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June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Seney Treasurer Charged with Embezzlement

Michigan State Police from the St. Ignace Post last week arrested 42-year-old Shawna Leigh Haines in connection with their investigation into the embezzlement of taxpayer funds from Seney Township. More...

Historical Museum Open House July 4

The Old Jail and Sheriff’s Residence Museum will host an open house Monday, July 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Punch and cookies will be served.  This year’s special exhibition will be honoring “Hometown Teams.”  More...

Special Sections

News

Photo

Sterling McGinn, left, and Jim Dwyer, right, hold just two of the pictures of the Fourteenth Annual Historic Photo Show  The Tahquamenon Education Foundation will be sponsoring the Photo Show on the evening of July 3 from 7:00 p.m. More...

Native American Heritage Bill Becomes Law

Legislation to recognize places throughout Michigan that are significant to the history of Native Americans, including trails that served as a foundation for many state roadways, has been signed by the governor.  More...

Conference Closes Crisp Point Light—Temporarily

The Crisp Point Light Historical Society will hold its 20th annual Summer Conference Saturday, July 16. The conference will start at 10:00 a.m. at the Whitefish Township Community Center, just south of Paradise. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Why is underwater noise pollution such a big deal and what are we doing to prevent it? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 3, 1891  A False Report   More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

The Battle of Buzzard Lake

Buzzard Lake was a natural area until the Buzzard Lake Natural Area Committee was formed. The land was deeded to the township in an old man’s will and dedicated to enhance the public’s appreciation of nature. More...

Sports

Newberry Lady Indians Bestow Softball Awards

Thursday, June 23 the Newberry Softball Team held its awards ceremony, co-celebrating its District Championship. More...

North Wins Barnburner of a Yooperbowl

Last Saturday the annual U.P. All Star high school football game was played in Marquette at the Superior Dome. Hosted by X-Cel Sports, this year’s game was one for the record books. More...

Magnum Opus Rally Continues to Roar on Local Roads

The NASA Magnum Opus Rally, held locally this past weekend, is one of two stops in Michigan for this national circuit that hosts races from California to New York.  The events on Friday began in Newberry, then resumed on Saturday with most of th More...

Fourth of July to Explode with Family Fun

The most raucous and joyful holiday observed in this nation, the Fourth of July, is just around the corner. More...

Housing Analysis Reveals Need in the EUP, State

Anyone who has searched for an apartment or other attached housing unit in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and came up empty handed will not be surprised by a recently-completed housing market analysis. More...

CPLHS to Honor Past Lighthouse Keeper

Sunday, July 3 at 5:00 p.m. More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

While the Tahquamenon Library technically will be closed Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4 for Independence Day, we have added some special, limited holiday hours for the Friends of the Library Annual Huge Used Book Sale.  Monday, July 4 t More...

LUCE COUNTY

June 13 – June 26

June 13: Malicious Destruction of Property, Construction Site, CR 448, McMillan Township. Report taken.  June 14: Larceny of a Dog, State Street, Pentland Township. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, June 29   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Obituaries

Keith D. Owen

Keith D. Owen, 82, a longtime resident of Newberry, died unexpectedly at his home Wednesday, June 22, 2016.  Born July 26, 1933 in Davison, he was a son of the late Max D. and Ruby M. (Carpenter) Owen. More...

Dorothy Williams

Dorothy M. Williams, 90, of Newberry died Sunday morning, June 26, 2016 at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette.  Born April 28, 1926 in Owosso, daughter of the late William A. and Mabel (Swan) Somers, she was raised in Newberry. More...

Robert J. LeBlanc

Robert “Bob” J. LeBlanc, 78, of Wakefield passed away peacefully with his family by his side Saturday, April 23, 2016 at McLaren Hospital in Lansing. More...

Features

This Day in History

June 29

1613 – London’s Globe Theatre burned down during a performance of Shakespeare’s “Henry VIII.”  More...

Did You Know?

The “Like-A-Hug” jacket gives you a hug whenever a friend likes one of your Facebook posts.   More...

Personals

COLLEGE NEWS

Northern Michigan University has released its list of May 2016 graduates.  More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Doris Taylor would like to thank everyone who assisted us during this difficult time. The enormous outpouring of cards, emails and contributions to her memorial, as well as flowers, food and prayers were greatly appreciated.  More...

Card of Thanks

We give a heartfelt thankyou to our family, friends and community for the love and support given to Brian and our family during the past few months.  Thank-you to Chris Beaulieu, the nurses at HNJ Hospital, American Legion Post #74 and to all wh More...