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July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Missing Persons Found, Kidnapper Arrested

After a five-day search for two missing Delta County people, both LeeAnn Marie Wilmoth, 28, and Eric Scott Ruska, 37, have been located. It was determined that Wilmoth was being held against her will and Ruska is currently in custody.  More...

Nominations Sought for Vet Service Award

The Luce County Veterans Services office is seeking nominations for the 2017 Luce County Veterans Community Service Award. More...

Special Sections

News

2017 Mid-Summer Car Show Winners

Stock class B- 1932 - 1959  1st Dave Uhlbeck of Newberry - 55 Ford Custom Line  Stock class C-1960 - 1966  1st – Fred Smith of Rudyard - 65 Cadillac Coupe Deville   2nd Dave Dimmer of Newberry - 66 Toronado  Stock class More...

Luce County Gets Emergency Food, Shelter Funds

Luce County has been awarded $2,800 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. More...

U.P. Author to Speak at Curtis Library

Author John Smolens will appear at the Curtis Public Library Thursday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. He’ll be visiting with his books, his wife and his golden retriever!  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter 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

Timotheus Woskobojnik

Timotheus Woskobojnik, 66, of Roscommon died July 14, 2017 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Ypsilanti.  He was born February 21, 1951 in Klagenfurt, Austria to Victor and Pauline Woskobojnik. He arrived in Sault Ste. More...

Donald D. Burkett

Longtime Hulbert resident, Donald D. More...

Summer Burial Schedule

Mary Lou Fossitt  Saturday, July 22  10:00 a.m.  Forest Home Cemetery   More...

Sports

Weekly Tennis Workshops to Begin Today

Michigan State University Extension and 4-H will host tennis workshops at the Luce County Tennis Courts on Charles Road every Wednesday starting today, July 19 at 6:00 p.m.  Adults and youth are welcome to attend once or every week. More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Tyler Mischel Kindergarten, Age 6

My mom is special cus shee will take me wherever I want. My mom is taking me to the store so I get a bear. It is fun to go.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Ethan Brower 3rd Grade

Mom, I love what you do for me, like do laundry, do dinner, and go places. My mom usually gets home at like 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. so I always miss her.   More...

Card of Thanks

A big THANK YOU to Dave and Vickie Fall for all their effort in making the car show such a great Newberry event!   More...

Village Water, Sewer Rates Set to Rise August 1

The July 17 meeting of the Newberry Village Council started off with a moment of silence for fallen trustee Brian Zimmerman.  The meat of the meeting did not occur until near the end, when the council adopted the Water and Light’s proposed More...

HNJH Debuts New Race Event at Luce County Park

At one time Helen Newberry Joy Hospital sponsored a triathlon in Curtis, consisting of a quartermile swim, 15-mile bike ride and five- kilometer run on the first Saturday in August.  That event is no longer in the works, having been replaced by More...

Woman Goes Missing at Pictured Rocks

Personnel from the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore continue to search for a missing person. Kara Moore was last seen at 5:30 p.m. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 10 – 16

July 10 — Runaway Juvenile, Hamilton Street, Columbus Township. Juvenile located, report taken.  July 10 — Stolen Vehicle, Amy Street, Columbus Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Normally, we want people to visit the Tahquamenon Library and stay for a while, but Thursday, July 27 between 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m., we want people to escape the library. More...

35 Year Reunion – Newberry High School Class of 1982

Back row, left to right: Mark Jacobs, Mike Kenny, Mike Beaulieu, Durwin Moisio, Dave Berry, John Kuemin, Rich Blank, Jeff Taylor, Dayne Killingsworth, Suzie (Fossitt) Przybyla, Cindy (Oberg) Semon, Al Crawford, Brian Immel.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways companies are using plastic waste from the ocean in their products to take a stand for the environment— Simone LaTourneau Boston, MA   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 22, 1892  Local and County News   More...

Just Bill

Make Some Birch Art for Art on the Lake

For years the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis has had an auction at Labor Day of artworks made by local folks following a theme that someone makes up in the winter. More...

Features

CPR: Learn It, Save Someone

Every year more than 350,000 Americans suffer cardiac arrest in a location other than a hospital, and for every one of them, survival depends on someone immediately stepping up to administer CPR.  According to the American Heart Association, alm More...

TRIVIA

Almost nothing in nature is actually blue. Instead, things that appear blue, like butterflies or feathers, usually have molecules that reflect blue light better than other colors. This is know as structural color. More...

Create Safe, Backyard Play Area for Children

Homeowners often aspire to have attractive backyards that look like they belong in a magazine. More...