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May 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Meetings Planned to Update Residents on M-123 Construction

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Village of Newberry and contractor Bacco Construction will hold weekly meetings on the M- 123 reconstruction project in Newberry every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. More...

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Michigan in Top 10 States for Dog-Related Injuries

One of the most traumatizing accidents that can happen to anyone is being bitten or injured by man’s best friend. Dog-related injuries result in physical and emotional scars to the victim. For the dog, it can result in abandonment or euthanasia. More...

Photo

Lakes Area Teaching-Family Home, with the help of Newberry Redi-Mix, have reached the final stage of a major project.  More...

Enjoy Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that the annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  Many people have been called, and the message, a recording, claims to be from the IRS. The IRS does not call anyone to initiate a claim! The call is a scam.  I have returned the call. More...

Obituaries

Richard P. Erickson

Richard P. Erickson, age 83, died on January 25, 2016, in Longboat Key, Florida. More...

Billie J. Obey

Billie J. Obey, 84, a lifetime resident of Newberry, died Tuesday morning, May 17, 2016 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital following a short illness.  Born in Newberry July 6, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Elsie (Davis) Vantassel. More...

Mary Lou McCurley

Mary Lou McCurley, 83, of Eckerman passed away Sunday evening, May 8, 2016 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital.  She was born October 21, 1932 in Brown City, the daughter of the late Norman and Jessie (Churchill) Terpenning. More...

Features

Did You Know?

Dogs have “eureka moments” and enjoy the experience of solving a problem in order to obtain a reward.  —  King Tut was a product of incest; his parents were brother and sister. More...

Did You Know?

In 1936 the last Tasmanian Tiger-Wolf died in the Hobart, Tasmania zoo.  More...

TRIVIA

—A hippo sleeping underwater automatically rises to the surface and breathes without waking and does this every four minutes.  —Stephen Colbert exists in the Marvel universe. More...

Personals

April High School Student of the Month

Eryn Corinth has been selected as the physics student of the time. More...

April Middle School Student of the Month

Majken Labadie is the Middle School Science student of the month. Majken is attentive in class, follows directions and isn't afraid to go above and beyond what an assignment may ask for. More...

Newberry’s 2016 Memorial Day Program Planned

Newberry American Legion Post 74 advises the public that its Memorial Day observance will take place Monday, May 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the Forest Home Cemetery.  Master of ceremonies for the occasion will be Kim Eddy. More...

Whitefish School Achieves Superior Student Health

Michigan schools are taking the initiative to build healthier school environments as part of the Michigan Health and Wellness 4x4 Plan. More...

DNR Fishing Video Contest Seeks Submissions

The Department of Natural Resources recently launched its first-ever fishing video contest, “Fishing in 15.” This contest aims to highlight Michigan’s world-class fisheries and fishing opportunities by tapping the public to develop More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observation of Memorial Day.  Therefore, all advertisements, articles and pictures for the June 1 issue must be in our office by Thursday, May 26.   More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The Michigan Notable Book Tour will make a stop in Newberry Wednesday, June 1 at 1:00 p.m. The Tahquamenon Library will host award-winning author, Bonnie Jo Campbell, as she discusses her novels and short stories, as well as her writing process. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, May 25   –The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Last Wednesday evening an honoring of Employees of the Year within the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate Schools District was held at Tahquamenon Area Schools. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of May 29, 1891  LOCAL   More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Addiction is a hot topic these days, as it should be. Addictions might well be called obsessions, or, in the case of alcohol, isms. With cigarettes, it’s a habit; with sodas, it’s a craving. More...

The Counseling Corner

Recognizing When Grieving Has Become Depression

Getting older shouldn’t mean suffering from depression. Many people find their senior years full of adventure, excitement and a variety of joyful activities.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Ethan Edwards charges at the pole vault with his team members behind him all the way. More...

Indians Trail Panthers at Regional Meet in Pickford

Newberry’s girls’ and boys’ track teams cannot seem to shake Pickford, as the Panthers edged out both Newberry contingents at the Division 3 regionals held at Pickford last Friday afternoon. More...

Lady Indians Drop Softball in Cheboygan

On Tuesday, May 17, Newberry’s Lady Indians traveled to Cheboygan for a conference double-header.  Game One was a pitcher’s duel that featured an Indian comeback from a 2—0 deficit to take a 3—2 lead in the last inning.&n More...