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April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Voter Registration Deadline Nears

Michigan residents have until Monday, April 6 to register to vote in the May 5 elect ion, which features a statewide ballot question. More...

Annual Newberry Chamber Awards Dinner Fast Approaching

The annual Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner will be held Friday, April 17 at the American Legion. In addition to the awards and dinner, the night will include entertainment, a silent auction and table-decorating contest. More...

Correction

Last week’s Luce County Commission article reported that the county had contracted with Northwoods Land Surveying to mark corners. More...

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News

Emergency Food, Shelter Program Funded in Chippewa

Chippewa County recently was awarded $25,661 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program for Phase 32— an increase from the Phase 31 award of $17,866. More...

Celebrate the Role of Women in the U.S. Armed Forces

Women serve a vital role in the armed forces and have a larger presence in the U.S. military today than ever before. More...

Follow Tips to Safely Navigate Wet Roadways

Spring showers certainly may bring flowers later on, but they also contribute to challenging driving conditions. Early spring weather can be fickle, vacillating between dry, wet and even icy conditions. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: I saw a chart that quantified the negative impacts on our health of our reliance on coal as an energy source. It was pretty shocking as I recall. Can you summarize what we’re dealing with here? Mitchell Baldwin, Boise, ID More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 16 – 29 March 16—Suspicious Situations, East John Street, Newberry. Report taken. March 16—Suspicious Situations, CR 457, Pentland Township. Report taken. More...

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Personals

ENGAGEMENT

Sean and Deb Bennett of Naubinway have announced the engagement of their son, Michael Bennett, to Samantha Ogea, daughter of Melissa and Christian Nelson of Wells and Robert Ogea of Marquette. More...

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting

Monday10:00 a.m.Tribal Cente on Reservation More...

Al-Anon Meetings

Al-Anon is for anyone who is having problems because of someone else’s drinking. More...

Local Photographer Appointed New Newberry Chamber Director

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce has yet another new chamber director: Kristen Christiansen. She started her new position just over a week ago on March 23, and is the third chamber director in the past nine months. More...

Memorable April Fool’s Day Pranks Still Worth a Hoot

April Fool’s Day is a day when people play pranks on unsuspecting friends, coworkers and family members. More...

DNR Warns Wildfire Season Has Returned

The melting snow may be a welcome change from winter’s chill, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds residents that pleasant weather also brings the threat of wildfires. More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed at 12:00 noon on Good Friday, April 3, 2015. All display advertisements must be in our office by that time. More...

Local News

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, April 1 —Fitness Challenge Weigh-In (for those who entered) will be held at the Curtis Wellness Center. Be sure to call first; the Fitness Center has varied hours due to extreme weather temperatures. More...

Erickson Center Sponsors Student Art Reception

A showcase of student artwork will be held at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis Thursday, April 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. More...

Photo

On March 26 a food mobile was in Newberry in memory of Clara Goudreau. Her loving family donated the funds for the mobile to help feed 300 families. More...

Obituaries

Wayne Steinsultz

Wayne Steinsultz of Munising, MI, died March 23, 2015. He was born in 1960. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Steinsultz. More...

Sports

Youth Wrestlers Place First at Munising Tourney

The Newberry Youth Wrestling team traveled to Munising this past Saturday to compete in the eighth annual Munising Youth Wrestling Tournament. More...

Newberry Basketball Players Recognized at Awards Banquet

Newberry’s basketball teams held their annual banquet last Wednesday, March 25 at the Elks Club. More...

Features

Did You Know?

—Only about two percent of the world population has green eyes. More...

Crossword

Full Story

TRIVIA

The aver age person releases nearly a pint of inte stinal gas by flat ulen ce eve ry day. Most is due to swa llowed air. Th e rest is from fe rmentation of undigeste d food Trivia provided by http:// corsinet.com More...