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August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Vietnam Memorial Visits U.P.

The Moving Vietnam Wall was set up in the Marina Harbor Park in Manistique last Thursday, August 2 to Monday, August 6.  The Wall was open to the public 24 hours a day, and many special events took place over the weekend. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 30 – August 5  July 30 — Non-Sufficient Funds check, West Helen Street, Newberry. Investigated report taken.  July 30 — Threatening Messages, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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The participants in the Newberry Elementary Science Camp display their solar ovens. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, August 8   —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...

Crisp Point Light Participates in Lighthouse Fest

Crisp Point Light Historical Society members shared their passion for the Crisp Point Lighthouse at the Michigan Lighthouse Festival Kick-Off Program, Friday, August 3 at the Bay Mills Resort and Casino in Brimley.  The third Michigan Lighthouse More...

Next LINK Summer Tie-Dye, Picnic Set

The LINK will host a free community tie-dye and picnic Wednesday, August 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. More...

Engadine Library to Host Author Signing

The Engadine Library will host Michigan Notable Book Author of 2018 Karen Dionne Tuesday, August 14 at 1:00 p.m. She is author of The Marsh King’s Daughter.  This author visit and signing is free and open to the public.   More...

Scenes from the 2018 Luce-West Mackinac County Fair

Zoey Philips got her hands dirty with Andrea Reynolds (right) from the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. More...

A View to the Past

Luce County Fair 1928. This was at the old location near Victory and Charles Road. More...

Dont Forget to Apply for Antlerless Deer Licenses

The antlerless deer license application period runs through August 15.  Some areas of the state have a limited number of antlerless deer license applications available, making applying for that deer management unit important for some. More...

Senior Citizens Club Plans August Meeting

The Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens Store and Club will hold its next monthly meeting Tuesday, August 14 at 12:00 noon at the store. A potluck will begin at this time, with the meeting to follow.  More...

Chippewa Awarded Brownfield Grant for Kincheloe Air Force Base

A $45,000 brownfield redevelopment grant awarded by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) will help the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) find new uses for vacant buildings at the Chippewa County International A More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The 2018 Tahquamenon Area Library Summer Reading Program is winding down. Be sure to turn in your reading logs by Saturday, August 11 at 2:59 p.m. to ensure your name is entered into the drawings for prizes. More...

First-Ever Curtis 906 Festival Slated to Return

This past Saturday Curtis held its first annual 906 Festival to serve as a replacement for Art on the Lake festival that Curtis held for many years.  The 906 Festival featured many of the same displays, food booths, vendors and live music as Art More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of July 30 – August 30 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to three property damage crashes, all involving car vs. deer. More...

McMillan AA to Meet in New Location Tonight

Because the Methodist Church needs the room tonight, the McMillan Alcoholics Anonymous group will meet on M-28 at the red mailbox just east of the potato seed farm.   More...

Hendricks Township Covers Routine Matters

The Hendricks Township Board met at the Town Hall in Epoufette July 25.  One of the items up for discussion involved the township cemetery.  It has come to supervisor Howard Hood’s attention that a small service road in the cemetery s More...

Up to $100,000 Available for Urban, Community Forest Projects

Communities, schools and other groups looking to boost green spaces are encouraged to apply for 2018 - 19 Urban and Community Forestry grants. Up to $100,000 is available for projects statewide through the DNR-administered program.  More...

Luce County Properties Going to State Auction

More than 250 tax-foreclosed properties in eight Michigan counties will be offered at public auctions between August 1 and August 28, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.  More...

A View to the Past

Newberry State Bank 1908. Ezra Schawlm and E.M. Chamberlain More...