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August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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School Financial Aid Seekers Warned of Scams

As Michiganders prepare for the upcoming fall semester and pay their college tuition bills, the Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid Team is asking students and their families to be alert and informed when being offered financial as More...

Michigan Receives $8.3 Million in Americorps Funding

The state of Michigan has received $8.3 million in federals funding from Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) through the Michigan Community Service Commission, the state’s lead agency on volunteerism and service.  More...

This Labor Day and Every Day: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, a time for friend and families to enjoy pool parties and backyard barbecues. It’s also one of the deadliest, with drunk drivers endangering themselves and others.  More...

Obituaries

Pansy M. Craycraft

Longtime Newberry resident, Pansy M. Craycraft, 91, died Tuesday afternoon, August 7, 2018 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  More...

Joyce M. Beach

Joyce Marie Beach, 85, of Newberry died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  She was born September 20, 1932 in Detroit, daughter of the late Paul and Hattie (Linville) Sanzo.  Survivors include her nephew, More...

Linda Ann Wheeler

Lifelong Newberry resident, Linda Ann Wheeler, 68, died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Grace Health Care in Three Rivers.  More...

Sports

Photos

Tahquamenon Falls Little League-French Trucking Team More...

Engadine Soccer Association 2018 Teams

Moose du Nord Team More...

Paradise Blueberry Festival Returns this Weekend

Friday, August 17 the Wild Blueberry Festival, established in 1984, will begin with its highly attended Blueberry Brunch at 9:00 a.m. until noon each day this weekend.  More...

TAS Approves November’s Bond Proposal Language

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education held a relatively short meeting Monday night, August 13.  The meeting had to be scheduled one week early, as one of the main items being considered by the board was approval of ballot language for More...

Three who Allegedly Broke Into Tahquamenon Area Schools Caught

The three suspects involved in the Tahquamenon Area Schools break-in that took place in the late hours of Wednesday, August 1 have been identified and the stolen property has been recovered.  The trio allegedly stole several electronic devices, More...

Local News

Primary Election Results Posted

Luce and Mackinac County voters fell in line with rest of Michigan in determining the Gubernatorial candidates in the upcoming November election.  More...

Pauline Ketola Rose Turns 108

Longtime area resident Pauline Ketola Rose turned 108 years of age Wednesday, August 1.  Pauline Mary Swisher was born August 1, 1910 in Remus, located in the lower peninsula in Mecosta County. More...

Teaching Family Homes Youth “Take Off” with Rocket Project

The Lakes Area Rocketeers celebrated their first successful launch on August 8 at the Luce County Airport.  The Rocketeers are comprised of youth from the Lakes Area Teaching Family Homes of Newberry. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  August 18, 1893 May Have to Shut Down   More...

Forestry Notes

Wildlife Comebacks

Most people possess affections for wildlife for a More...

Just Bill

Dollar General in Curtis Would Change the Village

Some folks in Curtis are signing a petition trying to stop Dollar General from coming to the “Unique Waterfront Village” and making it just another U.P. village.  It’s a genuine concern. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Slow runners live longer. Studies show people who jog regularly but slowly have a longer lifespan on average than those who push themselves to go faster. In fact, strenuous runners tied with sedentary people for highest mortality rate. More...

The Counseling Corner

Good Mental Health – No Different than Good Physical Health

Seeing a physician isn’t embarrassing if we have the flu, a high fever or other serious health problems. More...

Plant Now for Beautiful Garden Next Year

Don’t let the summer heat keep you indoors. Now is a great time to dress up those garden beds in need of a facelift.  More...