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March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Newberry Louisiana Pacific Corp. Expands Facility, Air Pollution Limits

The Louisiana Pacific Corporation (LP) facility in Newberry has entered the public comment period in its attempt to install a new exterior trim board line. More...

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News

Spring Chicks May Carry Salmonella

Officials at the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Health and Human Services are warning parents about the potential for baby poultry to carry Salmonella, a common bacterium found in the droppings of poultry that can cause More...

mBank Announces Senior Management Promotion

mBank has announced that Jason Rolling, senior vice president / Premier Client Services has been promoted to senior vice president / branch sales and administration officer. More...

With Warmer Months Ahead, Legionnaires’ Disease on the Rise

While Legionnaires’ disease can happen at any time of the year, it is more common during warmer months when temperatures are ideal for growth of the bacteria that cause this disease (Legionella). 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

Judith Lynne Salbert

Judith Lynne Salbert, age 73 of 207 W. Case St. Negaunee passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at her son’s home surrounded by her loving family. She was taken great care of by both family and Lake Superior Hospice.  More...

Sally A. Purdue

Sally A. Purdue, 82, a longtime resident of Paradise, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Friday, March 25, 2016.  Born October 28, 1933 in Birch Run, she was a daughter of George W. and Anna E. (Forrest) Duby. More...

Margery H. Host

Margery Hope Host, 73, of McMillan died suddenly Tuesday evening, March 22, 2016.  More...

Features

NEWBERRY PIONEERS

Jacob Shafter

Mr. Shafter moved here from Walkerton, Canada, in the late 1800s. He worked at logging in Dollarville. His children are Etta Prentiss, Isabelle McKay, Delia Lyons, Norman, Frank, Albert, Isadore, and Relia Rice.   More...

This Day in History

March 30

1842 – Anesthesia was used for the first time in an operation.  1856 – The Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the Crimean War.  More...

Did You Know?

All the planets in our solar system can fit between the Earth and Moon with about 4,000 km to spare.   More...

Ospreys Soon to Return to Michigan

Keep your eyes to the skies in the next week or two, as ospreys soon will be returning to Michigan. They migrate south for the winter to southern North America, Central America and even South America. More...

Village Council Turns its Attention to spring

The regular Newberry Village Council meeting of March 21 began with Jennifer Lusk from the Step Up 4 Our Kids fundraising committee, who asked for permission to hold a 3k and 5k fun run. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 21 - 27

March 22 — Natural Death, CR 377, Lakefield Township. Report taken.  March 23 — Operating a motor vehicle without insurance or being titled, CR 405, McMillan Township. Action taken, report made.  More...

Bay Cliff Camper Applications Now Available

Bay Cliff Health Camp is gearing up for the summer, and its camper referral process is in full swing.  More...

Blood Drive Scheduled in Newberry

The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of U.P. Health System, will hold a blood drive Monday, April 4 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital from 2:00 – 5:45 p.m. For an appointment call Mary Nutkins at 293-8438.  The U.P. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Measuring Earthquakes Faster

Earthquakes can be serious, scary events. The ground shakes and rolls. Things can fly off shelves and buildings can collapse. We can do a lot to prepare for earthquakes before they happen. More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Change Overwhelm You

Change happens to all of us. Sometimes it’s gradual, as when we watch our parents (and ourselves) age, and sometimes it’s very abrupt, as when our job ends unexpectedly.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 3, 1891   More...

Sports

Lady Indians See Early Action at Dome

The Newberry ladies’ softball team started its season at the Superior Dome Softball Classic. The Indians were missing eight players who were on spring break, but it was a great chance for other girls to shine.  More...

SAC Names EUP Boys as All-Stars

Newberry senior Josh Hood and junior John Paramski were named to the Straits Area Conference First Team, along with Sault junior Tristan Johnson, Cheboygan junior Logan Guenther, Rudyard senior Carlos Molina and SAC Player of the Year, St. More...

Photo

Thirteen Newberry High School Students attended the Straits Area Conference Scholar- Athlete Recognition Banquet in St. Ignace on March 21, 2016. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank the first responders of Hudson Township and Newberry Ambulance crew who helped me survive a bad situation. Thank you for all the extra special care I received in the ambulance—sweet warmth! More...