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February 6, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Blanchard Hits 1,000 Points

Andrew Blanchard scored his 1,000th point for the Engadine Eagles Varsity when the basketball team was at Big Bay de Noc January 29. More...

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News

Michigan Ranks #1 in Identity Theft

Think of all the ways you could be a victim of a crime. Do you register any of those as inevitable? In nearly every case it’s not even close, with one major exception: identity theft.  More...

Individual Income Tax Filing Season Underway

Michigan’s individual income tax filing season officially began last week, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.  Effective immediately, Michiganders can start filing their 2018 tax year state individual income tax returns onli More...

Michigan Free Fishing Offered Next Weekend

Michigan: home to outstanding fishing, more than 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, 11,000 inland lakes and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams. More...

Obituaries

William M. DeLong, Sr.

William “Bill” Marshall DeLong Sr. More...

Donna J. Wieringa

Donna Jean Wieringa, 97, of Newberry died Friday morning, February 1, 2019 at Maple Ridge AFC Home in Lakefield Township.  Born September 13, 1921 in Grand Rapids, daughter of the late Harrison and Nora (Adams) Stimson, she was a 1939 graduate o More...

Sports

Indians Do Well, Very Well in St. Ignace

Last Tuesday, January 29, both of Newberry’s Varsity clubs (men and women) traveled to St. Ignace to take on the Saints.  Lady Indians  More...

Indian Men Defeat DeTour Raiders

A strong third quarter by the Newbery men’s basketball team last Friday, February 1 at the J.L. More...

Eagle Men Bag Big Bay Bears, Toppled by Trojans

The Engadine men jumped all over the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears Tuesday, January 29 at the Bear Den as they opened the game with a 22— 5 first quarter.  Things slowed down for the Eagles in the second quarter, when they scored only nine po More...

Wall of Faces Needs Photo

Janna Hoehn, a resident of Maui, Hawaii has been collecting photos of all the soldiers who died in the Vietnam War for the Wall of Faces project as part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.  There are 58,315 fallen heros on the Vietnam Wall in More...

Lake State Biologist and her Class Join Collaboration to Answer Global Change

Sampling of Eastern Upper Peninsula rivers by Lake Superior State University professor Ashley Moerke and her limnology students has helped set a standard on how climatic factors affect river ecosystems. More...

Weekend Events

The Cardboard Classic and the Cupcake Wars are on for this Saturday.  The Classic will take place at the Big Valley Ski Hill. Register by 9:00 a.m., sledding starts at 10.  The Cupcake Wars take place at St. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 28 – February 3   January 27 — Personal Injury Accident - snowmobile, CR 453, Columbus Township. Investigated, report taken  January 27 — Malicious Destruction of Property, CR 405, Pentland Township. More...

Senior Citizens Club to Meet Next Tuesday

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

Preview Day for P.A. Studies Set for Traverse City

Grand Valley State University will host a preview day for its Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) program at the University Center Friday, January 18.  The event will run from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of February 9, 1894 Had a Good Time   More...

Just Bill

Not Anti-Semitic to Criticize Israel

I went into Paris to hear Delphine Horviller, a Jewish rabbi, talk about rising anti- Semitism in the world. More...

The Counseling Corner

Are You Ready to Help a Friend?

Human beings are just naturally social creatures, some of us more so than others. Most of us enjoy our interactions with others, sharing thoughts and happenings and learning from our friends.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Johnny Cash took three singing lessons as a child. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Kennedy Lake

Kennedy Lake is named for Thomas and Grace (McLaughlin) Kennedy whose 1883 homestead was on the west side of the lake. More...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk:  More...