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June 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Military Experience Now Can Qualify for University Credit

Veterans and active duty members of the military working their way to a bachelor’s degree at a Michigan college or university will be eligible to receive academic credits for some of their military experience, under legislation signed recently More...

Street Closures

The next set of streets that Oberstar crews will be installing new water mains on are Robinson Street between McMillan Avenue and West Truman; Harrie Street from East Court to Newberry Avenue and Harrie Street from Newberry Avenue to Handy Street.&nb More...

Special Sections

News

Canine Flu Spreading in MI

The Canine Influenza has been spreading throughout the continental United States, including Michigan, so the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has some information and tips to help dog owners better understand the virus.  More...

Commercial Flights Resume at Chippewa County International

After a brief interruption in commercial service, Delta Airlines has resumed its normal flight schedule from Chippewa County International following a critical portion of a $1.5 million lighting project.  More...

U.P. War Memorial Expands in Iron Mountain

The U.P. War Memorial and Veterans Park continues to be developed at the top of Pine Mountain in Iron Mountain. This monument is meant to honor all Upper Peninsula veterans from all wars and conflicts.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest with the U.S. Postal Service trying to reduce its environmental footprint? Starting delivery of some mail on Sundays doesn’t seem like a step in the right direction. Kerry Rawlings, Albany, NY More...

A View to the Past

Richards farm residence in Lakefield Township.   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 20, 1890   Royal A. Jenney leaves tomorrow evening for Detroit. His daughters, Edith and Estelle, who have been attending the high school there for the past year, will return with him.  More...

Sports

Newberry Soccer Club Kicks Off This August

Newberry soon will be home to its very own soccer club for ages four through 12 starting in mid-August. The deadline to sign up is July 20.  More...

HORSESHOES

An official horseshoe does not exceed 7 1/4 inches in width and 7 5/8 inches in length. Weight should not be more than 2 lbs., 10 oz. and the opening should not exceed 3 ½ inches.  More...

Engadine Track Photos from the U.P. Finals – May 30, 2015

Autumn Arseneau handing off to Keely Fuller for a third place in the 800-meter relay at the U.P. Finals. More...

NRC Approves 2015 Antlerless Deer Hunting Restrictions

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission recently decided to eliminate the harvest of antlerless deer during the archery season for hunters using deer or deer combo licenses in the Upper Peninsula.  More...

Water System, Waste Water Treatment Improvements Right on Schedule

Monday night’s monthly Village Council meeting began with the opening of one bid from Plott Construction for $ 25,750 to cover all internal remodeling of the old Furlong Building. More...

Photo

Katie Sue Rahilly was presented a framed certificate of Special Tribute by State Representative John Kivela on Monday, June 15. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 8 – June 14 June 8 — Obstructing Justice, Injunctive Order. June 8 — Larceny from a Residence, County Road 415, Columbus Township, report taken. More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Last week was the first full week of summer vacation for Tahquamenon Area Schools. More...

Fitness Fun

Although Mother Nature was touch and go, she ended up offering us a fantastic evening for our kick-off to the 4-H Race for Fitness summer series.  Participants each received a pedometer with which to keep track of their steps throughout the summ More...

Obituaries

Millie J. “Betty” Fisher

Millie J. More...

Douglas J. Brown

Douglas Junior Brown, formerly of Newberry, Michigan, passed away at his home in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on June 4, 2015. He was born August 13, 1938 in Newberry, Michigan to Harry J. More...

William L. Middleton

William “Bill” L. Middleton, 86, of Engadine, formerly of Chesterfield, died peacefully in his sleep Friday, June 12, 2015 at home surrounded by his family .  He was born February 10, 1929 in Wayne County to William V. and Eva B. More...

Features

Avoid Excessive Alcohol Use for Safe, Healthy Summer

Excessive alcohol use is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States. In Michigan, it costs the state $8.2 billion and is responsible for 84,215 years of potential life lost each year.  More...

Make Sure to Have Adequate Insurance for Garage Sales

With the cold winter gone and the warmth of summer here, garage sales are becoming a common sight.  According to researchers from Arizona State University, garage sales create between $600 million to $1 billion in revenue each year. More...

Did You Know?

—The first man to survive going over Niagra Falls later died from slipping on an orange peel.  Research shows that men tend to fall in love after just three dates, but women don’t fall in love until date 14.  Snake Fish can live More...