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June 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County Clerk, Administration Duties Under Review

The May 19 Luce County Commission meeting started late, as the preceding Finance Meeting took longer than the time allotted due to an offagenda item being added.  More...

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News

Angler Input Sought for U.P. Brook Trout Research

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced that select rivers across the Upper Peninsula again will be part of an angler survey effort during the 2015 inland trout season.  More...

Deductibles a Bitter Pill for Many in Michigan

More Michiganders than ever have health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act, but a new report finds many are still passing up routine medical care because they say they can’t afford to use their plans.  More...

DNR Research Vessels Expand Knowledge of Great Lakes

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced that all four of its fisheries research vessels are back on the water, beginning their annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations.  Surveys conducted by these Great Lakes resear More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 6, 1890   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Kids Create Their Own Fun

Families can teach children to make their own games from material around the house. It’s an example of American ingenuity: making something from very little or changing the function to create a whole new product. More...

A View to the Past

Unidentified workers at the Newberry Charcoal and Iron Company, circa 1930s, pause for a photograph.   More...

Sports

Engadine Lady Eagles Take Third in Golf Finals

The U.P. Golf Finals were held this past week. For the Engadine boys, the match took place at the Irish Oaks Country Club in Gladstone. The girls played in Escanaba at the Escanaba Country Club. The host for both events was Rock/Mid Pen.  More...

Photos

It was a great season, girls, capped off by the Upper Peninsula Championship. We look forward to many years of dominance yet to come in men’s track as well.   More...

HORSESHOES

The 2015 version of the Newberry Horseshoe League has begun. All six sponsors and teams have returned. The Locker Room, Northern Wings, Red’s Auto Body, Banks Hardwoods, Johnny’s Bar and Walther Farms are sponsoring the teams.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Dear Newberry Friends and Neighbors,  More...

NCF Savors Smooth Sailing

At the May 14 meeting of the Newberry Correctional Facility ( NCF) Community Liaison Committee, warden Mitch Perry had nothing but good news to share.  More...

Four Sentenced in Circuit Court

Allen Kropp pleaded guilty to two counts of breaking and entering with intent and one count of larceny of between $ 1,000 - 20,000 during the May 19 Circuit Court proceedings. He faces a minimum of two years in jail with a maximum of 10 years.  More...

New Initiatives to Boost Tourism Along Tahquamenon Scenic Byway

Nearly half a million visitors travel the Tahquamenon Scenic Byway (M-123) annually to visit Tahquamenon Falls and other area attractions. More...

Local News

TAS Students Plant Trees on State Land

On May 13 Tahquamenon Area Schools eighth and first graders paired up to plant 340 white pine seedlings and more than 500 jack pine seedlings near Michigan’s Canada Lakes Campground south of Newberry on County Road 403.  More...

Walleye Jamboree Nets Dozens of Participants

The annual Walleye Jamboree, sponsored by the Portage Angler’s Club, took place Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24. More...

Photos

The Newberry Elks Lodge 1705 once again hosted the art exhibit of Linda Tucker's Art Class. The Elks sponsored several children and hosted the exhibit on May 20th. Over 50 area youth participate in the program. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 words. To be considered for publication they must be signed by the author with an address and telephone number included for verification only. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Ann Erickson

Nancy Ann Erickson, aged 81, of Longboat Key, Florida passed away unexpectedly of a stroke on November 12, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. Gowan and Roberta Gowan Ludlow, twin brother William Gowan and his wife Marlene.  More...

David Moeggenborg

David Moeggenborg, age 44, of Alma, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at McLaren Central Michigan in Mt. Pleasant. He was born January 4, 1971 in Alma the son of Dale and Colleen (Kunik) Moeggenborg.  More...

Alvin E. Buss

Alvin Ernest Buss, 93, of Prudenville died May 21, 2015 at Munson Health Care - Grayling. He was born April 18, 1922 to Rudolph and Lydia (Lentz) Buss in Engadine. More...

Features

The Space Place

Looking for Heartbeats More...

Did You Know?

Those who have psoriasis, an autoimmune skin condition marked by red, flaky patches on the body, also could be at risk for a certain type of arthritis. More...

TRIVIA

Ghosts appear in 4 Shakespearian plays; Julius Caesar, Richard III, Hamlet and Macbeth. ________  Edgar Allan Poe introduced mystery fiction's first fictional detective, Auguste C. Dupin, in his 1841 story, "The Murders in the Rue Morgue. More...