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July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ride Against Domestic Violence This Weekend

The third annual Mary’s Dream, Ride Against Domestic Violence will take place this Saturday, July 9 starting at American Legion Post #74. More...

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News

Keep an “Eye” on Seasonal Allergies

Each spring many Americans find that the welcome changes of the seasons bring unwelcome discomfort of seasonal eye allergies. Symptoms generally manifest in the form of itchy, watery eyes, swollen eyelids, dry eye or bloodshot eyes. More...

Curtis Parade Honors Retiring “Captain”

Curtis celebrated its 43rd annual Fourth of July parade this past Sunday, July 3. More...

Garden Club Plans July Meeting

The Newberry Garden Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 11 at the home of Laura Gasaway. Members will tour her garden after the meeting. Call regrets to the host.   More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Studying the Sun Is a Gas!

If someone asked you to draw the sun, would you make a little yellow circle with lines coming out of it? That’s fun, but what does the sun look like up close? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 10, 1891  Local News   More...

The Counseling Corner

Give Kids Positive Summer Experience

Every parent has heard complaints about summer boredom. Our kids may initially welcome that summer freedom, but all that empty time can sometimes become a burden.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

The largest Great White Shark ever caught measured 37 feet and weighed 24,000 pounds. It was found in a herring weir in New Brunswick in 1930.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Blue Light and Your Eyes: What You Need to Know

By the time average American children reach age 17, their eyes will have spent the equivalent of nearly six years looking at digital devices, according to findings from a new survey .  More...

Homeowners Can Save Water, Money on Lawn Care

No longer must you choose between your lawn and saving water. Experts say there are ways to save both water and money that won’t hurt your turf.  More...

Superintendent Barry Declines to Renew TAS Contract

Once again the board of Tahquamenon Area Schools finds itself with the unhappy task of finding a new superintendent. Current superintendent Dr. More...

County Board Rejects Rec Board’s Recommendation

Discussion about the hiring of the director for Luce County Parks and Recreation Department dominated the June 21 Luce County Commission meeting, with several citizens voicing their opinions about the process.  James Hoy of Newberry felt that th More...

Local News

Forestry Notes

Certified Firewood

In working with the Michigan Forest Association as their magazine editor, I am regularly exposed to interesting aspects of forestry and the forest industry. More...

Coming Up in July

—The LINK will be closed July 5 - 8 for vacation.— July 13: Community Tie-Dye and Picnic. This free event is open to everyone and will include a giant, blow-up slide, bouncy house and tie-dye activities. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday July 6   —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...

Obituaries

Kathryn A. (Taylor) Macki

Kathryn A. (Taylor) Macki was born at home on a farm in Lakefield, Michigan on a hot summer afternoon on August 13, 1930. She died at Prestige Care, Ellensburg, WA on March 4, 2016. More...

Izayah Pedrin

Izayah Michael Roy Pedrin, age seven, a resident of Curtis for the last several months, but previously of Newberry, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor following an accidental drowning incident June 19. More...

Sports

Photos

There were a total of 56 golfers enjoying a beautiful day of helping the TEF raise funds for grants for teachers and scholarships for graduating seniors of TAS. More...

Newberry Baseball Caps Off Great Year With Awards Banquet

The 2016 Indians Baseball Team held their annual end of the year awards banquet on June 28th. As tradition has it, the banquet consisted of a cookout followed by an awards presentation. More...

2016 Black Bear Run

The start of the 2016 Black Bear Run. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

During a time like this, we realize how much our friends and relatives really mean to us…  Your expression of sympathy will always be remembered.  The Family of Gustaf A. Swanson   More...