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September 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Parks and Rec Find New Ideas for Family Fun

Nic Greenwood, office manager for Luce County Parks and Recreation and Ben Rahilly, director, have been busy of late trying to find new ways to increase utilization of the department’s many assets. More...

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Volunteer, Give Blood to Honor 9/11 Heroes

The American Red Cross supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of September 11. More...

Road Work Begins on M-28, M-94 Railroads

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $380,000 to reconstruct railroad crossing approaches and build temporary run-arounds to safely allow railroad crossing work on the Canadian National Railroad in Alger and Schoolcraft count More...

Study Ranks Michigan Worst in U.S. for Bullying

Homework isn’t the only thing some Michigan kids dread as they head back to school, as a new nationwide analysis ranks Michigan worst for bullying. 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

Janice E. Selby

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Karl E. Brown

Karl E. Brown, 80, of Newberry died at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Thursday, September 1, 2016.   Born in Lima, OH June 5, 1936, he was a son of the late James and Doris (Karn) Brown. More...

In Memory of Lucille A. Robinson

9– 1– 18 to 9– 8– 01

It’s been 15 years. Missed more and more as time goes by.  Your Family   More...

Features

Did You Know?

French baker Patricia Nascimento makes leopard print bread by wrapping refrigerated chocolate dough inside vanilla bread dough.   More...

Did You Know?

In Finland, speeding tickets are calculated based on your income, causing some Finnish millionaires to pay fines of over $100,000. Grumpy Cat is getting her own figure in Madame Tussauds’ wax museums. More...

Learn Some Tricks to Keep Children of All Ages Safer

New and experienced parents alike must keep many things in mind when welcoming a child into their homes. Babies do not come with instruction manuals, but kids of all ages need their parents to perform various functions, including keeping them safe. More...

Newberry High School Hall of Fame This Weekend

Newberry High School will induct its fourth class into the High School Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, September 10. The event will start at 5:00 p.m. with a 5:30 p.m. dinner located in the high school cafeteria. More...

Luce Resident Found Competent to Face Attempted Murder Charge

After psychological assessment David Buchholtz, 28, of Newberry has been found competent to face charges for his assault on a Luce County sheriff’s deputy in December 2015.  According to reports at that time, Buchholtz was observed by Depu More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Please join us in the Tahquamenon Area Library for a 9/11 Remembrance Program Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m.  This tragic day in American history will be remembered through the experiences of Terry Trepanier from his deployment with FEMA Ohi More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 7   —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

Communicating with Curiosity

Kids Korner

With cell phones and the Internet, we’re used to communicating with anyone, anywhere, quickly and easily. But how do scientists communicate with things that aren’t on our planet— such as the Curiosity rover on Mars? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 11, 1891 Local News —Solon Lester, with a gang of 20 people, left for Eckerman Wednesday to commence construction of a road for Chesbrough Bros. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Economics for Preschool Children

Do you have a change jar? Do you carry around heavy coins? These can be a source of easy and fun economic activities for young children.  More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Newberry’s 2016 Cross-Country Teams From left to right, boys: Chase Canfield, Jared Wallace, Jack Fillmore, Kindred Griffis, Derek McPherson, Bradley Stoetzer and Evan Griffis. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Logan Stilson, the son of Dave & Jody Stilson.  Logan is a tackle on the Indians’ Varsity football team.   More...

Indian Varsity Hobbles Mustangs

The Newberry Indians traveled to Munising last Friday night with the Ax firmly in their hands. They returned to Newberry with possession of the Ax for another year, having defeated the Mustangs by the score of 50—14. More...