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January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

“Decorate the Township” Contest Winners

The Paradise Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored a 2017 “Decorate the Township” contest on M-123 in Whitefish Township as a celebration of the new winter decorations installed in Paradise.  More...

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Four Generations – From left to right: Matt Labron; Catherine Labron holding baby Anna Katherine Labron; and Chuck Labron.   More...

Judge Gibson Appointed to LSSU Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced the appointments of Judge Beth Gibson of Newberry and Richard Barch of Ann Arbor to the Lake Superior State University Board of Trustees.  The eight-person board is the governing body of the university.  More...

Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race

Saturday, January 6, 2018

The excitement mounts in the staging area as handlers and mushers get their teams ready to hit the trail. 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

Russell Thomas Houseman

Russell Thomas Houseman, 82 of Germfask, Michigan passed away in his sleep on December 30, 2017 at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Michigan. More...

Roy J. Butkovich

Lifelong Engadine resident, Roy J. Butkovich, 80, died Tuesday afternoon, January 2, 2018 at his home in which he was born and was built by his grandfather. More...

Charlotte Ann Paul

Charlotte Ann Paul, 66, of Seney passed away Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving husband, Roger Paul, family and friends and under the care of North Woods Hospice.  Born August 14, 1951 in Newberry, daughter of Shi More...

Features

Poor Health Can Make Cold Temps More Intense

Temperatures across the northern tier of the United States are bitterly cold, but low body fat levels and thyroid dysfunction may make it feel worse, says Jagdish Khubchandani, associate professor of community health at Ball State University.  More...

Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Sun Safety Tips for Winter Sports

Winter sports enthusiasts spend ample time outdoors, often hitting the slopes for skiing and snowboarding. Despite cold temperatures, clouds and dreary weather, winter sports lovers are still at risk for sun damage and skin cancer. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank Bonnie Wolfgang and the Luce County Comfort Quilters for the lovely quilt. Bonnie’s time and talent is very much appreciated.  Jim “Lefty” Mattson   More...

Feeding America Brings Mobile Pantry to TAS

Wednesday, January 17 Feeding America West Michigan will distribute thousands of pounds of food to people in need at the Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) cafeteria. The distribution will take place at 3:00 p.m.  More...

Newberry Chamber Elects Officers, Sets Annual Dinner

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce had a busy meeting Monday, January 8, when it held the election of officers, filled a board vacancy and solidified some plans for the Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.  All members of the Chamber of Commerc More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 25 – 31   December 25 — Incorrigible juvenile, Tahquamenon Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  December 28 — Personal injury snowmobile accident - Trail #9, Pentland Township. More...

MSU 4-H Extension

Longtime MSU Extension staff member, Jessica Price, began her new role as 4-H program coordinator and Great Start parent liaison October 27.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—Students are back and in full swing. Mother Nature sure made our first few days back from vacation a little chilly!  The high school students jumped right into MAP testing. This is done three times a year to show growth. More...

Columnists

EarthTalk

Dear EarthTalk: Could global warming really already be a factor in the evolution of wildlife species?  Vince Dominick, Camden, NJ   More...

The Counseling Corner

Taking Steps to Minimize Memory Loss

Everybody forgets things at times. But as we age most of us may become aware that our memories are not quite as sharp as they once were. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 13, 1893  Local and County News   The Newberry “bloods” will amuse themselves by tripping the light fantastic in the bank hall this evening.  More...

Sports

Henry Secures Championship in Elks Invitational

ESCANABA — Newberry’s Alex Henry wasn’t sure if he’d be able to wrestle in the 45th annual Escanaba Elks Invitational Saturday.  The senior grappler had been battling a sinus infection and didn’t feel well during th More...

Indian Men Split with Rudyard

Varsity  The Newberry men’s basketball team hosted the Rudyard Bulldogs in a rare Saturday matinee as a make-up game for last Thursday’s contest that was postponed.  Unfortunately, the Indian Varsity is still searching for a vic More...

NHS Wrestlers Split at SAC #2

The Newberry Indian wrestling team went to Rudyard last Wednesday for the second Straits Area Conference meet.  More...