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March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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List of 2015 Top Ten Michigan Consumer Complaints Released

Attorney general Bill Schuette recently marked the 18th annual National Consumer Protection week by releasing his annual list of the Top Ten Consumer Complaints in Michigan and highlighting free educational resources provided by the Department of Att More...

Tax Scam Artists Use Email, Phone Calls to Trick Residents

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently issued an updated consumer alert for tax season with tips on how to avoid the latest tax and IRS related scams. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Saturn’s Rings: More Than Meets the Eye

When Galileo Galilei first spotted Saturn in his telescope, he didn’t know what the shapes on either side of the planet were. He thought they might be two large moons. Today we know they’re beautiful rings. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Making Maps with Plastic Eggs

Children are naturally eager for knowledge. With a little preparation, families can have fun together providing a learning environment and inviting discovery. Map-making activities are fun and help develop a sense of order.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 13, 1891   More...

Features

Job Hunters: What Careers, Skills Are in Greatest Demands?

Understanding the evolving job market can help job seekers focus their energy productively and land a coveted new job.  More...

This Day in History

March 9

1796 – Napoleon Bonaparte married Josephine de Beauharnais, widow of a former French officer executed during the revolution.  1841 – The Supreme Court ruled that the Amistad slaves were free.  More...

Did You Know?

An Internet hoax claimed these chairs were from a 1939 Polish wedding that was abandoned due to the start of WWII and were later found with trees growing through them. More...

Master Angler Program Enjoys Another Good Year

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced the 2015 results from its Master Angler program, which has recognized large fish caught by recreational anglers since 1973. More...

HNJH to Limit Patient Exposure to Flu

Due to a significant rise in cases of influenza and flu-related illness in the community, Helen Newberry Joy Hospital will not permit any visitors into the In- Patient Department until further notice. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 29 – March 6

February 29 – Two-Car Property Damage Accident, M- 28, Pentland Township. Report taken.  March 2 – Natural Death, M- 123, Pentland Township.  March 2 – Reckless Driving, M-123, McMillan Township. More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—We would like to welcome Seder’s Pizza to the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce. New owners Prudy and Kurt Robinson have added a unique element to pizza-making in our area—a wood-fired brick oven! More...

Women’s Club Plans Busy March Meeting

The General Federated Women’s Club — Newberry will meet Tuesday, March 15 at 9:00 a.m. in the Tahquamenon Area Senior Center thrift store, 113 E. Helen St. in Newberry.  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

Cynthia L. Neighbors

Cynthia L. “Cyndy” Neighbors, 56, of Gould City died unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  More...

Nadine L. Farris

Nadine L. Farris, 88, a longtime Newberry area resident, died at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  More...

Arlene I. Carney

Arlene I. Carney, 74, a longtime area resident and businesswoman, died at UP Health Systems in Marquette Monday, February 29, 2016 with her husband by her side.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Newberry’s Bridget Stoetzer with an eye to scoring gets by Engadine’s Aspen Hood and Olivia Vaughn. More...

Mustangs Bite Boys in Double Overtime

The fans at the J.L. DeCook gymnasium certainly got their money’s worth at the last regular season game between the Munising Mustangs and Newberry Indians. More...

Newberry Youth Wrestlers Compete at Escanaba, Marinette

Newberry Youth Wrestlers had a very busy weekend starting Saturday in Escanaba. Newberry’s 28 wrestlers were among the approximately 300 athletes representing programs from the U.P. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

From the Family of Cindy Bennett

Thank you to Cindy’s doctors and the E.R. staff. Thank you to Pastor Paul Williams and the staff that put on the luncheon. Thanks to everyone who sent flowers, cards, food and gifts of money.  Family of Cindy Bennett   More...

February High School Student of the Month

Nick Patterson is Mr. Bryant’s Student of the Month for his Strength Training class. Nick has been a very hard-working student who has made significant gains in all four of his core lifts since the beginning of the school year. More...

February Middle School Student of the Month

Alstin Christensen is Mr. Bryant’s Student of the Month for his middle school physical education class. Alstin is always ready to lend a hand when it comes to setting up and to help put the equipment away. More...