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August 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed next Monday, September 5. Therefore, the deadline for the September 7, 2016 issue has been moved up. All advertisements, pictures and articles should be in our office by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 1.   More...

Annual Rock On Show Cancelled

The ninth annual Rock On show at Muskallonge State Park has been canceled this year.  More...

Special Sections

News

Better Vision Empowers Students to Learn

Every child deserves the opportunity to excel in the classroom, and clear vision empowers students to perform up to twice as well in school, according to research from the Rural Education Action Program. More...

Perch Lake Hosts Displaced Campers from Muskallonge

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that Perch Lake State Forest Campground in Luce County will host displaced campers from Muskallonge Lake State Park.  More...

Volunteers Sought for Saturday’s Pet Pals Shelter Building Work Bee

Pet Pals will host a work bee this Saturday, September 3 to do further work on its new building.  A contractor will be coming in to help direct the volunteers in preparing the kennel floors for finishing, setting form boards for the outside kenn More...

Columnists

Just Bill

Festival Time: Paradise vs. Curtis

The Blueberry Festival in Paradise must make Art on the Lake a little jealous, with its larger collection of vendors and its larger crowd from downstate. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 4, 1891  Local News   —Marquette is now entitled to be classed among the leading cities of the state. It has had a streetcar strike.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

I’m Not Funny

It is well known in medical circles that as humans age, certain abilities decline faster than others. In sports, for example, it’s the legs that go. Still, some marathoners improve well into their forties.  More...

Features

Two Languages Can Help Brains

A new study of bilingual and monolingual toddlers could be reason for parents to share this story in two languages. More...

Great Gear, Tools Motivate Students Back-to-School

While some students are eager to return to the classroom, others may need a little motivation and inspiration.  Add a bit of excitement to the new school year by gearing up with the latest and greatest educational tools and school accessories. More...

Did You Know?

According to the popular Website, ThePeopleHistory.com, the average price for a new car in 1986 was $9,255. More...

Charges Filed Against Montague

Formal charges have been filed against Alize Zachery Dwayne Montague, 19, in connection with his escape from the Newberry Correctional Facility August 16.  Inmate Montague is charged with Prison Escape, which is a five-year felony under Michigan More...

Lamprey Control Planned for Manistique River

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada personnel will apply lampricides to the Manistique River and offshore (Schoolcraft, Luce and Alger counties) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom.  More...

Resurfacing Scheduled on M-123 by Paradise

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $900,000 to mill and resurface 6.2 miles of M-123 in Luce County between County Road 500 and the Luce/Chippewa county line near Paradise. More...

Art on the Lake

is this Saturday at the Erickson Center Park in Curtis. There will be works of art, crafts, food, a children’s booth, live music and lots to see and do.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 22 – 28

August 22 – Lost Cellphone, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Report made.  August 22 – Aggravated Assault, H-98, Lakefield Township. Investigation started, report made.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday August 31   —A yoga class is offered at the Erickson Center at 10:00 a.m. No pre-registration is necessary. There is a fee for this class.  —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at the library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. More...

SNAP-Ed

The third session of “Seasons of the U.P.” was presented at the MSU Extension office in Newberry Saturday, August 20 by MSU Extension educators, Michelle Jarvie and Tracie Abram.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS. 2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication. More...

Obituaries

Eli Madison Dunbar

Eli Madison Dunbar, the son of Jeffrey and Brandy Dunbar of Newberry and formerly of Gaylord, entered eternal rest Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  More...

In Memoriam

Dennis Robinson August 28, 2015

You are so missed. It’s been a year since we’ve hugged you and listened to your voice. Our lives are moving forward, but we are still looking around for you. More...

Janice Selby

Death Notice

Janice Selby, 77, of Curtis died at her home Tuesday, August 30, 2016 while under the care of her family and North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in the next edition of the Newberry News.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Andre James, left, and Casey Wendt, right, have a bead on Harbor Springs’s running back, Kern Reeves. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Riley Pillion, the son of Scott and Rebecca Pillion.  Riley is the center on Newberry’s Varsity football team.   More...

Tribe Starts Season by Wrangling Rams

The boys’ football season started last week with double wins over the Harbor Springs Rams.  The JVs first headed to Harbor Springs to defeat the Rams 32—14 last Thursday. More...