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August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorcycle Accident Hospitalizes Two from Grand Marais

On August 1 at 7: 45 p. m., Alger County 911 received a broken cell phone call reporting a Personal Injury Accident on H-58 between Grand Marais and Melstrand. More...

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Tips Offered for Adult Students Returning School

Adults return to school for a variety of reasons. Some might be spurred by a desire to pursue a new career, while others might go back to school to learn more about their existing field and improve their career prospects. More...

Donate Blood in Final Weeks of Summer

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help prevent a blood shortage.  Blood donations often decline in August as final summer vacations are planned and backto school activities ramp up. More...

August Marks Breastfeeding Awareness Month

The facts are clear: breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed babies because it strengthens their immune system, guards them against obesity and diabetes and forges a strong bond with their mothers, among many other benefits. More...

Obituaries

Melvin L. Stephenson

Melvin L. Stephenson, 90, of Edmonds, WA passed peacefully July 4, 2015.  He was born in Newberry June 25, 1925, the fourth of seven children born to William A. and Mabel E. (Collins) Stephenson. More...

Geraldine H. Halbach

Geraldine H. Halbach, 90, of Waterford, WI passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  More...

Jane Elizabeth Kilchenman

Jane Elizabeth Kilchenman, age 93, a longtime Blissfield resident, passed away on July 27, 2015 in Bloomington, Minnesota, where she lived for the past six years.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

Fences can provide privacy and transform backyards into calming places to relax and unwind. But fences also may lead to disputes with neighbors if installation is not carried out with etiquette.  More...

Serve Breakfast in Bed for Special Occasions

Few gestures of affection create such a stir as presenting a loved one with breakfast in bed. On special occasions, treating a loved one to breakfast in bed can get their big day off on the right foot. More...

Follow Easy Steps to Go Green at School

The go-green movement may have humble beginnings, but now men and women across the globe make everyday decisions with the environment in mind. More...

“Company Towns” Author Packs Curtis Library

It was sitting-on-the-floorroom only Tuesday, July 28 at the Curtis Library when Escanaba’s Christian Holmes told stories from his new book, “ Company Towns of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” Holmes enthralled 40 people with his research and conclusions More...

Coast Guard, Local Agencies Train in Grand Marais

On Monday, August 3, a Coast Guard Helicopter and crew came to Grand Marais to provide training to local agencies. More...

Newspaper for Sale

Jim and Nancy Diem are approaching the age of retirement, and it’s time to start searching for the people who will be the next to guide the Newberry News.  More...

Local News

Photo

Mary Archaumbeau director of the LINK, middle left, accepts a $3,000 check from Steve Maki director of the Tahquamenon Motorcycle Club middle right, proceeds from the Slide For Kids flat track race.   More...

Donations Sought for Project Connect

Luce County Project Connect is scheduled to be held Thursday, August 20 at Tahquamenon Area Schools. More...

Magical Comedy Show Swoops into Engadine

Joel Tacey’s Super Caper Magical Comedy Show will be offered at the Engadine Library Friday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. This free program is open to the public, provided by the Friends of the Engadine Library.   More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Is offshore drilling any safer for the environment today given lessons learned from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico?  Leslie Jackson, Bern, NC   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of August 8, 1890  LOCAL   More...

The Counseling Corner

Not Letting Your Kids Push Your Anger Button

We all love our kids. And we all have moments when they drive us crazy. That’s perfectly normal. What isn’t normal is to react to such incidents with outof control anger.  More...

Sports

Tri-Lakes Triathlon Attracts Select Group of Athletes

The Tri-Lakes Triathlon took place this past Saturday in the Curtis area. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank all those who helped care for Lavon during her illness. Words can never express how grateful we are. You may have thought you were only doing your job, but to us it meant so much. More...