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March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lack of Fire Fighter Volunteers becoming a Problem for Village and Columbus Township

Twenty members of the Luce County Emergency Management Committee chaired by Emergency director Brent Wilson met last Friday at the Luce County Ambulance Building to discuss recent events. More...

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The new State Police commander at the Sault Ste. Marie Post, Joe Shier, served as a detective at the Sault Post starting in 1996 for 14 years. During that period he spent a lot of time in Newberry helping out with cases. More...

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News

Early Tax Filing Can Help Prevent Identity Thieves who Submit Fake Tax Returns

With less than a month to go before the IRS deadline, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reminds Michigan residents to submit tax returns as soon as possible to reduce the risk of scammers submitting fake tax returns in another person’s na More...

MI Bacterial Bloodstream Infection Matches Cluster in Wisconsin

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed that a blood culture isolate from a Michigan resident matches an ongoing outbreak in Wisconsin. More...

DNR Awards U.P. Deer Habitat Improvement Grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded a total of $100,000 in deer habitat improvement grants in the Upper Peninsula to be allocated between a dozen recipients.  “This grant cycle was extremely competitive,” said Bi More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Thanks, Girls, for a Wonderful Season! More...

Newberry’s Lady Indians Exceed Expectations, but Fall Short of the Dream

At the start of the girls’ basketball season back in December, the Lady Indians expected to win around 15 games; instead, they won 23 and lost just two, including two conference titles, a district title and a regional title.  More...

Straits Area Conference Girl All-Stars

The Staits Area All Conference All Stars was announced recently. Taylor Bryant was named as a co-MVP along with Abbey Ostman of St. More...

Personals

COLLEGE NEWS

Ferris State University has announced the Academic Honors List for the semester ending December 2015. Local students on that list included:  More...

The Agony of Defeat

Young Ari Bryant reacts as all of Newberry does to the results of the Quarter Finals with Stephenson. See story on page ten.   More...

Match Day Reveals Future for Germfask Med Student

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Upper Peninsula Region recently announced results of Match Day for 12 graduating medical students. The MSU College of Human Medicine U. P. More...

Easter Bunny to Visit Youth Center Today

The LINK, United Way, Children’s Trust Fund and Newberry community businesses will sponsor an Easter egg hunt Wednesday, March 23 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at The LINK on West Helen Street. More...

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State senator Wayne Schmidt of the 37th District spent some time at a coffee meeting at Timber Charlie’s where he dis- cussed, among other topics, the possible paving of CR 407 (not this year).   More...

Local News

Luce County Mental Health Services on Sounder Footing

The March 15 monthly meeting of the Luce County Board of Commissioners included the presentation of annual reports from the LMAS District Health Department and Pathways, as well as their request for nonsupport of language in the upcoming state of Mic More...

Pine Warbler

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Registration for Folk Music School at NMU Opens

Registration has opened for the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s inaugural Folk Music School for high school students, which will be held July 17 – 21 at Northern Michigan University. More...

Columnists

The Counseling Corner

Positive Ways to Help an Overweight Child

There have been numerous reports about the situation of overweight and obese children in this country. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

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

Grandparents Teach, Too

Closing the 32 Million Word Gap

It’s so exciting to hear children’s first words. Did you know that how adults respond and build on early attempts at speech are two of the most important things to ensure children’s future success?  More...

Features

Did You Know?

The coconut Octopus sometimes walks on two legs and is named for its tendency to collect and hide inside of coconut and sea shells.   More...

This Day in History

1775 – Patrick Henry declared, “Give me liberty, or give me death.”  1806 – Lewis and Clark began their return journey east.  1919 – Benito Mussolini founded his own party in Italy, the Fasci di Combattimento.& More...

TRIVIA

The two robbers crucified next to Jesus were named Dismas and Gestas.  There are 49 different foods mentioned in the Bible.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...