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June 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Luce County Vet Service Hopes to Assist West Mackinac Vets

An extended conversation was held on a proposed contract with Mackinac County over providing west Mackinac County veterans with services from Luce County at its regular monthly meeting of the Board of Commissioners June 20.  More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. More...

Special Sections

News

Music on the Bay Returns to Paradise

The good folks at Paradise are looking forward to their third year of “Music on the Bay,” an outdoor series of concerts.  The program was the brainchild of Claudia Stanko-Bedell, a former educator who spent 35- plus years teaching, c More...

Drivers Must Share Road with Motorcycles

Motorcycles have the same rights and responsibilities as other drivers. However, it is more difficult to see them and drivers find it difficult to determine what they will do. More...

Stay Safe When Completing Home Improvement Projects

Finally fixing that loose step? Planning to use power tools? More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Getting a Boost from Gravity

It takes a lot of fuel to escape Earth’s gravity. The more a spacecraft weighs, the more fuel rockets need to launch them. Spacecraft also have to carry fuel to help them travel through space. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 1, 1892  Local and County News   —The Episcopalians of Newberry have purchased a lot on Truman Avenue, and the bishop of the diocese has promised to build a church for the members of his flock here.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Too Much of a Good Thing

I have started saying goodbye to an old friend. Our first meeting was inauspicious, around 40 years ago. More...

Features

Trivia

Frederic-August Bartholdi sculpted The Statue of Liberty.  ________  In 1925, the first motel, the “Motel Inn” opened in San Luis Obispo, California.  ________  On July 28th, 1945, a US Army bomber crashed into the 79t More...

TRIVIA

Crazy people make better bloggers, suggests a study by Forbes Magazine.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TRIVIA

The longest railway in the world is the Trans-Siberian Railway or Trans-Siberian Railroad, built 1891-1916, a network of railways connecting European Russia with Russian Far East provinces. More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Victoria Butler 2nd Grade

I love my mom because she loves me from the core down! I remember the time she was really happy when I cleaned my room. My favorite thing about her is she's like no other. She has long, brown hair. I thank her for always being the best.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Landon Ross 5th Grade

What makes my mom special is she is always there for me. She spends lots of time with me. She is the nicest person in the world. She lets us have lots of fun.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

James Berry II 5th Grade

What Makes My Mom Special   My mom is the best mother in the world. She works really hard, at home and her job. She takes us out to eat at a restaurant every weekend. On her days off from work, we sometimes watch movies and have bonfires.  More...

Luce Courthouse Establishes New Access Regulations

Significant changes have gone into effect at the Luce County Courthouse recently. Some doors are locked and there are rope barriers by the court area. In addition, those with business in the court must pass through a security checkpoint.   More...

July Fourth Parade Information

Naubinway — The Kiddie Parade starts at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 3 with games to follow at the Pavilion.  More...

Music Legend Peter Yarrow to Appear in Curtis

Peter Yarrow is most commonly known for his role in the successful folk band Peter, Paul and Mary.  Born and raised in New York, Yarrow has always had a love for music.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 19 – 25

June 19 — General Assistance - Fatality, CR 407, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  June 20 — Car - coyote Property Damage Accident, M-117, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, June 28   —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...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of June 19 – 25 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office :— Deputies responded to three property damage crashes, all involving car versus deer. More...

Obituaries

Frederick William Everling

Frederick William Everling, 73, passed away at Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tenn., on June 19, 2017 after a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. More...

Suzan Lynn “Sue” Smith

Suzan Lynn “Sue” Smith, 56, of Newberry, died Saturday evening June 24, 2017 at her residence. On Monday June 19, 2017, Sue was airlifted to Ann Arbor and then transported home where she died peacefully with her loving family.  More...

Elisa Candelaria Geronaga, M.D

Elisa Candelaria Geronaga, M.D., 65, passed away quietly Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at her home in Newberry, Michigan, her loving husband of 23 years, John Klika, by her side.  More...

Sports

Newberry Baseball Bestows Awards

The Newberry Indian baseball team held its awards banquet Sunday evening in the Warren Room at the American Legion.  More...

Motorsports Start Season with Roar

The motor sports season in Newberry started off with a roar on the weekend of June 10. More...

10th Annual U.P. All-Star Game Huge Success

This past Saturday, June 24, the 10th annual U.P. All- Star football game took place at the Superior Dome in Marquette. More...