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August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Yes Virginia, there are Moose in the Tahquamenon Valley. This one was spotted and photographed several weeks ago by Scott Edwards near his property on the Tahquamenon River.   More...

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News

Stupak Book Details History of Affordable Care Act

The Honorable Bart Stupak, an attorney with Venable and the former state trooper who served Michigan’s First District in the U.S. More...

Accident Claims Two Lives

Monday, July 31 at approximately 3:30 p.m. More...

Upper Peninsula Health Survey Due in Mail August 4

Health surveys will be mailed August 4 to about 24,000 randomly selected households throughout the Upper Peninsula as part of a community health needs assessment.  Twenty-eight agencies from across the U.P. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 5, 1892  Local and County News   —A peculiar and very sad accident happened on the DSS&ARR about threequarters to a mile west of this place on Saturday last.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Your Children and a World of Bad News

Tragic happenings have always occurred, and in today’s world of 24-hour news channels and constant Internet updates, most of us are bombarded regularly by disturbing news and upsetting events from around the world. More...

Just Bill

A Sandhill Crane Flew over a Wedding in Bay Mills

We had the good luck to be invited to a wedding in Bay Mills. It was one of the best weddings ever, in which love was obvious. Love is usually an abstract thing in public places, but at this wedding it was palpable.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

The smartest people tend to be loners. More...

Use Mulch to Help Plants Thrive

As you begin to plan your spring landscaping, mulch can help your plants thrive, so don’t forget to consider your options. More...

TRIVIA

Chameleons can reel in food from a distance as far away as more than two and a half times their body lengths.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Luce-West Mackinac County Fair Schedule

Thursday, August 3 (free gate admission)  10:00 a.m. Grounds Open  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Livestock Registration  12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Entry of General Exhibits  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. More...

Sault Tribe Provides More than $700,000 to U.P. Communities

Upper Peninsula police and fire agencies, public schools, public universities and indoor and outdoor recreation programs are among the organizations that will share more than $700,000 in spring “2-percent” donations awarded by the Sault S More...

Bike Ride Against Poverty to Pass Through Newberry

There are 131 ordinary Canadians and Americans sitting on bicycle saddles for over two months this summer to assist in fighting poverty both locally and globally.  The 2017 Sea to Sea ride of nearly 4,200 miles is an unusual venture for co-hosts More...

Paddles to Pedals Race

Paddles to Pedals race this Saturday, at North Manistique Lake, has been canceled due to unforseen circumstances.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 24 – 30

July 24 — Animal at Large, CR 430, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  July 24 — Breaking and Entering, CR 403, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

ROAD WORK AHEAD

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $1.3 million to repair the Heath M. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, August 2  —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

Arnold Walter Grow

Arnold Walter Grow, age 71, of Newberry, MI, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at United Hospice Service of Marlette.  More...

Elizabeth Whitney

Elizabeth “Betsy” Whitney, 63, of Grayling, formerly of the Newberry area, died July 21, 2017.  More...

Pauline E. Hopper

Pauline Elfrieda Hopper, 79, of Piatt Lake, MI died Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.  She was born September 23, 1937 in Bay City to the late Oscar Louis and Elfrieda Louise (Meyer) Timm. More...

Sports

Football Season Just Around the Corner

It’s the middle of summer. The kids are still thinking about sleeping in and lying around on the beach, but for some, fall sports have started already. More...

Rudyard Triathlon, 5K Draw Wide Range of Participants

The 21st annual Rudyard Lions Summerfest Triathlon and 5K Run was held Sunday, July 30 in Rudyard under near-perfect conditions with blue skies and only a slight breeze.  More...

Points Champions Named for Flat Track

This past Saturday, July 29, the last flat track race of the season took place at the Frank W. Bozek Flat Track in Newberry. That night saw some excellent racing action, with many of the point races being decided.  More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Emily Mills 2nd Grade

I love my mom because she helps me when I'm sick. She also helps me with my homework. I like her because she's pretty and nice. Every day I think of her. She is awesome. My favorite thing about her is that she loves me. Happy Mother's Day!   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Brenna Collins 6th Grade

My mom is special because she can never say no. She also helps me a lot because she is my mom.  My mom is special because she can never say no when people ask her questions. Like, for example, when I asked her to go ice skating with my friends. More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Steven Chippewa 6th Grade

I think my grandmother is special because she was willing to take care of me on such short notice. My mother and I couldn't find a school that would hold me back a grade. More...