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October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Meeting Makes Village Finances More Transparent

Wednesday evening, October 3 approximately 40 to 50 people filed into the Bystrom Auditorium at Tahquamenon Area Schools to get a clearer picture of the overall financial health of the Village of Newberry.  More...

Special Sections

News

October Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer for women. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. More...

Senator Schmidt Returns to EUP for Coffee Hours

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District during the month of October. He will visit the Eastern Upper Peninsula Monday, October 15 at the following locations:  St. More...

EMS Conference Attracts Hundreds This Week

Nearly 400 EMS personnel will attend the 37th annual UP-EMS Conference in Marquette this week.  The Conference is Michigan’s most comprehensive educational program for rural emergency responders. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of October 6, 1893 Excursion to Grand Marais   More...

The Counseling Corner

Understanding, Overcoming Road Rage

Today’s streets and highways are more crowded than ever. If you’re driving almost anywhere these days you’re often encountering bad drivers, traffic jams and road construction.  More...

Just Bill

Can We Learn Something from a Mixed Forest?

One of the many things I missed in September was a visit to the Soo Film Festival September 12 - 16. In a way, I had an entry in the festival. More...

Features

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: You never hear anything about ozone depletion anymore. Have we solved this problem and, if so, why can’t we get a handle on global warming as well? –Lia Smith,Reno, NV More...

TRIVIA

There’s an octopus city off the coast of Australia. “Octlantis” is home to about 15 octopods who built their dens with beer bottles and leftover shells from their prey. More...

Take Steps to Lower Risk of Liver Cancer

Between 2004 and 2015, liver cancer incidence increased 46 percent in Michigan. More...

Enbridge, State Agree on Tunnel to Contain Line 5

The state of Michigan and Enbridge Energy recently announced an agreement that will lead to major safety enhancements along the entire length of the Line 5 petroleum pipeline crossing the state. More...

Small Fire at TAS

Monday, October 8 at approximately 9:24 a.m. the Newberry Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in a hallway of Tahquamenon Elementary School. Staff and students were evacuated from the building.  More...

Politicians, Reps Cover Many Topics at Legislative Luncheon

Approximately 25 - 30 local citizens spent a twohour luncheon with nine politicians or their representatives at the 13th annual Legislative Luncheon, held at Zellar’s Village Inn Friday, October 5.  The event was hosted by Save-Restore-Gro More...

Local News

Three Community Service Awards Given At Annual Veterans Banquet

The fifth annual Luce County Veterans Community Service Banquet was held October 6 at the American Legion in Newberry.  More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 1 - 7  October 1 — Property Damage Accident - car/deer, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 1 — Reckless Discharge of a Crossbow, Rosemary Lane, Pentland Township. More...

Current Events

Winterize Your Boat Now, Save Time, Money Later

Once boating season winds down, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your watercraft for next season. The time and effort you spend now will have a definite effect on your boat’s performance and time, effort and money come spring. More...

Obituaries

Gilbert Hyndman

Gilbert E. Hyndman, 85, of Curtis died Monday morning, October 1, 2018 at his residence under the care of his family and North Woods Hospice.  More...

Sports

Annual Dig Pink Coming Soon

The annual Dig Pink volleyball game will take place in Engadine on the evening of October 18. The Dig Pink game began some years ago to raise money for the Side Out Foundation. More...

Elks Announce Annual Hoop Shoot Competition

Competition for the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for youngsters age eight through 13, will be held at the J.L. De- Cook High School Gymnasium in Newberry Saturday, November 10 at 9:00 a.m. More...

Bark River Broncos Buck Indians

The Bark River Broncos lived up to their nickname last Friday night as they ran roughshod over the Newberry Indians, despite wining only one game prior to the October 4 make-up contest at Newberry.  Originally the two teams were not scheduled t More...