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October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lamprey Control Planned for Tahquamenon River

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada personnel will apply lampricides to the Tahquamenon River (Chippewa and Luce counties) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom.  More...

Village Council Okays Generator Repair

The Newberry Village council met for a special meeting Monday morning minus three councilmen (Dave Green, Brad Zimmerman and Todd Mamph, who was at work) to discuss the Worthington generator and a grant application from the State Disaster Contingency More...

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Absentee Voters Should Beware of Unofficial Ballots

Voters who use unofficial sites to request ballots should check that their ballot is coming. Voters can use the state’s official site at michigan. gov/vote to check on their request  More...

October Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With breast cancer currently the second most common cancer in women according to government health statistics, awareness and early detection are crucial for treatment outcomes. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Bright Future for a Comet-Chasing Spacecraft

More than 10 years ago a spacecraft named Rosetta blasted off on its way to meet up with an icy dust ball. The European Space Agency launched the mission with contributions from selected European countries, and also from NASA.  More...

SNAP-Ed

Learn to Make Healthy, Affordable Meals

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to make healthy and affordable meals with Cooking Matters, a free cooking and nutrition class beginning soon in Newberry. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 5, 1889 LOCAL More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Zachary Blakely the son of Dan and Nicole Keinonen. Zach is a wide receiver and the extrapoint kicker for the Newberry Indians football team. More...

Photos

J.T. Edgar brings down Jet Devan Wodrazka. More...

Sports Schedule

Thursday, October 9 JV Football at Manistique 6:00p.m.   More...

TAS Facing Mountains of Repairs

Prior to Monday night’s Tahquamenon Area Schools Board Workshop, trustees were provided Chromebooks, the small laptop computers issued to students in grades three - eight. “ Log on. More...

MEET YOUR CANDIDATES

Carol L. Anderson is running for a two- year term as president of the Village of Newberry. More...

State Jobs Evaporate in Luce, EUP

The number of people working for the state of Michigan in Luc e County ha s dropped steadily since 2011.  At the end of September, according to the Michigan Civil Service Commission, there were 301 state employees in Luce County. More...

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Engadine’s Homecoming King and Queen Russell Haney and KaeLee Rice. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 29 – October 5

September 29—Hit and Run, Turnbull Street, Newberry. Report taken. September 29—Credit Card Fraud, CR 403, Pentland Township. Report taken. September 29—Two-Car Property Damage Accident, M- 123, Pentland Township. Report taken. More...

September Math Students of the Month

Mrs. Miller has nominated Lorna Gage as the September Math Student of the Month for grades 7 and 8 in Newberry. Lorna is an organized, thoughtful, and enthusiastic student. More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The Scholastic Book Fair returns to the Tahquamenon Area Library this week. The sale starts Saturday, October 11 and runs through Saturday, October 18. A Family Fun Night will take place Thursday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

A number of absentee voters mulling over their ballots have asked me, “Is the Library Millage requested on the November 4 ballot a new tax or renewal of the existing levy?” Apparently wording in the title of the ballot question is confusi More...

To the Editor:

First, I would like to respond to my neighbor. I also live on East Avenue C, and I truly feel your pain. More...

Obituaries

Gary Lee Hatch

Gary Lee Hatch, 77, of Germfask passed away at the home of his daughter in Hillman Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  He was born November 1, 1936 in Mt. Pleasant to the late Clare and Ellen (Ward) Hatch. More...

Jackie Burk Stamper

Jackie Burk Stamper, 88, a lifelong Curtis resident, died peacefully on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Schoolcraft Medical Care facility.  More...

Shirley Ann Mattson

Shirley Ann (Monica) Mattson, 81, of Midland died Sunday morning, October 5, 2014 at her daughter’s residence in Lake City.  More...

Features

Electronic Cigarettes Pose Risks for Children, Pets

From September 2010 to February 2014, calls to Poison Control Centers in the United States regarding exposure to liquid nicotine in electronic cigarettes rose from one per month to 215 per month. More...

Trivia

Mary Tyler Moore Show

The staff of WJM-TV had a going-away party, as the last episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" was broadcast on March 19, 1977 - Everyone was fired except the inept Ted Baxter. The show had been a popular hit for seven years.   More...

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