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July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Rainbow Lodge Airstrip Rededicated

Last Saturday, July 7 slightly over a dozen airplanes flew in for the grand opening of the rededicated grass airstrip at Rainbow Lodge on the shores of Lake Superior, north of Newberry. More...

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News

OK2SAY Receives 365 Tips in June, Majority Suicide Threats

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently released the June 2018 tip numbers for his OK2SAY student safety initiative. More...

Requested vs. Required Signs: The Road Agency Conundrum

“Children Playing,” “Pass with Care” and “Slow - Deaf Child Area” are just a few examples of non-regulated road signs that most county road agencies say actually don’t make the roads safer.  More...

Safe Driving Tips

No Light? It’s a Four- Way Stop

Based on the recent passage of a new law effective July 23, intersections with non-functioning traffic signals are to be treated as 4-way stops.  According to the What Every Driver Must Know publication, the proper procedure for a 4-way stop is More...

Obituaries

Charles J. Given

Charles J. Given of Grand Marais died peacefully at the age of 93 June 28, 2018 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.  He was born September 28, 1924 in Elyria, OH, a son of the late William G. and Sophia M. (Pokropovish).  More...

Frances Clark

Frances “Frannie” Clark, 89, of Paradise died at her home Friday, June 29, 2018 with her loving family by her side and under the care of Eastern U.P. More...

Helen Berry

Helen A. Berry passed away April 30, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 22, 1936 in Atlanta, the daughter of Lee Arkwright and Rose Huntonstein.  She married Carl Berry January 24, 1954. More...

Sports

Softball Awards Handed Out to Lady Indians

The Lady Indians Varsity softball team held its awards ceremony Sunday evening.  Earning Varsity letters were:  Freshmen Jen Dzelak, Destyni Fox, Brenna Pavey and Katie Rahilly  Sophomores Jasmine Allen, Ambriah Ducsay, Elena Edwards, More...

NHS Track Teams Honor Members at Awards Night

Both the Newberry High School girls’ and boys’ track teams from this past spring finally got together for an awards night after being bumped several times for one reason or another.  Madison Grigg was awarded MVP and the Captain&rsqu More...

166 Compete in Black Bear Run

The 36th running of the Black Bear Run took place as part of the Fourth of July festivities in Naubinway. More...

Slide for Kids Fundraiser Planned for Saturday

This Saturday night, July 14, the annual Slide For Kids flat track charity race will take place at the Tahquamenon Motor Cycle Club’s track, just east of Newberry on M-28 at 6:00 p.m.  Racers will put it all on the line as they do any time More...

Car Show Returns to Newberry Avenue July 20-21

The 25th annual Tahquamenon Valley Mid-Summer Car Show will return to Newberry July 20 and 21.  At last year’s show Dave and Vicki Fall announced that the Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers no longer would host the show and was looking for anothe More...

NHS Announces 2018 Sports Hall of Fame Class

Newberry High School has announced the 2018 class to be inducted into the NHS Sports Hall of Fame September 29. This year’s class includes: Charlie Smith (class of 1913), Robb Pike (class of 1969), Keith Laabs (class of 1977), K. C. More...

Newberry’s Fourth of July Float Winners Announced

Voting for the best Fourth of July parade float based on the theme “There’s No Place Like Home” resulted in Eric’s Septic Service winning the Judges’ Award of $150, sponsored by the First National Bank of St. Ignace. More...

Local News

History of Automobile in Newberry Rolls Along

Around the turn of the 19th century, many small towns across the country were starting to see the transition from the horse and buggy to the “horseless carriage.”  Business owners and wealthy people were the only ones who could affo More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 2 – July 8  July 2 — Larceny, M- 123, McMillan Township. Investigated report taken.  July 2 — Possession of Marijuana, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Some Pictures from Newberry’s Fourth of July Parade

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Columnists

Just Bill

WWI Battles Were Awful, and TAS Gang Will Know It

Now that he is taking five Newberry students to France for the 100th anniversary of the WWI Battle of Amiens, I am sure that Randy Griffis must be one of the most popular teachers at Newberry High School. He probably was before.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Is Your Summer Vacation Really Vacation?

A vacation is a chance to get away from the normal routine of work and demands of daily life. When done right, a vacation should be a period of relaxation, enjoyment and recharging yourself. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of July 14, 1893 River Excursion   More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Newberry

Everyone knows that the Village of Newberry was named after John Stoughton Newberry (1826-1887), a Detroit financier who organized the first railroad through our area. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Burt Township

Burt Township was named for William Austin Burt (1792-1858) a surveyor who charted a great deal of the Upper Peninsula in the 1840s. His name comes from an Old English word meaning "Bright."   More...

Did You Know?

Insomnia   No one is a stranger to a poor night’s sleep. But how does a single sleepless night turn into many?  More...