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July 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Coach Bryant Leaving Newberry Indians

Fred Bryant, Newberry High School head football and girls’ Varsity basketball coach, is leaving Newberry to take over the position of athletic director for Cadillac High School and Junior High School (about 1,300 students altogether).  He More...

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival at the Germfask Methodist Church, Wednesday, July 12 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.   More...

Special Sections

News

Sen. Schmidt Weighs In on State, EUP Issues

This past Wednesday, June 28 State Senator Wayne Schmidt was scheduled to hold “Coffee Hours” across the EUP. More...

ROAD WORK AHEAD

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $3.4 million to reconstruct about one mile of I-75 BL from North Airport Road to North Mackinac Lane in St. More...

Ride Against Domestic Violence Returns

The fourth annual Mary’s Dream – Living Without Fear Ride Against Domestic Violence will take place Saturday, July 15. The H-58 Fun Run will start in Newberry.  More...

Obituaries

George T. Gill

George T. Gill, 91, of Lake City passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital surrounded by his family.  He was born April 18, 1926 in Birmingham to John H. More...

Michael W. Obey

Lifelong Newberry resident, Michael W. More...

Brian Alan Zimmerman

Brian Alan Zimmerman, 45, of Newberry passed away on Tuesday June 27, 2017. He was born April 23, 1972 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, the son of the late John L. and Gail P. (Johnson) Zimmerman.  More...

Features

Be Prepared For Safe Trip

Whether it’s just for a day or two or an extended vacation, there are a number of things you can do to have a safe, smooth and enjoyable trip when heading out in your vehicle. More...

Learn Benefits of LED Outdoor Lighting

When choosing a lighting system for your home exterior, you want a durable, beautiful solution. With LED technology you can get incredible results at an amazing value.  Long-Lasting   More...

Learn to Appreciate Your Neighborhood Canada Geese

Perhaps one of the most recognizable birds in Michigan is the large, regal-looking Canada goose. More...

Kids Bend a Rod at Seney Refuge

Saturday, June 24 Seney National Wildlife Refuge provided the perfect backdrop for the annual children’s fishing day in the wilds of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. More...

Newberry Breast Cancer Survivor Celebrates Life

Friday, June 9 Valerie Robinson, a breast cancer survivor from Newberry, joined more than 135 fellow five-year cancer survivors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) for its 29th annual Cele More...

Slide for Kids Charity Race Thursday

The annual Slide for Kids Charity Flat Track Motorcycle Races will be held July 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the TMC Motorsports Park on M-28, Newberry. More...

Photo

11 Giant Rubber Ducks, sponsored by area businesses, braved the trip from Pann’s Wild Bay to Watts Stamper Park last Saturday afternoon. The race generated over $3,000 for school enhancements at Three Lakes Academy.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 26 – 30

June 26 — Hit and Run Property Damage Accident, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  June 26 — Malicious Destruction of Property/ Dog Bite, M-117, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of June 26 – July 2 the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office :— Deputies responded to seven property damage crashes, two involving car versus deer, and one rollover involving one vehic More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, July 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...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Orbiting Earth from Pole to Pole

Did you know that when you check the weather on your phone or watch your local weather forecaster on TV, you’re actually looking at information from a faraway satellite?  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of July 8, 1892  Local and County News   More...

The Counseling Corner

What Are Your Dreams Trying to Tell You?

When you wake up each morning do you remember your dreams in vivid detail? Or do you rarely, if ever, recall a dream? Whichever the case, researchers tell us that we all do dream, every night. More...

Sports

Newberry Warriors Fall 13—5 to EUP Travelers

The EUP Travelers put a hurt on the Newberry Warriors last Tuesday evening, June 27 at the ball diamond off Charles Road.  The Travelers scored four runs in the first inning, three in the second, one in the third, one in the fourth, three in the More...

Personals

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Seth Mills 6th Grade

My mom is special in many ways. My mom has helped my dad to buy a house. She has gave me life and my other siblings. More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Ashlyn Miller Kindergarten, Age 6

I love my mom because my mom brings me to the beach. I like to play in the sand. I like to make a sand castle. It is fun.   More...

Mother’s Day Essay Contest Entry

Anna Wiegand 6th Grade

Why My Mom is Special   My mom is special. She is special because she is kind. My mom is also special because she is loving. She is special because she is smart. My mom is very special (not in the bad way).  More...