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September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Benefits of Local Newspapers

Local newspapers play vital roles in communities across the globe. More...

UPPCo Rates to Increase, but Not as Much as they Wanted

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) recently authorized Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCo) to increase its electric rates by $4,647,975 annually, a figure 30.4 percent below what the utility requested.  More...

Yooper BBQ Bash for Kids Returns

The Newberry Area Ministerial Association will host the third annual Yooper BBQ Bash for Kids Saturday, September 17 from 11:00 a.m. More...

Photo

There were a few less booths at the annual Art on the Lake in Curtis last September 3 than in previous years but the quality of the ones that were there stayed high.   More...

Special Sections

News

Grants Help Preserve Michigan Historical Records

The Michigan State Historical Records Advisory Board is partnering with the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to offer re-grants to smaller Michigan historical organizations and institutions that preserve archival records.  More...

EUPISD Fall Educators Institute Marks Another Success

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Fall Educators’ Institute, hosted by the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District (EUPISD), convened at Lake Superior State University, Sault Area High School and the EUPISD August 29 - September 1. More...

Elks Scholarship Available to High School Seniors

High school seniors once again are able to apply for Elks National Foundation (ENF) scholarships. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

EarthTalk Dear EarthTalk: Why are many environmentalists against artificial cloning of living organisms? Isn’t it a good way to save endangered species? —Louis Bachman, Chico, CA More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 18, 1891  Local News   —Strains of music were heard quite distinctly in Newberry Wednesday evening, while the band was playing in Dollarville.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Time to Stop Making “No Time for Exercise” Excuses

Once upon a time, not all that long ago, scheduling time for exercise wasn’t a necessity for most people. Earlier generations faced a much more physical life. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Engadine’s Olivia Vaughn tries to shoot the ball between the out-stretched arms of Newberry’s Taylor Bryant, left, and Alexis Groenhout. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Tom Clark, the son of Mike and Pam Brown.  Tom is a running back on offense and a linebacker on defense.   More...

Newberry Tribe Tames Broncos

The Newberry Indians football team took care of a pesky Bark River Harris Bronco team last Friday night, 48—34. Sustained drives and big plays seemed to be the theme of the game. Newberry started the game with a kick-off that went out of bounds. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

To my children and their families: Linda Livermore, Diana Davis, David Beaudoin, Ronald Beaudoin, Lana Danielson and Teri Sherbrook As I sit in Heaven watching over you every day, I try to let you know with signs that I never went away. More...

Embezzlement Case Sent to District Court

The ongoing embezzlement case against husband and wife Tom and Michelle Gendron of McMillan was remanded to 92nd District Court for a preliminary exam September 6.  The couple is accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Pickelman’s Pe More...

Don’t forget! Today is Drive 4UR School day!

Join in the “drive” to help raise funds for the Newberry High School Band and Athletics program by taking a free test drive of a vehicle from Chuck Renze Ford in Newberry Wednesday, September 14 between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. More...

Photo

Bri Derusha runs the outbound stretch of the 5K run at the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital Diabetes Walk/Run held in a steady rain on Saturday, September 10th. Derusha was the first of the five runners who participated in the run.   More...

Historical Society End-of-Summer Meeting

The Luce County Historical Society will meet Wednesday, September 21 at 1:00 p.m. More...

Local News

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Since 2010 the Tahquamenon Area Schools Public Library has added a lot of new books, movies, music and more. In the last year we added 2,657 new items, 514 of which were donations from the community. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 14   —The Curtis Quilters Club meets at the library from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Three Lakes Academy

The first week of school is in the books! The past four days have been fantastic. The students picked up right where they left off. Parents have been patient and supportive of changes that have occurred.  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

William J. "Jack" Webb

William J. "Jack" Webb, 80, of Newberry, died Friday evening September 9, 2016 at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette. More...

Allan W. Lukitsh

Allan W. Lukitsh, 65, of Curtis died unexpectedly at his home Wednesday, September 7, 2016.  Born in Wyandotte April 1, 1951, he was a son of the late Rudy and Laura (Pegouske) Lukitsh. More...

Vivian Ragain

Vivian Alice Ragain, 98, most recently of Wake Forest, NC, passed away September 9, 2016.  Graveside services are planned for today, September 14, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Features

Did You Know?

Ten squats will get you a free subway ticket in Mexico City. The government offers this to residents in hopes of fighting obesity in a country where 70 percent of adults are overweight.   More...

TRIVIA

The soft and fluffy-looking Flannel Moth caterpillars are the most venomous caterpillars in North America. They come in a variety of fuzzy colors and tend to resemble toupees.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Did You Know?

104-year-old grandmother Grace Brett may be the world’s oldest street artist. More...