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May 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Input Sought on Park Management

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host open houses this week to gather public input on new draft general management plans for Tahquamenon Falls State Park and Muskallonge Lake State Park, both located in the eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

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News

TAS Projects Increase in State Aid will be Offset by Declining Numbers

A lengthy meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education began with recognition of the 18 juniors and seniors who comprise the Honor Society. Membership in the society is based on character, scholarship, leadership and service. More...

Input Sought from U.P. Livestock Producers

The demand for local food products continues to increase, but sourcing local products continues to be a challenge in some regions. More...

Nominees Sought for Community Service Award

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Michigan Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-and-older Michiganders who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 22, 1891 LOCAL Barney Fallon, who has been laid up for about two months with partial paralysis, is now able to be around on crutches. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Pancakes Tempt Choosey Kids

Picky eaters can drive families crazy. One solution suggested by nutritionists is to serve wholesome pancakes more often because they have a texture children like to eat. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Matt Berry crosses the plate in the game with the Blue Devils. More...

Tribe Baseball 3 - 3 on Week, 15 - 9 Overall

Last Monday, May 1 the Tribe traveled to Brimley for a non conference matchup. More...

Lady Indians Suffer Tough Week in Softball

Last Monday, May 9 the Lady Indians traveled to Brimley to take on the Bays. The Newberry squad used players who have not gotten a lot of playing time to give them some experience, and they did very well. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank all who were here for us during our time of sorrow with the passing of Thomas M. Palmer, Sr. Thanks to Beaulieu’s for all your help and kindness, the American Legion, U.S. More...

Card of Thanks

The Knights of Columbus, Council 2929 at St. Gregory Catholic Church wish to thank the Newberry community for its assistance with various charity programs over the past couple of months. More...

EHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian Named

Recently, Engadine High School announced this year’s Salutatorian and Valedictorian: Lyla Luoto and Jonathon Tasiemski. Salutatorian Lyla Luoto has spent her entire educational experience at Engadine. More...

EUP Community Projects Recieve Grant Dollars

Eight worthwhile projects will receive a boost in funding thanks to Community Development Mini- Grant awards announced this week from the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission (EUPRPDC). More...

Resurfacing Starts on M-117

The Michigan Department of Transportation is resurfacing 4.5 miles of M-117 from the Mackinac - Luce county line to M-28 near Newberry. This preventive maintenance project is designed to extend the life of the pavement. More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Great news! The parking lot in front of the library once again is open. We appreciate your patience during the week of road construction. Please remember that the south end of this lot is reserved for buses during school hours. More...

The Good Stuff

Everybody likes to treat herself now and then… enter the 4-H Spa and Relaxation Club, which focused on showing members a variety of ways to experience “spa-like” treatment. More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Pre-School graduation - how exciting! Thursday evening was one of the highlights of the school year for me. I love seeing the smiling faces of the children as they march in to “Pomp and Circumstance.” More...

Obituaries

Angeline Lackey

Former Newberry resident Angeline Teresa Armbrust Lackey, 97, of Ypsilanti passed away on December 23, 2015. Born in Wheaton, Illinois on September 13, 1918, Angeline was one of 13 children born to Martin and Frances Armbrust. More...

Clifford F. Ranger

Lifelong area resident, Clifford F. “Sonny” Ranger, 87, of McMillan died Wednesday morning, May 11, 2016 at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique with his family at his side. More...

Leo S. Demarest

Longtime Newberry resident, Leo S. Demarest, 93, died Saturday evening, May 7, 2016 at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Features

Select the Best Gifts for Graduates

Graduation celebrates one of life’s major accomplishments. It also celebrates independence, which is often eagerly anticipated, albeit a bit scary. More...

This Day in History

May 18

1642 – The city of Montreal was founded by the French. 1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France by the French Senate. More...

TRIVIA

—Australia’s largest ever petition of 792,985 signatures was submitted to the parliament in the year 2000 to protest rising beer prices. More...