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August 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Nine Candidates Vying for Michigan Gubernatorial in August 7 Primary

Michigan’s August 7 Primary Election is upon us next Tuesday.  In the statewide issue there are nine candidates running for the four-year term of Governor of Michigan, as Governor Snyder is term-limited out.  Lieutenant Governor Brian More...

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News

American Pickers to Visit Michigan

The TV show “American Pickers” is heading to Michigan this September and looking for leads throughout the region on interesting characters with a large amount of treasures from which to do their picking.  More...

Mackinac Michigan Works! Office Changes Location

The Michigan Works! Mackinac County Service Center has moved locations and started operating in its new space Monday, July 30. The Service Center relocated from 6 Spring Street, Suite 102, in St. Ignace to 10 North State Street in St. Ignace.  More...

MDOT Invites Public Input into Cut River Bridge Replacement

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to a meeting to discuss the planned 2019 replacement of the US- 2 Cut River Bridge. More...

Obituaries

Leon Newbert, Sr.

Leon W. More...

Arbutus M. Long

Arbutus M. Long, 91, a longtime Curtis area resident, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  She was born January 16, 1927 in Portage Township, daughter of the late William and Lillian (Stamper) Lawson.  More...

Sports

HORSESHOES

The season ended July 18, which might have been the best weather of the year. More...

Flat Track Racing Concludes

There was a full slate of competition on both the flat track and on the motocross track this past weekend at the Tahquamenon Motor Cycle Club’s track, located about three miles east of Newberry on M-28.  This was the last flat track race o More...

Late Breaking News

Newberry High School has hired Joe Austin as Head Varsity Football Coach for the 2018 football season and beyond. More...

Veterans Service Office Hosts Golf Tournament Fundraiser

The Luce County Veteran’s Service Office will hold a golf tournament fundraiser Saturday, August 11 at the Newberry Country Club.  The two-person team, 18- hole scramble event is open to everyone, and participants can pre-register at the V More...

TAS Ad Hoc Committee Works on Strategies to Pass Bond Issues

Nine members of an adhoc committee, formed to try to pass the Tahquamenon Area Schools’ two bond proposals set to appear on the November ballot, got together Monday night in the school cafeteria to formulate a strategy.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 23 - 29  July 23 — No Proof of Insurance, East Victory Way, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  July 23 — Unlawful Entry, CR 462, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Luce County Was Once Home to Dawson Tech Forestry School

In 1934 the Dawson School of Forestry and Engineering, or “Dawson Tech,” was located three miles south of Pine Stump Junction, near the Dawson Creek.  More...

Project Connect Returns to Newberry

Project Connect is a oneday, one-stop resource fair that helps people from all walks of life. It will take place at Tahquamenon Area Schools Thursday, August 16. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of July 28, 1893  Free Site for the Asylum   More...

Just Bill

Vacation Changed Shape When I Slipped on Wet Grass

On the sixth day of my summer vacation, that Saturday it rained hard for the first time in weeks, say my neighbors. And I slipped on a wet, grassy slope and broke my leg.  More...

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...

Features

Many Ways Exist to Help Kids in the Community

People give back to their communities in various ways. Some support local charities by volunteering or making financial donations, while others may deliver meals to convalescents who cannot leave their homes.  More...

Learn Some Simple, Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a big problem. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. More...

TRIVIA

—There’s a theme park that puts kids to work. Instead of offering thrill rides, KidZania lets children experience being a responsible adult. More...