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June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday Schedule

Since the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, the Newberry News will be printed and distributed a day early this year.  Therefore all advertisements, articles and photos for the July 4 issue must be in our office by 5:00 p.m. More...

CORRECTION

Last week’s article about the progress of the new Pet Pals Animal Shelter listed an incorrect address. The shelter actually is located at 7351 County Road 391.  We apologize for the misinformation.   More...

Special Sections

News

Wanted: Sightings of State’s Largest Trees for Big Tree Hunt

Whether you’re out in the woods or skateboarding through city streetscapes this summer, keep your eyes open—you may spot one of Michigan’s largest trees! More...

State Police Director, Fire Marshal Urge Safety this Summer

Michiganders and visitors alike are urged to make safety a top priority in all seasonal activities while enjoying Pure Michigan at home or on the road. Summer safety tips from Michigan State Police director Col. More...

Purchasing Power Doubles at Farmers Markets with Bridge Card

As summer arrives the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Michigan Farmers Market Association (MFMA) remind families receiving food assistance benefits that they can buy fresh food at a farmers market while maximizing their p 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

Spring Burial Schedule

The following is a list of area residents who died over the winter and their spring burial dates. This is not a complete list and will be updated periodically as more are scheduled. More...

Sports

HORSESHOES

Wednesday started out as a hot, muggy day and was tempered back in the evening by a cooler Lake Superior breeze, making the evening at the horseshoe pits almost perfect. More...

3-on-3 Basketball Tourney Open for Registration

Downtown Cedar Street will be the venue for the third annual Cedar Street Slam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament August 4 in downtown Manistique.  Geared as a family event, age groups range from 10 and under all the way to 35- plus for both genders.& More...

Area July Fourth Schedules

Naubinway:  July 3:  Uncle Sam’s Cornhole Tournament fundraiser for the Engadine High School Key Club will be held from 5:00 to 10.00 p.m.  A kiddie parade will take place at 7:00 p.m.  More...

New NCF Warden also in the Dark about a Possible Closure

Newberry Correctional Facility’s new warden, Jack Kowalski, held a prison liaison committee meeting last Wednesday, June 20 at the administration building.  More...

TAS Board Approves new Staff, Budgets

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education met Thursday, June 21 in the school cafeteria. More...

Historic Photo Show Returns July 3 and 4

The Tahquamenon Education Foundation will sponsor the 16th annual Historic Photo Show on the evening of July 3. The show will also take place after the parade on the Fourth.  More...

Local News

Locals to Compete in U.P. All-Star Football Game

This coming Saturday, June 30, the 11th annual U.P. All-Star Football game will take place at the Superior Dome in Marquette.  Following in the footsteps of an earlier U.P. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 18 - 24  June 18 — Runaway, Tahquamenon Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  June 19 — Operating While Intoxicated, CR 458, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Mediators Needed to Settle EUP Disputes

The EUP Community Dispute Resolution Center (CDRC) is recruiting volunteer mediators to handle disputes in Chippewa, Mackinac and Luce Counties.  Mediation is a voluntary process where two or more parties involved in a dispute use a neutral med More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of June 30, 1893 Local and County News   —The marshal was seen taking a drunken man to the jail last Sunday evening. The question is, who sells liquor on Sunday?  More...

Just Bill

Time for Youths to Run for TAS School Board

If you’ve been paying attention to the national news about firearms reform and school shootings, you’re probably aware of the movement that started after 17 people were murdered at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School four months ago. More...

The Counseling Corner

How to Help Your Teen Date Responsibly

Summer is here and with it more opportunities for teen dating and parental worrying. More...

Features

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used to fight climate change and otherwise protect the environment? David James,Chico, CA More...

TRIVIA

The ancient Egyptian sky god of infinity, eternity and endlessness is called “Huh.”  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Dont Let Vacation Derail Your Diet

Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. In a study from the University of Georgia, 61 percent of the participants gained weight while on vacation, with an average gain of 0.7 pounds. More...