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October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Newberry’s 2015 Fall Homecoming Queen—Ally Gouza and King—Josh Hood with Princess Mia Derusha and Prince Cliff Fossitt IV. More...

Legislative Luncheon Addresses Issues

The Save- Restore- Grow Newberry committee and Newberry Chamber of Commerce hosted the 10th annual legislative luncheon to a full house at Zellar’s Village Inn last Friday afternoon.  More...

Special Sections

News

BBB Warns of “Mega Millions” Scam

Scammers are back to their old tricks; they have returned to impersonating the lottery with a “Mega Millions” phone and mail scam that has targeted consumers in Michigan.  More...

Critical Habitat Designated for Two Prairie Butterflies

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced final critical habitat designations for the Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling, two species of prairie butterflies listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2014.  More...

EUPISD Honored for Use of Technology

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District (EUPISD) Business Services Consortium, which is based in Sault Ste. More...

Obituaries

Linda E. Brusseau

Linda E. More...

Michael J. Schmidt

Michael J. Schmidt, 60, of Paradise died at his home with his wife by his side and under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice Wednesday, September 30, 2015.  More...

Rena M. Cornell

Longtime Newberry resident, Rena M. Cornell, 85, died Wednesday morning, September 30, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and the care of North Woods Hospice.  More...

Features

Top Eye-Healthy Foods? Hint: Not Carrots

A balanced diet is an important foundation to maintain good health, but many Americans don’t know what nutrients are best for their eyes, and that diet can affect your eye health and vision as you age.  More...

Learn Dos, Don’ts of House Fire Safety Week

October 4 – 10 marks Fire Prevention Week, a commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 and an opportunity to emphasize fire safety and preparedness.  Remember these dos and don’ts to help families protect against the dangers o More...

Prepare Now for Disasters with Five Important Prep Hacks

Disasters can happen with little or no warning, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be ready for them. Use these five life hacks to help you better prepare for whatever the unexpected may be:  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

John T. Bouchard Eagles #3701 would like to extend a hearty thank you to the area organizations that made our Children’s Day Event such a success: Masons Lodge #400, the Diane Peppler Center and The LINK. More...

St. Ignace Standout Perishes in Mackinac Trail Traffic Crash

Deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriff’ s Office responded to a two- vehicle crash on Mackinac Trail ( Highway H- 63) in Saint Ignace Township approximately one mile south of highway M-123 at 12:45 a.m. Saturday, October 3. More...

DNR Releases Deer Season Forecast

With archery deer season just underway, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like to share the annual deer season forecast and remind hunters of important changes to the deer regulations for the 2015 deer seasons.  More...

Look Both Ways!

Today is the 18th annual Walk to School Day. Be on the lookout for area children walking early this morning.   More...

Save Michigan History Grant Program Announced

The Michigan Historical Records Advisory Board is partnering with the National Historical Publications and Records Administration to offer re- grants to smaller Michigan historical organizations and institutions that preserve archival records. More...

Local News

Get Connected with 4-H

The bi-annual 4-H Club Connection has arrived at the schools and we’re ready for enrollments in the 2015 - 2016 4- H program year.  More...

NCTA Announces Completion of Tahqua Trail Project

The Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore (HSS) Chapter of the North Country Trail Association will hold a Tahqua Trail Project Completion Celebration Saturday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. More...

Bloodmobile Heads to HNJH

The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive Monday, October 19 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, East Conference Room, from 2:00 – 5:45 p.m. For an appointment call Mary Nutkins at 293-8438.   More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Do scientists have any idea why so many whales are dying in the Gulf of Alaska lately?  Michelle DiCostanzo, New York, NY   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Teaching Kids Anytime, Anywhere

Many young families are teaching a little bit of reading and math to their children as they go about daily errands. Sneak in Reading More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Hollie Pickelman, the daughter of Mark and Annette Pickelman.  Hollie is a main hitter on Newberry’s Varsity Volleyball team.   More...

Photos

Andre James at the start of a 60- yard kick-off return for a touchdown. More...

Newberry Boys Back in Win Column

The Newberry Indian Varsity football team successfully defended its Homecoming turf last Saturday afternoon, sending the Gaylord St. Mary’s Snowbirds back south with a 50—26 loss.  More...