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June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

EHS Teacher Hanson Receives James Madison Fellowship

Walter R. More...

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Rick Joseph, right, Michigan Teacher of the Year, spent the day at Tahquamenon Area Schools May 23. He was selected by the Michigan Department of Education and invited to TAS by Judy Haupt, left, Newberry High School Guidance Counselor and teacher. More...

New Regulationss Affect Personal Collection of Bait in Michigan

The Natural Resources Commission recently approved new baitfish regulations that affect personally caught bait in Michigan waters. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 6 – 12

June 8—Assault on playground, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Report taken. June 8—Malicious Destruction of Property to a vehicle, Railroad Street, Newberry. Unfounded. June 9—Car Fire, CR 417, Columbus Township. Report taken. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  Five years ago we were asked if we wanted to continue having a library. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Pruitt

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Pruitt, 73, of Newberry, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital on Monday morning June 6, 2016 after a brief struggle with cancer.  More...

Brian R. Birk

Brian R. Birk, 69, of Newberry died Thursday afternoon, June 9, 2016 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital with his loving family at his side.  More...

Clifford Leroy Tucker

Clifford Leroy Tucker, age 68 of Ishpeming Township and longtime Newberry resident passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2016.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

The Vatican's Swiss Guard still wears a uniform designed by Michelangelo in the early 16th century.  The wettest spot in the world is located on the island of Kauai. Mt. More...

Consider These Scenarios to Know If Generator Is Useful

With increasingly volatile weather patterns and a growing reliance on technology, more people are becoming familiar with the benefits of having a back-up generator at home. More...

Did You Know?

Tom Hanks and George Clooney are both related to Abraham Lincoln.   More...

Friday’s TEF Golf Tourney Aims for Green

The Tahquamenon Education Foundation (TEF) will host its 29th annual Golf Fundraiser Friday, June 24 at the Newberry Country Club with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.  This four-player scramble offers golfers the opportunity to spend the day on a More...

Luce County to Host First Summer Cardboard Classic at Round Lake

Luce County will host its first-ever Summer Cardboard Classic next Sunday, June 26 at the Luce County Park and Campground day use area. Registration will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., and races will begin around 2:00 p.m. More...

Whitefish Point Marathon Visited by Guinness World Record Winner

Hajime Nishi of Japan visited the Paradise area recently to enjoy running the 2016 Whitefish Point Marathon Saturday, June 11. The Paradise event represented his 686th marathon. More...

Local News

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce has applied for an MDNR Fisheries Division mini-grant and will be receiving the funds requested. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Summer vacation is here for TAS students, but that isn’t the case for the Tahquamenon Area Library. Since 2011 we have been open regular hours all summer long.  Our summer schedule is as follows:  Mondays - 8:30 a.m. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, June 15   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at the Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Columnists

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I’m finally ready to make the switch from my old gas guzzler to an electric or plug-in hybrid car. What are the best bang-for-my-buck deals on these newfangled vehicles? Mickey LaMonte Boston, MA More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 19, 1891 LOCAL —Mrs. McGruer has moved into the store lately occupied by Mrs. Davis in the post office building and is now prepared to supply customers with ice cream, cake and fresh bread. More...

The Counseling Corner

Develop First Aid Kit for Stress

While most of us have first aid supplies for physical injuries, it’s also possible, and a good idea, to put together a first aid kit for stress.  More...

Sports

70 Compete, 68 Finish Fourth Annual Whitefish Point Marathon

The fourth annual Whitefish Point Marathon was held Saturday, June 11. At 7:00 a.m. the field of 70 runners started their 26.2-mile journey at Sawmill Creek Park on the Whitefish Point Road. More...

Whitefish Students Compete in EUP Trig-Star Tourney

The annual Eastern Upper Peninsula Trig-Star Competition was held May 4 in Brimley. The competition is sponsored by the EUP Mathematics and Science Center, Great Lakes Surveying and the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors. More...

The Sport Page

Mark Laroue follows through with a swing that produced a grand-slam home run that tied Saturday morning’s game with Inland Lakes at 10—10. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The Ambush Ranch Kennel would like to thank the men and women of the Newberry Fire Department for their fast response to our fire on May 24 and DNR personnel for their thorough work of containing the fire and all the times they came out to recheck th More...

50th Anniversary

Wayne and Georgianna (Kieffer) Kuebler of Engadine celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 4, 2016. They celebrated the occasion with friends and family at the Hills and Creek Club’s Happy Fox Restaurant.   More...

May High School Student of the Month

Taylor Bryant is the Newberry High School Art Student of the Month for May, nominated by Mrs. Hinkson. More...