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April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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A replica of the Our Lady of Fatima statue has been making the rounds of all the Parishes of the Upper Peninsula. Currently it is residing in St. Gregory’s in Newberry.   More...

Special Sections

News

Gas Prices Stand 33 Cents Cheaper than One Year Ago

Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have risen 12.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09/g Sunday, April 17, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,913 gas outlets in Michigan. More...

Blind Removal from National Forest Overdue

Spring is coming to the North Woods, and as the snow melts many people will be out exploring the forest. More...

Soil Freezing Model May Improve Roads

It’s a rite of spring as routine as the return of the first robin: spring weight restrictions going into effect across the state to protect roads during the thaw.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 24, 1891 LOCAL —The new bell for the schoolhouse was delivered on Thursday. More...

The Counseling Corner

Seeing Bullying in Schools for Serious Problem It Is

As long as there have been schools, “schoolyard bullying” has been a problem. More...

This Day in History

1769 – Ottawa Indian chief Pontiac murdered.  1841 – The first detective story, Edgar Allen Poe’s “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” was published.  1902 – Marie and Pierre Curie isolated radium.  More...

Features

Experts Stress Why Music Education Vital

At a time when budget cuts are reducing the quantity and quality of arts education, experts stress that teaching music in school is still vital. More...

TRIVIA

—When a frog swallows its prey, it blinks, which pushes its eyeballs down on top of the mouth to help push the food down its throat.  —Cats don’t like to drink water if food is nearby. More...

Did You Know?

There’s a Nikola Tesla statue in Silicon Valley that broadcasts a free WiFi signal.   More...

TAS Board Considers Budget Breakdown, Millage Matters

The April 18 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area School Board opened with recognition of winter athletes who had received awards for their performance. More...

DNR Wildfire Pilots Have Stressful/Rewarding Jobs

Experts tell us that stress is a killer. Yet, the small handful of pilots who fly missions for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources said they wouldn’t trade their high-pressure occupations for anything. More...

Chamber Dinner Rocks

The annual Newberry Chamber of Commerce dinner took place last Friday night to a slightly smaller crowd than in years past.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 10 – 17

April 11 – Bench Warrant Arrest, M-28, Pentland Township. Subject taken into custody, report made.  April 11 – Bench Warrant Arrest, West Avenue C, Newberry. Subject taken into custody, report made.  More...

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There were 24 of the 29 honorees at the banquet at the recent Tahquamenon Education Foundation banquet. Speaker Dr. James Surrell spoke about how it is the attitude of the person that makes the difference in their lives. More...

Northstar News

This week is spirit-week at the academy. Today (Wednesday) is Camo Day. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  My wife and I decided to take a ride to the Soo Wednesday, April 13 because it was the first nice day in a while.  We checked gas prices in town: $2.13 per gallon. More...

Obituaries

Helen M. Bergman

Longtime Newberry resident, Helen M. Bergman, 91, died Tuesday afternoon, April 12, 2016 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

2016 Golf Team Back row: Bradley Stoetzer, Ethan Edwards, Josh Slaght, Jeff Rahilly, Riley Pillion and Coach Jimm Depew. Front row: Riley Burton, Carley Pringle and Adrian Depew. More...

NHS Girls’ Basketball Players Receive Awards

The Newberry High School girls’ basketball awards were presented last Wednesday to the Class D Regional Champions.  Individual Team Awards went to:  Taylor Bryant—Chris Nance Award; MVP Offense.  Kelsey Huffman—MVP D More...

U.P. Academic All-State Athletes Named

The Newberry girls’ basketball team earned a grade point average of 3.446, which earned them an Honorable Mention in the All-State Academic Class D teams as named by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan.  Other girls’ teams More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Wayne and Bethel Whalen would like to thank all who braved the bad weather and the cold to come and help us celebrate our “60th” wedding anniversary. More...

In Memoriam

Jody Hutchinson, Carrie Nelson and Heather Aldrich

The seasons have changed slowly since you were taken so tragically from our lives. In our deep mourning we have to remind ourselves to breathe and that we must go on and live without you.  More...