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May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observation of Memorial Day.  Therefore all articles, photos and advertisements must be in our office by 12:00 p.m. on Friday May 25   More...

K- 9 Teams Train at Indian Springs

Visitors to the Indian Springs complex last week were no doubt wondering what was up with the presence of all the police vehicles and dogs behind police tape at the old Family Dollar store.  Officers were onsite training their dogs to sniff out More...

Special Sections

News

Map Shows Where Firewood can be Gathered on State Land

Willing to work for your warmth this winter? Apply now for a fuelwood permit from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.  More...

What’s in a NAME?

Gould City

Gould City was named in 1886 by Sam Stites (Stites Street is presumably named for him), an early resident, after his friend Gould, a lumberman. Gould comes from the English word, gold, and may have referred to a man with tawny hair. More...

Trivia

A poem written to celebrate a wedding is called an epithalamium. ________   Anagrams amused the ancient Greeks, Romans and Hebrews, and were popular during the Middle Ages.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Columnists

Just Bill

Paleolithic Artists Grab My Attention

Last Saturday was Museum Night in Europe, where museums stay open late and you don’t pay to visit them.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  May 26, 1893 Local and County  Look out for your cows and pigs; the pound ordinance will be strictly enforced for the balance of the summer.  More...

Staying Well with Doc Surrell

Oral Cancers

According to the USA National Institutes of Health (NIH), oral cancers are the sixth most common cancers in the world. More...

Sports

EHS Golfers Low in Numbers, High in Fun

This year has been a rough one for the Engadine Eagles golf teams. First, the extended winter canceled many of their practices and some of their first matches. More...

Anglers Catch Weekend of Fun at Curtis Walleye Tournament

This past weekend the annual Walleye Tournament was held in Curtis. The main prizes were given out for total weight of walleye, with anglers allowed six fish, three per day. There were also prizes for the biggest walleye, pike and perch.  More...

Horseshoe League Starts Organizing

It’s that time again to have a meeting and work-bee at the horseshoe pits at the Tahquamenon Sportsmen’s Club.  All former members and anyone interested in joining the horseshoe league are welcome to attend. More...

Village Council Sets Cleanup Weeks

There were fewer unhappy citizens at the Monday, May 21 meeting of the Newberry Village council meeting than in the previous couple of months.  Village president John Dewitt announced that Sharon Brown resigned from the Planning Commission and A More...

TAS Board Reflects on Reasons for Bond Failure

A short-handed board and an audience of two citizens convened in the library for Monday evening’s Tahquamenon Area Schools board meeting.  The agenda was equally slight, until president Brian Rahilly amended it to add “Bond Discussio More...

Memorial Day Program

American Legion Post 74 of Newberry has announced that a Memorial Day Observance will be held Monday, May 28 at 9:30 a.m. at Forest Home Cemetery.  Master of Ceremonies will be Bill Inman. Pastor Nancy Barkat will offer prayers. More...

Local News

Cambensey Holds Coffee Hour in Newberry

Cambensey Holds Coffee Hour in Newberry  A dozen or so constituents showed up at Michigan Representative (109th District) Sara Cambensey’s first coffee hour held in Newberry at the Newberry Village office.  She heard of the ongoing pr More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 14 – 20  May 14 — Dogs at Large, CR 415, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  May 14 — Property Damage Accident - car/deer, M-28, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Photo

The annual “Old Timers Night” for WWII and Korean Veterans was held at the American Legion, Friday, May 18. From left to right front row: Menzo Caswell, Joy Sleeper and Larry Rubick. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter 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

Robert J. Overland

Robert J. Overland, 81, of Manistique passed away May 18, 2018 at his home.  He was born January 13, 1937 in Newberry, the son of Floyd and Nina (Martindale) Overland, and attended school in Newberry.  More...

Ross Hafferkamp

Ross Hafferkamp, 75, of Newberry, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 14, 2018.  Born August 8, 1942 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, son of the late George and Ella (Stewart) Hafferkamp, Ross served as a U.S. More...

Spring Burial Schedule

The following is a list of area residents who died over the winter and their spring burial dates. This is not a complete list and will be updated periodically as more are scheduled. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The way we react to emergency situations is largely determined by the way people around us are reacting. An experiment found that when left alone in a room that was filling with smoke, ¾ of people reported the issue after just two minutes. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Curtis

Curtis was named in 1905 after state senator and lumberman William Lovinus Curtis of Petoskey (1842-1912). He owned many acres of timberland in the area and was also an executive of the Cook, Curtis & Miller Company of Grand Marais.  More...

QUOTES

An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. More...