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November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Housing Study Launched for EUP

A thorough review of current and future housing markets in Newberry and three other Eastern Upper Peninsula communities will kick-off Friday, November 13 when the public is invited to a Target Market Analysis (TMA) Tutorial at Bayliss Public Library More...

Public Notice

Veterans Day Publication

The United States Postal Service was closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. This meant that the November 11 edition of The Newberry News was mailed out on Thursday, November 12.  More...

Special Sections

News

House Approves Soo Locks Upgrade Resolution

State Representative John Kivela (D-Marquette) said recently that he’s pleased that the Michigan House of Representatives has approved his resolution, House Resolution 154, supporting the U.S. More...

Efforts to Reduce Teen Pregnancies in MI Working

Concentrated efforts over the past 20 years have led to a 40 percent drop in Michigan’s teen births, but the annual state teen birth rate remains among the highest of any industrialized country, and significant disparities persist in low-income commu More...

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Celebrating 50 Years of NP Excellence

Nurse practitioners (NPs) have a special reason to celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week, November 8 – 14. Fifty years ago the first NP program was established at the University of Colorado. More...

Obituaries

Violet "Frieda" Rosenthal

Violet "Frieda" Rosenthal. 81, a lifelong Newberry resident, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital on Friday evening, November 6, 2015.  More...

Claudia Stanko-Bedell

Claudia Stanko-Bedell, 62, a longtime Paradise resident, passed away following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer in her home surrounded by her family and under the care of North Woods Home Care and Hospice on Saturday morning, November 7, 2015.&n More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kevin McCann, the son of Chris and Shannon McCann. Kevin was a 5’ 8”, 200-pound lineman on this year’s Varsity Indian football team. Sponsored by Attorney Chad Peltier More...

Photos

Eagle Aspen Hood sends the ball over to Hollie Pickelman. More...

Engadine Ends Lady Indians’ Season

The Newberry Indians hosted the Mackinac Island Lakers last week in the `first round of District 123 play-offs.  The Lakers have one senior, two sophomores, one eighth grader and four seventh graders on their roster, and despite their age proved More...

NCF Graduates Six Officers, Still in Need

Representatives for the Newberry Correctional Facility (NCF) held a community liaison committee meeting Wednesday, November 4. More...

Photo

Mrs. Wallace’s first grade class spent a day last week making a map of downtown Newberry.   More...

Two Arrested for Cedarville Robbery

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an armed robbery that occurred Saturday afternoon, November 7 at approximately 2:15 p.m. at Arfstrom’s Pharmacy in Cedarville. The robber displayed a weapon and demanded morphine. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 1 - 8  November 2 — PPO Violation, Handy Street, Newberry. Report taken, forwarded to the Luce County Prosecutor’s office.  More...

Photo

Members of an exercise class conducted by Sundae Garrod get together every Monday and Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Community Action building.   More...

Forum Aims to Promote Safe Sleep for Infants

In recognition of Safe Sleep Awareness Month, the Infant Safe Sleep Forum provided an opportunity for community organizations and members to learn, share and exchange ideas to protect Michigan’s youngest and most vulnerable residents.  More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Water on Mars?!

Mars is a cold desert world about half the size of Earth. Because of rusty iron in the ground, Mars is sometimes called the “Red Planet.”  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 14, 1890 <  More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Fun, Thoughtful Fall Art   Late fall is a good time to do family activities with small children that teach kindness and caring for one another, especially for family members who may be ill, alone or lonely. More...

Features

Get Ready Now for Winter Emergencies

With winter weather rapidly approaching, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) are encouraging Michiganders to make winter emergency preparedness a priority.  More...

Ready Lawn, Garden Equipment for Winter Storage

Autumn is a busy time for lawn and garden equipment users with leaves to mulch, garden beds to clean out and yards to prepare for winter. More...

TRIVIA

—Bees are smarter than supercomputers. They can quickly find the shortest route between flowers, even when new ones are presented to them in a random order – a complex task that keeps computers busy for days. More...