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July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Newberry Car Show Deemed a Success

The annual Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers car show in downtown Newberry Saturday was deemed a success for participants and spectators alike.  Approximately 30 cars part icipated in the opening “ cruise” from Newberry to Curtis Friday ni More...

Drug Bust on Borgstrom Road

Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation involving the distribution of cocaine, marijuana, and prescription pills in Luce County.  More...

Street Closure

Newberry Avenue from Avenue C to McMillan Avenue is closed to through traffic for two weeks as of Monday, July 20.  Northbound traffic is being diverted to Handy Street, while southbound traffic is traveling down Robinson Street.   More...

Special Sections

News

Governor Signs Bill Allowing Cycle Pubs in Michigan

Legislation to expand the use of cycle pubs in the state of Michigan was recently signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.  More...

CDC Links Painkillers to Heroin Use

Heroin use and abuse in the U.S. is rising among most age groups and income levels, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  More...

State Retirees Plan August Meeting

Upper Peninsula Chapter #16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its next monthly meeting Monday, August 3 in the conference room of the State Office Building at 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba, at 1:30 p.m.  Any state retirees wh More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: How is that being around trees and other plants can help us feel good?  Amy Mola, Greenville, SC   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Helping to Calm Children

Sometimes both children and adults need a soothing time to calm down from whatever agitates them during the day. Research indicates drawing Zentangles and Mandalas may enhance this time. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 25, 1890   More...

Sports

HORSESHOES

This week’s games were played in almost perfect conditions— sunny skies, warm temperatures and only a few mosquitoes. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

A very special thank you to express our warm and heartfelt appreciation to those who showed thoughtfulness, love and emotional support during this sad time of our mother Etta Lavon Hanger, Babcock, Wittenmyer’s passing.  More...

Upper Tahquamenon Falls Unveils New Cougar Display

The Tahquamenon Falls State Park — Upper Falls is now home to a stuffed and mounted cougar, courtesy of GarLyn Zoological Park in Naubinway.  More...

LCHS Repairs Crane Fountain

The Luce County Historical Society’s crane fountain has been repaired and painted and will be operable again. The crane is a zinc statue made by J.W. Fiske of New York. J.W. Fiske and Co. More...

Time to Fill Project Backpack

For many years now St. Gregory Parish has sponsored Project Backpack for lowincome families. The program benefits children in kindergarten through eighth grade attending Tahquamenon Area Schools in Newberry and Three Lakes Academy in Curtis.  More...

Local News

Tahquamenon Area Library to Offer Antiques Appraisal

Tahquamenon Area Library will present an antiques and collectibles appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. More...

Vix Competes in Barrel Horse Racing World Championship

Carly Vix, daughter of Steven and Gina Vix, both of Newberry, is participating in the National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championships this week in Perry, GA.  The NBHA Youth World Championships started July 19 and proceeds through Ju More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Starting this week, M-123 will be under construction, but the Tahquamenon Library is still open. To visit the library, please park behind the school and enter through the cafeteria doors, to the left of the handicap parking. 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

Edward C. "Skip" Brockman Jr.

Lifelong area resident, Edward C. "Skip" Brockman Jr., 66, of Newberry, died suddenly Saturday, July 11, 2015.  Born May 23, 1949 in Newberry, son of Edward Sr. More...

Esther C. Deloria

Esther C. Deloria, 99, a longtime resident of Newberry and recently of Sault Ste. Marie, died at her home with her family by her side.  Born May 7, 1916 in Gaylord, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie (Hoteling) Matts. More...

Josephine Ann Hollingshead

Lifelong area resident, Josephine Ann Hollingshead, 64, of Germfask died Friday evening, July 10, 2015 at U.P. More...

Features

TRIVIA

On average, 42,000 balls are used and 650 matches are played at the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament. More...

Did You Know?

Before education reformists began to campaign for taxfunded schools in the late 1800s, only the very wealthy were able to get an education in the United States of America. More...

Did You Know?

Dining outdoors when the weather is warm can make for a pleasant change of pace. While certain aspects of eating outside can be enticing, Mother Nature can sometimes complicate the experience.  More...