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September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Recycling Programs Hard to Find in Tahquamenon Area

Waste Management, which has provided recycling opportunities to the Newberry area free of charge for the past 15 years, can no longer offer such services. More...

Special Sections

News

Court: EPA Should Not Have Approved Bee and Other Pollinator-Killing Pesticide

A pesticide that kills bees should not have been cleared for agricultural use by the Environmental Protection Agency. More...

Hiawatha Forest Announces Photography Contest

The public is invited to participate in the “Lovin’ Our Waters” amateur photo contest, celebrating the waters of the Hiawatha National Forest.  More...

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Observed

There’s a lot to think about during the back-to-school season, but the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is joining the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning in asking residents to make child passenger safety a priority. More...

Obituaries

Rachel A. McNeil

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Elaine Marie McCarthy

Elaine Marie McCarthy, 84, a passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Saturday, September 5, 2015.  She was born on September 24, 1930, in Newberry, MI, the daughter of Henry and DeVera (Quinn) Collins. More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Eli Wood, the son of Harold Wood. Eli plays right guard for the Newberry Indians Varsity football team.   More...

Photos

Krista Raymond serves. More...

Lady Indians Win in Dramatic Fashion

Newberry’s Varsity volleyball squad came from behind to defeat the DeTour girls last Thursday night, three games to two.  More...

Photo

This young bull moose was spotted crossing the Tahquamenon River early this past Sunday by Dixie Stewart. According to her statement on Facebook, where she posted the picture, "This big boy proceeded to walk right out and swim across the river. More...

Text to 9- 1- 1 Service Launches in U.P.

Call when you can; text when you can’t. More...

30,000 Shrug Off Rain to Walk the Mighty Mac

About 30,000 smiles were peeking out from beneath ponchos and rain jackets on Labor Day for the annual Mackinac Bridge Walk, as a 58-year tradition overcame a drizzly morning.  More...

Local News

Photos

A large crowd of well wishers await the train carring the 1926 State Champions, then begin the long walk back to the High School.   More...

Welcome to Medicare Seminar Planned in St. Ignace

UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is offering a free seminar in the area to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices. The seminar will be held Monday, September 28 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. More...

LCCR&R to Host Talking Circles

Starting September 17 the Luce County Community Recreation and Resource Center (LCCR&R) will host weekly Talking Circles for youth from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: My company talks the talk when it comes to the environment, but could do so much more to reduce paper use. Do you have any tips to help get the higher-ups on board to reduce paper use companywide? Elena Sepulveda,White Plains, NY More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 19, 1890   More...

How to Be There When Friends Need Help

The Counseling Corner

Relatives are important to most of us, despite the fact that they’re people we’re sort of stuck with as a side-effect of being born into a particular family. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The Beatles last concert was at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, on August 29, 1966. More...

School Attendance Gap Starts in Kindergarten

It’s the beginning of school for most Michigan kindergartners, but a new report predicts many of them are at risk of missing enough school to significantly impact their social and academic achievement long into the future.  More...

Grants Increase Likelihood that More Kids Will Eat Healthy Food at School

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the release of a new report that shows that USDA’s Farm to School Grant Program, established and funded through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, has helped 12,300 schools improve nutritious More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Thank you to everyone who has offered support to our family during Pink’s illness and after his passing. We appreciate all the cards, visits, phone calls, gifts, food, memorials, etc.  Thank you as well to Father Marty Flynn, Dr. More...

St Jude and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Novena

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised, loved, glorified and adored throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. More...

BIRTH

Dr. Christopher and Molly Redker recently welcomed Cameron John Redker, born September 1, 2015. The baby weighed five pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19.5 inches in length He joins his brother, Pierce, at home.  More...