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January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mitch Wilson Signs Letter of Intent to Play Baseball at Muskegon

Newberry senior Mitch Wilson, the son of Brent and Paula Wilson of McMillan, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Muskegon Community College Jay- hawks. More...

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Lake Superior Shipwrecks Lecture Set for Next Week

Tuesday, January 26 at 5:00 p.m. the Great Waters Coffee Shop will host a one-hour talk and slide presentation by Bruce Lynn, Great Lakes Shipwreck Society executive director and Darryl Ertel, director of Marine Operations. More...

Asian Carp Could Devastate Lake Erie Food Web

As state and federal leaders work to address the threat of Asian carp entering the Great Lakes, new research predicts the voracious eaters could devastate Lake Erie’s food web.  More...

State Retirees Plan Next Meeting for February 1

Upper Peninsula Chapter #16 of the State Employees Retirees Association will hold its next monthly meeting Monday, February 1 in the conference room of the State Office Building at 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba, at 1:30 p.m. 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

Shirley Norris-McKeen

Shirley Norris-McKeen, 80, of Hickory Corners died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Borgess Garden Nursing Home of Kalamazoo.  More...

Sports

Newberry Champion Force Athletics Cheer Division Two

The young cheerleaders, coached by Missy Burho, took first at Regionals in Mount Pleasant on December 5th and placed fifth in the State competition on January 17th in Grand Rapids.  Back row, left to right: Caitlin Biber, Claire Sutton, Makenna More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Megan Berry, daughter of Steve and Marcia Berry.  Megan is on the undefeated Lady Indians’ basketball team.   More...

Photos

Natalie Beaulieu aims for a trey. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

A note of thanks from the family of Robert (Bob) Brown of Curtis

It’s impossible to thank all the loving people of both Curtis and Newberry who went above and beyond normal sympathy to provide thoughtful and extended support to me and my family, but I’m going to try.  Our friends, both near and fa More...

In Memoriam

Missing YouYour life was a blessing Your memory a treasure… You are loved beyond words And missed beyond measure… In loving memory of Eric Autterson 1/11/1989 – 1/31/2008 More...

Bogie Buster Race This Saturday

Newberry’s annual one lung snowmobile race is scheduled to take place this Saturday, January 23 with the first Kitty Kat race starting at 9:30 a.m. More...

TAS Welcomes New Staff Members

Tahquamenon Area Schools has hired some new personnel over the last few weeks as previous staff members have retired or taken jobs elsewhere. Devon Purple More...

Tina Sherbrook Signs Letter of Intent with Finlandia

Thursday night after the boys’ basketball game a small ceremony took place in the Engadine gym. More...

Local News

Financial Aid Workshops Set for Newberry, Engadine

High school students and parents interested in learning more about college financial aid and its availability will get the opportunity this month and in early February through Lake Superior State University’s annual presentation of Financial Ai More...

Northstar News

The Northstar teens will host the 24th annual Yooper Youth Rally Saturday, January 23. Young people from all over the northern lower and Upper Peninsulas will be attending. The Rally begins at 10:30 a.m. at Northstar. More...

Grant Allows Schoolcraft to Better Serve Local Veterans

At county veterans service offices, veterans and their families can file for federal benefits with accredited benefits counselors, learn about state and local resources and much more.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 23, 1891 LOCAL —John Bergman’s new saloon is now completed and John has as commodious a place as any in town. —We notice from our exchanges that diphtheria has broken out in several districts in the Upper Peninsula. More...

Making Little Box Worlds Can Be Fun

Grandparents Teach, Too

Joining young children on the floor to play with cars, action figures and dolls has many benefits. More...

Is Stress Affecting Your Child’s Health?

The Counseling Corner

We like to imagine that the lives of our children are relatively stress-free. More...

Features

Winter Drivers Can Avoid the Ditch with Some Simple Tips

Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes.  More...

Learn the Facts About Dyslexia to Combat Stereotypes.

Learn the Facts About Dyslexia to Combat Stereotypes  More...

This Day in History

January 20

1801 – John Marshall was appointed Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court  1841 – As a result of the First Opium War, Hong Kong was ceded to the British.  More...