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April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Hunting Michigan Morels with Mi-HUNT

It was early May, and a certain spring activity was on my mind – looking for some tasty morel mushrooms in the beautiful hardwood forests of northern Lower Michigan.  As that Friday’s work shift was drawing to a close, I thought abou More...

Newberry Man Arrested on Six Felony Charges

Police arrested Newberry resident Kevin James Waller, 31, on April 19 on multiple felony charges. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

For the 22nd consecutive year, Alma College students captured the highest awards at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City.  This year the college was helped along by Monika Tomica of Newberry, a sophomore who represented 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

Kathleen “Kitty” Kujala

Kathleen “Kitty” Kujala, 85, of Newberry, MI died on Sunday, April 15, 2018. She was born November 14, 1932 to Alsem and Goldie (Varnes) Archambeau.  She grew up in Silver Creek, MI; Lakefield, MI, and lived in Dollarville, MI. More...

Richard G. Hollingshead

Richard G. Hollingshead, 77, of Germfask died April 15, 2018 at Barker’s Country Living Home in Germfask.  He was born December 24, 1940 in Manistique, the son of William and Cecil (Emerson) Hollingshead, Sr. More...

Spring Burial Schedule

Gertrude Salter Wednesday May 2 10:00 a.m. Forest Home Cemetery  Mary Edwards Friday, May 4 10:00 a.m. Engadine Cemetery  Vernon Kropp Friday, May 11 10:00 a.m. Forest Home Cemetery   More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Shoepac Lake

Shoepac Lake, west of South Manistique Lake, is either named for its shape (a shoepac being a type of waterproof boot), or after a tragedy that befall the Wilson family, early settlers in the Germfask area.  More...

Spring Brings Flowers, Showers, Nests

When cleaning out gardens, flower boxes or home or office landscaping this spring, don’t be surprised if you find something extra. Duck nests, particularly mallard nests, appear just about everywhere this time of year. More...

TRIVIA

Anagrams amused the ancient Greeks, Romans and Hebrews, and were popular during the Middle Ages.  More...

TAS Board Approves 2017-18 Curriculum

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education met Monday evening, despite a spring snowstorm that closed the school and many local businesses and institutions. None of the area citizenry braved the outdoor nonsense to attend the meeting.  More...

TAS Holds Town Hall Meeting to Review Upcoming Bond Proposal

Approximately 50 citizens attended the Tahquamenon Area Schools Town Hall meeting held Monday evening, April 23 in the school cafeteria. The board members answered many questions from the audience about the proposal. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 16 – 22

April 17 — Non Sufficient funds check, W. Helen St., Newberry, investigated, report taken.  April 17 — Property damage accident-two car, E. Truman Blvd, Newberry, investigated, report taken,  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

Elementary M-STEP testing this week started Tuesday and will continue Thursday for fifth grade only. Math testing was Tuesday and science testing will be Thursday.  More...

Northstar News

The Northstar Jr. Convention was on Friday, April 20. The judges and parents witnessed 32 platform events, including vocal, instrumental, poetry and even a clown act. What an outstanding performance!  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 28, 1893  Local and County   Next week the semi-annual term of circuit court will be held here. The calendar is a light one as usual, a pleasing state of matters to mostly everybody but the lawyers.  More...

Just Bill

How Can I Help My Baker Get a Fair Deal from Town?

The baker in our village has been working here for 49 years. Jean-Claude Carroué was trained at one of the best luxury shops in Paris, Fauchon. He makes buttery croissants, beautiful cakes, delicious chocolates. Mrs. More...

The Counseling Corner

When Is It Time for New Job?

Whether you’re a highly paid executive or have a lower-level position, you still are head to your job each day and try to do your best. But is that job doing its best for you?  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Engadine’s Jarett Daily narrowly beat Newberry’s Andre James in the 55-meter dah at LSSU. More...

Newberry Track Going Strong with First Two Meets Complete

Despite the snow and cold, track season is off and running. Newberry has been involved in two meets already, both indoor at the Superior Dome in Marquette and the Norris Center at LSSU.  More...

Newberry Boys Snag Third in Opening Track Invitational

MARQUETTE — The Newberry boys opened their track season in the midst of a title chase as they placed third April 18 in the Ishpeming Dome Invitational.  Ishpeming edged Iron Mountain 91-86 for the title, and the Indians scored 84 3/4 point More...