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May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bergman Visits to Bestow Award on Northern Wings

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Masons Honor Their Past, Present

On May 10 McMillan Lodge #400 Free and Accepted Masons held their 126th annual Past Master’s (PM) Night at Elks Lodge #1705.  PM Travis Freeman served as master of ceremonies, leading the way through a program that included a history of Fr More...

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The Newberry middle school record-setting 4x4 team – left to right, Sophy Smithson, Bailey Zellar, Kearra Paquin, and Amy Smart, time of 4:59.   More...

TAS to Host Feeding America Mobile Pantry

Thursday, May 18 Feeding America West Michigan will distribute 150 pounds of food to people in need at the Tahquamenon Area Schools cafeteria. The distribution will take place at 5:00 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

Vivian Blanchard

Vivian Blanchard, 95, of Gould City passed away May 10, 2017 at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born January 24, 1922 in Gould City, the daughter of Thomas and Ida (Foreman) Hewitt and attended school in Gould City. More...

Elvadeen Cook

Elvadeen “Deenie” Cook passed away peacefully May 9, 2017 in Newberry, where she had lived the past five years.  She was born February 28, 1925 to Walter E. Lahmers and Ruth Eckleberry of Dover, OH. More...

John Martinchek

John Frank Martinchek peacefully passed away May 3, 2017.  Born to Frank and Mary Martinchek September 10, 1920, he was the second of four children. He grew up in Custer, MI where he helped out on the family farm. More...

Sports

Walk-Off Win Caps 3-3 Week for Varsity Baseball, JVs Go 1-1

This past week the Tribe dropped two games against the Soo Blue Devils, bounced back to win two games against the St Ignace Saints and then ended the week with a split at its home tournament, losing to Onaway and beating the Alger Athletics.  More...

Boys’ Golf Takes First at Newberry Country Club

The Newberry boys’ golf team finished in first place for its second straight tournament.  The Newberry team shot 237, followed by Cheboygan with 249, Engadine with 283 and DeTour with 288.  More...

Horseshoe League Begins to Plan Season

An organizational meeting for the Newberry Sportsman’s Club Horseshoe League will be held at the Tahquamenon Sportsmen’s Club today, May 17 at 6:00 p.m.  Team captains are urged to participate in the meeting to discuss the upcoming s More...

Village Council in Hiring Mode

Resident Bob Mc- Cutcheon of West Avenue C opened up the public comment portion of the Monday night meeting of the Village Council when he pointed out to the council that his lawn has not been brought up to snuff yet since last summer’s water m More...

TAS Board Ready for New Reading Literacy Policy

Special recognition was given to the Student Council, consisting of class presidents, vice-presidents, secretary/ treasurers and representatives at each grade level. More...

Road to Crisp Point Impassible

The road to the Crisp Point Lighthouse is washed out at Three Mile Creek. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 8 – 14

May 8 — Possession of Marijuana, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  May 9 — Found Property, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of May 8 through May 14, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  —Deputies responded to one property damage crash that involved a car versus deer.  —Pursuant to a traffic More...

Three Lakes Academy

—There’s one month left of school and still so much to do! We have class field trips, field day and a talent show, and we’ll be wrapping up our spring testing.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 13, 1892  Local News   —Swedish Lutheran service Sunday, May 22 in the church of the Finlanders at 10 o’clock a.m.  A. Wihlborg, Pastor.  More...

The ABCs of Getting Good Zzzs

A: Avoid too much alcohol. Alcohol is actually a stimulant, and once it metabolizes, your sleep becomes fragmented, leaving you feeling tired in the morning.  B: Blue light. Turn off your favorite electronics at least two hours before bedtime. More...

Conservation in Your County

The Chippewa-Luce- Mackinac Conservation District, together with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), has been busy designing and installing conservation practices for landowners across the Eastern Upper Peninsula!  More...

Features

TRIVIA

There are playgrounds for senior citizens. These are designed to help keep older people active physically and cognitively, give them opportunities to socialize and reduce stress levels.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Time for Spring Cleaning Your Mailbox

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Celebrate All Military This May

Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America.  More...