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August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Michigan State Police Provide Turn Lane Use Clarification

The Michigan State Police, Sault Ste. Marie Post, has been receiving additional questions regarding a recent article explaining how the new center turn lane on M-123 through Newberry works. More...

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News

Practice School Bus Safety

Millions of students rely on public transportation to get them to and from school each and every day. The National Safety Council says 25 million students in the United States begin and end their school days on school buses. More...

Shipwreck Society Plans Fundraiser

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society announces its first Sea Chanteys and Shipwrecks Fundraiser Thursday, August 25 at Soo Locks Boat Tours Dock #1 in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Photo

Those seeking a holistic answer to their aches and pains need search no more...not since the May opening of The Mecca: Integrated Health at 207 West John Street. The Newberry Area Ambassadors recently visited owner and manager, Dr. 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

Delores J. Clickner

Delores J. Clickner, 86, a resident of the Newberry area since 2010 and formerly from Kalamazoo, passed away at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry on August 19, 2016. She was born in Baileyville, Kansas to George and Nora E. More...

Sports

Motor Sports Action This Weekend

This weekend there will be another round of motor sports racing in the area with action on both the flat track and motocross tracks. This will be the last race of the season for the flat track racers. More...

Newberry’s 2016 Varisty Football Team

Back row, left to right: coach Jeff Puckett, Adam Hildebrant, Tom Clark, Joe Stewart, Casey Wendt, John Paramski, Seth Groenhout, Ryan Archer, Kyle Oginski, Noah Caswell, David Carlson, Logan Stilson, Eric Ross-Little, Beau Wirtz, and coach Fred Brya More...

Tribe Set to Take on All Comers

Michigan’s high school football season starts this weekend. Newberry’s Varsity team will meet up with Harbor Springs at the Newberry field this Friday. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m. More...

Local Lawyers Seek Higher Fees for Court-Appointed Cases

Security in the County Building was on the minds of Luce County commissioners at their regular monthly meeting last Tuesday. More...

Escaped Prisoner Apprehended

Alize Montague, a prisoner at the Newberry Correctional Facility, escaped for a brief time last Tuesday morning, August 16. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 15 – 21

August 15 — Malicious Destruction of Property, M- 123, Newberry. Investigated, report taken. August 15 — Reckless Driving, West Victory Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Western Michigan University has announced its Summer 2016 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average (on a scale of 4.0) in at least 12 hours of graded class work. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

In March library director Dion Mindykowski received a grant to attend the Harwood Institute training that took place in East Lansing. More...

Columnists

Just Bill

Summer Ends, But Not Really

Our summer is over in the middle of August, less than two months after it officially begins. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 28, 1891 Local News —John Kingsley was playing on top of a lumber pile at Dollarville last Friday. By some mishap he fell off and cut a deep gash in his thigh. Dr. More...

The Counseling Corner

Keeping Your Life Goals Clearly In Sight

Most of us have dreams and goals that we once thought were keys to our happiness; yet, for whatever reasons, we’ve just never quite achieved them. More...

Features

Bank On It

Beyond struggling to support themselves on a daily basis, many low-income families in Michigan and other states have little money set aside for the future. More...

TRIVIA

Charles I, last emperor of Austria and king of Hungary, abdicated November 11-13, 1918. He had ruled from 1916 to 1918. He died in 1922. More...

This Day in History

August 24

79—Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. 1814—The British set fire to the White House and the Capitol when they invaded Washington, DC during the War of 1812. More...