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April 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mackinac Bridge North Tower to get New Paint Job

For the first time in its 60- year history, one of the Mackinac Bridge’s iconic ivory towers will be stripped down to bare metal and repainted. More...

State Basketball Coaches Release BEST Picks

The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) recently published its “BCAM’s BEST” (all-state) lists for boys’ and girls’ high school basketball. More...

Special Sections

News

MDOT Work Zone Safety in Your Hands

It’s the time of year when construction crews and orange barrels spring into action, and that means driving through work zones. Last year in Michigan, there were 4,908 work zone crashes and 17 people lost their lives. More...

Michigan Tests Ways to Improve Child Support Collections

Michigan is exploring ways to improve child support collection for the benefit of families as part of a test project using data analytics.  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Office of Child Support is using sophisticated soft More...

Pictured Rocks Presentation Open to Public at LSSU

The Three Lakes Group of the Sierra Club will sponsor a presentation by Susan Reece of the National Park Service entitled “Change, Change and More Change for the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.”  The presentation will be held tomo More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 8, 1892 Health Notice More...

The Counseling Corner

Making Your Point without Arguing

We all face problems that crop up again and again. Most of us have probably yelled, “How many times have I told you?” and yet the behavior that drives us crazy continues to occur.  More...

Just Bill

For Some Americans, Paris Is Going Home

My cousin Cathy came from Colorado for a visit, with her niece, Celine, and her niece’s mom, Marylene, who had grown up in France. She has visited before, but you get older, and maybe she wonders if this might be her last. More...

Features

Back Away from the Register: Five Budget-busting Triggers

Even the most frugal have moments of weakness when shopping. In fact, swiping a credit card incites a pleasure response in the brain, which explains why shoppers often spend more than they need.  More...

Be Wary of Foods Cats, Dogs Should Never Eat

Nutritious diets are essential to long-term pet health. More...

TRIVIA

A hedgehog's heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation ._ _______  Cats average 16 hours of sleep a day, more than any other mammal.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Photo

Dean Oswald holds one cub from a pair of sister bear cubs he received recently from Wisconsin. Oswald’s Bear Ranch opens on Memorial Day.   More...

Village Council Holds Abbreviated Session

The regularly scheduled Village Council meeting of March 20 was rescheduled to March 22 due to illness.  Because of the absences of council members Medelis, Baynton and Zimmerman, village president John DeWitt tabled the committee appointments o More...

LSSU Named Graymont Grant Administrator

Graymont Company officials recently announced a new grant administrator for its Community Development Grant Fund: Lake Superior State University.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 27 – April 2

March 27 — Two-car Personal Injury Accident, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  March 27 — Driving While License Suspended/Revoked, M- 117, Pentland Township. Investigated, arrest made.  More...

Northstar News

The Academy students did a great job on the History Fair last Friday. Northstar was joined by Community Baptist of the Soo. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, April 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. More...

Obituaries

Lillian M. Pentland

Longtime Newberry resident, Lillian M. Pentland, 78, died Sunday afternoon, April 2, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.  More...

Mervin Jay Pike

The gathering of family and friends for M.J. Pike has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Newberry Elks Lodge in Newberry. More...

Sports

Newberry Youth Wrestlers Compete at Gwinn, States

Newberry Youth Wrestlers and their families traveled to Gwinn this past Saturday to compete. More...

UPSSA Makes Basketball Selections

The Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscaster Association met March 29 on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, where the roughly 20 members made their picks for the top boys’ and girls’ basketball players of this More...