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July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mackinac County Rescues Three from Cold Waters

Deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office, in conjunction with Mackinac Island Marine Rescue and the United States Coast Guard, recently responded to an overturned canoe and its three occupants who were in the water.  More...

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Work crews tore up Newberry Avenue from McMillan to Railroad Street this past Monday in preparation of laying new asphalt down.   More...

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News

Medicare Seminar Set for Newberry

UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare / Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is offering a free seminar to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices Wednesday, July 27 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. More...

DNR Seeks Volunteers for U.P. State Fair Pocket Park

The Upper Peninsula State Fair is just a month away (August 15 - 21), and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is hoping to enlist the assistance of sportsmen and women interested in helping kids learn to catch fish or shoot a pellet gun or b More...

Photos

This past weekend 60 motorcycle riders and 110 individuals participated in the Mary’s Dream Ride Against Domestic Violence and dinner/raffle held at the American Legion. More than $6,000 was raised. More...

Obituaries

Kelli D. Morrison

Kelli D. Morrison, 52, of Curtis passed away July 9, 2016 at her sister Sue’s home in Lakefield Township. Born May 2, 1964 in Manistique, the daughter of Duane and Lillian (Johnson) Morrison, she attended Engadine High School. More...

George (Dutch) Calkins

George Matthew (Dutch) Calkins, age 79, of Newberry, Michigan, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016, in Kincheloe, Michigan.  More...

Sports

Black Bears Numbers Down, Morale Still Up

The Black Bear run has become a traditional part of Garfield Township’s Fourth of July celebration. Started back in the 1970s, the event continues to draw people from all over the country.  More...

Rev Up the Engines – Car Show Returns

The Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers’ mid- summer classic car show returns this weekend, July 15 and 16, to downtown Newberry. More...

Friday’s Severe Thunderstorm Left Thousands without Power

The severe thunderstorms last Friday, July 8 resulted in thousands of reported power outages across the Upper Peninsula. Hail accompanied the high winds, rain and lighting.  More...

Hood, Beaulieu Selected as NHS Athletes of Year

Josh Hood and Natalie Beaulieu recently were selected as Newberry High School’s Athletes of the Year.  Both have been involved with high school sports all three seasons during all four years of their high school careers.  More...

Local News

SNAP-Ed

Cooking Matters for Families is a program being offered by MSU Extension. Late this spring four families in Newberry took part in this free class designed for parent-child teams to attend together. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, July 13   —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...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 17, 1891  Local News   The ditches are being dug at the furnace preparatory for the laying of the pipe for the sewerage system.  More...

SLEEP ON IT: INFORMATION FOR TIRED PEOPLE

You love your pets. Your pets love you. They’re family. You want to be with them and they want to be with you whenever they can. And that often includes bedtime. More...

The Counseling Corner

Even Far-Away Tragic Events Can Affect You

We live in a world where, unfortunately, tragedy on a major scale occurs far too often. More...

Features

Did You Know?

You should try your search with the city, county, state, province, island or country name to be sure you have a complete roster of scammers.  Also, look up the local customs, restaurants, traditions and unique things to do. More...

BBB Warns about Vacation Scams

The weather is changing and vacation time fast approaches. Have you been dreaming of visiting a new, exciting place, trying the local cuisine and experiencing a local tradition? More...

Homeowners Can “Spruce Up” for Less Money

If you’re looking to make a big change around the house, tidying up can make all the difference. Spruce up your life, from your wardrobe to home décor, with these tips. Audit Your Closet More...