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July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorsports Racing Marks Newberry Weekend

This coming weekend the sights, sounds and excitement that is motorsports racing again will come to the Newberry area as both flat track and motocross racing take place at the Tahquamenon Motor Cycle Club track, located about three miles east of Newb More...

State Land Auction Includes 10 Luce County Properties

More than 270 tax-foreclosed properties in eight Michigan counties will be offered at public auctions between July 31 and August 28, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.  More...

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News

United Way of EUP Gets Monetary Support for Senior Volunteer Service

United Way of the Eastern Upper Peninsula announced recently that it has been awarded a Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) grant of $75,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).  More...

State Retirees Plan August Meeting

Upper Peninsula Chapter #16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its next meeting Monday, August 7 at the State Office Building conference room at 305 Ludington Street in Escanaba.  The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. EST. More...

UPWARD Chooses New CEO

The UPWARD Talent Council has announced that William L. (Bill) Raymond, licensed master social worker, has been selected as the new chief executive officer for UPWARD, the Upper Peninsula workforce development agency branch of Michigan Works!  More...

Columnists

Freshen Up Your House with New Coat of Paint

Few home maintenance projects are as important as exterior painting because paint and caulking form the first line of defense against rain, snow and ice. A nice paint job also will enhance the curb appeal and resale value of your home. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 29, 1892  Local and County News   —Three prisoners sawed their way out of the Chippewa County Jail last Tuesday night.  More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome a new member, the Michigan Association of Timbermen (MAT). More...

Features

TRIVIA

If you like bitter-tasting foods, are a CEO or a lawyer, have an anti-social or narcissistic personality, are fearless and impulsive, like to stay up late and don’t find yawning to be contagious, you’re more likely to be a psychopath. More...

Did You Know?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular physical activity is one of the most important things older adults can do to promote their long-term health.  More...

TRIVIA

According to National Geographic, Mt. More...

Sevarns Takes Over Reins of Newberry Football

The new Newberry Indian head football coach taking over for the departing Fred Bryant is no stranger to the Tahquamenon Area Schools football program.  More...

Luce-West Mac County Fair Coming Together

The Luce - West Mackinac County Fair is coming August 4 - 6 at the fairgrounds on M-28, about three miles east of Newberry.  For the past few years the fair has struggled; however, those involved are still working extremely hard to resurrect wh More...

Missing Hiker Found Alive

A 55-year old Wisconsin woman, Lara Moore, was found alive and well, although malnourished, after spending five days alone and lost in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  She does not remember how she survived, due to a brain injury she suff More...

Disc Golf Grand Opening

At the LMAS Health Department this Friday, July 28, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  No disc, no problem. Josh Mickelson has 100 to give away.  Refreshments will be made available for hungry disc golfers.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 17 – 23

July 17 — Parole Violation, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  July 18 — Failure to Pay (gas), M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

There are still 21 days left to participate in the Tahquamenon Area Library Summer Reading Program. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, July 26   —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...

Obituaries

Violet E. Dempsey

Violet Eleanor Dempsey, 97, formerly of Newbery, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at St. Francis Home.  She was born March 9, 1920 in Jesse Lake, MN to the late Olaf and Selma (Anderson) Bendix, one of 12 children.  More...

Aune R. Henschel

Aune R. Henschel, age 90, of Newberry died peacefully on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the Golden Leaves Living Center with family and staff by her side. More...

Mark S. Hanacek

Mark Steven Hanacek, 49, of Saranac passed away unexpectedly July 21, 2017. He was born November 23, 1967 in Saginaw, the son of Robert and Nancy (Zelenka) Hanacek.  He married Sheila Bouwman March 26, 1994 at LaValley Methodist Church. More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Rori Halliwill 5th Grade

What Makes My Mom Special   She loves the color purple, her birthstone is aqua. My mom was 21 when she had me. She was born on St. Patrick's Day in 1985. Also, she's 32 and has three children, me, my sister and my brother. More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Logan Malone Kindergarten, Age 5

Mom is special because she takes me to the park. She lets me play on the monkey bars. It is really fun.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Sarina Mills 3rd Grade

Mother’s Day Essay   More...