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July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Slide for Kids This Saturday

The annual Slide for Kids charity race will take place this Saturday night at the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club (TMC) track, located just east of Newberry on M-28.  Although the race has yet to start, the big winner of the night will be the Luce C More...

Time Running Out for Project Backpack

For years St. Gregory Parish has sponsored Project Backpack to qualifying families. The program benefits children in kindergarten through eighth grade attending Tahquamenon Area Schools of Newberry and Three Lakes Academy in Curtis.  More...

Special Sections

News

Schmidt Plans EUP Coffee Hours

State Sen. More...

Free Community Meal Offered at Our Redeemer

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Newberry will host a free eat-in community meal Sunday, July 16 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The church is located at 321 West John Street.   More...

LINK Announces July Tie Dye, Picnic

There will be a free community Tie Dye and Picnic at The LINK Wednesday, July 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The afternoon also will feature a giant blow-up slide and bouncy house for area youth.   More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that fuel cell cars are finally available for mainstream drivers in the U.S.?  —Jack Mixson Wilmington, D   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 15, 1892  Local and County News   More...

Hay It or Graze It?

The Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) grows great grass hay and other forages. For each farm the question eventually arises, “Do I graze or hay it?” There are benefits and downfalls to both options.  More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Molly McNamara Kindergarten, Age 5

My mom is special because she took me and Maggie to the fair. I like the apple and the maze. I like when Mom took me and Maggie to the fair. I got to watch TV in the car.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Ihea Herlik 2nd Grade

I love my mom because she gives me lots of hugs and kisses. My favorite thing about her is that she helps me with everything. I thank her for always being there.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Austin Mischel 6th Grade

Why My Mom is Special   More...

Sport of Disc Golf Swings Into Newberry

Proponents of the sport of disc golf have a new course to try in the fields behind the LMAS Health Department off Hamilton Lake Road.  “We got our money from the Sault Tribe,” explained Josh Mickelson, LMAS health educator. More...

Annual Car Show Makes Return Drive to Newberry

Annual Car Show Makes Return Trip to Newberry  The Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers’ mid-summer classic car show returns this weekend, July 14 and 15, to downtown Newberry. More...

TV’s American Pickers Retuning to Michigan

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are returning to Michigan to film episodes of their series “American Pickers” throughout the region in August 2017.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 1 – 9

July 3 — Car/Deer Property Damage Accident, H- 42, Garfield Township, Mackinac County. Report taken.  July 4 — General assistance / emergency message, CR 413, Lakefield Township. Message delivered.  More...

ROAD WORK AHEAD

M-123 Resurfacing   The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $560,000 to treat cracks, resurface, perform shoulder work and install centerline rumble strips on about seven miles of M-123 from north of County Road 407 (Four M More...

Blood Drive

Summer Months Lead to Blood Shortages

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.  More...

Sports

Black Bear Run Winners Announced

On July 4 approximately 200 runners competed in the 35th annual Black Bear Run as part of Naubinway’s Fourth of July celebration.  Runners from all over the area and all over the country came for this event. More...

Car Drivers Find Fun in the Mud at Newberry Track

The second Mud Run of the year took place at the Luce/West Mackinac County Fairgrounds, just east of Newberry on M-28 last Saturday.  Once again the turnout was on the light side, but there was another event the following next day that kept some More...

Features

Prevent Auto Theft: “Lock It or Lose It”

A vehicle is stolen every 45 seconds in the United States and, surprisingly, nearly half of those thefts occur because a door was unlocked or the keys were left in the ignition.  In addition to locking your vehicle and taking your keys with you, More...