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April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Cases Dominate Circuit Court

During Circuit Court proceedings April 7, Joy Love Derusha pled guilty to two counts of delivery of a controlled substance (morphine). Sentencing will take place June 2. The other charges against her were dismissed. More...

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Conservation District Gets Deer Habitat Improvement Grant

The Chippewa – Luce - Mackinac Conservation District has been awarded a Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative (DHIPI) grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.  More...

New Fishing Regulations Take Effect Immediately

The Natural Resources Commission finalized several regulations impacting the 2015 - 2016 fishing season at its meeting April 9. More...

DNR Citizens Advisory Council to Hear Wolf Update

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens Advisory Council is scheduled to hear a wolf update at its next meeting Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Comfort Inn.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

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Savvy Senior

Simplified Smartphone Options for Tech-Shy Seniors Dear Savvy Senior, I’m interested in getting my 72-year-old mother a smartphone, but want to get one that’s very easy for her to use. What can you recommend? Shopping Around   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Small Action Delivers Big Results By Jean Hetrick Parents, grandparents and other caregivers often ask how they can help their children be successful in school.  More...

Sports

Many Sports Popular with Seniors

Age doesn’t have to stop older men and women from enjoying their favorite sports. More...

Indian Baseball Starts Season 2 - 2

Below-freezing temps, a 30- mph sustained wind and light rain marked the beginning of the Indians’ 2015 baseball campaign as they traveled to Hillman Friday night to take on a ranked Tiger team.  After staying in Gaylord for the night, the More...

Newberry Softball Just Misses Double Win over Rams

Friday, April 10 the Newberry softball team traveled to Hillman to take on the Tigers. In brutal weather conditions the Indians lost a pair of games 12—2 and 20—14.  More...

Village Taps Federal Funds for Phase 5 of Water Project

This month marks the beginning of phase five of Newberry Water & Light’s Water System Improvement Project. This stage of work involves replacing a significant amount of the water mains around the village.  More...

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Tornado Drill Marks Severe Weather Awareness Week

With April 12 - 18 designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division ( MSP/ EMHSD) is encouraging Michiganders to prepare before severe weather strikes this spring and summer.& More...

Local News

SHERIFF’S LOG

LUCE COUNTY

April 6 – April 12 April 7: Littering, County Road 428, McMillan Township, report taken. April 7: Obstructing Justice, Damaging Property, Physical Assault, West Harrie Street, Newberry, warrant issued. More...

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  Gary Stephenson, Exalted Ruler, Newberry Elks Lodge 1705, presents a check for $1,200 in an equipment sponsorship for the TAS playground to, Mike Metzler, Step Up 4 Our Kids committee member. More...

Easter at the LINK

  The Luce County Link had their annual Easter party with help from the community. Happy faces were seen by all. Two bikes were donated by the late George Nelson, and the other two bikes were donated in his memory. More...

Obituaries

Laura Lee

Laura L. (Osterberg) Lee of Havre, MT, passed away at the age of 61 on April 8, 2015, at Northern Montana Care Center after a two-year battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place, and at Laura’s request, no services will be held. More...

Sheila M. Mark

Sheila M. Mark, 49, of Brimley, died Thursday morning April 9, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. More...

Albert B. Crippin

Albert B. Crippin, II, of Newberry, Michigan, died on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Florence, SC, after an illness. He was born in St. Johns, Michigan, the son of Clarabelle Fivecoat Crippin and the late Albert B. Crippin.  More...

Features

Small Engines May Have Big Futures

The move is on to produce more fuel-efficient automobiles. Although alternative fuels have garnered significant publicity in recent years, some automakers are simply shrinking the standard car engine. More...

A View to the Past

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Did You Know?

Insuring multiple vehicles and/or drivers on an auto insurance policy may prove cheaper than having each of those drivers and vehicles insured separately on multiple policies. More...