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June 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Council Receives Positive Audit Report

Members of the Village Council heard a report from Ken Talsma of the Anderson Tackman audit firm at last Monday night’s June meeting.  More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. We will print the July 5th issue on Monday, July 3 due to the Fourth of July falling on a Tuesday (the day we put the paper together).  More...

Special Sections

News

Fish Hatcheries Offer Up-Close Experience

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has reared fish at its state fish hatcheries for more than a century. This summer, the DNR encourages the public to pay a visit to these unique facilities and see this important work up close.  More...

St. Ignace Car Show Revs Up June 22 - 24

The auto industry’s finest creations from past, present and future will be on display when the 42nd annual St. Ignace Car Show celebrates Michigan’s love of all things car June 22 – 24.  More...

NMU Professor Wins Michigan Emmy

A documentary about the dark store issue in Michigan took home the award for best Politics/ Government Program Special at the recent 39th annual Michigan Emmy Awards in Detroit.  More...

Columnists

Forestry Notes

Forest Exotics

Forests need our help by monitoring for exotic invasive species. There are many, but some are more dangerous than others. What are the most current big exotic (non-native) invasive threats to forest health?  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 24, 1892  Fatal Sawmill Accident   Peter Nelson, an old employee of the Newberry furnace company, was caught between the log carriage and some heavy timbers and cut almost in two at Chesebro Bros. More...

Just Bill

Musings from the Mind of Bill Diem

One day Rep. Jack Bergman could lose in 2018, but it would not be his fault  More...

Features

Heat Stroke Prevention: Don’t Leave Kids in Cars

As part of Heat Stroke Prevention Day, The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding parents and caregivers to never leave children alone in vehicles. More...

Personals

BIRTH

Heidi Elizabeth Skuza was born May 1, 2017 to Andrew and Colleen (Hoy) Skuza. She weighed eight pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. She joins sister, Audrey, at home in South Haven.  More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Gabrielle Gielecki 4th Grade

What makes my mom special is she is kind, creative, pretty, cute, loving, an artist, and most of all she is the world's best mom ever. I want my mom to know never to give up and always be who you are even if you don't like who you are. More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Jake Laverty 3rd Grade

Mother’s Day Essay   My dad fixes my fourwheeler and I thank him for it. My parents provide food for me. My dad takes me hunting. It makes me feel brave because I see bears and stuff. We eat the animals that we kill.  More...

Photo

A lightning induced fire destroyed the insides of one of the Deer Park Lodge’s cabins belonging to Rick and Kristi Jackson last Sunday morning. More...

TAS Board Approves Budget

Tahquamenon Area Schools Board president Brian Rahilly called Monday’s regular meeting to order at 6:06 with only three board members present. More...

Project Backpack Celebrates 20th Year Supplying Students

Since 1997, Project Backpack has benefited over 3000 children, K-8th grade, attending Tahquamenon Area Schools in Newberry and Three Lakes Academy in Curtis.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 12 – 18

June 14 — Personal Injury Accident - fatality, CR 448, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  June 15 — Property Damage Accident Car/Deer, CR 407, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Prizes for the Tahquamenon Area Library 2017 Summer Reading Program have been announced! More...

News from the Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Children’s Fishing Day — June 24  Join us for Children’s Fishing Day — Catch the Excitement! Saturday, June 24 the U. S. More...

Obituaries

Avis A. Kidder

Avis Arlene Kidder, 84, of Nappanee, IN passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at her home in Mason.  She was born on May 9, 1932 in Lakefield Township, the daughter of Delbert and Norma Burton of Mason.  She married the love of her life, Lewis More...

Silas James McTiver

Silas James McTiver, age 6 of Newberry, departed from this life on Wednesday, June 14, 2017  More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Harry Burton would like to thank our family and friends for your sincere expression of love, kindness and sympathy following the loss of our husband, father and grandfather.  Thank you to JD Livermore for a wonderful memorial servi More...

Sports

Whitefish Point Marathon Draws Runners from 10 States

The fifth annual Whitefish Point Marathon was held Saturday, June 10. A field of 61 runners lined up at the Whitefish Township Services building to begin their 26.2-mile journey.  More...

EUP Players Shine at All-Star Game

This past Saturday the U.P.-All Star Classic basketball game took place at the Marquette High School gym.  More...

Photo

Kevin Vanatta, left, owner of Newberry Motors and Mike Slaght, right TEF Golf Fundraiser Director, stand beside this year’s prize for a hole In one on Hole #5 at this Friday’s TEF Golf Fundraiser at the Newberry Country Club. More...