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March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Manistique 19-U—State Hockey Champs with Help from Local Girls

The Manistique Elks 19- U girls’ hockey team brought home Manistique Youth Hockey’s first-ever state championship.  Two of Newberry’s finest, Josephine Hendricks and Katie Rahilly, joined the 19- U girls team in Brownstown, MI More...

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News

Shopping Local Can Benefit Your Community and You

If you have home improvement plans this spring, it’s important to consider where you will be doing your shopping. More...

Presbyterians to Offer Free Community Meal

Thursday, March 16 the First Presbyterian Church of Newberry will host its next Free Community Fellowship Meal from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. (or until the food is gone) at the church, located at 113 West John Street.  Besides the meal, Ms. More...

Change Batteries in Smoke, Carbon Detectors for DST

After setting your clocks ahead one hour for daylight saving time last Sunday, March 12, the State Fire Marshal reminds Michigan citizens to change the batteries in all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

The March Equinox

When we picture the Earth in space, we see the North Pole pointing straight up and the South Pole pointing straight down. It turns out, though, that the poles don’t point straight up and down. Earth is tilted and spins on an angle. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 18, 1892  Local   More...

Forestry Notes

Misconceptions about Wood-based Energy

Everyone needs to heat and cool spaces. Which More...

Features

Did You Know?

Though more buyers may prefer to lease new vehicles over pre-owned vehicles, some prospective lessees consider leasing pre-owned automobiles. More...

TRIVIA

—Talking to yourself actually makes you smarter, a study shows.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Use Simple Steps to Include Exercise into Daily Life

When constantly struggling to juggle the unending daily responsibilities of both work and family life, trying to squeeze in time to exercise can be a daunting task. More...

Personals

DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY

March 13, 1957 – March 13, 2017

Charles and Helga Flower of Sault Ste. Marie, MI celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 13, 2017. The couple was married in 1957 in Munich, Germany.  More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Verley Smith wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to all who loved and cared for Verley.  She knew you meant it when you told her you loved her.   More...

Fishing for Coho Salmon Heating Up in Lake Michigan

As Michigan inches toward spring, anglers may want to plan an outing to target coho salmon in Lake Michigan. This lake’s coho season is open all year, but activity really starts to pick up this month.  More...

Local Musher Wins Copperdog 80

The Copperdog 150 is an event that has a 10-dog class of sled dogs running 135 miles and a six-dog class that runs 84 miles known as the Copperdog 80 . More...

Correction

In the March 1 article about the News’ new advertising manager, Teri Petrie, the name of her oldest son, Nicholas, was left out. The News regrets this oversight.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 6 – 12

March 6 — Domestic Assault, East Truman Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  March 6 — Runaway, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken, juvenile located.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of March 6 through March 12 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  —Deputies responded to eight property damage crashes throughout the county, one of which involved Car vs. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, March 15   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at the Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Obituaries

Harold R. Wood, Jr.

Harold R. Wood, Jr., 46, of Newberry died Sunday, January 29, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.  More...

Verley M. Smith

Verley M. Smith, 81, a longtime Newberry area resident, died at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Monday, March 6, 2017.  More...

Jean Pakka Lyons

Jean Pakka Lyons, age 84, died on February 23, 2017. More...

Sports

Newberry Men Win District 93

Despite losing to the Newberry Indians twice this season by scores of 55—37 and 54—40, the St. Ignace Saints came to play last Wednesday night in the District 93 Championship. More...

Newberry Men Can’t Scale Mountaineers

The Newberry men’s basketball team lost to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 66—37 Monday night, knocking the Indians out of the State playoffs.  More...

Youth Wrestlers Take to Mats in Gladstone

The Newberry Youth Wrestling team traveled to Gladstone this past Saturday to compete in the Gladstone Youth Wrestling Tournament. More...