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September 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Luce County Ordinance Expands Northbound Access

The Luce County Board of Commissioners met September 16 and changed insurance providers for courthouse employees, approved a new ORV ordinance and tabled a new FOIA policy, among other business. More...

Three Lakes Academy Seeks New BusinessManager

The September Three Lakes Academy meeting began with the usual welcome, roll call, citizen comments and approval of previous minutes.  More...

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Marquette Food Co-op Celebrates Move with Grand Opening

TheMarquette Food Co-op will host a Grand Opening Saturday, October 4 to celebrate the store’s expansion and move to Washington Street.  More...

Prospective Students Invited to LSSU for Annual Fall Fling

Lake Superior State University is inviting high school students and parents to its annual Fall Fling, an open house that highlights what the university has to offer, while giving prospective students a feel for what it is like to be a Laker. More...

Michigan Among Worst Carbon Polluters

When it comes to carbon pollution, Michigan’s power plants produce an entire nation’s share, according to a new report that compares the scope of the problem in the U.S. to a global scale.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 21, 1889<  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

The Best Seat in the House   More...

The Counseling Corner

Learning to Give Yourself Pat on the Back The world can be a tough place. People can be critical or unappreciative of the things we do. But we sometimes are our own harshest critics. More...

Features

Include Hunter Safety as Part of Students Back-to-School Education

Michigan parents who have children interested in learning to hunt should consider making enrollment in a hunter education class part of their back-toschool plans. More...

Did You Know?

Proper food storage is just as important for a pet’s food as it is for human food. Store kibble in a cool, dry location and avoid moist areas like basements or open containers where condensation or temperature changes could encourage mold growth. More...

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Personals

Card of Thanks

Thank you, Newberry fans and community, for all of your support through the years. It was an honor to be selected into the second annual Hall of Fame. More...

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Historical Society Dedicates Landscape to Three Former Members

On September 11 the Luce County Historical Society (LCHS) dedicated its museum landscaping in memory of three ladies: Lois Pike, Lillian Waite and Minnie Mattson. More...

Stagnant Poverty Levels in Michigan Remain High

Stagnant Poverty Levels in Michigan Remain High  More...

Luce County’s Joblessness Rises in July, 2014 was Better

Luce County’s unemployment rate in July of 9.3 percent was a little worse than June’s 9.0 percent, but it was better than a year ago.  More...

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Several trees came down at the mouth of the Two Heart Campground during Friday night’s high winds. Wind gust were reported at Grand Marais of 58 mph. More...

Local News

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The Tahquamenon Sportsmen's Club held its Trap Shooting Championship on Saturday, September 20. Youth Division winners were John Uhlbeck, first place, and Logan Leafers, second place. More...

Garden Club Plans Harvest Dinner

The Newberry Garden Club will hold its annual harvest dinner at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 6 at Ten Curves Rustic Inn. RSVP to hostess Phyllis Overhiser so she can provide an accurate count to the restaurant.   More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 15 - 21 September 16—Larceny from a Building, CR 468, Lakefield Township. Report taken. September 17—Abandoned Vehicle, CR 430, McMillan Township. Report taken. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

On September 14 my wife and I visited Crisp Point Lighthouse. It was late in the day when we finished our sightseeing, and our vehicle wouldn’t start. With no wireless signal, we were fortunate to use the new lighthouse landline phone. More...

Obituaries

Andrew H. Patzer

Lifelong Engadine resident Andrew Herman Patzer, 96, died Monday morning September 22, 2014 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  Born September 4, 1918 in Engadine, a twin son of the late Andrew and Wilhelmina (Greenwald) Patzer, he was More...

Max A. Macaulay

Max A. Macaulay, 79, a lifelong Lakefield Township resident, died at his home surrounded by his family Thursday, September 18, 2014.  Born October 17, 1934 in Germfask, he was the son of the late Archie and Easter (Bryers) Macaulay. More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News SeniorAthlete of the Week is Brenin Rourke, the son of Tammy and Jim Rourke. Brenin is a 6’ 0” 165 pound wide receiver on the Indians’ football team. More...

Newberry Indians

Indian JV Riley Pillion blocking Mustang Dylan Matson. More...

Sports Schedule

Thursday, September 25 —Cross-country at St. Ignace 4:00 p.m. —JV Football vs Marquette Freshmen at Newberry 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 26—Varsity Football at Stephenson 7:30 p.m. E.S.T.  More...