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September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Attempted Child Abduction in Curtis on September 17

Deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Curtis business in Portage Township on September 17 around noon. A woman reported that two subjects had attempted to abduct her child.  More...

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News

County Road Agencies Release “Don’t Miss” List for Fall Color

A mostly hot and humid summer is giving way to cooler temperatures and those brilliant autumnal colors that blanket the state each fall. More...

MIOSHA Offers $250,000 in Grants to Keep Workers Safe

Employers with up to 250 employees now can apply for a matching grant of up to $5,000 to make improvements in their workplace safety and health, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) announced recently.  More...

September Marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death, among men in Michigan. More...

Obituaries

Gloria G. McGuire

Gloria G. More...

Mary Anne Bozek

Mary Anne Bozek, 79, of Engadine died Thursday afternoon, September 13, 2018 at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey.  Born January 28, 1939 in Detroit, daughter of the late Samuel and Nettie (Shanahan) Cutajar, she had been a resident since 19 More...

Leta A. Petosky

Graveside Service

Graveside services for Leta A. Petosky will be held Saturday, September 22 at 3:00 p.m. at the West Lakefield Township Cemetery.  Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.   More...

Sports

NHS Sports Hall of Fame Committee Hopes for Good Turnout at 2018 Banquet

On September 29 the sixth annual sports hall of fame banquet will be held at Newberry High School. For the original members of the committee, the years have gone by in fast order.   More...

Newberry Tribe Breaks into Win Column

The sweet sounds of the Newberry “Loyalty” song filed the air at Gaylord last Friday night as the Newberry Varsity football team was celebrating a 38—29 victory over the Gaylord/St. Mary Snowbirds.  More...

Motocross Racing Ends Year with Picnic and Awards

The last weekend of racing at the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club was last September 8—9. More...

“Buzz” Medelis Appointed Village Treasurer

There was a very small turnout of citizens at the Monday, September 17 meeting of the Newberry Village Council held at the village office.  A presentation of a proclamation was given to Matt Perry, who recently retired as Water and Light superin More...

TAS Board Approves New School “Blueprint”

All members were present at Monday evening’s meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education.  A number of routine responsibilities, Designation of Persons Posting Public Notices, etc. were approved. More...

Photo

On Friday, September 14, approximately 120 middle school students from Newberry, Ojibway Charter, Whitefish Township and Les Chenaux schools learned about forestry and the forest products industry in More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 10 - 16  September 10 — Property Damage Accident – one car/three motorcycles, M- 28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  September 11 — Abandoned Vehicle, East Avenue C, Newberry. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Miss Irene’s Music and Movement program made its debut at the Tahquamenon Area Library this summer. This program, designed for ages one to five, is back by popular demand starting in October. More...

TAS Box Tops Fundraiser Going Strong

Tahquamenon Area Schools is continuing its Box Tops for Education (BTFE) fundraising campaign for the 2018 - 2019 school year to raise muchneeded funds for various materials for the students.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of September 15, 1893 To Plat a Town   More...

Just Bill

Back to Education and Healthcare

I’ve been reading about a 16th century Frenchman named Montaigne who was the first person to write essays about normal life, and I guess that describes “Just Bill.” Since Montaigne allowed himself to hop around from subject to subje More...

Spruce Budworm

The spruce budworm is a prevalent insect in the Eastern Upper Peninsula that may be damaging your spruce and fir trees.  More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Halfway Lake

Halfway Lake was so named because it was located “half way” between Newberry and Deer Park. Once, Deer Park was a thriving little mill town and a stage coach ran three times a week between the two towns. More...

AAA Advises “School’s Open, Drive Carefully”

School is now back in session for most Michigan children. They will get there by bus, car, other vehicles, walking or bicycling. Making those travels safe is of the utmost importance.  More...

Reel Fishing Tips

What You Need to Know about Fishing Early Autumn Walleye

Targeting walleye in the fall can offer some of the best fishing of the season. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you target this sportfish in the near future.  1. More...