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May 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

TAS Student Listed Among Michigan History Day State Champions

A total of 153 students received top honors at the state finals competition of Michigan History Day Saturday, April 30 at Bay City Central High School. Among those winners was Kaylen Clark, a student at Tahquamenon Area Schools. More...

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News

Bait Regulations Change

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission at its April 14 meeting approved fishing regulations that affect bait harvest and use. These regulations went into immediate effect. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 18 – May 1

April 25: Two-car property damage accident, East Harrie Street, Newberry. Report taken. April 25: Mental health transport, Helen Newberry Joy Hospital to Grand Rapids. April 26: Malicious destruction of property, L-P parking lot, Pentland Township. More...

Nominations Sought for U.P. Service Awards

Every day volunteers across the Upper Peninsula give their time, talent, voice and resources to help make the U.P. a special place to live. More...

Columnists

Can You See Underwater? NASA Can!

Space Place

If you could, what would you want to look at? Maybe to find out if a crab is about to nibble on your toe? Well, if you were really lucky, you might just see a beautiful coral reef. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 8, 1891 LOCAL —Last Monday D.N. McLeod made a visit to his farm about half a mile from town, and left his horse and buggy in charge of a man for a few moments, at the roadside. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Visiting a Local, Joyful Place

The library is a great place to take grandchildren when providing childcare. The visits are easy, inexpensive and offer a fresh supply of books for the home stack. More...

Features

This Day in History

May 4

1932 – Public Enemy Number One, Al Capone, was jailed for tax evasion. 1970 – Four Kent State University students were shot by National Guard members for an anti-Vietnam War demonstration. More...

Did You Know?

The last U.S. feature-length movie released without any soundtrack was The Poor Millionaire (1930), starring Richard Talmadge and Constance Howard. It was released by Biltmore Pictures in April 1930. More...

Did You Know?

The word gargoyle comes down from the Old French: gargouille, meaning throat or gullet. This is also the origin of the word gargle. The word describes the sound produced as water passes the throat and mixes with air. More...

Rising Tide Team Moves Forward

The Newberry Rising Tide Team is seeking public input on an economic development strategy for the area. Halfway through the yearlong program, the team has identified several key components to addressing economic challenges. More...

New Winery Makes Inroads into EUP Taste Buds

A tasty new business has sprung up in the area: the End of the Road Winery. Literally at the end of Burns Road in Germfask Township, the operation is owned and operated by Jim and Robin Barker. More...

TORC Showcases New Skate Park Equipment

The Tahquamenon Outdoor Recreation Complex (TORC) has purchased the first set of ramps and rails for its new skate park component. More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

—Last Thursday’s Family Fun Night at the Tahquamenon Area Library was a huge success. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, May 4 —The second annual Student Art Show is on display in the Waterfront Gallery at the Erickson Center for the Arts from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Students at various grade levels continue taking the M-Step. Although it’s still time-intensive, the test is being handled more positively than last year. More...

Obituaries

Finley R. Gordon

Finley Reed Gordon, infant son of Donald, Jr. and Caterina (Smithson) Gordon of Newberry, died suddenly Sunday, April 24, 2016. He was born December 4, 2015 in Marquette. More...

Thomas Palmer, Sr.

Thomas M. Palmer, Sr., 61, of Newberry died Sunday morning, May 1, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family . More...

Jo Anne Martin

Jo Anne Martin, 61, a lifelong Newberry area resident, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday, April 23, 2016. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

The Newberry News Spring Senior Athlete of the Week is Tate Miller, the son of Todd Miller and Brenda Owen. Tate runs track for the Newberry boys. More...

Lady Indians Consistently Solid

Tuesday, April 26 the Newberry Lady Indian softball team played host to Munising for a pair of games. Kelsey Huffman got the pitching victory in game one by a 9—0 score. She gave up two hits and one walk, but struck out 12. More...

Newberry Boys Track Win at Engadine

The Newberry boys’ track team pulled off a victory at Engadine last week, beating a field of seven small schools. The Indians were first with 151 points. Pickford came in second with 128, followed by Engadine 94, St. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank Pastor Diann Bowler for the beautiful service, Marian Hanselman for the wonderful meal and everyone who brought desserts to the Memorial Service for my late husband, Don. More...