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April 11, 2018 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Lyme Disease Continues to Spread Across Michigan

Recent assessment by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has increased the risk level of Lyme disease in several counties.  More...

Michigan Tobacco Quitline Offering Free Supplies

Thinking about quitting tobacco? The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is expanding its telephone coaching and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) program to all Michigan residents through May 31.  More...

TAS to Host April Food Distribution

Wednesday, April 18 Feeding America West Michigan will distribute thousands of pounds of food to people in need at the Tahquamenon Area Schools cafeteria. The distribution will take place at 4:30 p.m.  More...

State Police Ready to Crack Down on Texting Violators

During April law enforcement officers will be stepping up patrols for motorists who text while driving.  More...

Engadine Library Plans Essential Oil Workshop

The Engadine Public Library will host an Earth Day workshop Thursday, April 19 entitled “Detox Your Home with Essential Oils.”  This event begins at 7:00 p.m. and the information session is free. More...

State Celebrates Historic 100-Year Elk Population

It’s not often a 100-year milestone can be celebrated, but 2018 marks one of those times for Michigan wildlife.  After unregulated hunting and a drastically changing landscape decimated the state’s elk population by the late 1800s, s More...

Women’s Club Schedules April Meeting

The next meeting of the General Federated Women’s Club - Newberry will take place Tuesday, April 17 at Zellar’s Village Inn at 12:00 noon.  Crazy Cup funds are now due. More...

Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for Today

With Gov. More...

State Police Recognizes Child Abuse Awareness, Prevention Month

To recognize Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is participating in the national Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign by displaying a pinwheel garden outside of Headquarters in Lansing in April.  More...

CLARIFICATION

The Town Hall Meeting set for tomorrow, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Building basement is a citizen led meeting. The Village and Water & Light are not involved in the planning or running of this event.   More...

MSP, NHS Seek Nominations for Exemplary Citizenship Award

Lt. Steven Derusha at the Michigan State Police (MSP), Newberry Detachment, is asking for public input in seeking nominations for the MSP/Newberry High School Exemplary Citizenship Award. More...

Local Children Get Prescriptions to Read

A creative approach to engaging children to read is sprouting from a new collaboration between War Memorial Hospital, Meijer, the Eastern Upper Peninsula Great Start Collaborative and United Way of the EUP. More...

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The Tahquamenon Education Foundation held their annual Academic Achievement Awards Banquet last Thursday, April 5. More...

Sault Tribe Distributes Latest Two-Percent Contributions

As Sault Ste. Marie readies to have the Interstate 75 business spur that runs through the city redone, city leaders appreciate that part of the construction costs will be paid for with contributions from the Sault Ste. More...

State’s Emergency Personnel Recognized

This week the State 911 Committee gives tribute to telecommunicators in Michigan and their vital contributions to public safety. More...

OK2SAY Attracts Record Calls Second Month Running

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently announced that his department’s OK2SAY school safety initiative had another record-breaking month. In March alone, OK2SAY received 980 tips, topping last month’s record by more than 300. More...

DNR Urges ORV Enthusiasts to be Ready to Ride

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds off-road vehicle enthusiasts to learn riding and safety rules before taking to the trails.  More...