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November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area Veteran’s Day Ceremonies

Engadine:  Starts in Engadine’s gym on November 10 at 1:00 p.m. More...

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Newberry’s Halloween Parade was forced inside the gym due to the weather.   More...

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Community Giving Program Forms Due November 17

The Newberry Goodfellows have been busy since the fall collecting donations and purchasing gifts for needy families in the Tahquamenon Area School District, which includes Newberry, Curtis, Hulbert and Seney.  The individuals and families assist More...

Help Available to Connect Michigan Vets with Benefits

Michigan has one of the lowest percentages in the nation of military veterans taking advantage of the benefits they’re entitled to, but local advocates are working to change that as a way to thank the veterans for their service and sacrifice.&n More...

McMillan Hosts One Last “Hoot” in 2017

The last scheduled McMillan Hootenanny for the year will take place Saturday, November 11 at the Columbus Township Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: I’m finally ready to join the 21st century and commit to putting solar panels on my roof. Where do I start?  Henry Hughes, Washington, DC   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 11, 1892  Local and County News   —Miss N. Burrell has opened a dancing class in Mrs. Sherman’s hall, and is prepared to teach both adults and children the terpsichorean art.  More...

Just Bill

More Ideas for Newberry’s Entertainment Director

Tonight I am going to a concert in Paris by DeeDee Bridgewater, a jazz singer from New Orleans who lived in France for years. She grew up in Flint and is a friend of mine from Detroit days. More...

Sports

Indian, Eagle Football Players Named to UPSSA All UP Dream Team

U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters have named Newberry High School senior Jeff Rahilly as one of the ends on the U.P. 11- man Dream Team for the second year in a row.  Rahilly amassed 34 catches for 964 yards and 11 touchdowns in this season. More...

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Newberry’s Middle school girls cross-country track team took first place out of eight teams competing in the EUP conference meet that took place on Oct 16 at Zellar’s Meadows. The boys team placed third. More...

Preliminary Bear Harvest Numbers Looking Good

As deer season gets ready to begin, bear season has just come to an end. Although it’s too early to get complete results, preliminary numbers from this year’s bear harvest in the Eastern U.P. look promising.  More...

Warm Hands, Warm Hearts needs Donations

The Children’s Trust Fund along with Helen Newberry Joy Hospital are looking for donations of winter hats, mittens, scarves socks and gloves from area residents take will be given to area children.  More...

New TAS Bond Proposal Discussed

Less than a dozen people showed up this past Monday night for an explanation of a proposed Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) bond to be voted on at the May 2018 election.  TAS superintendent Stacy Price outlined the latest proposed version, which c More...

Overhisers Honored for Service to Luce County Historical Society

On October 28 the Luce County Historical Society (LCHS) held an honorary dinner for John and Phyllis Overhiser, both longtime LCHS board members and volunteers. The dinner was held at the American Legion. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

October 31 — Parole Violation, Zee Ba Tik, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 31 — Voluntary Missing Person, Zee Ba Tik, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Statewide Impact of 4-H Exploration Days

Exploration Days is a three-day, Michigan State University campus-based, pre-college program that is designed to help youth build the skills they need to successfully transition to college and life as an adult.  More...

Lose Weight, Lose Prediabetes!

An estimated one out of two seniors has prediabetes, and 90 percent don’t even know it! 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...

Obituaries

Lloyd W. Brown

Lloyd W. Brown, 93, of Manistique died November 4, 2017 at his home, which he built, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born May 16, 1924 in Hermansville, the son of Clio and Eva (Lecuyer) Brown, and attended Manistique area schools.  More...

Merle Summerland

Merle R. Summerland, 84, of Gould City died Monday morning, October 30, 2017 at his residence.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

Once a term that dominated newspaper headlines and environmental discourse, “global warming” is now heard far less frequently. More...

TRIVIA

Ed Sullivan Show: The last Ed Sullivan Show on CBS-TV was June 6, 1971. Running for more than 20 years, the Ed Sullivan Show was the longest running variety show on TV. The first show had been telecast on June 20, 1948.   More...

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If you’re an extravert, it can be harder for people to know when you’re depressed. More...