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October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Electronic Recycling Set

The monthly meeting of the Newberry Village Council was held Monday, October 15 at the village office.  The council approved the village monthly bills totaling $281,169.32. More...

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News

Grants Available for Financially Distressed Cities, Villages and Townships

Cities, villages and townships experiencing financial struggles can now apply for a grant to help fund special projects and free up tax dollars for important services, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). More...

US-2 Cut River Bridge to Reopen October 18

The Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge on US-2 in Mackinac County is planned to reopen to traffic Thursday, October 18, depending on weather. More...

CDC Offers Tips During Infection Prevention Week

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year at least two million Americans become infected with a bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Of those affected, nearly 23,000 will die as a direct result. 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

Kerry K. Burns

Kerry Kenneth Burns, 79, of Independence, MO passed away October 8, 2018.  More...

Marjorie McMichael

Marjorie E. McMichael, 77, of Engadine died Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at her residence.  Born October 16, 1940 in Detroit, daughter of the late Edward and Thelma (Vincent) Grigg, she married Clifford McMichael October 24, 1958.  More...

Sports

NHS Teams Gear Up for U.P. Cross-Country Finals

Newberry’s cross-country teams are on their way to the U.P. Finals, scheduled in Munising this year Saturday, October 20. Both the men’s and women’s teams participated in the third Straits Area Conference meet in Rudyard October 9. More...

Newberry Girls Get Back to Winning Ways

October 4 the Lady Indian Varsity traveled to Rudyard, where the girls were defeated by both the Bulldogs and Saints.  Last Tuesday, October 8, the Indians reversed that trend, although it took them four games to beat Pickford 3 - 1.  More...

Johannesburg-Lewiston Cardinals Stun Indians

The Johannesburg-Lewiston Cardinals came into Newberry last Friday night on top of the Northern Michigan Football League, Legacy Division, with a perfect conference record. More...

Engadine’s Homecoming King and Queen

Jonah Miller and Abby Germain More...

TAS Fund Balance Up, Students Down

Members of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board heard some welcome news in business manager Donna Bergman’s report at Monday evening’s meeting. More...

Historic Blaney Lodge Destroyed by Fire

Last Thursday, October 11, traffic on M-77 in Blaney Park at LaPorte Road came to a standstill in both directions for several hours as firefighters struggled to contain a fire that engulfed the historic Blaney Lodge Bed & Breakfast. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 7 - 14  October 8 — Arson fire, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  October 8 — Child Protective Services Referral, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Northstar News

The Superior Conference soccer tournament was in Rogers City October 12. In the first game Rogers City and Petoskey played to a 0—0 tie at the end of the first half. More...

Walk for Warmth Returns This Saturday

The Newberry Area Ministerial Association is hosting the fifth annual Walk for Warmth this Saturday, October 20 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of October 20, 1893 Thugs at Trout Lake   A passenger arriving on the Soo Line train Sunday reported that there is a gang of confidence men and thieves, if not cutthroats, working the trains and passengers at Tr More...

The Counseling Corner

Stick with Exercise for Better Physical, Mental Health

It isn’t news that there are many benefits to regular exercise, yet this nation still faces a growing obesity problem, high levels of stress and increased incidences of depression, despite the fact that numerous studies show exercise can help c More...

Just Bill

A funeral in France: “Adieu, Ameria”

My stepson’s wife, Nathalie, lost her mother a week ago after a long illness. Pancreatic cancer was a death knell when it was diagnosed, but Ameria lived on for many months. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The most used sentences in the Harry Potter books is, “Nothing happened.” For The Hunger Games series it’s, “My name is Katniss Everdeen.” And when you read the Twilight series, the sentence you’ll see the most is, More...

SAVVY SENIOR

Dear Savvy Senior,  I’m considering making changes in my Medicare coverage during the openenrollment period. Can you recommend any free resources that can help with my choices?  —Swapping Senior   Dear Swapping,  More...

What’s in a NAME? Rapinville

Rapinville was a community five miles north of Engadine, roughly around the intersection of McKelvey and M- 117. At one time it had its own post office and school (the Densmore School), church, cemetery and a couple dozen families. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The Luce County LINK would like to thank the participants of the Memorial Jeep Ride in honor of Lenny and Rita Lemanek for their generous donation to our center. The money will help fund the many services we provide.   More...