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June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Michigan DNR Announces Free ORV Weekends

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites offroad enthusiasts to enjoy two Free ORV Weekends this year on June 13 - 14 and August 22 - 23. More...

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Building Codes Make Pools, Hot Tubs, Decks Safer

Enjoy your backyard swimming pool and deck all summer long by ensuring they are safe, urges the Bureau of Construction Codes in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs during Building Safety Month.  More...

State Confirms First Cases of Avian Influenza in Geese

The Michigan Departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) recently announced the state’s first confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N2 in the state. More...

Free SAT Test Prep Now Available for Michigan Students

Parents may recall the days of “cramming” to memorize obscure vocabulary words or taking expensive courses in preparation for the SAT exam.  Now, the test and the preparation process have undergone a major overhaul in an effort to be More...

Letters to the Editor

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All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 words. To be considered for publication they must be signed by the author with an address and telephone number included for verification only. More...

Obituaries

Neal J. Dake

Neal Jay Dake, 60, of Newberry passed away at his home Wednesday, June 3, 2015.  More...

Kelly G. McNamara

Monday, June 1, 2015, Kelly Glenn McNamara passed away at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  He was born March 18, 1958 to Janet and John McNamara in Land O’ Lakes, WI. More...

Geraldine J. Brunette

Lifelong Newberry resident, Geraldine J. Brunette, 90, died Monday, December 22, 2014 following a brief illness in Bradenton, FL with her family at her side.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. More...

Features

Did You Know?

Proper food storage is just as important for a pet’s food as it is for human food. More...

TRIVIA

In 1925, the 1st motel -- the "Motel Inn" -- opened in San Luis Obispo, California.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   —The full moon causes a tidal wave to roll up the Amazon River once in the day and once in the night for a p More...

Simple Relaxation Techniques Can Calm Nerves

Since 2007 the American Psychological Association has commissioned an annual nationwide survey to examine the state of stress across the United States and understand its impact.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Sheila Mark would like to thank our many friends and family who attended her memorial. More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Michael Legault would like to thank everyone for their love and support shown to us during this difficult time.  We appreciate the loving care Pleasant View AFC and Hospice of the Straits provided to Michael.  We send special More...

Grossman Earns Eagle Scout Award

Jack Grossman, 16, of Newberry has earned the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award. More...

Rumble Strips Save Lives on Rural Highways

A recently completed study shows that rumble strips are proving to be an effective and low-cost way to reduce crashes on Michigan’s state highways.  More...

Two of Three Locals Sentenced on Drug Charges

Kenneth Collins, one of three people arrested during an Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team ( UPSET) search warrant on January 21, was sentenced last Tuesday, June 2 at the Luce County Circuit Court.  More...

Local News

Soccer Camp Offered to Local Youth

Matthew Kovacic of Christian Fellowship Baptist Church will host a soccer camp June 15 - 18 at Atlas Park in Newberry. Lessons will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for both boys and girls in first through fourth grade at no cost.  More...

Garden Club Plans Plant Sale

The Newberry Garden Club Plant Sale will be held this Saturday, June 13 in front of the Tahquamenon Area Public Library. The sale will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, or until the plants are all sold.   More...

SBC to Host Vacation Bible School

The Christian Fellowship Southern Baptist Church of Newberry (314 East Truman) will host a Beach Blast Vacation Bible School June 15 - 18 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What is the Great Green Wall of China? Jacob Williston,Tempe, AZ More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 13, 1890   More...

The Counseling Corner

Minimizing Stress from Family Summer Vacation

Summer vacation season is upon us, and as you make plans, you may see this as your escape from work, the demands of school or just a time to be able to relax and temporarily forget the stresses of daily life.  More...

Sports

TV6 to Live- Stream U.P. Football All-Star Game

In a continuing effort to provide live local sports programming to viewers in the Upper Peninsula, WLUC announced that TV6 will be live-streaming the U.P. Football All-Star game Saturday, June 27 at 3:00 p.m. More...

Photo

Last week roughly 30 boys ranging from fourth through seventh grade participated in a youth football camp directed by Fred Bryant in perhaps his last act as athletic director of Tahquamenon Area Schools. More...

Motocross Season Opens with a Roar, Splash

This past weekend, motocross season kicked off in Newberry with the first race weekend of the year at the TMC Motocross Track. Organizer Steve Maki explained, “We get a lot of racers from downstate coming up here. More...