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June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Michigan Ranks High-Risk on Almost Every Child Indicator

Michigan is lagging in nearly every aspect of child well-being, with a particularly alarming performance in education, according to the 2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released June 13 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  More...

Luce Historical Museum Opens

The Luce County Historical Society officially will open the Old Jail and Sheriff’s Residence Museum for the summer season starting June 21. The museum will be open every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. More...

Special Sections

News

Community Development Grant Applicants Sought

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting applications for grants to support economic development in rural communities.  More...

DNR Asks Anglers to Report Marked, Tagged Fish

The Michigan Depart- ment of Natural Resources again this year is encouraging Great Lakes anglers who catch marked and tagged fish to report them.  More...

Taco Benefit Dinner Planned at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church of Newberry will host an all-you-can-eat taco benefit dinner Saturday, June 17 at the Tahquamenon Area Schools cafeteria from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.  A taco and nacho supreme bar with all the toppings, soft and hard shells, ho More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 17, 1892  Local News   —A Fin woman, name unknown, shot herself in the leg with a revolver Thursday afternoon. More...

The Counseling Corner

Let’s All Go Outside and Take a Walk!

Looked outside lately? Yes, that’s sunshine and warm weather—a perfect time to get out and get moving. Yes, we know you’ve heard it before. More...

Just Bill

On the Road Again, Looking for Bardot

We combined a very French country vacation with an American one. The French thing is to be with several couples in someone’s country house. More...

Sports

U.P. All-Star Basketball Games Scheduled

This coming Saturday, June 17, the 32nd annual U.P. All-Star Classic will take place at Marquette High School featuring the best of the recently graduated high school basketball players from around the U.P.  More...

Indians Fight Back but Fall to Tough Boyne City Team in Districts

On Saturday, the Indians Baseball team travelled to Charlevoix for the first round of the District tournament. Newberry faced Boyne City at 10:00 am and Charlevoix faced Elk Rapids at Noon.  More...

Indian Softball Awards Honor Standouts

The Newberry Indian softball team celebrated its season recently with an awards banquet.  More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Beau Briggs 2nd Grade

I love my mom because she always helps me with my homework. My favorite thing about her is she likes to kiss me goodnight. I love her for always keeping me safe.   More...

Card of Thanks

Our heartfelt thank you to everyone who sent cards, food and memorials for our husband/father, John Drefs.  Special thanks to Father Marty, North Woods Home Health & Hospice and Chris Beaulieu for the wonderful guidance and support. More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Lillian Halliwill Kindergarten, Age 6

My mom is special because she scouts with me. My momma and me, we come back. We are done, she gives me kisses.   More...

NHS Alumnus Appointed Head of Federal Agency

Timothy Kangas, PhD, a 1983 graduate of Newberry High School, recently was appointed Chief Operating Officer at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH), which has been providing care to the nation’s veterans since 1831.  More...

“Only in America” to be Celebrated Only in Newberry

Now’s the time to plan your entry for the Kiwanis Club of Newberry’s 2017 Independence Day Parade, set for Tuesday, July 4.  This year’s theme, “Only in America,” was chosen from suggestions made by Ms. More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Due to the Fourth of July falling on a Tuesday (the day we put the paper together) we will need to go to print on Monday, July 3. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 5 – 11

June 5 — Personal Protection Order Violation, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  June 6 — Larceny of Prescription Medication, CR 415, Columbus Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Stress Less — Learn Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a stress management practice that helps reduce stress by focusing on the present moment in an accepting manner, free from judgment.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, June 14   —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. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS.  2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Calvin Earl Klusmeyer

Calvin Earl Klusmeyer, age 93 of Curtis, died Monday morning June 12, 2017 at Newberry Assisted Living Community under the love and care of his family, assisted living friends and North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  More...

Phillip J. Schulski

Phillip James “Pete” Schulski, 80, of Eckerman, formerly of Wyoming, passed away Tuesday morning, June 6, 2017 at his home.  He was born December 21, 1936 in Grand Rapids, the son of the late Willard and Bernice (Van Buren) Schulski. More...

Harry L. Burton

Harry L. Burton, 76, of Germfask passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at St Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.  Per his wishes, he will be cremated. Saturday, June 17 visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. More...

Features

Summer Season: Peak Time for Grilling Fires

As barbeque season nears, grill masters are reaching for their spatulas, eager to usher in the longawaited cooking season. More...

Prep for Dangers in Natural Waters

On average, more than 10 people die each year because of dangerous currents in the Great Lakes. More...

Did You Know?

The motto on the very first official U.S. coin was “Mind Your Business.”   More...