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February 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HNJH Relaxes Visitor Restrictions

While Helen Newberry Joy Hospital continues to monitor the number of flu cases in the area, it is currently allowing visitors into the inpatient unit, effective Wednesday, February 7.  The current visitation policy is as follows:  —No More...

Three Indian Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Three senior athletes from Newberry High School signed letters of intent with three different colleges or universities.  Dave Carlson is headed to Finlandia University to play football at defensive end.  More...

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News

Naubinway’s 26th Snowmobile Show and Ride is this Weekend

Just over 25 years ago, motel owner Tom King, and Charlie Vallier, snowmobile collector, had concocted a plan to host an antique snowmobile show. More...

DNR Releases New Five-Year Strategic Plan for Fisheries

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released a new five-year strategic plan that will guide future fisheries management activities. More...

The Winter Homecoming Prince and Princesses

Back Row: Evan Griffis, Luke Jordan and Aiden McPherson. Front Row: Adrika Tomica, Jasmine Allen and Amy Smart.   More...

Obituaries

Christina M. Booth

Lifelong Newberry resident, Christina M. Booth, 54, died Sunday morning February 11, 2018 at her residence under the loving care of her family and North Woods Hospice.  Born January 17, 1964 in Newberry, daughter of Rome Sr. More...

Reva Mae Ruby

Reva Mae Ruby, 87, a lifelong Newberry/Curtis area resident, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Sunday February 11, 2018 surrounded by her family .  Born in Pickford on March 31, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Leslie C. More...

Ronald Sarley, Sr.

Ronald A. Sarley, Sr., 77, died at his Hulbert home surrounded by his family Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Born September 26, 1940 in Gould City, he was a son of the late Albert S. and Alice June (Ehn) Sarley. More...

Sports

Newberry Youth Wrestlers Place Second at Rudyard Bulldog Brawl

Rudyard — Newberry Youth Wrestling brought 27 wrestlers to compete in Rudyard for the Bulldog Brawl. They competed with approximately 100 wrestlers from Eastern U.P. clubs.  More...

Lady Indians Prevail at Rudyard

Varsity  Rudyard—There were a total of 65 fouls committed at Rudyard last Thursday, February 8. The Newberry Indians had 32 called on them, while Rudyard had 33. More...

Four Wrestlers to go to Individual Regionals

MUNISING — Three senior captains and a freshman will represent Newberry’s wrestling program this weekend after placing in Saturday’s Division 4 individual district tournament at Munising High School.  More...

TAYHA 10U and 12U District 8 Champions

The Squirts 10U had their Districts play offs in Manistique February 9-11 and went undefeated all weekend. The Championship game was Sunday at 3:00 p.m. against Calumet. More...

Top Spellers Advance

Consolidated Community School Services hosted the District Spelling Bee Wednesday, February 7 for students in fifth through eighth grades from Whitefish Township Schools, Engadine Consolidated Schools, Three Lakes Academy and Tahquamenon Area Schools More...

Newberry’s Winter Homecoming King and Queen Candidates

Back Row: Alex Henry, George Sevarns, Blake Jordan, Bradley Stoetzer, Andre James and David Carlson. Front Row: Megan Farley, Felicia Raymond, Jordynn Laudenslager, Hannah Edison, Mya Glaesmann and Chrissy Massey. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 5 – 11

February 5 — Truancy, CR 417, Columbus Township. Investigated, report taken.  February 5 — Property Damage Accident – snowmobile, Trail 9, Columbus Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—I want to take this opportunity to thank all Key Club and National Honor Society members that help out with the Feed America distribution each month. They are a tremendous help in setting up and a critical part of expediting distribution. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, February 14   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411.  —A yoga class is offered at the Erickson Center at 10:00 a.m. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

What Is Ionosphere?

High above Earth is a very active part of our upper atmosphere called the ionosphere. The ionosphere gets its name from ions— tiny charged particles that blow around in this layer of the atmosphere.  How did all those ions get there? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 17, 1893  Local and County   More...

The Counseling Corner

Valentine’s Day a Good Excuse to Improve Relationships

You may be someone who loves Valentine’s Day, is totally indifferent to it or hates what an over-commercialized holiday it is, but regardless, it’s still a good opportunity to think about the romantic relationships in which we’re in More...

Features

STUPID Science Questions

If Pluto is a Dwarf planet, shouldn’t we try to contact the Dwarves living there?   More...

TRIVIA

Arnold Schwarzenegger was the first civilian to own a Hummer. He was so impressed when he saw a convoy of 50 Humvees pass by the set of Kindergarten Cop that he met with military contractors to ask for one.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

A big shout-out to all the sponsors of the 2018 Cardboard Classic:  More...