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September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Council Still Gets Complaints on Inferior Grass

There were many complaints during the guest comment period at Monday night’s monthly Village Council meeting about the grass that was planted and number of weeds that came up instead after the completion of this summer’s water main work.& More...

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Help Offered in Finding Lost Life Insurance Money

Michigan consumers now can use a new tool from the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) to help beneficiaries locate a deceased family member’s life insurance policy or annuity contract that was purchased in Michigan.& More...

CCSS Offers Knitting Class

Community Schools will offer a six-week knitting class beginning September 26. Call the office at 293- 3282 for more information.   More...

2016 NAMA Yooper BBQ Bash

The Newberry Area Ministerial Association sponsored the third annual Yooper BBQ Bash under a big top last Saturday with games and prizes for kids and adults, along with free munchies, to an unfortuna More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

EarthTalk Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest in the battle over whether or not to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 25, 1891  Local News   —The Deer Park road between Newberry and the bridge is being macadamized with cinder from the furnace. More...

Just Bill

Musings from the Mind of Bill Diem

Judy St. Louis and her fiancé, Bill Scott, walked around the sun-bathed Art on the Lake in Curtis wearing T-shirts promoting Judy as a candidate for Mackinac County clerk. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Evan Griffis is the number two runner for the boys’ cross-country team; only his big brother, Kindred, is faster. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kindred Griffis, the son of Randy and Linda Griffis. Kindred is the top boys’ runner on the Indian cross- country team.   More...

Newberry Cross- Country Teams Initiate New Course

The Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils captured both the boys’ and girls’ cross-country events at the first Straits Area Conference meet last week in St. Ignace.  More...

Fur Harvesters to Host Annual Convention This Weekend

The Northern Great Lakes Fur Harvesters will host their 2016 convention this weekend, September 23 – 24, at the Chippewa County Fairgrounds in Kinross.  More...

TAS Board Approves New Hires, New Titles

Monday evening’s Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education Meeting, the first of the new school year, sported a light agenda and a nearly empty gallery. More...

Senator Schmidt Schedules Coffee Hour in Newberry

As part of his rounds through the 37th senate district this month, senator Wayne Schmidt will hold a coffee hour Thursday, September 29 at Great Waters Coffee Co. in Newberry from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  More...

Chances of Deer-Related Crashes Worsen in Michigan

Michigan drivers are 14 percent more likely to collide with a deer than they were last year, according to new claims data from a well-established auto insurance company. More...

Local News

Tahquamenon Area Schools

News

Welcome back parents and students! The first few weeks of school have been great! The new school year brings shining faces to the elementary and high school buildings.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Due to changes at Scholastic Book Fair, the Tahquamenon Library will not be participating this year. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 21   —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...

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

Steven J. Leiphart

Steven J. Leiphart, 79, of Ironwood passed away Saturday morning, August 20, 2016 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth with his loving family by his side. More...

William J. Webb

William J. “Jack” Webb, 80, of Newberry died Friday evening, September 9, 2016 at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette,  More...

Fred (Jack) Kolbe

Fred Jacob (Jack) Randall Kolbe passed away July 4, 2016. He was ordained at First Presbyterian Church in Newberry.  More...

Features

Childproof Your Home with Simple Steps

Bringing a new baby home from the hospital is a great moment for parents. But as a child settles into his or her new home, parents look around that home and see less “home” and more “hazard.” More...

TRIVIA

In 1985, a fully-clothed man drowned in a New Orleans city pool at a party for lifeguards, which was celebrating the pool’s first summer without a drowning. Over 100 lifeguards were in attendance. Four of them were on duty. More...

Did You Know?

Andrew Suryono was about to put his camera away due to rain when he noticed an orangutan using a leaf for shelter. He quickly snapped this shot, which got him an honorable mention in the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest.   More...