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August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Novi Energies May Build Power Plant at Luce Industrial Park

The August 19 Luce County Board of Commissioners meeting began with a change in the agenda: adding an item about a new business interested in moving to the industrial park; and tabling an item about the Articles of Incorporation for the Luce County A More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Labor Day. All advertisements for the September 3, 2014 issue must be in our office by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014. More...

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News

Labor Day Bridge Walk Opens Door for Inside Tour of the Mackinac Bridge

For the third year in a row, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) are asking the public to share their Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk experiences on social media with photos and videos. More...

Celebrate U.P. Craft Beer Week

The third annual U.P. Craft Beer Week celebrating Michigan craft beer will take place on September 1 through September 6, culminating in the Michigan Brewers Guild’s U.P. Fall Beer Fest in Marquette. More...

SOS Offices to Close for Labor Day

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 1. More...

Obituaries

Carolyn E. Leija

Carolyn Elaine Leija, 59, of Almont passed away after a short illness at her daughter’s home in Lapeer surrounded by her family. BornMarch 15, 1955 in Newberry, she was the daughter of Alfred Neil and Mary Alice Johnson. More...

Sharon D. Noteboom

Sharon D. Noteboom, 71, of Gould City died unexpectedly Friday evening at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. More...

Sports

Sports Schedule

Wednesday, August 27—Cross-country at PickfordThursday, August 28—JV Football at Harbor SpringsFriday, August 29—Varsity Football—Harbor Springs at Newberry More...

Cross-Country Off to a Good Start

For a cross-country team competing without three of their top six runners, it would be reasonable to temper expectations. The Newberry Indians did not get the memo. More...

Indian Football Team Holds Line at Scrimmage

The Newberry Indians football teams traveled over to St. Ignace to participate in a scrimmage with three other teams. More...

Bus Safety Starts on Way to School

With the school year about to begin, more school buses will be on the road. The Michigan State Police (MSP) want to remind parents to talk to their kids about bus safety and remind motorists to share the road. More...

TAS Board Prepares for Upcoming Year

It was a short meeting, but a long evening for members of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board. More...

NHS Hall of Fame to Induct Second Round

Newberry High School (NHS) will induct the second class of the High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 13. The event will start at 5:00 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY

SHERIFF’S LOG

August 18 – August 24 August 18, Guardian of Incapacitated Individual, West Harrie Street, Newberry, Hearing . August 18, Mental Health Transport, West Harrie Street, Subject transported to War Memorial Hospital in Soo. More...

Erickson Center for the Arts Offers New Fall Classes

The Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA) has recently added more classes open to the public to its fall schedule. Starting the month of September, ECA guests can participate in classes such as yoga and a watercolor workshop. More...

New Teachers Join Three Lakes Staff

At the August Three Lakes Academy board meeting, school administrator Sue Pann commended the board and staff on the recent gain in the school’s ranking from the very bottom to the top 27 percent. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 24, 1889 More...

The Counseling Corner

Understanding Counseling Professionals and the Help They Offer Many people have little idea of who professional counselors really are and what they really do. More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Nothing is more important than football, or I wouldn’t bother mentioning it here. More...

Features

Trivia

Ancient Chinese artists would never paint pictures of women's feet. More...

TRIVIA

Chameleons can move their eyes in two different directions at the same time. More...

Crossword

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Personals

Card of Thanks

The Family of LTC James S. Buckingham USA (RET) would like to thank everyone for their kindness at the Colonel’s passing. More...

Happy Birthday

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BIRTH

Azraelle Ariana Sharrett was born onAugust 15, 2014 at 8:59 a.m. to Steven J. Sharett of Newberry and Korin L. Sharrett of Curtis. She was seven pounds, 11.6 ounces and 19 inches long. More...