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September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov Snyder Signs Landmark Medical Marijuana Legislation

Governor Rick Snyder recently signed a three-bill package to clarify the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana law that was adopted in 2008. More...

Photos

MDOT has invested $380,000 to reconstruct railroad crossings, including the M-28 crossing near Seney (above). In order to safely work on the railroad crossings, crews have built a temporary run-around with one lane open in each direction. More...

Special Sections

News

EUP Snowmobile Council Begins Trail Set-Up

The EUP Snowmobile Council meeting of Wednesday, September 21 was hosted by the Soo Snowmobile Association. More...

Contest Seeks Stories about Michigan Heritage, Resources

The vision of the Michigan Tourism Strategic Plan (MTSP) is that “Michigan be recognized as one of America’s favorite four-seasons travel experience.” More...

Newberry Garden Club Plans Annual Harvest Dinner

The Newberry Garden Club will meet at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 3 at the Triangle Restaurant for its annual no-host Harvest Dinner. RSVP to Helen Adams. More...

Columnists

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

I was watching the football game Sunday and a public service ad came on. The message was directed at children: go out and play! More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 25, 1891 Local News More...

Just Bill

Honey, You Look Good Again This Year

Last week I drove five miles to buy honey from Olivier Hubert. He is the caretaker for a group of apartments in the village of St. Nom La Bretèche, and I found him putting a new coat of paint on the iron gates by the street. More...

Features

Efficient Fireplaces Prevent Money Going Up in Smoke

Nothing beats gathering around the fire in winter. Unfortunately, a wood-burning fireplace could be a major source of energy loss in your home, sending your utility bills sky high. More...

Did You Know?

Photographer Chris Van Wyk was taking photos in a Queensland river and found a turtle sporting a green mohawk. It turned out to be an endangered Mary River turtle, which happened to have a lot of algae growing on its head. More...

TRIVIA

In 1771 the kingdom of Poland was larger in are than any other European country except Russia and had a bigger population than any other European country except France. Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com More...

Newberry’s 2016 Homecoming Queen Candidates

From left to right, front row: Kelsey Carson, Sara Cameron, and Krysta Parker. Back row: Taylor Bryant, Maysa Sitar, and Megan Grigg. More...

Autonomus Cars May Soon be on Michigan’s Roadways

“It’s been a few months since we launched Planet M, a campaign that represents the collective mobility efforts across the state of Michigan,” said Steve Arwood, CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. More...

County Employees Protest Over Proposed Wage, Benefit Changes

Once again the monthly meeting of the Luce County Commission, held on September 20, was dominated by controversy, this time stemming from an item on the agenda: to modify the wages and benefits of elected officials and nonunion employees. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 11 – 25

September 12 – Killing domestic cats, CR 405, Pentland Township. Report taken. September 13 – Uninsured motorist, disorderly, West Ave A, Newberry. Action taken, report made. September 13 – Car vs. Deer, CR 405, Pentland Township. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

We are in full swing at TAS. Students are getting to classes on time, schedules are figured out by both students and teachers and everyone is finding the elementary office in its new location! More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. has announced the names of its recent graduates. Among them was Kristopher Cole of Newberry, who graduated from the diesel and industrial program. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters 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

Darlene K. Held

Darlene K. Held, 78, of Newberry died at the Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie Thursday, September 22, 2016. Born in Newberry July 2, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Dick H. and Irene V. (Crawford) Robbins. More...

Robert G. Powell

Robert G. Powell, 80, of Sevierville, Tennessee, passed away at the Jefferson City Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 11, 1936, son of the late Robert S. and Olive M. Powell of Columbus, Ohio. More...

Sports

Eagles Do Well in St. Ignace Tourney

This past Saturday the Lady Eagles of Engadine traveled to St. Ignace to partake in the annual tournament there. Ten teams from around the area competed. More...

Tribe Suffers Loss

The Newberry Varsity football team was defeated by perennial powerhouse Lake Linden Hubbell last Friday night, 44—29, spoiling the Tribe’s undefeated record. More...

The Sport Page

Dylan Sears on top and Adam Hildebrant tackle Brenden Middelton during the varsity game with Lake Linden. More...