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February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Newberry basketball history was established last week. At left, Newberry senior Taylor Bryant set a new school career record, while at right, senior John Paramski receives the ball he scored his 1,000th point from coach Jimm Depew.   More...

C.C.S.S. to Hold District Spelling Bee Tonight

Community Schools will hold the district Spelling Bee for students in the fifth through eighth grades from Paradise, Three Lakes Academy and Newberry tonight, February 1. More...

Special Sections

News

Black History Month Highlights Important Aspect of USA’s Story

February, which is Black History Month, is a great opportunity for schools and individuals to turn their focus toward an important aspect of American history.  More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Officials have announced the students who received Academic Honors for the semester that ended in December 2016 at Ferris State University and Kendall College of Art and Design.  More...

Michigan Food Banks Reach Many More Residents

More Michigan residents benefited from healthy foods over the past two years thanks to a collaborative effort between the Food Bank Council of Michigan (FBCM) and Michigan Health Endowment Fund.  More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Visiting an Asteroid

Our solar system is a busy place. We have the sun, eight planets, at least five dwarf planets and more than 170 moons. But we also have millions of comets and asteroids. One of these asteroids is named Bennu. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 5, 1892  Local News   —A large number of young people from Newberry attended a dance at the halfway house on the Deer Park road Tuesday night.  More...

The Counseling Corner

What to Do When You and Your Boss Disagree

Your boss may be a wonderful person and great to work with, but there are still going to be times when you‘ll have disagreements or differences of opinion. More...

Sports

Low Numbers Limit NHS Wrestling Wins

Newberry’s wrestling team started the season with nine members, but is now down to just six. Be that as it may, they still defeated the Sault last week at the last home meet of this season, 31—30. More...

Wrestlers in Good Form for District Competition

It took a while for Nathan Magnusson to get untracked this wrestling season. The Newberry High School junior, however, regained his form and finished 5 - 0 in the 119-pound division Saturday in the Manistique Super Duals. More...

The Sport Page

Jackson McCudden reaches out for a rebound in JV action at Manistique. More...

Luce Approves Vet Assistance to West Mackinac County

The January 24 Luce County Commission meeting saw the addition of three new members and a reorganization of the board. Bill Henry who was absent, Phyllis French and Nancy Morrison were elected to the commission in November of 2016. More...

NHS Senior Named Finalist for MHSAA Scholar/Athlete Award

The 120 finalists for the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Scholar- Athlete Awards for the 2016 - 17 school year, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance, have been announced. More...

Cloverland Electric Warns of Phone Scam

Cloverland Electric reminds members to be aware of a phone scam requiring the person or business to pay their electric bill with a pre-paid debit card or the electricity will be shut off within 30 minutes.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 23 – 29

January 24 — Probation Violation, East Limits, McMillan Township. Investigated, arrest made.  January 25 — Bench Warrant Arrest, CR 393, Pentland Township. Investigated, Arrest made.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Wednesday, January 25 Tahquamenon Area Schools implemented its new security measures. School doors will be locked during school hours, and those accessing the building must do so via an intercom at the main entrance. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, February 1   —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...

Obituaries

Robert E. Steinmuller

Robert Edward Steinmuller, 90, of Rocky River, OH died January 30 2017 at home surrounded by loving family members.  Born August 21, 1926 in Cleveland, OH, son of the late Ludwig and Elizabeth (Downey) Steinmuller, he was orphaned at an early ag More...

Craig E. Sanborn

Craig E. Sanborn, age 66, of Fond du Lac, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family following a ten year courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 27, 2017. More...

David M. Conlon

David Michael Conlon, 72, of Newberry died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at his residence.  Born August 10, 1944 in Newberry, son of the late Mervin and Annabelle (Marlette) Conlon, he was a 1963 graduate of Newberry High School.  More...

Features

Savor the History of Chocolate

Chocolate treats are a favorite worldwide. Holidays such as Halloween and Valentine’s Day see chocolate consumption go through the roof, as sweet snacks are the centerpiece of these occasions. More...

Did You Know?

Stressed-out rats drink more booze. A study found that rodents exposed to stress had weakened dopamine responses when drinking alcohol and therefore voluntarily drank more to better feel the effects. More...

Did You Know?

Valentine’s Day is a popular time of the year to send greeting cards. According to the Greeting Card Association, around 145 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually.  More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Eric Richard Autterson January 11, 1989 – January 31, 2008 As I Sit in Heaven More...