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February 7, 2018 RSS feed / News

Kovar Racing Takes Seventh in the 50th Running of the I-500

On Saturday, February 3, the 50th running of the I- 500 snowmobile race took place in sault Ste. Marie. That day, there were 38 sleds that made the cut and 36 on the starting line when the race began. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Northern Michigan University has announced its Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester.  The following local students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00: Cayla Chapman, Hannah Dake and Marc Pickelman, all of Newberry  More...

Deadline Nears for DNR Conservation Officer School

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking candidates for its Conservation Officer Recruit School, a 23-week training academy that is the first step in becoming a conservation officer. More...

Senior Citizens Club Plans February Meeting

The Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens Store and Club will hold their next monthly meeting Tuesday, February 13 at 12:00 noon at the store. A potluck will begin at this time, with the meeting to follow.  More...

Michigan Records Few 2017 Wolf-Livestock Conflicts

Official records show that in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, only five out of approximately 900 livestock operations, or about 0.006 percent, experienced a conflict with wolves in 2017.  More...

MDNR Offers Fish-Centric Classroom Activities

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers free classroom activity kits about aquatic invasives to teachers. More...

Solar Panel Users Likely Eligible for Tax Exemption

The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and Michigan Public Service Commission have announced the release of their newest consumer tip, Personal Property Tax Exemption for Solar Panels.  The new consumer tip explains an existing tax exemption that More...

Snowmobile Accident Prime Example of Delayed Injuries

On February 2 at approximately 1:45 p.m., troopers from the St. Ignace Post, Manistique Detachment, were dispatched upon the report of a one-snowmobile personal injury crash on CR 449 in Inwood Township, Schoolcraft County.  More...

U.P. Pearl Harbor Victim Finally Identified

The last of three Upper Peninsula sailors killed aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma December 7, 1941 has been identified and will be interred in his hometown of Ontonagon.  More...

EUPISD Gets Grant as MiSTEM Region Leader

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District (EUPISD) recently was chosen as the fiscal agency for the Eastern Upper Peninsula MiSTEM Region.  More...

Family Fun Night Planned at Ice Rink

A 4-H Family Fun Night will be held Friday, February 16 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. More...

Blood Supply Still Struggling Due to Severe Winter Weather, Flu

Winter storms and the flu just don’t mean a lot of people are missing work and school—it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. More...

Report Fish Kills with New DNR Online Form

To simplify the public’s ability to report fish kills, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently developed an online form for reporting fish kills in quantities larger than 25 fish. More...

CORRECTION

In the January 24 issue of The Newberry News, Donald Trump’s name was misspelled as “Donald rump” in the U.S. Officials listing. The News regrets this typo.   More...