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November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Stielstra Named to TAS Board

A special meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education was held in the Library Monday evening, October 30. More...

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Set your clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday.   More...

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Newberry Elks Lodge held a burger bash for Newberry Save the Bells. $942.77 was presented to the committee. From L to R: Jill Anderson, Gary Stephenson, Paula Maki, Sterling McGinn, Santa and Diane Lehto.   More...

Feeding America Food Distribution Coming to TAS

Wednesday, November 8 Feeding America West Michigan will distribute 1,000 pounds of food to people in need at the Tahquamenon Area Schools cafeteria. More...

Tahqua Library Awarded Citation of Excellence

At the 2017 Michigan Library Association Annual Conference in Lansing October 20, the Tahquamenon Area Library was awarded the State Librarian’s Citation of Excellence. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters 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...

Sports

Tribe Suffers in Frankfort

The Newberry Indians football team made the long journey to Frankfort, only to come up on the wrong end of a 48—6 loss that knocked them out of further playoff games.  The Frankfort Panthers have Griffin Kelly, who is really fast, and a li More...

2017 Mid-Eastern Conference All-Stars Named

The votes are in and the results tabulated. Eight different Indians made the All- Conference Team and four were Honorable Mentions. More...

Lady Indians Lose to Emeralds

Newberry lost to Manistique in three straight games last Monday night in Manistique in the pre-District 93 tournament and is now done for the year.  The Lady Indians just could not maintain a run in any of the three games. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Thursday, October 19 John T. Bouchard Eagles #3701 held its annual Children’s Day in the Tahquamenon Area Library. More...

House Candidate Cambensy Makes Stop in Newberry

The Democratic candidate for Michigan Representative for the 109th District, Sara Cambensy, stopped in Newberry last week for a get-together at Zellar’s Village Inn.  She has worked for the city of Marquette as a Zoning Code Enforcement of More...

Cathy Moffat Receives Robert E. Marshall EMS Award

Cathy Moffat of Newberry recently was awarded the prestigious “Robert E. More...

Energy Woes and Complaints Still Linger in Germfask

It was a less-than-expected crowd at the Germfask Town Hall last Wednesday night at the third UPPCO electric rates meeting in the past two years.  It may have been the time the meeting started (supper time), a lack of publicity or just a feeling More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 23 – 29

October 23 – Larceny of a gun, East Truman Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  October 24 – Larceny of medication, East Truman Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—Well, November is here. Fall athletics are winding down, as cross-country ended this past Saturday with U.P. Finals in Munising. More...

Bingo Time

Don’t miss out on the next round of bingo at Community Action this Friday, November 3. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Is it really true that our dogs and cats are major contributors to climate change, and if so, what can we do about it?  Carmen Santiago, Newark, NJ   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 4, 1892  Local and County News   —Politics are getting decidedly hot, but after next Tuesday the cooling process will set in when we may expect to hear some loud sizzling.  More...

Just Bill

Time to Name Newberry’s Entertainment Director

The Master Plan for improving Newberry is full of good ideas. If we do nothing, the town will continue to wither away. Of the 910 housing units in Newberry, 20 percent were vacant when the Master Planners made the count.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Using your non-dominant hand to do habitual tasks for two weeks can help calm your temper. More...

Stay Safe: Make Preparations Ahead of Storms

It’s always a good idea to prepare your home and family for a big storm before it happens. More...

This Day in History

November 1

1512—Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were shown to the public for the first time.  1755—Earthquake, fires, and tsunami leveled Lisbon and claimed 70,000 lives.  More...