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May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

EHS Names Top Students

Engadine Consolidated Schools has announced that its Class of 2017 Valedictorian is Olivia Vaughn, while this year’s Salutatorian is Hannah McArthur.  Vaughn has lived in this area her entire life. More...

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News

State Muskellunge Stocking on Hold Due to Disease Concerns

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced it will not collect eggs from Great Lakes muskellunge in the Detroit River this month due to recent fish kills in Lake St. More...

Celebrate American Wetlands Month

May is American Wetlands Month—a month to appreciate and enjoy the wonders of wetlands. The Department of Natural Resources encourages Michigan residents to get out and enjoy some of the outstanding wetlands the state has to offer. More...

Take Appropriate Precautionary Measures—It’s Tick Season

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is encouraging Michigan residents to protect themselves from ticks as the warm weather approaches. Tick-borne diseases, and particularly Lyme disease, are expanding across the State.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 13, 1892  A Case for the Game Warden   More...

Just Bill

Why I Drive Citroen Here, Pontiac There

The cars in France drive on the same side of the road as those in America, and plenty of them are the same cars. If you see a Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Jaguar, Jeep or Mini on M- 28, you’ll see the same ones here. More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome a new member, Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Hannah Edison takes her turn catching for the Lady Indians’ softball team. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

Our spring Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Sara Cameron, the daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Cameron.  Sara is a power hitter who plays at third base for the Newberry Indian’s softball team   More...

Newberry Men Win at St. Ignace

The Newberry men’s track team ran away with the St. Ignace Kiwanis Meet last Friday afternoon with 133 points. Pickford came in second with 102, followed by Cedarville 75, St. More...

Jewell Named 2017 Newberry Correctional Officer of the Year

Kenneth Jewell was selected as the 2017 Newberry Correctional Officer of the Year. He was recognized at a Department of Corrections awards banquet in Lansing on May 9, which was also attended by warden Mitch Perry.  More...

Changes Made in 2017 Knierim Run

The StepUp4OurKids committee has joined forces with Kevin Knierim to sponsor the ninth annual Curt Knierim Memorial 5K Color Run.  More...

Letter Carriers Aim to Stamp Out Hunger®

The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive is the nation’s largest one-day food drive, providing letter carriers, other postal employees and thousands of volunteers across the nation the opportunity to meld their forces More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 1 – 7

May 1 — Animals at Large, CR 466, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  May 1 — Breaking and Entering, Washington Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

As you may have heard, Tahquamenon Area Schools has stopped providing open wireless Internet connections to prevent student usage of personal devices during class time. This will NOT affect the Tahquamenon Library in any way. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, May 10   —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

Wilbur Sampsell

Lifetime McMillan resident Wilbur F. “Googs” Sampsell died Tuesday evening, May 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Rosalie Meldrum

Rosalie Delphine (Della) Meldrum, 96, entered eternal life Sunday, April 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, where she had resided since June 2014.  More...

Lynn J. Fox

Lynn J. Fox, age 79 of Newberry, loving husband, father, grandfather, grandpa great and great grandpa great went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday morning May 5, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

Polish teenager Iga Jasica unexpectedly woke up in the middle of her brain surgery and calmly asked the doctor, “How’s it going?” She wasn’t in any pain, so they talked about cats until the surgery was over.   More...

Online Tool Helps Calculate How Much It Costs to Make Ends Meet

It costs a Michigan family between $2,580 and $4,722 a month to pay for necessities and provide for themselves and their family according to Making Ends Meet in Michigan, a new report released by the Michigan League for Public Policy today.  More...

Did You Know?

Instead of Photoshop, Joshua Allen uses a double exposure feature on his camera to create surreal cityscapes and portraits. He has to work fast, as the first exposure disappears within a couple of minutes.   More...