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February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Spellers Advance to Regional Bee

Consolidated Community School Services hosted the District Spelling Bee Tuesday, February 3 for students in fifth through eighth grades from Newberry. More...

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News

Secretary of State Offices to Close for Presidents’ Day

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day Monday, February 16.   More...

A Chocolate Treat For Your Sweetheart

Chocolate and Valentine’s Day are like peas in a pod. Valentine’s Day enthusiasts find it hard to imagine going without chocolate on that special mid-February day when couples express their love for one another.  More...

Junior Duck Stamp Contest Welcomes K-12 Competitors

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has started accepting entries for the 2015 Michigan Junior Duck Stamp Contest, which is administered by the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge. Entries must be postmarked by March 15, 2015.  More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

Graymont’s Rexton Project has evoked fervent passions for and against. It is confusing with the company’s vagueness and resubmissions.  More...

Obituaries

Jane L. Myers

Jane L. Myers, 75, of Deer Park died at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Monday February 9, 2015 with her husband by her side.  Born July 20, 1939 in Royal Oak, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Mary Belle (Blackwood) Buechler. More...

Sports

Lady Indians Take Care of Business at Home

Newberry’s female tribe of the hard-court defeated the Pickford Panthers Monday night, 54—35.  More...

Brimley Bays Score Second Win Over Engadine

On Friday night, the Brimley Bays played host to the Engadine Eagles. The Eagles went in still looking for their first win, but Brimley had already gotten their first win of the season – against Engadine. More...

Engadine Lady Eagles Blasted by Bays

Since they met for the first time this year, with the Eagles snatching the win away from the Bays by a score of 57-45, the two teams have played about even, with the Bays coming in with a record of 8-5 versus Engadine at 7-5. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Lee H. Kerridge would like to thank each person for his or her kindness after out loved one’s passing.  Thank you to the staff of HNJ. More...

DNR Gets Updated Graymont Proposal for Land Transference

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has received a revised land transaction application from Graymont, Inc. The company is proposing development of a limestone mining operation in northern Mackinac County near the town of Rexton. More...

M-123 may be Going on a Road Diet

M-123 will be going on a “Road Diet” that is proposed to start soon after the frost leaves in the spring of 2016.  More...

Pathways to Cut Some Patients

Pathways Community Mental Health, the public mental health provider for Alger, Delta, Luce and Marquette counties, has announced that there will be substantial changes in who will be able to receive services. More...

Stranded Snowmobilers Located

Saturday, January 31 at approximately 4:58 p.m., Luce County Sheriff ’s deputies responded to a report of three stranded snowmobiles with two possible injuries in the township of McMillan in Luce County.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 26 - February 8  January 26, Car vs Deer, County Road 402, Pentland Township, report taken.  January 27, Obstructing Justice, Injunctive Order, West Harrie Street, Newberry.  More...

LINK to Host Formal Valentine’s Day Dance

The LINK will host a Valentine’s Day dance Friday, February 13 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. More...

Egg Roll Sale to Contribute to Walk for Warmth

The Newberry Area Ministerial Association will sponsor its third annual Egg Roll Sale for Walk for Warmth. Egg rolls can be ordered by calling 293-8438 or 293-5342. Orders must be received by February 17. More...

Columnists

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Most people probably assume, as a librarian, I read hundreds of books each year. As much as I’d like that to be true, there isn’t enough time to read all of the wonderful books that make their way into the Tahquamenon Area Library. More...

Forestry Notes

Tracking Forests   Tracking forest statistics is an essential piece of understanding forest trends. Wood and environmental services from forests are critical to the success and welfare of human society.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 1, 1890  The furnace boxing association is the latest acquisition to our already numerous societies. More...

Features

TRIVIA

—The smallest man in the world is only 60 cm (23.6 in.) tall. Junrey Balawing, an 18- year-old from the Philipplines, is the new smallest man in the world.   More...

Deadline for Winter/ Spring 4-H Clubs Approaches

The deadline for the winter/spring 4-H Clubs is this Friday, February 13. Please keep in mind that individuals must stop into the MSU Extension office to register for clubs. More...

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