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May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Receives Recycling Grant

Multiple communities across the state are getting a boost in their recycling education and infrastructure projects thanks to $500,000 in grants from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).  More...

Memorial Day Program Set for Newberry

Commander Roy Strawderman of Newberry American Legion Post 74 has announced that the annual Memorial Day Observance will be held Monday, May 29 at 9:30 a.m. at Forest Home Cemetery.  More...

Special Sections

News

SOS Offices to Close for Memorial Day Holiday

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 29. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

LSSU’s Regional Center graduates attended commencement activities on Lake Superior State University’s campus in Sault Ste. Marie recently. More...

Photo

The second graders in Mrs. Derusha and Ms. Purple's classes welcomed seventh graders in Mrs. George's class as Reading Buddies each Friday this semester. 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

Charles H. Hinman Jr.

Charles H. Hinman Jr., 88, of Kingsford, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Evergreen Assisted Living.  More...

Spring Burial Schedule

Roberta Lehto  Friday, May 26 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service First Baptist Church Pastor Andrew Manwarren Burial to follow at Forest Home Cemetery  Kenneth Watson  Friday, May 26 2:00 p.m. Forest Home Cemetery   More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Alexis Groenhout stretches out for the ball but the Cheboygan runner beat the throw. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

Our spring Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is: Krista Raymond, the daughter of Catey Berch and Jeff Raymond.  Krista is a photographer who plays on the Newberry Indian’s Softball team.   More...

Indian Men’s Track Stars Shine in Regionals

The Newberry men’s track team completely dominated at the Regional track meet held in St. Ignace last Friday, May 19.  More...

County Clears up Employee Car Usage

Former Parks and Recreation director Bob Derusha opened up the public comment portion of the May 16 meeting of the Luce County Board of Commissioners by citing a letter he recently received concerning the use of a county vehicle provided to Derusha a More...

Congressional Candidate Brady Visits

Dwight Brady, a professor of multi-media journalism at Northern Michigan University for the past 20 years, is running for U.S. Representative of the First District of Michigan. More...

Dog Days Come Early at County Airport, Fairgrounds

More than a dozen police K-9 handlers and their partner dogs spent a day and a half at the Luce County Fairgrounds and Airport last week in training.  Participants came from all over the State, from Iron Mountain and Marquette to Dearborn.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 15 – 21

May 15 — Larceny of Bicycle, East Truman Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  May 15 — Dog Bite, CR 480, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  May 15 — Unlawful Entry, CR 407, McMillan Township. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

U.P. weather can be exciting and changes often. On Wednesday it felt like summer, and on Thursday I drove through snow near Marquette as I returned from a meeting.  More...

Northstar News

The Superior Conference track meet was a good one with six records broken and six other records established.  Winning the boys’ high school meet was Rogers City with 126 points. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 27, 1892  Local News   —The Episcopalian church society will conduct services in the Presbyterian church this (Friday) evening.  More...

Just Bill

A Friend Died Despite Many Lifesaving Efforts

France, like America, is running low on cash and has a lot of expenses. America probably needs to raise taxes somewhere—a gasoline tax that would pay for road upkeep is one area where there would be a lot of agreement. More...

Garlic Mustard Kick-Off Planned at Cut River Bridge

Three Shores Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area

The Three Shores Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) will host its fifth annual “Garlic Mustard Kick-Off” Saturday, June 3 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cut River Bridge rest stop on US-2 in Mackinac County.  More...

Features

Trivia

Jayne Mansfield decorated her "Pink Palace" by writing to 1,500 furniture and building suppliers and asking for free samples. She told the donors they could then brag that their goods were in her outlandish mansion. More...

QUOTES

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year-and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.  W.J. Cameron   More...

TRIVIA

A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Personals

Mason Krupla 2nd Grade

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

I love my mom because she snuggles me and lays with me at night. I also love my mom. She helps me with my homework. My favorite thing about her is that she helps me clean my room. I thank her for always taking care of me.   More...