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April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

2017 Kids Count Data Released

Historical and current public policies are adversely affecting Michigan kids’ ability to thrive and widening disparities in child wellbeing based on where youngsters live, their race and ethnicity and their family’s income, according to t More...

Special Sections

News

Elementary Students of the Month

The 6th Grade had a "Student Choice" student of the month vote and the students chose Rayne Palmer, Hailey Boulton, and Mackenzie Dunbar to represent our grade. Mrs. Perkins and Mrs. More...

Photo

WNBY, the official radio station for the Tigers, Lions, Pistons and Wings, is now the official radio station for the Newberry Indians. More...

Fish Stocking Creates Fishing Opportunities

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced it’s in the middle of its new fishstocking season. More...

Obituaries

Andrew J. Stachnik

Andrew J. More...

Louise M. Marcus

Former Engadine resident Louise M. Marcus, 87, of Mt. Pleasant died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Prestige Centre in Mt. Pleasant under the care of Great Lakes Caring Hospice.  More...

Dawn Hollingshead

Longtime McMillan resident Dawn D. Hollingshead, 81, died Monday morning, April 24, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and under the care of North Woods Hospice.  More...

Sports

Youth Wrestlers Close Season in Fourth Place

Newberry Youth Wrestlers and their families traveled to Manistique this past Saturday to compete in the final youth tournament of the season. Approximately 150 wrestlers were there to represent their programs from across the Eastern U.P.  More...

Bryant Signs Letter of Intent

It was inevitable that sooner or later the pressure is off for Taylor Bryant and family as she signed a letter of intent last Thursday to attend and play basketball at Lake Superior State University next fall.  More...

Newberry Takes Second at Track Invitational

The Newberry boys’ track team was very much in the title chase, but couldn’t quite catch the Ishpeming Hematites in their invitational April 19 at Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome.  More...

Mother’s Day Contest

The Newberry News is sponsoring a Mother’s Day contest open to all elementary children in kindergarten through sixth grade in the Tahquamenon, Three Lakes, Engadine, Burt Township and Whitefish school systems and home-schoolers.  More...

Naubinway’s Valliers to Close

A Garfield Township tradition soon will come to an end when Vallier’s Store in Naubinway closes its doors at the end of April.  Emmett Vallier, Sr. started the business back in 1941 after being raised in Engadine on the family farm. More...

Proposed DNR Fishing Regulation Changes Clarified

Regarding last week’s fishing regulations story, proposed bass tournament changes were implemented as a way to help fisheries managers learn more about their bass populations and the users who fish in these tournaments.  The proposed state More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 17 – 23

April 18 — Property Damage Accident, CR 412, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  April 20 — Larceny of medication, East Truman Boulevard, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.   More...

Northstar News

The academy students will be going on a bowling outing on Thursday in the Soo.  Friday, the students competing in the Great Lakes Regional Convention will host a spaghetti supper fundraiser at 6:00 p.m.  Following the supper students will p More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—It’s hard to believe that spring is upon us. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of April 29, 1892  Local News   There are still a few cases of scarlet fever springing up in different sections of the town. More...

The Counseling Corner

Parenting a Teenager Made Easier

Yes, being the parent of a teen can be made “easier,” but sorry, it’s probably never going to be “easy.” The teenage years are a difficult time in the life of a young person and, unfortunately, that usually makes for a d More...

Just Bill

Pulling Together against the Wind

Americans pull together from time to time…when Katrina hit New Orleans, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, when a child got cancer in Engadine. More...

Features

Trivia

Advertisements for coffee in London in 1657 claimed that the beverage was a cure for scurvy, gout and other ills .  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Did You Know?

There’s bacon-flavored health food floating around in the ocean. Dulse is a strain of seaweed that’s packed with more nutrients than kale, but has a strong bacon flavor when you fry it.   More...