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March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

DNR Highlights Nation’s First Female Conservation Officer

By all accounts, Huldah Neal was no one to fool with.  That’s not to say she wasn’t liked or respected throughout Grand Traverse County, which she called home for 70 years. More...

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News

Register Now for Classroom Wetland Program

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers free educational opportunities to help educators looking for a fun way to integrate the state’s unique flora and fauna into their classroom, while still meeting required educational standards. More...

Heart Association Offers Healthy Tips during National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and the American Heart Association wants to help make it easier for your family to prepare healthy meals at home and provide nutrition tips for a heart-healthy lifestyle. More...

Nominations Sought for Hometown Health Hero Awards

The Michigan Public Health Week Partnership is seeking nominations of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserve and improve their community’s health for its annual Hometown Health Hero awards.  More...

Columnists

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the deal with some restaurants no longer offering straws to their customers? What’s so bad about sipping your drink through a straw anyway?  Jeffrey Edwards, Seattle, WA   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 10, 1893  Local and County   —The proposed new township of Culhane compromises the following territory, viz: Towns number 47, 48, 49 and 50 north of ranges 8 and 9 west. More...

Staying Well with Doc Surrell

Health Benefits of Fiber, Fluids

There are many health benefits that come from taking in enough dietary fiber and fluids every day. Here are two medical terms you need to know:  Ingestion is the process of taking food or drink into our bodies.  More...

Features

IRISH PROVERBS

It is not a secret if it is known by three people.  It is sweet to drink but bitter to pay for.  It is the good horse that draws its own cart.  It is the quiet pigs that eat the meal.  It takes time to build castles. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Betsy Lake

Betsy Lake, although one of the biggest lakes in Luce County, went unnamed on many of the early maps. More...

TAS, Sheriff’s Office Respond to Sexual Assault Incidents

Two teenage boys have been arrested and are facing charges of Criminal Sexual Conduct – 2nd Degree after a string of bullying incidents led to accusations of sexual assault toward another male high school student at Tahquamenon Area Schools (TA More...

Paradise Man Killed in Groomer/Snowmobile Accident

On February 26 the Sault Ste. Marie City Police and Sault Ste. Marie Fire and EMS responded to a report of an accident involving a snowmobile and snow trail groomer that occurred on the snowmobile trail near the Algonquin Ski Trail.  More...

County to Revisit Animal Control

The February 20 regular Luce County Commissioners meeting began with an addition to the agenda, offered by Commissioner John Waltman, to look into an ordinance about prohibiting at-large dogs and cats.  More...

Daylight Saving

Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 a.m. Turn clocks an hour ahead to 3:00 a.m.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 26 – March 4

February 26 — Breaking and Entering, CR 413, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  February 27 — Animal at Large - dog, CR 415, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

With more snow predicted to fall this week, it might not feel like spring is on the way just yet. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—Congratulations to Alex Henry for placing eighth in the state for wrestling. Congratulations also to Nathan Magnusson for representing Newberry at Ford Field.  —March is Reading Month for the elementary. More...

Obituaries

Lu Anne Keinonen

Lu Anne Keinonen, 64 of Saint Ignace, died December 3, 2017 at the Munson Hospice House in Traverse City as result of cancer.  She retired from the Arnold Line Transit Company.  Lu Anne is survived by her children, Donna and Gregg; six gran More...

Robert C. Hartwig

After a long battle with cancer, Robert Charles Hartwig of Engadine, 53, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family .  More...

Sally Ann Lemke

Sally Ann Lemke, 87, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Newberry, passed away Friday, March 2 at McLaren Hospital in Mt. Pleasant.  She was born May 22, 1930 in Newberry to parents Arthur and Ella Green. More...

Sports

Newberry Men Finished by Saints

A scoring draught in the second half of play at the first game of the District 93 tournament in St. More...

Lady Indians’ Season Comes to a Close

The St. Ignace Saints closed out Newberry’s season with a 72—25 win over the Lady Indians at last Wednesday’s February 28, District 93 game.  The end result was no surprise to anyone in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

Newberry Men Finish Regular Season with Loss

Varsity  Newberry trailed the Mustangs by only one point halfway through the first quarter at last Thursday’s game, but at the end of the time period, Munising held a seven-point advantage, 14—7.  The Mustangs poured it on in th More...