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August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Racing This Weekend

The final flat track race and the third motocross race of the season is this weekend at the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club, on M-28, just east of Newberry.  The flat track racing will take place following a full day of motocross action this Saturda More...

Nature’s Kennel Intern Comes from Colorado

Nature’s Kennel Sled Dog Adventures has a new college intern all the way from Grand Junction, CO. Ethan Kelloway is the new addition to the McMillan area for the June through September internship session.  More...

Special Sections

News

St. Ignace History Week Chock Full of Performances, Activities

A celebration of Michigan’s history starts this Sunday when St. Ignace History Week presents seven days of Michigan’s diverse culture, traditional arts, historic encampments and much more. Established in 1671, the St. More...

System Stops Title Fraud, Stolen Vehicle Trafficking

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson recently announced that Michigan now participates fully in a national motor vehicle title database created to prevent car thefts and protect consumers from title fraud.  More...

Public Input Reminder for Hiawatha National Forest Transportation

The U.S. Forest Service plans to study the risks and benefits for visitors and the environment associated with the road system on the Hiawatha National Forest .   More...

Columnists

The Counseling Corner

How to Help Your Teen Cope with Negative Peer Pressure   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Creating Home Art Corner   What would happen if you provided an art corner for your children and supplied them with objects found around your home and in the great outdoors? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 17, 1889 More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Cautiously Optimistic for Upcoming Season

Area high schools are again at the start of the fall sports schedules. More...

Newberry Football to Open at Home against Harbor Springs

Last year, when the Newberry varsity football team took the field the list of underclassmen was long. More...

Newberry Volleyball Team Optimistic About Season

With a new attitude and commitment to success, Indians coach Sandy Glenn is hoping a new era of district dominance is dawning.  More...

Personals

In Memoriam

Maxine Holt  Mother and Grandmother  1922 to 1985  Lord, if you had a rose garden in heaven, you’d know the most beautiful one would be my mom, as that’s how I picture her every day. More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of  Curly Montcalm  Two years on August 22 Love and miss you.  —Me   More...

Village Submits Grant for Disaster Relief

The Newberry Village Council meeting of August 18 began with president Carol Anderson informing candidates for office and their supporters about election campaign signs. More...

Newberry News Price to Increase

The price of The Newberry News is increasing to one dollar beginning with the September 3, 2014 issue.  More...

Newton May Get Proposed $400 Million Power Plant

Newton Township, one of the smallest townships in the State, had some very big news to announce at its last board meeting August 11.  A Special Meeting was held July 21 to discuss support for a proposed natural gas- fired electrical generating p More...

LERC Tables Graymont Proposal for Second Time

Although it was not on the agenda, the limestone mining proposal by the Graymont company was one of the biggest issues discussed at the Natural Resources Commission meeting last Thursday in Munising.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 11—Civil Standby, CR 405, McMillan Township.  August 11—Non- Aggravated Assault, West McMillan Avenue, McMillan Township. Report taken.  August 11—Non-Licensed Contractor, North Shore Drive, Lakefield Township. More...

Photo

mBank has committed to supporting the Northern Michigan University Men's Club Hockey team with a five-year sponsorship, valued at $9,700, to purchase new Wildcats home and away game jerseys, as well More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, August 20   —TheCurtis LadiesQuiltClub will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Curtis Public Library. New quilters are always welcome; bring a dish to pass and join them for lunch.  More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

I read Ken Gill’s thank you to the voters of his district in last week’s paper with a great deal of pleasure. More...

Obituaries

James Buckingham

Lt. Colonel James Stewart Buckingham, USA (RET) passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 16, 2014 at his residence in Lakefield Township.  More...

Stephen Masich

Stephen P. Masich of Newberry died Saturday evening, August 16, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  More...

Rev. George Watha Kosicki

Rev. George Watha Kosicki, age 86, passed away on August 11, 2014. Loving son of the late Catherine and Witold. Beloved brother of the late Dr. Zigmund, Miroslava Walilko, Rev. Bohdan, Rosalie Richards, Slavomir Kosicki and Witlod.  More...

Features

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NEWBERRY PIONEERS

Bernard Olsen   Mr. Olsen came from Norway in 1883. He worked at logging, the Vulcan Furnace and the County Road. He was also a carpenter and built their home on Railroad Street in 1890. More...

TRIVIA

—Peacock feathers are actually brown, but have microscopic structures that interfere with light that make the bright iridescence.  —In four out of 10 of the UK’s largest airports, it is cheaper to park a light aircraft for 24 h More...