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September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Attempted Child Abduction Report Case of Miscommunication

Mackinac County Sheriff deputies were called to a Curtis business on Monday to investigate the report of attempted child abduction.  More...

Hunters Essential in Slowing the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

Deer hunting seasons kicked off this past weekend with the Liberty Hunt and, in certain locations, the early antlerless firearm season. More...

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News

All Eligible Absentee Voters Now Can Request Ballots

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced recently that military and overseas voters will have their ballots sent to them this week if they’ve requested them. More...

Think About Safety Before Fueling Outdoor Power Equipment this Fall

This Fall across America homeowners are opening up their garages and sheds and getting out their mowers, trimmers, blowers and other outdoor power equipment to handle fall yard work and prepare for an onslaught of autumn leaves.  More...

New Bear Population Estimates Available

Michigan’s bear hunting seasons are here, with the first opening September 10 in the Upper Peninsula, the lower peninsula’s first season starting September 14 in select areas and September 16 for remaining locations below the bridge.  More...

Obituaries

Richard Bridgeford

Longtime Seney resident, Richard D. Bridgeford, 74, died Friday morning, September 21, 2018 at his residence.  More...

Marcia J. Barstow

Marcia Jean Barstow, 81, of Cadillac passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018.  She was born December 15, 1936 in Muskegon to Lester and Margaret (Russell) Shafer, and they preceded her in passing. More...

Arlene R. Miles

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, Arlene Rose Miles, 87, of Paradise passed away while at the Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry with her family at her side.  More...

Sports

Lady Indians Defend Home Turf

Varsity   Brimley — Newberry’s lady volleyball team took care of business last week by defeating the Brimley Bays in three out of four games.  The week before they had visited and defeated Pickford in three straight games by sco More...

Trouble Followed Newberry Football Tribe

Newberry, the smallest Class C school in the State, traveled south to take on the Boyne City Ramblers, a strong class B school.  More...

Cross-Country Teams Face Heat, Cooler Temps

Cedarville hosted the first of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference meets Monday, September 17. The eight Varsity teams faced temperatures in the 80s, little wind and high humidity. More...

Personals

DeMoines—Labadie

John and Nanette Labadie III of McMillan and Norm and Kelly DePriester of Onaway have announced the marriage of their children, John Raymond Labadie IV and Candice Marie DeMoines on August 18, 2018. More...

US- 2 Cut River Bridge Reopening Delayed

The ongoing $4.8 million Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project to repair the Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge on US- 2 in Mackinac County is running behind schedule. More...

Luce County Finances get Clean Bill of Health

The regular Luce County Commission meeting of September 18 saw the review of the 2017 Luce County audit, approval of funds for indigent defendants and some questions on buildings at the airport. More...

Livermore Timber Named 2018 Logger of the Year

The Michigan Forest Association recently bestowed upon Roy Livermore and Mark Livermore with Livermore Timber the 2018 Logger of the Year Award.  More...

TAS Break- in Suspects Plead Guilty in 11th District Court

Judge William Carmody received guilty pleas during the session of the 11th Circuit Court in the case of a recent break- in at Tahquamenon Area Schools. He also had a delay in the trial of an alleged prison escapee.  More...

Local News

Lutheran Church Offers Free Community Meal

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church is offering a free community breakfast Saturday, September 29 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. The meal will consist of breakfast meat, scrambled eggs, pancakes, coffee, juice and milk.   More...

A View to the Past

Full Story

Hunter Education Still Available for Upcoming Hunting Seasons

It’s not too late to get a hunter safety certificate to participate in the upcoming hunting and trapping seasons. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  September 29, 1893 Claim for Damages   More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Lifting Ourselves from the Dumps

It was around 33 years ago when the high-toned know-it-alls at the DNR took our township dumps away. We defended our garbage rights, but despite our best efforts, the days of no-fee garbage were gone.  More...

Just Bill

People of Great Spirit Don’t Need Many Means

A Capt. More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Visiting the island of Socotra in Yemen can seem like you’re on another planet. More...

The Counseling Corner

Help Your Teen Deal with Peer Pressure

As parents we like to think we’re the most important influence in our children’s lives. And that’s probably true up to a certain age, but then the outside world, in the form of school and friends, intrudes.  More...

Minute Story

Rats

I live in a woody area, so I occasionally see some big rats in the neighborhood. One of my friends tells me that long ago, there were actually giant rats.  So I looked it up… and he’s right. More...