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October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Grant Lewicki pulled the winning ticket for the TORC Project’s latest fundraiser.  Jack Albert, of Howell, Michigan, won $5,590 instead of the new Can Am Commander side-by-side because there were not enough tickets sold.   More...

DNR Shares Tips for Safe Bowhunting

Michigan’s bowhunting seas o n opened October 1, and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are sharing tips for a safe bowhunting experience.  More...

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The fall colors are peaking in the Tahquamenon valley.   More...

Special Sections

News

October—Michigan Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed October Michigan’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month to remind citizens, businesses and governments to protect themselves against cyber attacks.  More...

Drivers Now Can Display Insurance on Phone When Stopped

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will allow drivers on Michigan roads to present proof of auto insurance using their cell phone or other mobile device if asked by a law enforcement officer.  More...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Recognized in Michigan

The second Monday in October should be celebrated as Indigenous Peoples’ Day alongside Columbus Day to better represent the consequences of Columbus’ landing in North America, according to a number of groups holding celebrations recently. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 10 and October 17, 1890  LOCAL   —When our citizens saw the dry goods box that was being built by the Railway Co. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Make Plan for Garage Organization

Spring cleaning plans are on the minds of many once the weather warms up. Many homeowners feel a sense of renewal in the spring, when the desire to clean house and get organized becomes a priority.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Helping Your Teenager Deal with Peer Pressure

It would be nice if parents could control everything about their children. You know, just for a little while, say maybe until they’re 30. But, of course, that’s not the way life works.  More...

Features

Learn to Make Healthy, Afforable Meals

Local cooks can gain the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to make healthy and affordable meals with “Cooking Matters,” a free cooking and nutrition class beginning soon in Newberry. More...

Watch for Warning Signs Before Tire Goes Flat

Few drivers will be fortunate enough to go their entire driving lives without encountering at least one flat tire. More...

TRIVIA

—We are about one centimeter taller in the morning than in the evening.  —The female brain is much more adept at reading subtle facial and verbal emotional expressions.  —Astronomers have discovered a planet which rains g More...

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Katie Rahilly, flanked by her parents Ben and Beth Rahilly, is on her way to defending her title as the National Punt, Pass & Kick Champion for girls age 12-13.  Last Sunday she was the champ at Newberry’s PP&K, compiling a total o More...

Joblessness Declines in August

August was a good month to be working in Luce County, as the unemployment figures fell to 5.3 percent, just a hair higher than the figure for Michigan ( 5.2 percent) and the United States ( also 5.2 percent). More...

West Mackinac Land Transfers Being Considered by the State

At the recent Eastern U.P. Citizens Advisory Council meeting in Cedarville, information was released concerning some potential transfers of state land in western Mackinac County. Those areas lie in Newton, Hudson and Hendricks townships.  More...

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Engadine’s Homecoming King Zach Cameron and Queen Kaylee Metcalf.   More...

Local News

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The Newberry Area Ambassadors recently tooled over to 21188 CR Road 135 in McMillan to J. Handrich and Sons Repair bearing expressions of congratulations and transmitting wishes for a successful future. More...

What's Happening at the LINK?

— Building Circles of Support meets every Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. until November 19  —The annual Community Halloween Party will be held Saturday, October 24 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.   More...

Winter Clothing Giveaway Seeks Donations

The Newberry United Methodist Church will hold its annual Winter Clothing Giveaway Tuesday, October 27.  Many items already have been collected, but there is always a need for more for this event, especially children’s winter clothing.&nbs 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

Marianna Wolska

Marianna Wolska, 73, of North McMillan Township, Newberry, died Friday, October 2, 2015 at U.P. More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Grace Hildebrant the daughter of Aletha and Randy Hildebrant.  Grace is one of the cheerleaders on Newberry’s cheerleading sqaud.   More...

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George Sevarns completes his first varsity pass. More...

Newberry Football Teams Advance

Despite losing possession five times last Friday night in Manistique, the Newberry Indians won their fifth game of the season by the score of 63—28 and kept the Ford Cup.  More...

Personals

In Memory of Madge Haapala

Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. Our memories will last forever, though we are now apart. More...