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September 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Archery Shoot this Weekend

This coming weekend, the East Central U. P. Archer’s Association will be hosting their 5thAnnual Fall Fun Shoot for traditional bows. Saturday there will be a Vintage Solid Fiberglass Shoot. More...

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American Lung Association Stresses Checklist for Students with Asthma

As summer sizzles by, families across the nation are prepping for a new school year. A new school environment can sometimes be difficult for children with asthma. More...

$2 Million Allocated to Continue Cleanup of Manistique River

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $2,124,028 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. More...

DNR Awarded Grant to Increase Various Hunting Opportunities

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will receive $951,400 to expand its Hunting Access Program (HAP) into the northern lower peninsula to increase privateland hunting opportunities.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

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

Jesse E. Chambers

Jesse E. Chambers, 56, of Newberry died at the Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Thursday, September 3, 2015.  Born in Newberry October 10, 1958, he was a son of Clinton F. and Norma (Wabsey) Chambers. More...

Bonnie M. Sackett

Bonnie M. Sackett, 76, of Engadine died Friday afternoon, September 4, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  More...

Sports

Newberry 2015 Junior Varsity Volleyball

From left to right, back row: assistant coach Quin Curley, Destiny Hummelgard, Felicia Raymond,Emily Smart, and coach Katie Lustila. Middle row: Adrian Depew, Arielle Wilson, Abby Edwards, and Janae Doughty. More...

Photos

JV Alex Henry hustling in for a touchdown. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Dalliss Egert, the son of Tony and Michelle Egert.  Dalliss has improved every year and now is one of the top runners on the boys’ team.  Sponsored by First National Bank of St. More...

Agate Show Holds Rock Steady at Muskallonge

Muskallonge Lake State Park will host the eighth annual “Rock On! with Lake Superior Agates” Rock Show, a two-day event taking place Saturday, September 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 13 from 10: 00 a. m. until 3:00 p.m. More...

New Members Welcomed to NHS Athletic Hall of Fame

Newberry High School will induct its third slate of nominees into the High School Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, September 19. The event will start at 5:00 p. m., with dinner served at 5:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

Local News

Honoring the Waters Powwow

On Saturday, the Soo Tribe’s 9th Annual Honoring the Waters Powwow was held in Newberry at the Tribe’s Powwow Grounds, located at the Health Center.  More...

Expansion of Walther Farms Potato Project on Hold

Some months ago Walther Farms, which has considerable holdings in the Newberry area, announced that it was seeking to expand its operation by attempting to acquire roughly 5,000 acres in the area around Brevort and Epoufette. More...

Rock On Schedule

Saturday, September 12  10:00 a.m.  —All vendor booths open until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 12, 1890  LOCAL   —Chas. Little has had a new hardwood floor laid in his saloon.  —Two midnight sessions of justice court within a week.  More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Parfaits Perfect After- School Snacks

Are you looking for recipes to make with children or ones they can make themselves? Parfaits are the perfect choice for any age because they are naturally simple, slightly messy and taste really great. More...

SAVVY SENIOR

How to Save on Hearing Aids   Dear Savvy Senior,  Where can we find affordable hearing aids? My husband needs a set, but we can’t really afford to pay the exorbitant prices. Can you help us?  Loud-Talking Wife   More...

Features

TRIVIA

—People with power are more likely to patronize, interrupt, ignore others, invade personal space and take the last cookie from the plate.  More...

Teach College Freshmen to be Smart with Money

Most adolescents anxiously await their first year of college. More...

Does Classroom Seating Impact Behavior, Learning?

The first day of school brings many changes. Students must acclimate themselves to a new routine and curriculum, while teachers must acquaint themselves with an entirely new crop of students. More...