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September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Welcome to Medicare Seminar Offered

UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare / Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is offering a free seminar in the area to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices.  The seminar will be held Thursday, September 21 from 1:00 – 3 More...

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This billboard was put up by the Luce County EDC spear headed by David Kenny as a community impact project with land donated by the Newberry Country Club to promote the town of Newberry as most traffic just drives by on M28. More...

Charity Race this Weekend

This coming weekend will be the last race weekend of the season for the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club at its facility on M-28, about three miles east of Newberry. More...

2017 DNR Law Enforcement Report Now Online

An annual report highlighting program accomplishments of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is available at www.michigan .gov/conservationofficers.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS.  2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Julia A. Borak

Julia Agnes Borak died of colon cancer August 17, 2017 at her home in Roscommon. The only child of Edward J. and Paula (Doll) Trombley, she was born in Saginaw January 21, 1929.  More...

Leonard Tafelsky

Leonard J. “Len” Tafelsky, 87, a longtime Curtis area resident, died at the Hospice House of the Eastern U.P. in Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  More...

Sally J. Frazier

Sally J. Frazier, 74, of Naubinway died at her home Monday, August 28, 2017 surrounded by her family and under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Cameron Symonds jumps on a St. Mary fumble. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Joe Stewart, the son of Kevin and Dianna Stewart. Joe is a six-foot 182 pound lineman on the Varsity football team.   More...

Indians Lose to Snowbirds in Overtime

The Newberry Indians started off the game with the St. More...

Grand Marais Makes Full Use of School Forest

School forests first were pioneered by Negaunee Schools in 1925 when the Upper Peninsula school established an official school forest for educational purposes.  In 1929 the Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service held a conferen More...

Legislative Luncheon Returns

The 12th annual Legislative Luncheon is scheduled for Friday, October 6 at Zellar’s Village Inn from 11:00 a.m. More...

Drive 4 UR School Event Benefits TAS Programs

Chuck Renze Ford of Newberry once again will host a Drive 4 UR School event Friday, September 15 at the Newberry High School football game. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 28–Sept. 3

August 29 — Financial Fraud, CR 403, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  August 29 — Cabin Breaking and Entering, CR 415, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 6   —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. For additional information call Linda at 586- 9411.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the weeks of August 28 through September 3, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  —Deputies responded to a dog bite complaint and also a dog at large.  —Deputies investigated one More...

Columnists

Grandparents Teach, Too

Trees Provide Joy, Fun, Learning

One of the greatest childhood joys is climbing a tree high enough so that when you call down to your parents they look all over and can’t find you.  Pediatricians are urging parents to take their children outside away from screens to explo More...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest in greener booze? Are there any good organic beers, wines or liquors out there?  —Mike Richardson Norwalk, OH   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 9, 1892  Accident at Deer Park Mill   More...

Features

Fall Pruning Can Cause More Harm Than Good

Fall Pruning Can Cause More Harm Than Good

The advice by many experts regarding fall pruning is “DON’T DO IT,” as it can cause more harm than good.  —Pruning in the fall would stimulate new growth when a plant should be trying to go dormant.  —New growt More...

Fall Planting Ideas, Tips Help Spring Gardens

Fall is a refreshing, beautiful time of the year. Reap great rewards from your gardening plots by planting a garden in the fall. More...

TRIVIA

A hedgehog's heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation. Cats average 16 hours of sleep a day, more than any other mammal. An average beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year. More...