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March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Prepare for Warm Weather, Possible Water Damage

The weather is starting to warm up, and with that comes rain and melting snow. Sump pumps will be running continuously and homeowners may even be faced with water-damaged basements. More...

Michigan Confirms Increase in Toxic Shock Syndrome

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has identified a cluster of tampon associated Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) cases in the state. More...

Winter Break for Knowledge

Penny Obey getting started in the coffee and canvasses class taught by Ann Clayton. More...

Obituaries

Anita B. Wickey

Anita Bernice Wickey, 87, a lifetime area resident, died at her home in Engadine March 10, 2016.  She was born in Sault Ste. Marie February 27, 1929 to James Edward Dwyer, Sr. and Bernice Mae LaBar Dwyer. More...

Paula A. Farr

Paula A. Farr, 51, of Newberry died unexpectedly at her home early Thursday morning, March 10, 2016.  Born in Kinross December 18, 1964, she was an only daughter of the late Warren W. and Helen E. (Braley) Farr. More...

Harold M. Rapp

Harold M. Rapp, age 96, died on March 8, 2016, in his home at Harbour Terrace, Port Charlotte, Florida. Harold was born March 7, 1920 on the family farm in Engadine, Michigan. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Indian John Paramski puts up a shot guarded by Eagles Nick Price and Carter Frisch. More...

Newberry Youth Wrestlers Take First Place in Munising

Twenty-three Newberry Youth Wrestlers traveled to compete in the annual Munising Youth Wrestling Tournament. More...

Newberry Men Outlast Engadine, Fall to Rudyard

It’s never easy to defeat a team three times in a season, as the Newberry Indians found out last week in the District 123 tournament. More...

TAS Board Debates New Grade Point Average Scale

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education met Monday night for its regular March meeting. More...

Photo

Newberry has three more state champions after two separate tournaments last Sunday.  Sara Cameron, on left, plays for the U19 Marquette mBank Girls’ Team. More...

Local News

TAS Takes Honors at Regional Michigan History Day

The Eastern Upper Peninsula’s Regional Michigan History Day competition was held Friday, March 11 at Lake Superior State University. More...

Bryant Announces GoFundMe Campaign

“With summer camps and open gyms beginning in June and practices starting in November, our goal was to go further than last year when St. Ignace ended our quest for a district title,” said coach Fred Bryant. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Since the beginning of the school year the Tahquamenon Area Elementary and High School students have been in a fierce competition to see which grade reads the most books checked out at the Tahquamenon Area Library.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 20, 1891   More...

The Counseling Corner

Tips for Dealing Sensibly with Your Teenager’s Mistakes

Every teenager will goof up sometime, make mistakes, act stupidly or perhaps try something that will put him or her in real danger.  And, as a responsible parent, it’s going to drive you crazy. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Milestones for Ages 12 - 24 Months

The second year of life is a delightful time for children and those who care for them. And what a busy time it is! Every moment is filled with exploring, learning and developing communication skills. More...

Features

2015 Earth’s Warmest Year by Widest Margin on Record

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2015 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880, declared the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). More...

Personals

ENGAGEMENT

Schaefer-Albert

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Schaefer of Lakefield have announced the engagement of their daughter, Karen Schaefer, to Joshua Albert, son of Tracy Torp of Barbeau and Ronnie Albert of Dimondale.  More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Ken Davison would like to thank the two state police responders. Thanks to the ambulance crew and all their caring help. Thanks to Amy Wheeler for your help and staying. A special thanks to Brandon Wheeler and Lloyd Martindale, Jr. More...