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June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Overdue Hiking Party Found Safe

The quick thinking and persistence of Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff workers at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park were central to efforts this week to aid three hikers lost in Michigan’s largest state park. More...

Newberry Kiwanis to Serve Up Festive Fourth of July Parade

Now’s the time to plan your entry for the Kiwanis Club of Newberry’s 2015 Independence Day Parade, set for Saturday, July 4. More...

Special Sections

News

Funding Will Help Michiganders Age in Place

It’s been said there’s no place like home, and that’s where more older Michiganders will be able to stay, thanks to continued funding for programs that help them live independently in their homes and communities as they age. More...

June 27 Declared PTSI Awareness Day in Michigan

Many veterans and current service members have spent time in combat environments, exposing them to traumatic and life-threatening events and placing them at high risk for Post- Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI). More...

$3.6 Million Available in Grant Funding to Combat Invasive Species in MI

Funding proposals for 2015 are now being accepted through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program, with an anticipated $3.6 million available to applicants. More...

Obituaries

Annette M. Lytle

Annette M. Lytle, 76, of Newberry and formerly of Germfask, died Wednesday morning, June 17, 2015 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry. More...

Mary Jane Dowe

Mary Jane “Janie” Dowe passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at her residence in Grand Marais. The daughter of Robert and Jennie (Dabene) Bollenberghe, she grew up on the east side of Detroit, graduating from Dominican High School. More...

William B. Schoch

William B. Schoch, 72, of Engadine died at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Wednesday, June 17, 2015. More...

Sports

Newberry Baseball Named Division 4 Top Academic Team

The 2015 Newberry Indians baseball team has accomplished something for the first time in the program’s existence. This year’s team has been named an Academic All-State Team. More...

Second Annual TLA Golf Fundraiser a Success

The annual Three Lakes Academy golf fundraiser took place this past weekend at the Newberry Country Club for the second year in a row. More...

HORSESHOES

Week five saw all three matches end with the same score: 22—10. Newberry Wood Enterprise holds a slim one-game lead over Walther Farms. Northern Wings now sits in third, with Johnny’s Bar fourth and Red’s Auto Body fifth. More...

TAS to Receive Less Funding Despite New Education Budget

Governor Rick Snyder has signed the 2015-16 state budget, which was approved by legislature June 3. The final budget increases funds to the school aid budget by 1.5 percent, resulting in an additional $209 million. More...

Photo

The seventh annual Curt Knierim Memorial Fun Run took place last Saturday morning starting at the football field. More...

Controversy Drives TAS Board Meeting

Monday evening’s TAS regular board meeting was preceded by a short Truth in Taxation meeting. Business Manager Donna Bergman explained the need for an annual renewal of the 18 mills ballot measure to support school operations. More...

Local News

Luce county SHERIFF’S LOG

June 15 – 21 June 15—Obstructing Justice, bench warrant issued. June 15—Larceny from a Vehicle, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Report taken. More...

Photos

Flag Day Ceremony was held at the Newberry Elks Lodge on Sunday, June 14th with over 50 people in attendance. Two scholarships of $1,000 each were also awarded. Following the ceremony the Newberry American Legion Color Guard retired flags outside. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Bay de Noc Community College has announced the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an Associate Degree or Certificate during the Winter Semester. Local students include: More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 27, 1890 More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Doctor Dan, a certified doctor of herbology, is one of the most compassionate and understanding people I’ve ever met…at least he sounded that way on the phone. More...

The Counseling Corner

Is Online Counseling an Effective Means of Help?

Today, just about any product, service or information is available on the Internet. Yet many people aren’t aware that professional counseling is also a well-established and respected online service. More...

Features

TRIVIA

—Redheads might become extinct by the year 2060, according to National Geographic. —Blueberry juice boosts memory. —There’s an Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) in China instead of a KFC. More...

Learn Basics of Cleaning Windows

After a long winter of snow and ice, many people are ready for the warmth and sunshine synonymous with spring. But dirty windows can block that sunshine from finding its way into a home. More...

Pointers Provided for Novice Gardeners

People have many reasons for growing gardens, and some of the most popular gardens are plots designated for cultivating herbs and vegetables. More...