Manistique, the son of Daniel J. and Pamela A. More...

Features

Trivia

Energy saved from recycling one glass bottle will operate a 100 watt bulb for four hours.  Recycling one ton of glass saves the same as nine gallons of fuel oil.  Recycling glass reduces air pollution by 14-20%.  Recycling glass saves More...

TRIVIA

Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year. By 70 years of age, an average person will have lost 105 pounds of skin.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

TRIVIA

There is an airline that finally created a child-free section. Hoping to please business travelers, Indian budget airline IndiGo named certain areas of the plane “Quiet Zones” and restricted them to those over 12 years old. More...