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May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TAS District Voters Reject Renovation Bond Proposal

The Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) building renovation bond proposal was voted down at the Tuesday, May 8 election. More...

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News

Presbyterians Plan Free Community Meal

Thursday, May 17 the First Presbyterian Church of Newberry will host its next Free Community Fellowship Meal from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. More...

Exercise Caution against Ticks, Lyme Disease

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is encouraging Michigan residents to protect themselves from ticks as the warm weather approaches. Tickborne diseases, particularly Lyme disease, are expanding across the state.  More...

Piano Students Present Concert

Students of Shirley Williams will present a piano recital Sunday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church at 116 East McMillan Avenue in Newberry.  More...

Columnists

Safe Driving Tips

Never, Ever Drink and Drive!

Drunk driving is dangerous and expensive. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 19, 1893  Local and County   Ten men were precipitated to the bottom of a shaft of the Calumet & Hecla Copper mine, a distance of 3,000 feet last Sunday, killing them instantly.  More...

Editorial

It might have been the amount of money, it might have been the destruction of an historical building or it might have been a vote of no confidence in the TAS board and/or administration, but whatever the case, the voters of the Tahquamenon Area Schoo More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Hannah Edison at the plate. More...

Newberry Boys’ Track Takes 2nd in Manistique

The Newberry boys’ track stars grabbed second place at the Manistique Invitational last Tuesday, May 8.  The Sault boys claimed first with 121 points. Newberry had 109, Cheboygan 87.5, Manistique 77, St. More...

Lady Indians Split against Blue Devils, Saints

The Lady Indians played host to the Sault Blue Devils Tuesday, May 8 for a pair of conference games.  Game 1 was a 6—1 victory for the Indians as Mercadez Allen pitched a beautiful game, striking out eight while walking one.  More...

Two Village Trustees, Brown & Medelis, Targeted for Recall

Two Village of Newberry trustees that are also members of the Newberry Water and Light board have had recall petitions brought against them by two village residents. More...

EUP Could Support $60 Million in New Retail

Anyone who has ever dreamed of a particular new store or other commercial business in the Eastern Upper Peninsula may be intrigued by new expert analysis of the kinds of business that could be supported and sustained in seven EUP communities.  More...

High Waters Close Tahquamenon Falls Trail

High water from spring runoff has forced park staff at Tahquamenon Falls State Park to temporarily close the popular River Trail between the Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls in northern Luce County.  The spring flows have not subsided and there More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 7 - 13

May 7 — Residential Breaking and Entering, George Street, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  May 7 — Non-Sufficient Funds checks, M-28, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

News from the Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Photo Tours  Tuesdays and Thursdays Upon Request   Meet other photographers and explore the Refuge, look for great shots and share photos and skills.  Twilight Tours   More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

—To the joy of some staff and to the dismay of others, the Tahquamenon Area Library has finally acknowledged that winter is gone. We have taken down our signs reminding library patrons to check for school closings in case of snowstorms.  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

Byron M. Holly, Jr.

Byron M. Holly, Jr. 86, of Toledo, OH, and formerly of Erie, Michigan, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, at The Grove at Oak Leaf Village surrounded by his loving family. Born January 23, 1932, in Toledo, OH, he was the son of Byron M. and Agnes G. More...

Ray E. Hayford

Ray E. Hayford, 62, of Hulbert died suddenly at his home Wednesday May 9, 2018.  Born September 22, 1955 in Tecumseh, he was a son of Raymond C. and Edith M. (Anspach) Hayford. He also lived in Adrian, where he graduated from high school.  More...

Monique Holmberg

Monique Maria Holmberg of Newberry passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Medilodge Nursing Home in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born July 10, 1936 in Bédée, France, the daughter of Eugéne Pierre Marie Josselin and Marie- Rose Josselin.  More...

Features

Protect Your Data On Social Media

The Facebook data breach opened a Pandora’s box of concerns for social media consumers. The company estimated that the data firm Cambridge Analytica may have had information on about 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge.  More...

Did You Know?

The basement of Russia’s Fort Zverev stored napalm until it caught fire in the 70s. Temperatures were so hot that the bricks melted.   More...

TRIVIA

You can be a professional bridesmaid in China. More...