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September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ace Hardware Celebrates Award with Customer Appreciation Event

Newberry’s Foster’s Ace Hardware has been awarded the J.D. Power Award for “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores” for the 11th year in a row. More...

Tahquamenon Whitetails Banquet Ready to Go

The 28th annual Whitetails Banquet is set to return Saturday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m. at the Newberry American Legion hall. More...

McMillan Methodists Plan Fall Harvest Fest

McMillan United Methodist Church will hold its annual Fall Harvest Festival Saturday, September 23 at Columbus Township Hall in McMillan.  The bake sale will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by the auction at 5:00 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

It’s a Matter of Survival

It is no secret that newspapers across the nation are in trouble. Alas, the Newberry News has fallen in that category.  More...

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

Betty Brown

Betty Brown, 81, a lifetime Curtis area resident, died at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette Sunday, September 10, 2017.  Born in Curtis May 9, 1936, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Hamill) Conley. She attended Curtis School.  More...

Lynne A. Waite

Lynne A. Waite, 73, of Newberry died at her home Sunday, September 10, 2017.  More...

Frank Bud Lowry

Frank Bud Lowry, 81, of Greenville passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Spectrum Health - Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. The son of Ted and Lottie Mae (Clark) Lowry, he was born February 15, 1936 at Cedar Lake.  More...

Puckett Resigns from TAS Staff Over Knife Incident

The Monday evening meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education was moved from the library to the cafeteria in anticipation of a large citizen turnout. More...

Luce Emergency Management Meets

The Luce County Emergency Management team got together last Friday at noon for its regular quarterly meeting.  Various subjects were broached, including the possibility of new cell phone tower construction: one by Rashid’s Market, one in t More...

Local News

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Are there any realistic geoengineering solutions to our climate woes, and why haven’t we started employing them yet?  Angel Monroe,  Miami, FL   More...

Asian Carp Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released a plan to prevent invasive carp from entering the Great Lakes. More...

Did You Know?

Just two years after marriage, an estimated 20 percent of couples make love fewer than 10 times in a year.  —  There is a giant middle finger statue in front of Milan Stock Exchange.  —  More...

Columnists

Northstar News

Evangelist David Corn, a well-known illusionist, will be putting on two big Magic & Morality Rallies at Northstar Baptist Church on Thursday and Friday nights at 7:00 p.m. Each rally is free and open to the public.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Do you have a library card for the Tahquamenon Area Library yet? If you haven’t signed up, here are five reasons you should:  1. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of September 24, 1892 Local and County News  —Henry Little is prepared to do all kinds of heavy and light draying to convey hunting or camping parties to any point in the county or any other kind of team work. More...

Sports

NHS Hall of Fame

The fifth annual Newberry High School Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony took place Saturday night in the auditorium of Newberry High School.  Five individuals, plus three girls’ track teams of 1989 to 1991, were inducted.  More...

Newberry Indians

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Dramatic Come-from-Behind Win Seals Deal for Newberry

A walk-off field goal with one second left in the game earned the Newberry Tribe a 24—22 victory over the Munising Mustangs. More...