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August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CORRECTION

Last week’s article about an MDOT meeting to replace a bridge on US- 2 mistakenly listed the structure as the Cut River Bridge. The bridge in question is actually the Brevort River Bridge.  The News apologizes for this mistake.   More...

Northern Wings Recognized Again

Although Northern Wings, Inc. is little known outside the Tahquamenon area, it is a business with farreaching influence. More...

Special Sections

News

Michigan in Top 10 Worst States for Student Debt

“Location, location, location” is the most important phrase in real estate. But the mantra applies to education, too. More...

Michigan State University Extension

4-H Day Camp   4-H hosted a weeklong day camp for youth ages five - 11 the week of July 23 - 27.  More...

Plan Now for Fall Bird-Hunting Season

With bird hunting season just around the corner, it’s a great time to plan a fall hunting trip.  Michigan has millions of acres of huntable public land, with excellent young forests that have made northern Michigan a destination for many.& More...

Obituaries

Kathy Johnson

Kathy Sue Johnson, 65, of Gibsonton, FL, died Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Sun City Center Hospice House in Ruskin, FL .  Born May 5, 1953 in Newberry, daughter of J. More...

Marc H. Leazier

Marc “Big Man” H. Leazier, 68, of Hulbert died Sunday afternoon, August 5, 2018 under the care of his loving family and North Woods Hospice at the home of Terry Wetherbee in Hulbert.  More...

Robert “Tim” Miller

Lifelong Newberry resident Robert E. “Tim” Miller, 73, died Monday morning, July 30, 2018 at his residence.  Born January 2, 1945 in Newberry, son of the late Herbert, Sr. More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

McMillan

McMillan was named after James McMillan (1838-1902), a Detroit financier and business partner of John S. Newberry. Both were heavily involved in building railroads through our area. The name McMillan is Scottish in origin. More...

Did You Know?

Studies have shown that music can have a beneficial impact on both mental and physical health.  More...

August Marked as Breastfeeding Awareness Month

To help promote early breastfeeding success and positive outcomes, August has been declared Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Michigan by Gov. Rick Snyder.  More...

HNJH—Level IV Trauma Designation

Helen Newberry Joy Hospital (HNJH) has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Facility.  HNJH is the first hospital in the Upper Peninsula to receive this designation. More...

Thieves Break-in at TAS

During the late night hours of Wednesday, August 1, three individuals broke into Tahquamenon Area Schools and stole several electronic devices, including Dell e6540 laptops.  The Luce County Sheriff’s Department is asking the community for More...

Newberry Varsity Football Gets New Blood, Old Hand at Coaching

Joe Austin, a 40- year veteran of high school football coaching, was persuaded by high school principal CliffFossitt to come out of retirement to coach this year’s Newberry Varsity football team. More...

Local News

Vietnam Memorial Visits U.P.

The Moving Vietnam Wall was set up in the Marina Harbor Park in Manistique last Thursday, August 2 to Monday, August 6.  The Wall was open to the public 24 hours a day, and many special events took place over the weekend. More...

Dont Forget to Apply for Antlerless Deer Licenses

The antlerless deer license application period runs through August 15.  Some areas of the state have a limited number of antlerless deer license applications available, making applying for that deer management unit important for some. More...

Senior Citizens Club Plans August Meeting

The Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens Store and Club will hold its next monthly meeting Tuesday, August 14 at 12:00 noon at the store. A potluck will begin at this time, with the meeting to follow.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of August 11, 1893 Visit of the State Board of Corrections and Charities   More...

The Counseling Corner

Handling a Teenager’s Need to be More Responsible

One of the hardest things for many parents to deal with is their children’s demand for more freedoms as they grow into teenagers. More...

Just Bill

Taking Time for Books during Busy Week

Mostly I have been reading while my leg bone heals, but yesterday we all voted, I hope. We chose candidates who will run against each other in November, and we chose neighbors to represent us in county and township business.  More...