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October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Replacement Named to County Board

The October 20 Luce County Commission meeting began with the reorganization of the board since the resignations of District 4 commissioner Ken Gill and District 5 commissioner Ron Ford.  More...

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News

Residents Urged to Get Flu Vaccine Now

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), along with the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) and Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS), urge all Michigan residents to protect themselves against influenza (flu) and its potential More...

Funding Available for Dam Removal, Critical Maintenance

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced its Dam Management Grant Program is now open for proposals. More...

Forest Service Offices Shift to Winter Hours

Two U.S. Forest Service District Offices recently announced upcoming seasonal changes to their office hours.  Beginning November 16, the Hiawatha National Forest’s Manistique District Office will be open Wednesdays only, 8:00 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

MAXIMUN 350 WORDS

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

Bonnie L. Van Camp

Bonnie L. Van Camp, 69, of Newberry died at Select Specialty Hospital in Muskegon Saturday morning, October 24, 2015.  Born March 9, 1946 in Burtonville, KY, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Allie (Carver) Lewis. More...

John W. Lesatz

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, John Wayne Lesatz died after a six-month battle with leukemia, surrounded by his children. He was born in the Upper Peninsula May 2, 1943. More...

John “Jack” H. Salter

John “Jack” H. More...

Personals

Novena

St Jude and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised, loved, glorified and adored throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. More...

A Pair of Champions

At left is Natalie Beaulieu, who came in first in the Division 3 U.P. Finals cross-country meet. At right is Katie Rahilly, who placed first in the Michigan Punt, Pass, and Kick competition held in Detroit’s Ford Field.  More...

Water Project Wrap-up Dominates Village Council Meeting

The Village Council meeting of October 19 began with village president Carol Anderson reminding the public that the ordinance for winter parking and snow removal will be in effect soon. More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Calling all ghosts, goblins, forest creatures, princesses, super heroes and more: The Tahquamenon Area Library staff wants to see your Halloween costumes. We’ll be open from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 31, 1890 More...

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to Help Spanish Class

The Newberry High School Spanish Class will host an “allyou can-eat” Spaghetti Dinner at the Triangle Restaurant Wednesday, November 4 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Spaghetti and garlic bread will be served with salad and dessert. More...

Columnists

The Counseling Corner

The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Boss

If you’re in a work situation where you aren’t getting along with your supervisor or boss, it can be easy to forget that the person who keeps giving you a hard time is also a human being with feelings and problems you aren’t seeing. More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Despair, fellow citizens! Our regulation-happy government has gone and done it again. After all these years of our telling it we don’t like regulations, they went and made another one.  More...

Sports

Grouse, Woodcock Season Off to Great Start

A month into grouse and woodcock season, early reports from hunters suggest that the season has started out with a bang.  More...

Smallmouth Bass State Record Broken

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a new state-record catch for smallmouth bass. This marks the sixth state-record fish caught so far in 2015.  More...

Find Perfect Hunting Spots with DNR Online Mapping Tool

With fall hunting seasons underway in Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters and outdoor enthusiasts that Mi-HUNT—a cutting edge, Web-based, interactive mapping application—can help plan their next hunting or outdoo More...

Features

Enjoy Safe Halloween with These Fire Safety Tips

With Halloween just around the corner, children will soon be out in costume trekking through festive displays in search of candy. More...

Did You Know?

A greeting card that can play “Happy Birthday” has more computing power than existed in the whole world in the 1950s. More...

Halloween Candy a “Trick” for Kids with Food Allergies

Halloween can be more tricks than treats for children suffering from food allergies.  So some Michigan homes are joining others around the nation to make trick-or-treating a safe and inclusive experience by pledging to pass out non-food items.&n More...