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June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Yoopers Ride Free, Pictured Rocks Days Approaching

If you live in Michigan and have never seen the beautiful Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from the water, Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12 is your opportunity to do so for free. More...

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News

Service Awards Nearly $14 Million in Clean Vessel Act Grants

Multiple fish and wildlife species and recreational boaters in 21 states, including Michigan, will benefit from more than $13.7 million in grants awarded through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) program. More...

CHAC to Answer Healthcare Questions

The Newberry Community Health Access Coalition (CHAC) will hold its next outreach event Wednesday, June 8 to answer healthcare questions.  Topics CHAC will be able to help with include questions about special enrollment periods, applying for Med More...

Elks scholarships awarded

Newberry Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler, Gary Stephenson, presented $1,000 scholarships from the local Lodge to Jack Grossman and Natalie Beaulieu. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Ceres: One Big Rock!

National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Dawn is when the sun rises and a new day begins. You might start thinking about breakfast, too! But Dawn is also the name of an amazing spaceship. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 5, 1891 LOCAL —A carload of cows arrived at the depot Wednesday for Bradley & Hurst of Deer Park. They were driven to that place Friday. More...

COMMON SENSE AT 60

The Great Granite Hoax

Sometimes when I don’t feel like doing anything, I plunk on my chair and turn to Netflix. Netflix is cheap, reliable, informative and entertaining. Along with documentaries and cooking shows, I enjoy watching people hunt for the perfect house. More...

Features

Did You Know?

Artist Susan Beatrice recycles old watch parts and turns them into intricate steampunk sculptures   More...

Students Can Use Summer Vacation to Prepare for Future

Is your family thinking about the skills and experience your child needs for college and future success? The majority of college admission officers recommend that students start preparing before or by ninth grade. More...

Stumped for Gifts? Consider These Father’s Day Ideas

Historically wisecracked as one of the most difficult people to buy for, Dad still generates $12.7 billion in Father’s Day sales, according to the National Retail Federation’s “Father’s Day Spending Survey” conducted by More...

Parks & Rec Under Scrutiny

The regular monthly meeting of the Luce County Commission on May 17 began with Ben Rahilly during public comment airing his complaints about the Parks and Recreation Department.  More...

Construction Issues Dominate Last Village Council Meeting

At the May 16 Newberry Village Council Meeting president Carol Anderson reported that manager Charlie Cleaver is exploring the possibility of having the Michigan Municipal League update members on such issues as FOIA, leadership, the Open Meetings Ac More...

Photo

The 40 graduates of Newberry High School, listen to the speaker, former Science teacher Don Stephenson.   More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The two tornadoes that touched down in Marquette County last week definitely show that severe storm season is upon us. Be prepared this year!  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, June 1   —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

—It hardly seems possible that there are only a few days of school left! The students are finished testing, finally. Preliminary scores look good. More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Lee Smith

Geraldine Lee Smith, 58, of Coldwater passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016 surrounded by her family.  More...

Nadema “Shimmens” Capucille

Nadema Mary “Shimmens” Capucille passed away peacefully to the care of her Lord May 18, 2016 at 94 years. She was born March 21, 1922 and was raised in Newberry, Michigan.  More...

Ervin M. “Erv” Bolz

Ervin M. “Erv” Bolz, 83, of Curtis, formerly of Paradise, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Saturday May 28, 2016.  Born in Saline September 18, 1932, he was a son of the late Charles and Albertina (Nicolai) Bolz.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Megan Grigg, left, reaches back a bit early for the baton from Karley Honeysette in the 800-meter relay at Pickford last Thursday. More...

Bryant Sets New School Record, Boys Take First

PICKFORD — Taylor Bryant established a new school record in the 300- meter hurdles last Thursday at the EUP conference meet held in Pickford when she crossed the line at 47.88, beating Amy Brock’s 25- year old record.  More...

Golf Regionals Held in Newberry

Tuesday, May 24 Golf Regionals were held at the Newberry Country Club. Seven teams from around the U.P. competed.  More...

Personals

COLLEGE NEWS

Alpena Community College has announced its 2016 spring semester Dean’s List, which includes Joshua Bristow of Newberry.  More...

Mason awards

Dave Fall, Tyler, received the Mason of the Year Award from Worshipful Master Nic Greenwood at the McMillan Lodge 400 Annual Past Masters' Dinner on Tuesday, May 24 at the Elks Lodge. More...

Card of Thanks

Our family would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital for taking care of our father during his recent hospital stay. More...