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August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Water and Light Board Provides Annual Energy Optimization Report

Pursuant to Public Act 295 (PA 295), the Newberry Water and Light Board is providing an annual summary of their Energy Optimi zation and Renewable Energy Plans for the 2014 calendar year. More...

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News

St. Ignace LED Upgrades Draw Attention

A project on the eastern end of the Upper Peninsula is shining a spotlight on cost-saving innovations for Michigan highways. More...

Start Back-to-School Routines Early for September Success

With many Michigan school districts not set to begin classes until after Labor Day, families across the state are caught up in an end-of-summer frenzy of fun and back-to-school shopping – but experts say they should also start easing back into More...

USDA Offers Assistance for Rural Home Repairs

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development state director James J. More...

Obituaries

Gary A. St. Andre

Longtime Naubinway resident Gary A. St. Andre, 65, died Wednesday evening, August 19, 2015 at his residence. Born February 23, 1950 in Manistique, son of the late Lawrence and Marie (Linck) St. More...

Louis Vesel Jr.

Louis Vesel Jr., 90, of Engadine died Saturday morning, August 22, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. More...

Eileen M. Steinmuller

Eileen Marie Steinmuller, 85, of Rocky River, OH died Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at home surrounded by family and friends. Born February 7, 1930 in Cleveland, OH, daughter of the late William C. More...

Features

Follow Five Golden Rules for Kids Using Tech Devices

The next generation of smartphone users is getting a headstart on device destruction. Children are breaking more smartphones, tablets and laptops than ever before, say experts. More...

Improve Indoor Air Quality this Winter

Homes tend to be stuffier in autumn and winter. As temperatures outside dip, windows are closed and air quality inside homes can suffer. More...

Did You Know?

Only about two percent of the world population has green eyes. More...

Personals

Mackey-Musgrave

Donna Marie Mackey of Taylor, MI and Duane Carl Musgrave of McMillan, MI were married on August 11, 2015 in Newberry. The couple will reside in Grand Rapids, MI. More...

Card of Thanks

Our family is so grateful that we live in a community that is so caring. More...

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank everyone who helped me in celebrating the life of Marie Thibideau Moore. I appreciate the kindness received from Beaulieu Funeral Home and all the ladies for the wonderful luncheon. Words cannot express my gratitude. John Moore More...

State Rep Chatfield Hosts Coffee Table Meeting in Naubinway

Last Friday afternoon State Rep. Lee Chatfield ( 107th) hosted an informal session with constituents in Naubinway at the Anchor Inn, set up by manager Leah Brouwer. More...

County Seeks Emergency Manager Replacement

The main topic of the August 18 Luce County Commission meeting was to decide how to proceed after the announc ement tha t Te r ry Stark, Luce County emergency manager, would retire effective October 3. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 17 – August 23

August 17 — Child Neglect, County Road 385, West Truman, West John, Newberry, report taken and turned over to DHS. August 18 — Mental Health Transport, Helen Newberry Joy Hospital to War Memorial Hospital. More...

Link to Offer Free Dance

The Link will be hosting a free dance on Friday, August 28 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. featuring DJ Sparky. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

You might have noticed that the library website has been missing over the last month. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 29, 1890 Local News —Gypsy Festival Tonight —The new Methodist church will be ready by the 15th of next month. More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Buckle up. The fall festival season has arrived along with the cooler weather. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Helping Infant Brains Develop

What does it mean when your baby cries? What can we do to raise healthy, happy children? What do we already know about early childhood that will help us make good decisions? More...

Sports

Indians Take Top Spots at Tiffany Thorpe Invitational

When Newberry senior and defending Division 3 U.P. Finals champion Natalie Beaulieu crossed the finish line in 20:47 to take first in the girls’ varsity portion of the annual Tiffany Thorp invitational on Sunday, nobody was surprised. More...

Newberry Indians’ Fall Sports Season Kicks Off

The fall season is upon us, with all of Newberry’s teams poised for action. The Newberry varsity volleyball team traveled to the Munising Invitational last Saturday, but did not fare very well, losing five out of eight games. More...

Schedule Changes Have Big Impact on Engadine Football

For most fall sports teams, the teams they played last year will be mostly the same as the ones they play this year. But for Engadine, the changes in their football schedule this year are dramatic. More...