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May 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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State Retirees to Meet June 1

Upper Peninsula Chapter #16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, June 1 in the conference room of the State Office Building at 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba, at 1:30 p.m. More...

Birding Opportunities Abound in Michigan

Spring means bird migration, and that makes for prime birding opportunities in Michigan’s woods and waters. More...

New State Bill Clarifies Definition of Firearms

Airsoft guns, such as paintball, BB or pellet guns, will no longer qualify as firearms under state law, according to legislation recently signed by governor Rick Snyder that brings Michigan in line with federal firearms statutes. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 23, 1890 More...

The Counseling Corner

Handling Stress of Driving Today

Most people’s lives would be very difficult without their cars. But it’s also true that our automobiles can be a consistent source of stress and frustration in our lives. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Geography Fun Helps Preschool Kids

With a rug and a few small cars and trucks, families can teach geography and economic concepts that will be used throughout their lives. More...

Features

Did You Know about Skimming?

Skimming, sometimes referred to as “card skimming,” is a type of financial fraud in which information is illegally copied from the magnetic strip of a debit or credit card. More...

TRIVIA

—A Malaysian woman saved her husband from being mauled by a tiger by beating it with a soup spoon. —Montreal has musical swing sets downtown. When in motion, they produce sounds. More...

Long-Term Depression May Double Stroke Risk

Persistent depression may double the risk of stroke in adults over 50 — and stroke risk remains higher even after symptoms of depression go away, according to research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

More Privatization Proposed at Recent TAS Board Meeting

Monday night’s meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education was a standing-room-only affair, with school employees making up most of the audience. More...

Petition Imperils Chamber, Tourism Association

Several local hotels have started a petition against the Newberry Area Tourism Association ( NATA) to stop collecting assessments from local lodging establishments. More...

Memorial Day Program

Commander Mack Howell of the Newberry Legion Post 74 states that the program for Memorial Day Observation will be on Monday, May 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the Forest Home Cemetery. Master of Ceremonies for the occasion will be Kimball Eddy. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

May 11 – May 17 May 11 — Obstructing Justice, Bench Warrant Issued. May 11— Civil Issue, Family Trouble, Newberry Ave, Newberry, report taken. More...

Luce County Awarded Emergency Food, Shelter Funds

Luce County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. More...

First Grade Students Show Generosity, Help Needy

On a recent trip to the First Baptist Church Baby Pantry, Brenda Browning’s first grade class donated a total of 18 packages of diapers and two packages of wipes. More...

Obituaries

Rachel E. Bessey

Rachel E. “Shelly” Bessey, 56, of Curtis died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Friday, May 15, 2015. More...

Gregory C. Webb

Rite of Committal

Gregory C. Webb, 61, of Gould City died Saturday, January 10, 2015 following a battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. at the Newton Township Hall in Gould City with Fr. Frank Ricca officiating. More...

SPRING BURIAL INFORMATION

The following is a list of spring burials of the community members lost over the winter time. Please keep in mind this is not a complete list, as burial information will be added as they are scheduled. More...

Sports

JV Baseball Now 13 - 13 on Season

The week of May 4 the Newberry JVs headed over to the Soo to take on the Soo JVs. Game one was a close game, but Newberry fell by the score of 3—2. Game 2 also went to the JV Blue Devils 16—2. More...

Girls’ Softball Sees Up and Down Week

Wednesday, May 13, the Lady Indians played host to the Cheboygan Chiefs for a double header to determine first place in the conference. The visitors won both games, 13—2 and 8—3, as they seized control of the conference race. More...

Middle School Girls Run to Victory

On May 14 the middle school track team traveled to Cedarville, where the Lady Indians came away with a win with 71 points, followed by Cedarville with 59, Pickford with 35, Brimley with 34, Engadine with 21, DeTour with 17 and JKL Bahweting with 2. More...