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August 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor Rolls through Newberry with Rising Tide

Governor Rick Snyder spent an hour of his busy Monday afternoon in the Newberry Village office with the local Rising Tide committee.  Newberry is one of 10 Michigan communities chosen to participate in the Rising Tide pilot program, which pairs More...

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Village Council Recycles Trash Collection Issues

A debate on garbage and recycling took much of the Newberry Village council’s time during its most recent meeting Monday night. More...

State Police Direct Public on New Lane Use in Newberry

With the new road construction on M-123 that runs through Newberry there have been some questions from the motoring public as to proper lane use, as that section of roadway now includes a left-turn lane. More...

GEMS Locations Offer Fall Hunting Adventures

This fall the Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to try upland bird hunting at one, or several, GEMS (Grouse Enhanced Management Sites) that offer a chance to explore a new type of hunt or a new location. More...

Columnists

A View to the Past

Unidentified people with a horse-drawn sleigh along side cut logs on the Fyvie farm near McMillan in the early 1900s.   More...

Just Bill

Fair Enough, Times Change

Michigan abandoned its State Fair several years ago, giving the U.P. State Fair the No. 1 ranking it has deserved for years. The Stamper clan in Curtis again closed its Three Lakes Restaurant for a week to enjoy the activity in Escanaba.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 21, 1891  Shorty’s Narrow Escape   More...

Sports

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The best thing about the end of summer is high school football. Coach Fred Bryant talks to both the JVs and Varsity teams. They will be going to a scrimmage in St. Ignace on Friday starting at 3:00 p.m. with Cheboygan, Charlevoix, and St. Ignace. More...

Features

Find Out How to Shop for the DIY-ers and Handymen

Gift-giving special occasions are the perfect opportunity to beef up your recipient’s garage — and high-quality tools are a must for anyone — from DIY novices to professional handymen.  More...

Learn How Families, Teachers are Prepping for School

It may be summertime, but parents and educators alike are beginning to look ahead towards the 2016- 2017 school year. Here are three ways they are getting prepared.  Check-Up  More...

Did You Know?

When mad about something, venting or punching a pillow will only make a person angrier. More...

TAS Super Search Settles on Three Final Candidates

The Tahquamenon Area School Board met with two more superintendent candidates last week: Brent Swan and Stacey Price.  More...

TAS Board Hires Price

Although it was perhaps the most important agenda item on Monday’s Tahquamenon Area Schools board of education meeting for August, trustees did not officially hire the system’s new superintendent until halfway through the meeting.  More...

Lose the Blues in Paradise This Weekend

It happens every third week in August—the Paradise Wild Blueberry Festival, which will run Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 21. More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Have you turned in your Tahquamenon Area Library Summer Reading Program form yet? If not, you have until Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 p.m. to do so.  Don’t miss out on your chance at prizes. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, August 17   —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...

How the CLMCD Came to Be

What is the Chippewa – Luce - Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD)?  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 to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Patrick Stubbings

Patrick W. Stubbings, 67, of Germfask died Saturday morning, August 13, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and the care of North Woods Hospice.  More...

James J. Haapala

James J. Haapala, 82, formerly of McMillan, died Thursday afternoon, August 11, 2016 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  He was born September 5, 1933 in Sault Ste. Marie, son of the late John and Aileen (Ahoe) Haapala. More...

Randall D. Stamper

Randall D. Stamper, 79, of Curtis passed away Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.  He was born July 17, 1937 in Newberry to the late Samual and Ethel (Russell) Stamper. More...

Personals

Maxine Holt

November 25, 1922 - August 21, 1985

Mom,  Every day I think of you, and always think of something special about you!  But most of all was your love for your family. This is to say we all love and miss you still! You’ll always live within our hearts. More...