An online subscription is required to access the content on this website.
SUBSCRIBE TODAY to have total access 24 hours a day to the Newberry News.

July 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Slide for Kids Race this Saturday

This Saturday, the Tahquamenon Area Motorcycle Club (TAMC) will be starting their summer season off with a roar for charity. More...

Grand Marais Car Accident Sends Four to Hospital

The Alger County Sheriff’s office is investigating a two-car personal injury accident that occurred Monday morning in Grand Marais. Four people were injured in the collision. The accident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. More...

Special Sections

News

National Guard Activated to Help Western U.P.

In response to Governor Snyder’s emergency declaration for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Michigan National Guard has activated approximately 40 soldiers to assist in recovery operations. More...

Program Helps Waterfront Owners Improve Shores, Inland Lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. More...

HORSESHOES

Week Six Results

July 13 1. Walther Farms (21 wins) versus Johnny’s Bar (11 wins) 2. Red’s Auto Body (19 wins) versus the Locker Room (13 wins) 3. Newberry Wood (23 wins) versus Northern Wings (nine wins) Standings – Wins More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 24, 1891 Local News More...

SAVVY SENIOR

Great Gadgets for Aging Golfers

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any products that can help older golfers? I love to play golf, but at age 74, I have hip and back problems that make bending over to tee up or pick up the ball difficult. More...

The Counseling Corner

Helping Daughters Find Healthy Self-Image

One reason life is interesting is that we aren’t all the same. We don’t all sound, think or look alike. More...

Village Council Seeks Input on Recycling Needs

Newberry resident James Upchurch began the July 18 Village Council meeting by discussing the weeds that have sprung up where grass seed was planted after street renovations. More...

Get Ready for Project Backpack

For years St. Gregory Parish has sponsored Project Backpack to aid low-income families. The program benefits children in kindergarten through eighth grades attending Tahquamenon Area School of Newberry and Three Lakes Academy in Curtis. More...

Engadine Celebrates Heritage Days this Sunday at Mill Pond

Heritage Days will be held in Engadine this Sunday at the Town Hall, the Mill Pond Park, and Pavilion. Participants will again celebrate the rich history of this small U.P. town. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

July 10 – 17

July 10 — Car vs. Deer July 12 — MDOP of a Vehicle, Turnbull Street, Newberry. Report taken. July 12 — Failure to Pay, Vehicle Drive-Off, M-28, Pentland Township. Report taken. More...

SNAP-Ed

Are you interested in learning more about food— canning and preservation, nutrition and/or foraging? Read further to learn more about several upcoming MSU Extension workshops. Canning, Preserving Workshops More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—Please welcome the Tahqua-Tots Learning Center, owned by Quin Curley, to the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Obituaries

Bernadine Elizabeth Morton

Bernadine Morton passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan. Bernadine (Bernie) was born December 21, 1923 in McBride Michigan to Ethel and Glen Ford. More...

Fred (Jack) Kolbe

Fred Jacob (Jack) Randall Kolbe passed away July 4, 2016. Born July 11, 1931 to Tecla and Fritz (Fred) Kolbe in Detroit, he was raised both in the city and up north on the farm of his Finnish/Swedish grandmother. More...

Sharon Watchmaker

Sharon A. Watchmaker, 72, of Newberry died Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at her residence. More...

Features

TRIVIA

An orphaned baby kangaroo named Doodlebug was found abandoned on the side of the road. He walked up to a human, held out his arms and asked to be picked up. His rescuer later gave him a teddy bear, which he wouldn’t stop hugging. More...

TRIVIA

Quito in Ecuador, South America, is said to have the most pleasant climate in the world. More...

TRIVIA

Brazilians have a word for “tenderly running your fingers through your lover’s hair,” Cafuné. Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com More...