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June 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mackinac County Man Targets Police

Sunday, June 3 at about 6:30 p.m. Mackinac County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home to investigate a report of a felon in possession of a gun with children at the residence.  More...

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News

Snyder Approves No-Anchor Zone in Straits of Mackinac

Prohibiting anchoring in the Straits of Mackinac— where key infrastructure lines carry important resources between Michigan’s peninsulas—is critical to help prevent irreversible environmental damage to our state, Gov. More...

Park-to-Park Hike Brochures Now Available

Superior Shoreline and Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore chapters of the North Country Trail (NCT) Association recently released more than 8,000 “Park to Park Hike” brochures to the Eastern Upper Peninsula public.  The brochure contains a map More...

State Corrections to Hold Hiring Events in June

The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) is now hiring for cooks, food supervisors and corrections officers throughout the Upper Peninsula. Corrections officer positions start at $17.32 an hour. 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

Jack Henry Chambers

Jack Henry Chambers, 88, of Suttons Bay, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. More...

Jane “Maema” Buskirk

Jane “Maema” Buskirk, 60, of Gulliver, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on May 28, 2018 at her home in Mueller Township. More...

Donna J. Lucas

Donna J. Lucas, 90, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018 at her home.  More...

Features

What's in a name?

Crisp Point

Crisp Point was named after Captain Christopher Crisp (1847- 1921), a keeper of Life Saving Station No 10 from 1878-1890. He was much admired and the station was renamed in his honor. More...

TRIVIA

Denmark has instituted a “fat tax” on unhealthy foods in an effort to curb obesity.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

This Day in History

June 6  1844 — The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London.  1933 — The first drivein movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey.  More...

Photo

The Newberry fire department was called to a structure fire at the Brow dry kiln site on Luce County Road 460 last Tuesday, May 29 at 6:00 p.m. More...

Elks Celebrate 150 Years

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) is celebrating its 150th year of existence.  The BPOE was formed in New York City February 16, 1868 by a social group of actors and entertainers formerly known as the “Jolly Corks.”& More...

Sen. Schmidt’s New June Coffee Hours

Due to an unexpected Senate session, state senator Wayne Schmidt has rescheduled his June coffee hours in the Eastern Upper Peninsula.  The new hours are as follows:  Thursday, June 28  Engadine, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Garfield Townsh More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 21 – June 3  May 21 — Recovered Stolen Property, East Avenue C, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  May 21 — Abandoned Vehicle, CR 403, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Davenport University has announced that two local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Winter 2018 Semester: Adam Ball of Trout Lake and Amanda Bouche of Engadine.  More...

Senior Citizens Club Plans June Meeting

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

Columnists

Just Bill

Too Much to Do, But It’s All Fun

When people in different organizations and communities around me were planning their big spring projects, a lot of them decided on the same first weekend in June. Well, they picked days with good weather. Sun all day, 74 to 78 degrees. More...

The Counseling Corner

Now, What Was It I Wanted to Remember to Tell You?

As we grow older most of us forget more often than we once did. Although memory loss is a natural part of the aging process, experts say it usually isn’t problematic for most people until after age 70.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News

of June 9, 1893  Local and County   A piano arrived for the public school on Wednesday from Detroit. More...

Sports

U.P. Track Finals Close Out Season

The Newberry Indians’ championship reign in Upper Peninsula Division 2 boys’ track drew to a close as it finished fourth Saturday at Flivver Field in Kingsford.  More...

Indians Collect Heartache in Seventh Inning

Senior pitcher Brandon Gravelle and the rest of the Newberry Indian baseball team were cruising along through six and a half innings of the first District game against the Menominee Maroons last Saturday, June 2 in Gladstone.  More...

Newberry Takes Fifth at Golf Finals

Jeff Rahilly paced the Newberry men’s golf team by shooting an 87 last Wednesday, May 30 at the Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway during the Division 2 U.P. Golf Finals.  More...