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April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Deadline for Forest Special Use Permits Nears

Hiawatha National Forest supervisor Cid Morgan reminds the public that individuals and organizations interested in proposing “Special Uses” on National Forest lands to take notice of the following Hiawatha National Forest’s Special More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Maysa Sitar, a senior at Newberry High School, has received and accepted the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to attend Michigan State University in the fall of 2018.  More...

NHS Drama Class to Present Variety Show

The Newberry High School Drama Class will present the Snow White Variety Show Monday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the NHS Bystrom Auditorium.  An intermission and bake sale will take place. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 15, 1892  Local News   —With the advent of spring comes the “poor blind man” with the hurdygurdy.  —George Holmes is on the sick list with a severe attack of inflammation of the More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Depression Sneak Up on You

Depression is a serious health issue, yet often its warning signs are ignored. More...

Just Bill

I Just Like Books, Even from Amazon

Amazon has won a place in my life, although not in my heart. The service is so convenient, and sometimes logging into Amazon is the only way I can get a book in English here. We belong to a book club in which we read about one book a month. More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Researchers have calculated that if love were to be measured in money, its value will be about $263,000.  —If you are feeling lonely in Japan, you can rent a Japanese middle-aged man for $10 an hour.  —A dog named Marine More...

Provide TLC for Your Roof

A roof gets more abuse from the elements and debris than any other part of a building. Debris has a tendency to hold water that will ruin your roof over time, remove all debris behind vents, pipes, pitch pans, etc. More...

Learn to Prevent DIY Injuries

Thousands of people try their hands at do-it-yourself home improvement projects every year. Whether working indoors or outdoors, wearing safety gear and exercising caution is a necessity when undertaking any home remodeling project.  More...

Michigan Among Worst States for Income Inequality

Michigan’s income inequality is a persistent and increasing problem that has a negative impact on the state’s residents and economy. More...

Police Release Sketch of Attempted Child Abductor Suspect

Deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate an attempted child abduction that took place Monday, March 27.  A 12-year-old boy reported that he was approached by a 45- to 60-year-old male in a dark-colored SUV More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 3 - 9

April 3 — Animal at Large, West Avenue B, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  April 3 — Unlawful Entry, CR 403, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  April 3 — Suicidal Subject, CR 459, Lakefield Township. More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The Tahquamenon Area Library is open during special evening hours tonight, Wednesday, April 12 for a presentation by record-setting Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trail hiker Heather Anderson. This free presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, April 12   —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

Alma C. Given

Alma C. Given, 89, a longtime resident of Grand Marais and formerly of Dearborn and Warren, died Saturday morning, April 1, 2017 at Tendercare in Munising with her husband by her side.  More...

Joyce A. Hoose

Joyce A. Hoose, 78, a longtime Curtis resident, died at her home Friday, April 7, 2017 surrounded by her family and under the care of Schoolcraft Home Health.  Born March 10, 1939 at St. More...

Charles Kennedy

Charles E. “Chuck” Kennedy, 89, a longtime Lakefield Township resident, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Saturday, April 8, 2017.  More...

Sports

Youth Wrestlers Take First Place at Munising

Nine Newberry Youth Wrestlers participated two weeks ago in the annual Kingsford Youth Wrestling Tournament. More than 150 wrestlers participated, representing programs from the U.P. More...

Engadine Holds Basketball Awards Banquet

Last Thursday, April 6 the Engadine Eagles held their annual spring basketball awards banquet at Garfield Township Hall.  The boys’ team completed its best season in many years, finishing the regular season with a record of 10 - 10 and ear More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Thank you to everyone for the calls and cards and special prayers, especially to Mindy for taking care of us.  And thanks to North Woods for their care.  Bob and Louise   More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Dorothy Kenny wishes to give a heartfelt thanks to the staff and caregivers at Golden Leaves for the care given to our mother.  Thanks also to the ladies of the McMillan Methodist Church, as well as all who contributed to the wonde More...