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January 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

GLASS Opens Season in Newberry this Saturday

This Saturday, January 17 the snowmobile racing circuit known as the Great Lakes Antique Snowmobile Series ( GLASS) will host its first race of the season at the Luce County Fairgrounds, just east of Newberry. More...

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Health Insurance Marketplace Offers New Tax Filing Tools

In preparation for the 2015 tax filing season, the U.S. More...

Applications Available for Spring Turkey Hunting

The Department of Natural Resources recently announced that spring turkey hunting applications are now on sale through Saturday, February 1. More...

Recognize Cyberbullying to Protect Children

Before social media became so prevalent, instances of bullying were somewhat easy to recognize. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 11, 1890 LOCAL More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Study Snow with Kids

Families can study snowflakes almost like Snowflake Bentley (1865- 1931) did throughout his life in Vermont. On a snowy day, put a mirror on a piece of cardboard. More...

The Counseling Corner

How to Be Better Communicator

We’re all aware that communication plays an important role in the relationships we have with others. More...

Sports

Newberry Ladies Defeat Engadine Eagles

The Newberry girls’ basketball team took some revenge on their counterparts from Engadine last week. More...

Newberry Wrestlers Awarded Runner-Up Trophy in Munising

Newberry High School’s Cameron Symonds had to wait a long time to get on the wrestling mat in Saturday’s Munising Super Duals. More...

Pickford Picks Newberry Varsity’s Pocket, JVs Prevail

A poor third-quarter output by the Newberry boys’ Varsity team put the Indians in a hole from which they could not escape, though they gave it their all. More...

Katie Sue Rahilly-National Champ in Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition

Saturday, January 10 Katie Sue Rahilly of Newberry competed in—and won—the NFL national finals for Punt, Pass and Kick in Seattle, WA.  Forty young athletes from across the United States competed with her in Seattle during the weeken More...

Cloverland Electric Realigns Charges

Cloverland Electric Coopera tive members will see a Michigan Public Service Commission ( MPSC)- mandated adjustment to the charges on their electric bill beginning in mid-January.  More...

B-Ball Bonanza Returns to Engadine

This Saturday, January 17 the third annual Hoogterp- Degrave Basketball Bonanza will take place in Engadine. The event is a benefit to raise funds for both the Jonel Hoogterp Scholarship Fund as well as the Devin DeGrave Scholarship Fund. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 29 – January 11 December 29—Two-Car Property Damage Accident, West McMillan, Newberry. Report taken. December 29—Two-Car Property DamageAccident, Avenue C, Newberry. Report taken. More...

CURTIS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, January 14   —The Curtis Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will meet at Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn at 8:00 a.m.  —Three Lakes Academy will hold staff meetings in the morning, and school will be delayed unt More...

State American Legion Officials Visit Local Posts

American Legion state commander Jim Wallace, accompanied by American Legion auxiliary state president Nancy Knox and Sons of the American Legion (SAL) state commander Butch Maxwell, led an official visit to several Upper Peninsula American Legion pos More...

Obituaries

Gregory C. Webb

Gregory C. Webb, 61, of Gould City died Saturday morning, January 10, 2015 at the residence of his son, Gregory II, following a courageous battle with cancer.  Born February 20, 1953 in Sault Ste. More...

Richard D. Blakely

Lifelong Newberry resident Richard D. Blakely, 61, died December 5, 2014 at U.P. More...

Marion S. Lowry

Marion S. Lowry, 85, of McMillan died January 10, 2015 at his home in Lakefield Township.  Hewas bornMarch 22, 1929 at St. More...

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NEWBERRY PIONEERS

Olaf Johnson

Olaf Johnson was born in 1859 in Sweden. He came to Newberry in 1886 as Olaf Berman, but changed his name to Johnson as there were too many Bergmans in town. He worked in logging. More...

TRIVIA

There are more than 100 million dogs and cats in the United States. Americans spend more than 5.4 billion dollars on their pets each year.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...