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July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Luce County Seeks New Administrators

Luce County soon will advertise for a new Parks and Recreation Department head and full-time County Administrator ( CA). More...

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News

Make Summer Better with Eco-Friendly Mosquito Control

Don’t let mosquitoes keep you from enjoying your garden and outdoor parties. Look for environmentally sound ways to manage these pests in your garden and landscape.  Start by eliminating standing water in the yard. More...

Critical Need for Blood Exists Throughout U.P.

The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health Systems - Marquette, is in critical need O-positive, O -negative and A-negative blood types blood throughout the Upper Peninsula. More...

Kirtland’s Warbler Census Monitors Recovery of Songbird

The Kirtland’s warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler family. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

350 WORDS MAXIMUM

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

Gary McNamara

Whether you called him Gary, Butch, Hoss, Mac, Dad, or Grandpa, Gary McNamara passed away on June 24, 2015. More...

Frank J. Spincich, Sr.

Frank J. Spincich, Sr., 97, of Newberry died Wednesday morning, June 24, 2015 at Newberry Assisted Living Community with his family at his side.  More...

SPRING BURIAL INFORMATION

The following is a list of spring burials of the community members lost over the winter time. Please keep in mind this is not a complete list, as buria l information will be added as they are scheduled. More...

Features

Did You Know?

People with red hair are often assumed to be of Irish descent. Although not everyone with copper tresses can trace their lineage to the Emerald Isle, a deeper look at genealogy may, in fact, point out Irish origins somewhere along the way.  More...

Safeguard Families from Summertime Ailments, Accidents

Summer is often marked by vacations, recreational events and relaxing moments spent by the pool or on the beach. But when the weather heats up, so can potential health hazards that can ruin all of the fun. More...

Did You Know?

In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Department of Education released the first federal uniform definition of bullying to help clarify instances of bullying from other occurrences.  At the crux of the def More...

Independence Day Schedule

Naubinway  July 3  6:00 p.m. - Kiddie Parade. Line up at 5: 30 p.m. at the Pavilion. Kids’ games to follow.  10:00 p.m. More...

Four Newberry Buildings Hit Major Anniversary Mark

While many area buildings are getting up in years, four are celebrating major anniversaries this year. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 22 – June 28 June 22 — Obstructing Justice, Injunctive Order, Newberry. June 23 — Obstructing Justice, Injunctive Order, Newberry. More...

Wilwin Lodge to Host Love Tattoo Concert

The Love Tattoo Foundation will offer a benefit concert, “Come Home to the Wilwin Lodge,” Saturday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Photo

The Maki Family and Newberry Bottling Company recently donated money for a moose (insert) to be painted on the Newberry water tower in honor of The Moose Capital of Michigan. More...

Columnists

Planning a Visit to Europa

Kids Korner

Europa is one of Jupiter’s moons. It’s about the size of our moon. Europa is a very special moon in our solar system because it might be able to support living things. More...

A View to the Past

Michigan Governor G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams poses with Newberry young women in 1949. Front row, from left: Mary Lou McCosh, Jean Taylor, and Eunice Thibideau. More...

The Counseling Corner

Are There Ways to Fight Memory Loss?

Each of us, regardless of age, forgets things. As teenagers we often “forgot” we were supposed to clean out the garage or be home by 11, though it usually bothered our parents more than it did us. More...

Sports

Photo

The Lady Indians Softball Team earned a 3.30 cumulative GPA and consequently have been honored as Academic All- State for the 12th consecutive year. They also had four seniors named Academic All-State. More...

Catch Your Limit This Fishing Season

Want to catch your limit this fishing season? You’ll need practice and time-tested wisdom.  More...

HORSESHOES

Most backyard horseshoe sets come with stakes that are way below official standards. Stakes should be one-inch rolled steel, approximately 27 inches long. More...

Personals

50th Anniversary

Peter and Sallie (Inman) Chenard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 3, 2015. The couple has three children, Catherine Chenard of Coralville, IA, Elizabeth Slagboom of Muskegon and Peter C. More...

BIRTH

Devin Brow and Edwin LeMieux of McMillan have announced the birth of their daughter, Danika R. LeMieux, May 20, 2015l at Marquette General Hospital.   More...