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May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Transportation, Logistics Focus of EUP Study

A national firm with 40 years of experience in creating success strategies for the transportation and logistics industries soon will focus its attentions on the Eastern Upper Peninsula.  More...

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News

Mackinac Bridge Updates Load Width Restrictions

Beginning May 5, permits for large loads crossing the Mackinac Bridge will change as follows:  —Southbound loads over 11 feet in width may cross the Mackinac Bridge from 7:00 – 7:30 a.m. More...

Don’t Fall for New “Police” Phone Scam

Michigan businesses are being warned of a new telephone scam that is currently targeting offices throughout the U.S.  CPR Call Blocker is urging businesses in Michigan to hang up if someone claiming to be a local police officer phones encouragin More...

Help Offered to Those Who Missed Tax Filing Deadline

Michigan taxpayers who missed the Tuesday, April 18, state individual income tax filing deadline have options for filing a late return, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Is the extraction of lithium for lithium ion batteries really worse for the environment than fracking? —Mitch Newhouse, Oak Park, IL More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 6, 1892  Circuit Court Notes   There were in all twentytwo cases on the calendar, five of which were criminal. More...

Just Bill

Getting on the Water a Move toward Fishing

Trout season opened in France at the end of March, and it’s open now on my streams in the Tahquamenon Valley and the Manistique River drainage. But I haven’t tied a single fly this winter.  More...

Sports

Baseball Has Busy Two Weeks

Northern Michigan Christian Academy traveled to Newberry for a double header on April 18. The Indian JV’s traveled to Onaway the next day and Newberry finished up with a tournament win at Oscoda on Saturday.  More...

Anyone Can Hunt Wild Turkey during Spring Season

Michigan’s long-awaited guaranteed spring turkey hunt – Hunt 234 – started May 1.  More...

Elk, Bear Hunting Applications Now Available

The 2017 bear and elk hunting application period is open now through June 1. More...

Luce County Park Gets New Name

At the Luce County Commission meeting of April 18, board members heard a request from Luce County Parks and Rec to change the name of Luce County Park to North Manistique Lake Park and Campground.  More...

Photo

Jacie McNamara, the five-year-old daughter of Ryan and Cheryl McNamara of Newberry, had her long, brown hair shorn at 3207 Hair Design on Monday so she could donate the locks to Wigs for Kids. More...

Village Residents Invited to Take Part in Visioning Effort

The village of Newberry is undertaking an innovative community planning process with a special emphasis on economic development. Through this process, Newberry will develop its firstever Master Plan to guide community investment and growth. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 24 – 30

April 24 — Hit and Run Property Damage Accident, CR 458, Pentland Township. investigated, report taken.  April 25 — Unlawfully Driving Away and Automobile Personal Injury Accident, Careless Driving, CR 428, McMillan Township. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, May 3   —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...

Three Lakes Academy

—It was another great week full of busy days here at TLA. Mrs. Pann and I have been scurrying about planning field trips, kindergarten and seventh grade graduation, PBIS celebration ideas and other end-ofthe year activities. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth C. Zellar

Kenneth C. Zellar, 66, of N9103 Lilac Lane, Curtis, Michigan died peacefully on April 30, 2017 at his home in Portage Township surrounded by family and friends. More...

William M. McNeal

William “Bill” M. Mc- Neal, 86, affectionately known as Demps, died Monday, February 27, 2017 at the D.J. More...

In Memoriam

In Memory of Ardeth Holt

Born March 28, 1914  Passed May 13, 1989   Dad,  If I had a wish, it would be to hear your voice, to see your smile and just sit and talk with you awhile.  I miss you every day.   More...

Features

TRIVIA

The cheetah is the only cat in the world that can't retract its claws.  The Chinese, during the reign of Kublai Khan, used lions on hunting expeditions. More...