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May 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Collection Planned Letter Carrier Food

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 26th annual national food drive Saturday, May 12. More...

Special Sections

News

DNR Habitat Grants for Fish, Aquatic Resources Announced

Fourteen habitat restoration projects totaling more than $2 million will be funded by several Michigan Department of Natural Resources grant programs in 2018.  More...

DNR Seeks State Park Wedding Photos

The DNR is putting together a video of couples that were married in Michigan state parks in the Upper Peninsula and is seeking photographs and/or short video clips. More...

Christian Group Reaches Out to Fatherless Teens

The LINK will host a Truth in Nature open house Saturday, May 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for single mothers and their teenage sons. More...

Columnists

Safe Driving Tips

Tips for Potholes

It is pothole season in Michigan and young drivers, especially, should be aware of how the holes form and what can be done to minimize the danger they present to motorists.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 5, 1893  Local and County   Two woodsmen were drowned while attempting to cross the Manistique River. More...

Just Bill

Our Week on the Canal Got Better and Better

Our barge was 49 feet long and weighed 28 tons. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Please note: the editorin chief, the sports reporter, our main photographer, custodian and general man-abouttown, went on an expedition to South Carolina to find spring and if possible, bring back some.  It appears they were successful but as th More...

Awards Night Honors NHS Wrestlers

The Newberry High School wrestling team held its awards night recently.  Rookie of the Year went to Noah Gielecki.  Captains were: Nathan Magnusson, Alex Henry and Cameron Symonds.  Straits Area Conference All Team: Nathan Magnusson, More...

NHS Boys Place Second, Girls Fifth at Manistique

As sure as the northwest wind swept across A.F. More...

County Okays Two Millage Requests for August

The regular meeting of the Luce County Commission on April 24 heard millage requests, considered approval of the Luce County Ambulance Service operating as an enterprise fund and learned of a change in county property values.  More...

Michigan’s First District Congressional Candidate Matt Morgan Visits Newberry

Matt Morgan, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congressional Michigan First District, stopped in Newberry April 26.  More...

Moran Man Arrested for B & E, Homicide

Friday, April 27 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Mackinac County Sheriff’s Deputies and Michigan State Police were called to a residence to investigate a suspicious person in Moran. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 23 — Animal at Large, Center Street, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  April 24 — Personal Protection Order Violation, Railroad Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken,  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—Please plan on attending the family-friendly play, “Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen,” this Sunday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Bystrom Auditorium. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for PreK - 12th grade students. More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Pick Me Up at Closing Time

I’ll give up my steering wheel when they peel my cold, dead fingers from it. Maybe that’s the point. 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

William H. House

William H. House, 95, of Jacksonville, formerly of Engadine, died at his daughter’s home surrounded by his family and under the care of Heartland Hospice.  More...

Tanya L. Morgan

Tanya Lynn (Caswell) Morgan, 42, of Newberry died April 23, 2018 at her home surrounded by family and friends. More...

Nancy J. Goodwin

Nancy Judy Goodwin, 65, of Perry died April 25, 2018. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 28 at Sharp Funeral Homes in Linden. More...

Features

Did You Know?

During a heavy rainstorm in Nara, Japan, deer looking for shelter took over the nearby shops to keep dry. The locals didn’t seem to mind being kicked out, becayse they started a Twitter storm of their own by posting pictures of it.   More...

TRIVIA

Pablo Picasso used to carry around a revolver loaded with blanks and would fire it at people who asked him about the meaning of his paintings.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TRIVIA

The world's largest Gothic cathedral is in New York City. It is the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Amsterdam Avenue and 112th Street. The cathedral measures 601 feet long, 146 feet wide, and has a transept measuring 320 feet from end to end. More...