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These 2 Family Dollar stores in Michigan are closing

Family Dollar announced it would close nearly 400 stores earlier this March, but it didn’t indicate which stores would be shutting down. Now we know thanks to a list obtained by MLive’s sister publication, AL.com, and the news is somewhat good for those who enjoy shopping at the budget stores in Mic


FBI, Michigan State Police raid Detroit motorcycle club

DETROIT (FOX 2) - The FBI, Michigan State Police and other federal and local law enforcement agencies are rading a motorcycle club in Detroit on 8 Mile. FOX 2's Charlie Langton was at Detroit Renegades Motorcycle Club where federal agents were going in and out of the clubhouse Tuesday morning.


Man catches on fire while burning leaves in Michigan

CASEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Authorities say a man suffered burns to the lower half of his body after he accidentally caught on fire while burning leaves in Michigan. The Huron County sheriff's office says 35-year-old Allen B. Fisher was burning leaves Monday afternoon near a home in Caseville Townsh


Michigan Mansion with Private Boathouse Going for $6.8M [PHOTOS]

An incredible waterfront mansion with a private boathouse in Northern Michigan is on the market-- just in time for summer!. Which is great, if you've got $6.8 million lying around...


Michigan Court of Appeals rules against pundit Debbie Schlussel in Ann Arbor hate crime FOIA case

ANN ARBOR, MI - The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the city of Ann Arbor in a Freedom of Information Act dispute with conservative pundit Debbie Schlussel. The court, on Tuesday, March 26, reaffirmed Washtenaw County Trial Court Judge Timothy Connor's choice to dismiss a lawsuit fil


Michigan police warn of picking up empty plastic bottles due to possible meth residue

Michigan police are warning residents to be careful when picking up old plastic bottles this spring. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office posted this message:. Now that spring is finally here, Sheriff Donnellon is again reminding everyone who is out walking and picking up discarded plastic bottles


Village Council Covers Multiple Maintenance Issues

The Newberry Village Council held its regular monthly meeting Monday, March 18 at the village office. The council voted to fill the vacant at-large position on the Water and Light Board. Two Water and Light customers, Kirby Wendt and Matt Perry, submitted letters of interest to the council.


What’s in a NAME?

The Fox River is 36 miles long and flows south into the Manistique river, joining it near Germfask. Author E.W. Kiebler, writing in the 1950s, claimed that the Fox River was named after the Fox family (Alanson, Norman, Charles, etc.), who were all major shareholders of the Chicago Lumber Company and



March 4 - 10 March 4 — Property Damage Accident - private property, two-car, West Helen Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken March 6 — Trespassing, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.


A lot of precipitation the next 2 days

FLOOD WATCH for Luce County thru Friday. Flooding could be a problem on streams and rivers as the rain falls and runs off the next few days. Today we're watching the first of two weather systems that will be with us the next 2 days. The story today is sleet and snow changing to rain as the storm mov


Six Local Students America & Me Essay Winners

Three students from Engadine Consolidated Schools and three from Tahquamenon Area Schools have been named local winners in the 50th annual America & Me Essay contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The three Engadine students, who earned the first, second and third place awards for their school


Youth Wrestlers Compete in Escanaba

Newberry Youth Wrestling brought 13 wrestlers to compete in Escanaba last Saturday. They competed with approximately 360 wrestlers from U.P. and Wisconsin clubs. In the first round Michael Bliss (pin), Chayse Briggs (pin), C.J. Smithson (pin), Hayden O’Neil (pin) and Jared Gerwatowski all reported w


Lady Indians: 101 District Champs

Newberry’s first game of the girls’ 101 District Tournament last Wednesday, March 6 against the Bay Mills Ojibwa Charter team was hardly a contest. The Bay Mills team consists of two juniors, two sophomores, two eighth graders and one seventh grader, and they were no competition for the Newberry Ind


Local Musher Geri Minard Takes Three First Places in Three Races

Newberry resident Geri Minard participated in three dog sled races this winter, earning three straight wins. The first race Minard ran this winter was the Apostle Island Sled Dog Race’s sportsmens’ race in Bayfield, WI that was held February 1 and 2. This event was a two-day, six-dog race totaling 2