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October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Meet the Candidates

There will be a Meet the Candidates event at the Falls Event Center in downtown Newberry today, October 29 from 5:00—7:00 p.m. All candidates are welcome to attend.   More...

Special Sections

News

Avoid Frightful Fire Hazards on Halloween

State fire marshal Richard Miller advises adults to talk to kids about Halloween safety and take simple, practical precautions to ensure a fire-safe Halloween. More...

New Ducks Unlimited Plate Benefits State

The revenue generated from the new Ducks Unlimited fundraising plate sales will profit more than just ducks.  More...

When It Comes to Governors, Luce Votes for the Winner 2012 presidential vote in 5 counties

When votes are totaled after polls close November 4, Luce County may once again have voted for the winner, as it has done since 1998 at least. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

Luce County and TahquamenonArea Schools are blessed with a first-class library. More...

To the Editor:

Regarding last week’s letter to the editor:  Newberry is a general law village with no charter, operating with its own ordinances in accordance with state law and the general law village act.  The latter document states: “The Pr More...

To the Editor:

My purpose in writing is to address the probable increase in electric rates from our cooperative, Cloverland Electric. More...

Obituaries

Duane C. Berry

Duane C. Berry, 56, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014. He was born December 16, 1957 in Newberry.  He is preceded in death by his brother, Carl Berry, and sister, Roseann Welty.  More...

Kenneth L. Kabelman

Longtime Eckerman resident, Kenneth L. Kabelman, Sr., 88, died Wednesday morning, October 22, 2014 at his residence under the care of his family.  More...

Clifford L. Hanson

Clifford L. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Buddy Holly: Buddy Holly's last performance was on February 2, 1959.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

TRIVIA

"Ough" can be pronounced in eight different ways. The following sentence contains them all: "A rough-coated, doughfaced ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough, coughing and hiccoughing thoughtfully. More...

TRIVIA

The wettest spot in the world is located on the island of Kauai. Mt. More...

Potential Rate Increase Raises Power Issues all Across the U.P.

One of the biggest issues in the U.P. is the announcement that as of December 1, electrical rates in the U.P. could take a substantial jump. The reasons for this rate hike are many and complicated.  More...

Scenic Byway Committee Dedicates Hamilton Lake as a Point of Interest

Wednesday, October 15 the Tahquamenon Scenic Byway committee dedicated the Hamilton Lake Nature Area as a point of interest along the M- 123 Scenic Byway route. More...

Halloween Hours

Because the Indians are in St. Ignace this Friday for the play-offs, Trick-or-Treating will begin immediately after school from 3 - 7 PM. Halloween Parade: Friday at 1:30 PM More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 20 – 26  October 20—Bus vs. Cow, CR 448, McMillan Township. Report taken.  October 21—Traffic Accident, Fatal, M-123, McMillan Township. Report and investigation completed.  More...

Voters to Consider Library Special Ed Millage Renewals

Voters in the Tahquamenon area will be asked to consider two millage renewals when they go to the polls November 4.  The first, on behalf of the EUP Intermediate School District, requests a renewal of .2273 mills for a four-year period to contin More...

Newberry Garden Club to Meet Monday

The Newberry Garden Club will meet at the home of Joanne Vesotsky Monday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. The program will be “The Language of Flowers” given by Laura Gasaway.  Call regrets to Vesotsky or Gasaway.   More...

Columnists

Michigan State University Extension

4-H Spooky Science Success

Although 4-H Science Night is not a new idea for Luce County MSU Extension, the “Spooky, Icky” science idea was definitely a first that proved to be a HUGE hit!  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 26, 1889 LOCAL More...

The Counseling Corner

Suggestions for Helping an Overweight Child

The U.S. Center for Disease Control reports that as many as one-third of American children are overweight or obese. More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Marek Salhaney, the son of Rose and Jim Pann. Marek plays on the offensive line and as a linebacker for the Newberry Indians. More...

Photos

Newberry's Gabrielle Rochefort goes up to try to slam one past Eagle Brooke Moore. More...

Sports Schedule

Friday, October 31 Varsity Football Newberry at St. Ignace MHSAA Districts 7:00 p.m.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

From all of my family and myself, we want to say THANK YOU to all of the people from around our area and beyond for your thoughts and prayers and other deeds of kindness. More...

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Full Story

Card of Thanks

The family of Tom Legault would like to thank the office of Dr. More...