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June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Newberry to Host Mobile Food Pantry Today

Wednesday, June 8, Feeding America West Michigan will distribute 15,000 pounds of food to people in need at the Luce County Community Center. The distribution will take place from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  More...

Special Sections

News

Life Jackets a Must for Summer Water Safety

Summer is finally here, and state officials are urging Michigan boating enthusiasts to take the proper precautions to ensure safety.  More...

Photo

Always following a lead to new businesses, the Newberry Area Ambassadors recently sniffed out T’s Grooming Pawlor at 103 East John Street.  More...

Senator Schmidt’s June Coffee Hours Announced

State senator Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District this month.  The senator will be available to answer questions and provide information and assistance, as well as take suggestions on issues More...

Columnists

SAVVY SENIOR

Auto Insurance Discounts for Older Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve read that many car insurance companies offer a variety of discounts to older drivers when they retire or reach a certain age. What can you tell me about this? Discount Seeker Dear Seeker, More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 12, 1891  LOCAL NEWS   —F.L. Harris of the Palace Saloon has put in a first-class lunch counter in connection with his establishment.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Learning to Overcome Fear of Speaking Up

Some people have strong opinions about everything and no hesitation in sharing them, even when those opinions aren’t wanted.  While that’s certainly not a formula for social success, many of us face a problem that’s quite the o More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Kelsey Huffman puts power in her fast balls. More...

Baseball Finishes Season Strong, Wins District Title

Last Tuesday the Newberry baseball team finished its regular season with a double win at Superior Central against the Alger Athletics. The Indians won the first game 8—6 and also took the nightcap by the score of 8— 0.  More...

Lady Indians Win Softball Districts

BARK RIVER — The Lady Indians softball team started off District play with a 7—0 shutout of the Bark River Harris Broncos behind the pitching of ace Kelsey Huffman.  Huffman struck out 16, walked none and allowed only two singles.&nb More...

NHS Athletes Have Great Weekend

This past weekend was another one that will go down in the history of Newberry High School sports as one of the most impressive achievements in quite some time.  Last Friday the Newberry ladies’ softball team won its first-ever District Ti More...

DNR to Evaluate Status of Michigan’s Moose

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will aid the U.S. More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Last Wednesday the Tahquamenon Area Library was very lucky to have a visit from award-winning author Bonnie Jo Campbell. She came to Newberry as part of a grant from the Michigan Notable Book Tour, which covered the cost of her speaking.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, June 8   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at the Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411.  Thursday, June 9   More...

ENGADINE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

Every year I’m amazed at how quickly the school year flies by! This week wraps up the 2015 - 2016 school year. Students are dismissed at noon on Wednesday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor and the People of the Tahquamenon School District:  I just couldn’t let the athletic achievements of the weekend of June 3 and 4, 2016 go by without telling you how proud I was to be a fan of Newberry High School kids and coa More...

Obituaries

Gordon E. Aldrich

Gordon E. More...

Patricia A. Barrett

Patricia A. Barrett, age 76, of Newberry, formerly of St. Johns, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.  Patricia was born April 21, 1940 in St. Johns, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy (Bloss) DeGeer. More...

Lorraine M. Kanne

Lorraine Mary Kanne, 85, of Newberry, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  More...

Features

Trivia

"Second string," meaning "replacement or backup," comes from the middle ages. An archer always carried a second string in case the one on his bow broke.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Learn How Scents Can Impact Your Mood

Have your spirits ever cheered suddenly when you entered a room? Have you ever been whisked away to a different time and place after breathing in a familiar fragrance? The way you feel is affected by more than what meets the eye. More...

Did You Know?

You can buy your very own Hobbit home and have it shipped and installed in less than a week. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank our wonderful friends and businesses that gave so generously to Brian’s benefit. Thank you to those who worked so hard in the kitchen and with the raffle. Thank you to the American Legion. More...

St Jude and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised, loved, glorified and adored throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Michigan Technological University has released its Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. To be included, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Among the honorees was William Doyle of Newberry.   More...