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August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Third Annual Curtis Classic Car Show Shares History, Fun

The third annual Curtis Classic Car Show took place Saturday, August 9 in the True Value Hardware Store parking lot. More...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Pave Way for New Kingdom Hall

An empty lot and sign are all that remain of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on south M-123 in Newberry. The building was torn down to make way for the new Kingdom Hall, with construction slated to begin September 4.  More...

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News

DNR Accepting Aquatic Habitat Grant Pre-proposals

The Department of Natural Resources recently announced its second round of funding in 2014 for the Aquatic Habitat Grant Program. This program is focused on funding projects that protect intact and rehabilitate degraded aquatic habitat. More...

DNR Encourages Public Input on Intentions for State Forest Habitat, Ecology

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking to update its network of high conservation value areas (HCVAs), areas of state-managed lands that, among other values, contain rare or sensitive natural communities that add to the robustness and charact More...

MPSC to Host Informational Exhibit at U.P. State Fair

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) will host an informational exhibit at the Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba from August 11 to August 17 during fair hours.  More...

Obituaries

James L. Sirmeyer

James L. Sirmeyer, Jr. of Beulah died unexpectedly at his summer residence in Rexton Wednesday evening, August 6, 2014.  More...

Joseph Przybysz

Joseph David Przybysz, 73, of Houghton Lake Heights passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at home with his family by his side.  He was born October 28, 1940 in Hamtramck to Joseph and Sylvia (Kalish) Przybysz. More...

Sports

Engadine Soccer Association Team Pictures

French Family Farm U10 Soccer Team Front row (L to R): NiklasWing, RachelWallace, Ethan Edwards, Trisha Dukes. Back row (L to R): Asst. More...

HORSESHOES

Can it be too nice for horseshoes? More...

Personals

Invitation

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To The Voters of District #4

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who signed my nominating petition, allowed me to place a sign in their front yard this summer, and most importantly, those who VOTED for me in the August 5th Primary Election.  More...

Thank You

Thanks to all who took the time to write John Waltman’s name on your District 3 primary ballot.  Please be sure to vote again in November for change on the County Board.  Paid for by Delain Timm   More...

Fairgrounds to Come Alive Next Week

The 33rd annual Luce - West Mackinac County Fair is set to start next Wednesday, August 20 with a flag-raising ceremony at 12:00 noon.  Exhibiters can bring in their wares from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. More...

Communities That Care to Host Neon Night Run, Walk

Communities That Care invites both casual walkers and avid runners to its Neon Night 5K and one- mile run/walk Friday, August 22 a t 9: 30 p. m. a t the Luc e County Fairgrounds. More...

History Continues through Seney Museum and Historic Railroad Station

When Seney was young, it was truly wild.Ascore of saloons and brothels, one church and a school. More...

Local News

Tri-Lakes Tiathlon Pictures

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LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 21 – August 10   July 22—Harassing Communications, George Street, McMillan Township. Report taken.  July 22—Malicious destruction of property, CR 388, Pentland Township. Report taken.  More...

Newberry Indian Elders Meet Friday

The monthly meeting of the Newberry Indian Elders Subcommittee will be held on August 15 at Zellar’s Village Inn. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. Lunch may be ordered from the menu.   More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 10, 1889  More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Childcare: Who’s in Charge?  As midsummer inevitably arrives, along with the back-toschool sales, thoughts turn to the classroom and whether or not the children are “ready” for school. More...

The Counseling Corner

Keeping Your Life’s Goals Alive and Well   We’ve all had dreams and goals in our younger years that seemed essential to our happiness, yet, for many of those dreams, we just never quite achieved them.  More...

Features

Trivia

Some biblical scholars believe thatAramaic (the language of the ancient Bible) did not contain an easy way to say 'many things' and used a term which has come down to us as 40. More...

Crossword

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NEWBERRY PIONEERS

John E. Quinlan John Quinlan came to Newberry in the 1890s. He married Elizabeth Deemer in 1898. During his life he was a lumberjack walking boss, superintendant of woods operations, tavern owner and judge of probate for 24 years in Luce County. More...