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April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MSP, NHS Seek Nominations for Citizenship Award

Sergeant Steven Derusha at the Michigan State Police Newberry Detachment is asking for public input in seeking nominations for the MSP/NHS Exemplary Citizenship Award. More...

Be Cool — Eat More Pancakes!

The annual Friends of the Library Pancake Fundraiser at McDonald’s will take place today, April 13, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  All money raised will be designated for air conditioning, a major undertaking for the Tahquamenon Area Library More...

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BBB Warns of Election Season Scams

It’s an election year, and with that comes the onslaught of election-related phone calls, emails, snail mail, campaign signs, TV ads, radio ads… yeah, it’s enough to make you stop paying attention. More...

April Marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently recognized April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an update on his effort to ensure testing of all untested sexual assault kits older than one year outside of Wayne County.  More...

Make Advance Healthcare Decisions Now

Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP), along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading the effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision making—an effort that has culminated in the formal designation o More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Why are there stretches of thousands of miles of interstate systems in this country with barren medians? What are the obstacles to planting trees or other vegetation in those areas? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 17, 1891  Local   Martin Hutton, a furnace employee had his hand badly smashed Tuesday evening. While picking up a lump of ore another lump rolled down, catching his hand between them. Dr. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Building Kids’ Creativity, Esteem

Role-playing helps young children prepare for new experiences. It provides vocabulary to help them express concerns and be more confident. More...

Features

This Day in History

1964 – Sidney Poitier became the first African American to win the Academy Award for best actor.  1970 – Apollo 13 announced “Houston, we’ve got a problem,” when an oxygen tank burst on the way to the Moon.   More...

Allergy Woes: Downside of Good Hygiene?

All the runny noses and itchy eyes tell us it’s allergy season in Michigan. From April to June, grass pollen creates problems for many. In autumn, ragweed and other pollen-shedding plants cause misery. More...

IRISH PROVERBS

It is sweet to drink but bitter to pay for.   It is the good horse that draws its own cart.  If you want to be criticized, marry.  He who gets a name for early rising can stay in bed until midday. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Carrie Nelson, Heather Aldrich and Jody Hutchinson

I really don’t know how to start this. I have never had to write such words before. I have so many memories of my girls being younger – all of the holidays, birthdays and such. Life seems to be so short. More...

Statewide Tornado Drill set for Today

With Gov. More...

Coast Guard, National Guard Practice Mission of Homeland Security

As a Coast Guard rapid response team stormed a ship taken by “terrorists” in Lake Huron, Marine Corps Reservists were conducting infantry maneuvers with a group of Soldiers from the Denmark Home Guard.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 3 - 9

April 4 — One-vehicle property damage accident, CR 405 & 385, McMillan Township. Report taken.  April 4 — Parental kidnapping, West John Street, Newberry. Report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Tonight, Wednesday, April 13 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., the Tahquamenon Area Friends of the Library will hold their pancake supper fundraiser at McDonalds. More...

Isn’t it Grand

A new 4-H club will have you caring and sharing with those that need and appreciate it the most—our senior citizens.  More...

Obituaries

Cheryl A. Withrow

Cheryl A. Withrow, 64, of Newberry died at the U.P. Health Systems Hospital in Marquette Monday evening, March 28, 2016.  More...

Arvo E. Lahti

Arvo E. More...

Stephen Scott McCoon

Stephen Scott McCoon, 51, of Newberry, passed away April 4, 2016. Scott was born February 15, 1965 in Cass City, son of Penelope (nee Howell) Dounn and the late Robert McCoon.  More...

Sports

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Youth Wrestlers Compete in Kingsford

Nine Newberry Youth Wrestlers came to compete in the annual Kingsford Youth Wrestling Tournament. More than 200 athletes participated, representing programs from the U.P. and Wisconsin. More...

Engadine Hosts Basketball Awards Banquet

The Engadine Eagles Sports Boosters hosted a dinner last Tuesday to honor this season’s best in both the boys’ and girls’ basketball programs.  The boys struggled this past season, ending the year with a record of 2 - 19. More...