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July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

History of Automobile in Newberry Rolls Along

Around the turn of the 19th century, many small towns across the country were starting to see the transition from the horse and buggy to the “horseless carriage.”  Business owners and wealthy people were the only ones who could affo More...

Some Pictures from Newberry’s Fourth of July Parade

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

—The 2018 Tahquamenon Area Library Summer Reading Program kicked off this week. More...

Curtis Readies for Recycling

The new Recycling Center in Curtis, located to the west of the Community Building parking lot, will open to the public Saturday, August 11.  Hours will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Saturday until the end of September. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, July 11   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411.  —A yoga class is offered at the Erickson Center at 10:00 a.m. More...

Newberry Celebrates the Fourth

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Engadine Library to Conduct Music Appreciation Program

The Engadine Library will host the Dynamic School Assemblies Science of Music program Thursday, July 19 at 1:00 p.m.  More...

Women’s Club Schedules Annual Planning Meeting

The next meeting of the General Federated Women’s Club – Newberry will take place Tuesday, July 17 at Zellar’s Village Inn at 12:00 noon.  More...

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The Newberry High School Class of 1963 held their 55th class reunion at the American Legion on Monday, July 2. More...

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Patrons flow into the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus for the 7:30 p.m. show. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 2 – July 8  July 2 — Larceny, M- 123, McMillan Township. Investigated report taken.  July 2 — Possession of Marijuana, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Rapid River Man Killed in Fatal Hit and Run Accident

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s office reports a hit and run fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian and a motor vehicle.  The accident occurred July 4 on Water Street on Drummond Island.  Deputies arriving on the scene located th More...

COLLEGE NEWS

More than 3,000 Grand Valley State University students participated in commencement ceremonies April 27 and April 28 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.  Students who graduated at the conclusion of the Winter 2018 semester in April included:&nbs More...

Blood Drives

Emergency Blood Shortage Issued by Red Cross   An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types—especially type O— to give now and help save lives.  More...

U.P. Copper Mining Author Tells Italian Hall Story

Donna Searight Simons, author of Copper Empire, will tell the story of the Calumet Italian Hall disaster at Curtis Library Monday, July 16 at 1:00 p.m. Her program is free and describes a terrible day in U.P. history.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of July 2 - 8 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to eight property damage crashes, three involving car vs. deer. More...

Naubinway Celebrates Independence Day

Members of American Legion Post 290 carry the colors. More...

Next LINK Summer Tie-Dye, Picnic Set

The LINK will host a free community tie-dye and picnic Wednesday, July 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. More...

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The Newberry Farmer’s Market returned Thursday, July 5 to their new location at the LMAS Health Department. More...

Sault Tribe Board to Hold Special Meeting July 9

A special meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held Monday, July 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sault Kewadin Casino Grand Ballroom for the nomination of officers.  More...