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October 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

U.P. Deer Tests Positive for CWD in Dickinson County

A four-year-old doe killed on a deer damage shooting permit in Dickinson County’s Waucedah Township has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first confirmation of the incurable deer disease within Michigan’s Upper Peni More...

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News

Renewable Energy Installations Up 28 Percent in State

The number of individual installations producing electric power under Michigan’s distributed generation (DG) program grew by nearly 28 percent last year, according to the Michigan Public Service Commission’s (MPSC) annual report that trac More...

Multi-Media to Present 38th Senate District Candidate Forum

Voters in the 38th Senate District (which includes Luce County) will watch the Republican and Democratic candidates square off in a candidate forum Thursday, October 25 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. on TV6.  More...

Legion Oratorical Scholarship Seeks Applications

“A Constitutional Speech,” the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, is open to all Michigan high school students.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of October 27, 1893 Local and County News.   —Mr. John Somerville has the honor of spelling down the scholars of the “big” room of the Public Schools of Newberry.  More...

Just Bill

Democrats Winning House Won’t Change Very Much

Voters in Luce County and Mackinac County will not change anything in Washington D.C. on November 6. I predict that Republican Jack Bergman will hold onto his seat in the House, helped by local voters.  More...

The Counseling Corner

How to Tell When Marriage Is In Trouble

Divorce is a fairly common reality in the U.S. While the most-often cited statistic is that 50 percent of marriages will end in divorce, current estimates are that the number is actually in the range of 42 to 45. More...

Features

TRIVIA

When you’re nervous, you overestimate how apparent your nervousness is to others. More...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that polyester fleece clothing is a huge contributor to the problem of plastic in our oceans? —Mickey Walton, Seattle, WA More...

TRIVIA

(According to Scholastic Book of World Records 2004, Wenchuan, China is the highest city in the world, at 16,730 feet above sea level. This city is part of Sichuan Province, southwest China. More...

County to Get New Sheriff’s Deputy

The October 16 Luce County Commission meeting saw a report on taxable values in Luce County, a loan approval and the hiring of a new deputy.  More...

Menzo Caswell Hits Century Mark

Newberry resident Menzo Caswell turned 100 years old on October 22, 2018.  Caswell was born October 22, 1918 in Carp Lake, located in Emmett County. His mother died in 1926, leaving his oldest sister to raise her six siblings.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 15 - 21  October 15 — Domestic Disturbance, CR 399, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 16 — Non-Sufficient Funds check, West Helen Street, Newberry. Investigated report taken.  More...

Photo

Lisa Klusmeyer, new director of Tahqua Journey Drop-In Center (formerly Rainbows End,) stands in the entrance of the center, during the open house held Tuesday, October 16. More...

Northstar News

On Friday Northstar hosted the third Superior Conference soccer tournament. Though the weather was wet and cold, there were three very good soccer games.  In the first match-up it was Petoskey vs. Rogers City. More...

Obituaries

Yvonne K. Tuttle

Longtime Curtis and Germfask resident, Yvonne K. More...

Robin R. Burton

Robin Renee Burton, 59, of McMillan died Friday evening, October 19, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  Born March 5, 1959 in Manistique, daughter of the late William “Buck” and Dawn (Losey) Hollingshead, she was More...

Sports

Newberry Edged Out by Brimley as X-Country Champs

NEWBERRY — The race for the Eastern U.P. More...

CORRECTION

Last week’s cross-country article about the Straights Area Conference mistakenly listed Ephram Evans’ time as 27:16. His actual time was 17:16. More...

Lady Indians Prevail at Dig Pink for Cancer Research

Last Thursday night, October 18, the Engadine Eagles and Lady Indians of Newberry met for the second time this season. The meeting represented much more than just another volleyball game, however. More...

Personals

Did You Know?

Cancer-Cell “Drones”   A hallmark of cancer is its ability to evade the immune system. More...