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September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Newberry Council Handles Repairs

The September 15 meeting of the Newberry Village Council proceeded with efficiency over its two-hour length with little controversy.  More...

Special Sections

News

Forest Plan Input Sought for Alger, Delta, Schoolcraft

The Department of Natural Resources will host an open house Thursday, October 9 in Shingleton to provide information and receive public comment on proposed forest management treatments for 2016 in the Shingleton management unit, which includes Alger, More...

Pictured Rocks Tourism Reaps $23.5 Million Benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 575,451 visitors to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in 2013 spent $23.5 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 306 jobs in the local area.  More...

DNR Awarded Grant for Work on White-Nose Syndrome

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced that it has been awarded a grant of $52,500 from the U.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

The ninth annual Legislative Luncheon, hosted by our Chamber of Commerce and Save, Restore and Grow Newberry, is on the calendar for Friday, October 3 at Zellar’s Village Inn from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  More...

To the Editor:

With elections fast approaching, responsible voters are looking at names and wondering, “Who is this person? More...

Obituaries

Helen L. Bryers

Helen Louise Bryers, 86, died peacefully September 14, 2014 surrounded by loved ones.  One of nine children, she was born February 6, 1928 to Orville and Lettie Puckett in East Jordan.  More...

Sports

Middle School Cross Country Team

Back row, L to R: Majken Labadie, Adrian Depew, Ray Vincent, Chase Canfield, Carley Nettleton, and Madison Grigg. More...

DNR Emphasizes Tree-Stand Safety as Hunters Gear Up for Fall

Hunting from a tree stand is a popular way for hunters to enjoy their season, but nearly every year a Michigan hunter is seriously injured or killed falling out of a tree stand. More...

Good Numbers Attend Hunter’s Safety Range Day

This past Saturday, this year’s Hunter’s Safety classes from both Newberry and Engadine culminated in Range Day at the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club trap range, just north of Naubinway.  There were 53 students in the class in Newb More...

MEET YOUR CANDIDATES

The Newberry News invites all local candidates, especially those in contested races, on the November ballot to write a short 250-word essay on why they are the best candidate for their position. We will publish their essays as they come in. More...

Freeze Damage Aid Offered to Luce County

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Event to Introduce “Regular Joes” of Law Enforcement

Next Wednesday, September 24 officers from the Michigan State Police and other area law enforcement agencies will come together with community members in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee.&nb More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 8 — 14 September 8, Two Car Property Damage Accident, Newberry Ave, Newberry, report and action taken. September 8, Motorcycle vs. Car, M-28, Pentland Township, report and action taken. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Library staff used to hear feedback from teens that the shelves were stagnant and new books were rarely added. More...

NHS to Host College Fair at Legion Hall

Newberry High School will host its annual college fair Thursday, September 18. More...

Columnists

The Counseling Corner

Opening Up Communications within Relationships   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Pressed Flower Fun with Kids

It doesn’t matter what activities adults choose to do with young children. It only matters that adults do them often and have fun and talk together. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 14, 1889 More...

Features

Caution Necessary When Using Saunas

Many men and women enjoy sitting in a sauna after particularly grueling workouts. More...

Don’t Place Kids’ College Expenses Before Retirement

Parents typically have a lot on their plates. In addition to juggling life’s daily events, parents also must keep their eyes on the future, which typically involves planning for retirement and saving money for their kids’ college educations. More...

TRIVIA

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