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August 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rainbow Lodge Rises Like Phoneix After Duck Lake Fire

It has taken a couple of years, but Rich and Kathy Robinson have been working to restore the Rainbow Lodge from the ashes of the Duck Lake Fire of 2012. More...

Correction

The rest of Eric Buckler’s comments at the TAS board meeting on Monday, August 10 were accidently deleted but what was lost is:  More...

Special Sections

News

Deadline Approaches to Apply for Michigan Home Heating Credit

The September 30 deadline to apply for Michigan’s Home Heating Credit (HHC) in 2015 (for tax year 2014) is quickly approaching, according to the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE). More...

Townships Receive Help with Five-Year Recreation Plans

Townships seeking to improve their indoor and outdoor park and recreation facilities are getting a major boost from the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission (EUPRPDC).  Although grant dollars are available to help More...

Photo

The Governor’s flotilla heads downstream from the steps on the Two Hearted River.   More...

Obituaries

Nancy Zagelmeier Kolbe

Nancy Zagelmeier Kolbe, 86, of Newberry, died Wednesday morning August 12, 2015 at Mill Creek Senior Living Community in Marquette with her loving family at her side.  More...

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson, 72, of Newberry, died Wednesday evening August 12, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at his side, after a long battle with his health.  Born February 8, 1943 in Newberry, son of the late Chick and Clara (Parent) Johnson, Char More...

Marie S. Moore

Marie S. Moore, 75, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and a longtime summer resident of Lakefield Township died at U.P. Health Systems Hospital in Marquette on Sunday, August 9, 2015.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Abraham Lincoln, who invented a hydraulic device for lifting ships over shoals, was the only US president ever granted a patent.  —According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until the 1730's, India was the only source for More...

Ideas for Summer Fun with Friends

Kicking back with friends and celebrating is one of the best parts of summer, particularly when surrounded by great company. More...

TAS Board Discusses Retirements, New Hires, Summer Renovations

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board held its August meeting in the school cafeteria Monday evening. Michelle Zellar was appointed midway through the meeting to fill the trustee position recently vacated by Pete Paramski. More...

Village Council Plans Power Company Switch

The Village of Newberry will soon be receiving its power from Consumer’s Energy (CE), headquartered in Jackson, MI, instead of Cloverland Electric. More...

Construction of First Phase of Rec Center Nears Completion

Construction Phase 1 of the Tahquamenon Outdoor Recreation Complex (TORC) is coming to a close this summer with the paving of a recreational trail circling the new park. More...

Local News

Gospel Opportunities Radio Holds Annual Shar-A-Thon

The Gospel Opportunities Radio Ministry consisting of 13 stations located in the Upper Peninsula and Mackinaw City will be holding its annual 40th annual Shar-A-Thon September 25 and 26.  More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 10 – August 16

August 10 — Domestic Assault, East Harrie Street, Newberry, report taken.  August 10 — Possession of Marijuana, Newberry Ave, Newberry, action taken.  August 10 — Car vs. Deer, report taken.  More...

Photo

The TAS playground fund received a $600 donation from the staff at Luce County Department of Human Services from their dress down days fund. Pictured above, left to right, are Rhonda Legault, Rhonda Horning, Danielle Brown, Peggy Recker, Dr. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 22, 1890  LOCAL   More...

The Counseling Corner

Getting School Started on the Right Foot this Year

Summer school vacations are coming to an end, which may seem a blessing to many parents, or a terrible, stressful time for some kids.  More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Some Toys Help Kids Grow

Some toys help children at every developmental stage. Blocks are examples of extremely valuable learning tools. More...

Sports

Partners Help DNR Stock Over Four Million Fingerling Walleye

The Department of Natural Resources recently announced the totals from its annual walleye rearing pond harvest and stocking of walleye fingerlings. More...

Personals

Mackey-Musgrave

Wedding

Donna Marie Mackey of Taylor, MI and Duane Carl Musgrave of McMillan, MI were married on August 8, 2015 in Newberry. The couple will reside in Grand Rapids, MI.   More...