$40 water rate increase is a worst-case-scenario to fund village water projects
The $40 increase would be a worst-case-scenario if the Village of Newberry were required to solely fund the needed water system upgrades with loans and no loan forgiveness.
Will eviction break the LINK?
Though the LINK certainly is still working with the kids, the TASC issued them a letter in May requiring them to begin paying $750 per month in rent, plus a $1,000 deposit.
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Portage votes to form own library
Curtis Public Library, which has been part of the Superior District Library (SDL) co-op, will transition to an independent township library this summer.
Moosetache and Illumin8 Youth opens tonight in Old Bank
There is new life to an old and beautiful Newberry building and its purpose is geared towards the benefit of youth.
Library Field Days at TASPL
We welcome you to drop by the library at your convenience to pick up a Summer Reading Program brochure at the circulation desk for program details, to sign up, and bag a free book!
A visit with the Agate Lady in Grand Marais
Lake Superior – with an unprecedented amount of fresh water, and hundreds of mysterious shipwrecks resting its lake bottom, it’s also a rock hunter’s dream.
Newberry area reaches Extreme Fire Danger status
Local volunteer fire departments and the DNR office have responded to several fires in the last couple of weeks that were all human caused.
School culture: Hold students accountable
We expect teachers to teach. We expect students to learn. That is the basic premise behind school. Learning cannot be forced or coerced.
Local Memorial Day ceremonies
In honor of Memorial Day, the American Legion Posts of Newberry, Engadine and Hulbert have scheduled programs to honor those who have lost their lives while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Barkers purchase Tahqua Tots
Tahqua Tots, the well-established childcare and learning center in Newberry has been sold and is now known as Barker’s Tiny Tots.
Stars shine: A Track and Field Finals to remember
The Newberry boys delivered a performance that would have delivered them a team title in most years and the Lady Indians had their own day to remember.
Softball: Lady Indians reach district final
The Lady Indians peaked at the right time, winning two of their last three games, including the district opener against Rapid River on Saturday.
Baseball and softball set for District Tournaments
It’s championship week on the diamond as both the Newberry Varsity Baseball and Softball teams prepare for District Tournament play.
Time to Quench the Thirst of Michigan’s Trees
As Michigan’s dry spring transitions into summer, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges tree owners to reach for their garden hoses.
Luce County talks more about ORV ordinance changes
More information on the proposed changes to the county ORV ordinance was discussed at the May 16 meeting of the Luce County Commissioners.
Salmon leave classroom, dive into Tahquamenon
Five months ago, Ann McFadden’s third graders began an enlightening and educational adventure called the “Salmon in the Classroom” project.