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March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Cops & Robbers Planned for Friday in Engadine

This coming Friday, March 16 the annual Cops and Robbers basketball game will take place in the Engadine High School (EHS) gym at 6:30 p.m.  According to Mackinac County Sheriff Scott Strait, the game was started by a Michigan State Police offic More...

Fatal Traffic Accidents Claim Two U.P. Residents

Fatal Traffic Crash Claims Rexton Woman   Troopers from the St. Ignace Post investigated a two-vehicle crash on US-2 just west of St. Ignace at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, March 8.  More...

Special Sections

News

Number of Master Angler Recipients is Increasing

It was another great year for Michigan fishing, as 2,176 anglers representing 24 states and Canada submitted catches recognized in the state’s Master Angler program—a significant increase over 1,807 Master Angler fish in 2016.  The p More...

TAS Passes Water Testing for pH Levels

Water was tested Friday, March 2 at the Tahquamenon Area Schools buildings in response to recent concerns over pH levels.  In a collaborative effort to assist TAS, the Village of Newberry collected water samples in accordance with the Michigan D More...

Beware of Melting Ice on Lakes, Ponds, Rivers

As we move into late winter and early spring we all need to recognize that dangerous ice conditions will prevail across the state. State Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer urges Michiganders to stay off any questionable ice.  More...

Columnists

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: One source of water waste is running it to change from cold to hot. Any thoughts on how to deal with this?  Joanne Leussing via e-mail   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 17, 1893  Local and County   Frank McNearney came in from his place north of Sage with his dog team on Tuesday.  The camps are beginning to break up and men are crowding into town to draw their pay and t More...

Just Bill

Students against AR-15s Have All of My Support

If students at Newberry High School march on Washington March 24, or walk out of class that day, it won’t be because they’re a bunch of socialists who want to take guns away from everyone. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Girls Run Away with SAC Awards

Both Linnie Gustafson and Emily Coveyou of the St. More...

Newberry Youth Wrestlers Take Third in Gladstone

Newberry Youth Wrestling brought 18 wrestlers to compete in Gladstone for the Rumble at the Rock Saturday, March 3. They competed with approximately 250 wrestlers from across the U.P.  More...

The Sport Page

Get ready for the Spring Sports Season!
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Busy 11th Circuit Court

Last Tuesday, March 6, Judge William Carmody of the 11th Circuit Court oversaw the arraignments and plea deals of several defendants, the sentencing of the last of the recent drug arrests and the denial of a reduced bond for a jailed defendant.  More...

Student Art Show Continues at ECA

The Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA) in Curtis has become a major attraction for community members and tourists alike because of its unique and diverse range of events.  More...

Woodchoppers Ball Awardees

From left to right: Rose Anderson—Queen, Pete Anderson—King, Cristy Jackson— Belle of the Ball, Curt Robinson—Camp Cook, Prudy Robinson, Camp— Cookee, Sylvia Robinson— Dance Hall Girl, Arron Ferrell—Paul Buny More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 5 - 11

March 5 — Breaking and Entering, CR 413, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  March 5 — Possession of Marijuana, CR 98, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

During school hours the Tahquamenon Library limits checkouts based on grade. Sixth grade and under can check out items from the Juvenile section. Seventh and eighth grades can check out from the Young Adult and Juvenile sections. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, March 14   —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

Letters 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

Emily Sue Reid

Emily Sue Reid, 35 of Rexton, died unexpectedly and went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 8, 2018. She was born on August 10, 1982 in Manistique to Dean and Debra (Butkovich) Reid. More...

Mary Ruth Edwards

Lifelong Engadine resident, Mary Ruth Edwards, 83, died Tuesday March 6, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Anita P. Nayback

Anita Pricilla Nayback, 90, of Newberry, formerly of Rudyard, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Marquette. She was born August 16, 1927 in St. Ignace to Adolph Fred Litzner and Anne Louise (Hansen) Litzner.  More...

Features

Irish Jokes

How do you get an Irishman to go up on the roof? Tell him the drinks are on the house.  What do you get when you cross poison ivy with a four leave clover? A rash of good luck.  Why should you never iron a four leaf clover? More...

Safe Driving Tips

Teaching Tip for Parents

After becoming proficient in basic driving skills, teens can get overconfident and begin to drive faster, follow other cars more closely, brake abruptly, etc.  Gently and continuously remind your teen to stay three seconds back from other cars i More...

What’s in a NAME?

Portage Township

The name of Portage Township is fairly selfexplanatory. "To portage" is to carry one's canoes overland from one body of water to another, just as one might do crossing from Big Manistique Lake to South Manistique Lake. More...