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April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Conversation and Coffee with DNR Biologist Kovacs

Opening day of trout season may be just a couple of weeks away, but anglers might have to take their ice augers along, as the latest spring storms to hit the U.P. More...

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News

Vet Clubs Now Can Sell Alcohol to Members

Under legislation supported by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) and signed recently by Governor Snyder, state law has been updated to allow certain private membership clubs that fall under a national umbrella—such as VFW, Elks and More...

Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for Today

With Gov. More...

TAS Teacher Receives Special Recognition

Over the course of the 2017 - 18 school year, 7&4 News has been issuing Classroom Salutes every month to recognize kindergarten through eighth grade teachers who provide outstanding service for their students and school. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

What Is a Nebula?

A nebula is a giant cloud of dust and gas in space. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 14, 1893  Local and County   —There was a total eclipse of the sun on Monday, April 10th. Did you see it?  —The D & C. More...

Just Bill

It’s Good to Have a Boat When You’re Near a River

In January, the river Seine flooded, rising about 15 feet above its usual level. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Newberry Sports Schedule  Thursday, April 12‚—Baseball at NCMA—iffy  Tuesday, April 17—Track meet at the Dome in Marquette— 3:30 p.m.   More...

Youth Wrestlers Win First, Second Places in Central U.P. Competitions

Saturday, March 31 the Newberry Youth Wrestling Team brought 12 members to compete in Gwinn. More...

Newberry Coaches Bestow Boys’ Basketball Awards

The Newberry boys’ basketball awards ceremony took place last Wednesday night, April 4 in the TAS cafeteria.  Both Junior Varsity coach Ken Depew and Varsity coach Jim Depew went over their seasons and did a bit of roasting of their player More...

Second Annual Mother’s Day Contest

The Newberry News is sponsoring their second annual Mother’s Day contest open to all elementary children in kindergarten through sixth grade in the Tahquamenon, Three Lakes, Engadine, Burt Township and Whitefish school systems as well as home-s More...

State Helps with Utility Line Leak in Straits of Mackinac

Local, state and federal agencies are actively monitoring and participating in the Unified Command incident response to the dielectric oil release in the Straits of Mackinac caused by a break in two underwater power lines that extend from the Upper P More...

Correction

Although A.J. Downey put forth the request for a loan of $60,000 to purchase Eric’s Septic Service in the Luce County article that appeared in the April 4, 2018 edition of the Newberry News, it was not for Keith Burbach. It was in fact for T. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 26 – April 8

March 26 — Driveoff/ Failure to Pay, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  March 26 — Property Damage Accident – two-car, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Report taken.  More...

Northstar News

Congratulations to Harlan McGahan, who won a Remington 783 30-06 with scope Saturday night at the Northstar Beast Feast. Mike Davis won a Savage 22 as second prize. Fourteen other guests won prizes as well. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

Well, spring hasn’t quite made its appearance yet, but spring sports are in full swing as practices have begun.  —TAS Parent/Teacher conferences will be held this Thursday, April 12 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. 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

Ronald Lee Sherbrook

Ronald Lee Sherbrook, 63, of Big Piney, WY passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, March 24, 2018.  He was born April 24, 1954 in Midland to Forrest and Betty (Bonifield) Sherbrook. More...

Novella “Novi” (Little) Parker

Novella “Novi” Janice (Little) Parker passed away unexpectedly at her home in Newberry, Michigan on April 1, 2018 at the young age of 44.  More...

John F. Witer

John F. Witer, 81, of Newberry died Monday afternoon, April 2, 2018 at his residence.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

Michigan Potholes

With the spring thaw comes inevitable potholes. Michigan has a pothole reporting system for state roads (e.g. I-75, M-28, US-2, etc.). These potholes can be reported online to MDOT at goo.gl/yxayDA so they can be repaired. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Naubinway

Naubinway, originally a French and Ojibwa fishing village, is said to have been officially named in 1873 (although in 1882 William Boucha filed a plat of the area, calling it the "Village of Boucha," but this did not take).  More...

What’s in a NAME?

Rudyard

Rudyard was originally name Pine River, but as there were already too many Pine Rivers in Michigan, Fred Underwood, a railroad official, renamed the settlement after, after Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865- 1936), an author he admired.  More...