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September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

“Rock On!” at Muskallonge

Muskallonge Lake State Park will host the 10th annual “Rock On! With Lake Superior Agates” rock show this weekend.  The two-day event will he held Saturday, September 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More...

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MSUE Names Erin Carter District 2 Coordinator

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension has named Erin Carter as the organization’s District 2 coordinator, effective August 1. District 2 is made up of Alger, Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette and Schoolcraft counties.  More...

Michigan Ranks in Top 5 for Most Grateful Grandkids

Is there anything better than grandparents? More...

Michigan Military, Space Heroes Museum Gets Name Change

“Michigan’s Military and Space Heroes Museum” is changing its name to “The Michigan Heroes Museum.”  On September 1 the museum, located at 1250 Weiss Street in Frankenmuth, was renamed in an effort to both shorten i More...

Obituaries

Clyde E. Harkness

Lifelong McMillan resident, Clyde E. More...

Christopher S. Bryant

Christopher S. Bryant, 54, of Germfask died unexpectedly August 30, 2018 at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.  He was born August 15, 1964 in Mt. More...

Glenn I. Williams

Glenn I. Williams of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, WI following hip replacement surgery. Glenn was born September 28, 1926 in Negaunee, MI to George and Olivia (Gregory) Williams. More...

Features

Prevent Deck Problems Before they Start

You can avoid big and expensive repairs to your deck by finding and repairing problems early. With good construction techniques and regular maintenance, your deck will withstand many more years of fun. Start below your deck. More...

State Fire Marshal Urges Fire Safety for College Students

As our young adults start another academic year at Michigan colleges and universities, state fire marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer urges students and their parents to make fire prevention a top priority and practice lifesaving fire safety measures whether liv More...

Did You Know?

Special Transplants

Patients facing long kidney transplant wait times soon may have to wait no more.  More...

Airplane Crashes into Lake

Mackinac County Sheriff’s deputies were called to handle a possible plane crash near the Mackinac County Airport in St. Ignace Friday evening, August 31.  More...

Veterans Service Awards Banquet Set for October 6

The fifth annual Luce County Veterans Service Award Banquet will be held at American Legion Post 74 in Newberry Saturday, October 6.  Sign-in and a social hour start at 5:00 p.m., and the banquet will begin at 6:00 p.m. More...

Motocross Race This Weekend

This coming weekend, September 8 and 9, will feature the sight of motorcycles flying, the sound of engines roaring and the smell of racing fuel on the early fall air at the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club track, located three miles east of Newberry on M- More...

TAS Break-in Suspects Arraigned

Two of the alleged suspects from the August 2 break-in at Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) were arraigned on August 30, in the 92nd District Court, with Honorable Beth Gibson presiding.  Joshua Kimbler, Newberry, and Jeremy Depotty, Owosso, were b More...

Local News

Eigth Graders Have Chance to Win Free European River Cruise

AAA is giving Michigan eighth graders the chance to go on the trip of a lifetime. A total of 60 students in select states, including Michigan, will be chosen to go on what AAA calls the “Discovery Crew” cruise.  More...

Photo

Fantastic Fork, a mobile dining establishment, has opened on the corner of East Truman and Newberry Avenue. More...

Remember Safety First When Operating UTVs

Utility vehicles, or UTVs, are modern-day workhorses that haul heavy loads, transport materials and make jobs easier. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  September 8, 1893  Newberry Bazaar Prices   More...

Just Bill

Goodbye, Aretha Franklin and Sen. John McCain

There will probably never be time in my life to watch 10 hours of Aretha Franklin’s funeral, but I took a few minutes Saturday morning, when my Internet connections are better, to watch a few highlights on YouTube. More...

The Counseling Corner

Time for That Career Change?

Current news reports seem to show that in many areas of the country the economy is performing strongly. Housing prices are up, corporate profits are increasing and unemployment rates in most places are at historic lows.  More...

Sports

HNJH Men Take First at Sault Tribe Golf Tourney

Golfers from across the state competed in the 18th annual Sault Tribe Golf Scholarship Classic held at the Wild Bluff Golf Course in Brimley July 28. The annual event generated more than $77,000 for the tribe’s scholarship fund.  More...

Curtis to Host Archery Shoot This Weekend

This coming weekend, August 7 - 9, the eighth annual Fun Shoot will take place at the East Central U.P. More...

Indians Suffer Loss to Saints

It was a classic battle between two classy rivals: the Newberry Indians and the St. Ignace Saints last Friday night. Unfortunately, the Indians were on the short end of a 38—30 game-ending score.  More...

Personals

In Memoriam

A huge thank you for all the love and support during the loss of our mother.  More...