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April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Road Diet Scheduled to Begin Next Week

Work will begin on M- 123 in Newberry Monday, May 2 and likely run through mid-October. This is locally known as the Road Diet Project. More...

Senator Peters to Hold Newberry Roundtable

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News

CCSS Offers Free GED Prep, Practice

Consolidated Community School Services is offering free GED preparation and practice now through the end of May.  There are no fees for practice tests or study classes. All books and study materials are provided at no cost. More...

United Way of EUP Reports on Community Investment

For almost 60 years United Way of the EUP has invested in critical programs and initiatives to help EUP residents. More...

LINK Offers Dance

The LINK will host a dance Friday, May 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Concessions will be available and DJ Sparky will be performing. There is a small fee to attend.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS. 2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included for verification only, to be considered for publication. More...

Obituaries

James L. Troyer

James (Jim) Lloyd Troyer, born November 20, 1940, peacefully entered his eternal home April 18, 2016 at the age of 75 while at home in Manistique, Michigan following gradually declining health due to cancer and Parkinson’s disease and finally h More...

James H. Ackley

James H. Ackley, 59, of Manistique died April 20, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 19, 1956 in Manistique, the son of Harland and Nettie (Burns) Ackley, and attended schools in Germfask and Manistique. More...

Kenneth M. Bryant

Kenneth M. “Ken” Bryant, 83, a longtime Germfask area resident, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  More...

Features

Personalize Your Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day is all about making Mom feel amazingly special. And what better way than with a thoughtful gift created with her unique style and personality in mind? More...

Get More Nutrients in Your Daily Diet

Getting all the nutrients you need each day to function or even thrive can be a challenge. More...

TRIVIA

In 1771 the kingdom of Poland was larger in are than any other European country except Russia and had a bigger population than any other European country except France.  ________  Most landfilled trash retains its original weight, volume, a More...

Personals

ENGAGEMENT

Abigail Hayes and Steven Plominski have announced their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Lisa Hayes of Curtis. More...

Luce County Loses $18,000 in Tax Revenue

The April 19 Luce County Commission meeting began with Paul Wood, director of Equalization, presenting a report showing a loss of nearly $18,000 in tax revenue.  More...

Village Considers Hiring Blight Enforcement Officer

At the April 18 Newberry village council meeting president Carol Anderson reminded residents about a standing ordinance regarding the types of materials allowed to be burned now that spring is here (i. e., only natural wood and charcoal). More...

Outlook Positive for Trout Opener

This coming Saturday is the traditional opening of trout season. For many, this day is almost like Christmas, Easter, and New Years all combined into one. More...

Local News

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

Tuesday, May 3 two election items will be on the ballot for community consideration. The first is our 18-mill non-homestead renewal. This tax is an annual request that has been passed since 1995. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, April 27   —The second annual Student Art Show is on display in the Waterfront Gallery at the Erickson Center for the Arts from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.  More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Fifth grade students have finished the M-Step. I have spoken with most of the test takers and they report that it was not nearly as difficult taking it online as last year. This is great news for the staff and rest of the student body.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What should I know about artificial sweeteners before I opt for them for myself or my kids in place of regular ol’ sugar? Gretchen Abdow Philadelphia, PA More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 1, 1891  LOCAL   —The Norwegian drive, which commenced week before last, will be all clear of the sluice at the dam here on Wednesday.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

“Xerxes the Great did die, and so must you and I.”  More...

Sports

Photos from the 60th Annual Tahquamenon Area Sportsmens Club Tackle Party

New to the Tackle Party was a casting for plastic fish game. More...

The Sport Page

Abby Edwards at the plate. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Spring Senior Athlete of the Week is Avery Smithson, the daughter of Joe and Kristin Smithson.  Avery runs on the Newberry girls’ track team.   More...