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January 2, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bear Forum Covers Recent Bear Harvest Changes

Friday, December 14 the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held its annual Bear Forum in St. Ignace at the Little Bear Arena. More...

Feed Birds Safely, Smartly in Winter

It’s that time of the year to enjoy bird feeders and the wintering songbirds they can attract. Northern cardinals, red-breasted nuthatches, black-capped chickadees, downy woodpeckers, dark-eyed juncos and white-throated sparrows are ready to visit! More...

State Investment in New Soo Lock Saves Taxpayers Millions

Efforts to construct a new Soo Lock took a big step forward as Michigan and the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Ruthann Legault

Ruthann A. Legault, 76, of Engadine died Tuesday evening, December 25, 2018 at U.P. Health System in Marquette.  Born April 28, 1942 in Sault Ste. More...

Nancy Jane Wendt

Longtime McMillan resident, Nancy Jane Wendt, 75, died Tuesday morning December 25, 2018 at her son, Kirby's, residence in Newberry surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Weather Forces Cancellation of TCSDR

Unseasonably warm and rainy weather has forced the cancellation of one of the area’s most enjoyable annual events: the Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race (TCSDR).  Originally scheduled for this Saturday, January 5 at Muskallonge State Park, More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 22 - 28   December 22 — Domestic Disturbance, CR 401, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  December 24 — Found property - grave marker, CR 415, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

CORRECTION

Last week’s blood drive article listed an incorrect phone number for Manistique at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital January 16. For questions or to make an appointment call Lila Panek at (906) 341-6447.   More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of December 24 - 30 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to five property damage crashes, two involving car vs. deer. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 5, 1894 Dollarville   More...

Just Bill

Wouldn’t You Like to Be a Newspaper Editor?

It’s 2019, and the Newberry News is still in the hands of the Diem family. If we have it on September 1 it will be 30 years that first Nancy and then Jim have been at the editor’s keyboard.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Overcoming Barriers to Change

The New Year is a time when many of us think about a new start, about changing something in our lives that hasn’t been making us happy or contributing to good health. More...

Features

This Day in History

January 2   1776 First revolutionary flag displayed  1800 Free African American community of Philadelphia petitions US Congress to abolish the slave trade  More...

Are You Financially Ready to Buy a Home?

A home is typically an individual’s greatest investment. While house hunting can be exciting, it’s critical that buyers consider hidden costs that aren’t included in the home’s sale price.  More...

Follow Three Simple Ways to Healthier Heart

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 800,000 deaths every year.  More...