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October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Snowmobile Museum Receives Additional Grant for Addition

The Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum has been awarded a grant of $24,750 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) to finish the interior and exterior of the 36’ x 76’ “Shell Addition” to the Top of the Lake Snowmobile More...

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News

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer. October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is the perfect time to remind women of the screening guidelines and risk factors associated with this disease. More...

Sen. Wayne Schmidt Visits Newberry

Last Thursday afternoon State Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R) made a visit to Newberry, where he held a coffee hour at the Great Waters Coffee Company. More...

Photo

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lifetime Service Awards were presented to distinguished members of the EUP Alpha Tau Chapter on September 17, 2016 in St. Ignace, MI. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: First Solyndra went under, then SunEdison... If solar energy is growing so much in the U.S., why have some of the bigger players gone under and will the survivors be able to stay the course? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 6, 1916 Child Falls Five Stories More...

Just Bill

Musings from the Mind of Bill Diem

We Do It for Nothing Because We Like It   The Newberry News last week mentioned many activities that happen because people give their time: NHS homecoming, team sports, snowmobile clubs and councils, the Soo Pilots Association, Newberry Garden C More...

Features

Did You Know?

Carl Warner can make landscapes out of anything. He photographs everyday objects, then spends a few days assembling the photos into “foodscapes” and “otherscapes.”   More...

Study Shows Lack of Smoke Alarm Knowledge

How often should the smoke alarms in your home be replaced? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. More...

Industrial Trades Career Fair Coming to Luce Fairgrounds

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to use a jackhammer, drive a dump truck or climb a utility pole? More...

Harvest Festival Returns to the Falls This Saturday

With fall weather in full swing, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites visitors to enjoy the great outdoors during upcoming events at state parks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. More...

Share Forest Ideas for Luce, Chippewa Counties with DNR

If you live adjacent to, have a cottage or camp near or simply like to spend time on the state-managed forest land in Luce county and the northwest portion of Chippewa county, here’s an opportunity to look over and comment on proposed 2018 fore More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 26 – October 2

September 26 — Assault and Battery, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Report taken, turned over to Luce County Prosecutor’s Office.  September 26 — Larceny of a Phone, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. More...

Northstar News

Friday, September 30, Northstar hosted the Superior Conference cross-county meet. Jacob Bayliss from Rogers City continues to dominate the conference, running for a first place finish. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, October 5   —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. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411.  Thursday, October 6   More...

Obituaries

Marvin D. Williams

Marvin D. Williams, 72, of Bruce died on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 at home surrounded by his family following 14 years of complications from Parkinson's Disease. More...

Gordon T. Jacobson,

Gordon T. Jacobson, 72, of Curtis, MI passed away at Hiland Cottage Hospice, Petoskey, MI on September 13, 2016.  More...

Paul A. Bessler

Former Newberry resident, Paul A. More...

Sports

NMHS Cross-Country Boys Place Second

Climbing ski hills can be a tough task—just ask the Newberry Indians, who raced up the same ski hill at St. Ignace twice within 10 days. More...

Tribe Back on Winning Track

Newberry’s football team made the long trip to the western edge of the U.P. More...

Lady Indians Continue Slide

The highlight of last weeks’ home volleyball games had nothing to do with volleyball. Instead, it was a marriage proposal from Newberry alumnus Caleb Simonson, now in the Marine Corps, offered to unsuspecting girlfriend, Mercadez Allen. More...