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October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mack County Jail Bond Proposal

Mackinac County will be asking the voters to approve a 20-year bond of 0.763435 mills not to exceed $12,350,000 for the construction of a new county jail. More...

Senator Schmidt Sets Newberry Coffee Hour

State senator Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District this month. The Newberry coffee hour will be held Thursday, October 27 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. More...

Special Sections

News

FTC Warns about Donations

The Federal Trade Commission warns against donating to charities and organizations that spring up suddenly in response to current events and natural disasters. More...

11th Legislative Luncheon

Last Friday the 11th annual Legislative Luncheon, hosted by the Save, Restore, Grow Newberry committee and Newberry Chamber of Commerce, was held at Zellar’s Village Inn in Newberry. More...

Photo

Hopping on board the Helmer Express—the Taylor Market IGA Express, that is—are the Newberry Area Ambassadors, who stopped to offer owner Stephen Taylor, Jr. congratulations on opening his business at 2936 CR 377 in McMillan. 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

Elizabeth J. Hosler

Elizabeth J. Hosler, 82, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at her home following a lengthy illness. The daughter of the late Wray and Bertha (Etten) Zenker, she was born November 23, 1933 in Chippewa Falls, WI. She married Raymond C. More...

Shannon Darlene James

Shannon Darlene James, of Hulbert, MI, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI at the age of 54. More...

Virginia Lee Crandall

Also known as Little White Fawn, Mom Crandall and Grandma Ginny, Virginia Lee Crandall passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Lansing, MI at the age of 67. More...

Features

Small Steps to Improve Retirement

While it’s never too early or too late to prepare for retirement, today is always the right day to take action.  More...

Did You Know?

The hole in the tab of a soda can is designed to be spun around and used as a straw holder.   More...

TRIVIA

–Grumpy Cat is getting her own figure in Madame Tussauds’ wax museums. She is the first feline to ever receive the honor, and her figure will be animatronic with five different movements.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TAS Board Looks at Library Security, New Bond Issue

Brian Rahilly presided over the October 17 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education. He was joined at the table by Chris Beaulieu, Scott McTiver and Bruce Klusmeyer to complete a quorum.  More...

Tahqua Logging Museum Awarded MCACA Grant

The Tahquamenon Logging Museum has been awarded a grant of $4,000 from the state of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. More...

EUP CAC Meeting to Meet Tomorrow in Manistique

At the Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council meeting in Manistique Thursday, October 20, attendees are scheduled to hear a presentation on white-tailed deer harvest and summary data from Sault Ste. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 10 – 16

October 10 —Harassment, Campbell Avenue, Pentland Township. Report taken.  October 10 — Parole Violation, CR 415, Columbus Township. Subject taken into custody and lodged at the Luce County Jail.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The Tahquamenon Library is looking for authors and poets that would be interested selling their books the week of December 12 at the library.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, October 19   —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...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Space Place

Earth’s Magnetic Shield by Linda Hermans-Killam Thousands of miles beneath our feet, flowing electrons create a powerful force that protects life on Earth. This effect is called a magnetic field. But what creates this magnetic field? More...

Sleep and ADHD

Everyone has trouble sleeping once in a while. For those children or adults with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), it can be a nightly challenge. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 23, 1891 Local News —Messrs. Foster, Cleland, Neal, Noble, Tobin and Wilkinson have rented four rooms upstairs in the Newberry bank building. More...

Sports

Tribe Still Rolling Merrily Along

The Newberry Indians Varsity football team shut out the Rogers City Hurons last Friday night, 33—0, spoiling their Homecoming celebration.  More...

Photo

Oct 15th at Rudyard’s Autumn Classic the Newberry Middle School boys and girls teams both took home a 1st place finish!! More...

Newberry Boys Take Third at Conference Ender

The Straits Area Conference cross-country competition is over, concluding in Rudyard on Tuesday of last week. The Sault easily won both the boys’ and girls’ team championships. Cheboygan was second in both. More...