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February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Helen Newberry Joy Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation

Helen Newberry Joy Hospital and Healthcare Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in digital mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). More...

Senator Schmidt to Come to Newberry

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District during the month of February. On Friday, February 15 he will be visiting Timber Charlie’s in Newberry from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.  More...

Special Sections

News

Kovar Racing Takes Seventh in the 50th Running of the I-500

On Saturday, February 3, the 50th running of the I- 500 snowmobile race took place in sault Ste. Marie. That day, there were 38 sleds that made the cut and 36 on the starting line when the race began. More...

Snowmobile Accident Prime Example of Delayed Injuries

On February 2 at approximately 1:45 p.m., troopers from the St. Ignace Post, Manistique Detachment, were dispatched upon the report of a one-snowmobile personal injury crash on CR 449 in Inwood Township, Schoolcraft County.  More...

U.P. Pearl Harbor Victim Finally Identified

The last of three Upper Peninsula sailors killed aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma December 7, 1941 has been identified and will be interred in his hometown of Ontonagon.  More...

Obituaries

Robert L. Cameron

Lifelong Newberry resident, Robert L. Cameron, 90, died Saturday evening, February 3, 2018 at his residence.  More...

William J. Burton

Lifelong Gould City resident, William J. More...

Richard D. Lochner

Richard D. Lochner, 85, of Paradise passed away January 24, 2018 at his residence. More...

Sports

NHS Wrestlers Tune Up for Districts

Newberry’s wrestling team traveled to Munising last Wednesday, January 31 to take on the Mustangs and meet the Marquette team. More...

Lady Indians Best Brimley, Lose to Cheboygan

Varsity  Brimley — The Lady Indians took a close first-half game and dominated the second half to bring home a 57—42 victory.  Brimley scored the first two buckets of the night and led the entire first quarter, taking a 16&mdash More...

Indians vs. Eagles: Tale of Two Halves

The Newberry Indian men met up with rivals the Engadine Eagle men Monday night at the J.L. More...

New Partnership Formed to Stop Asian Carp

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recently announced a new partnership with Ohio, Ontario, and Wisconsin to stop Asian carp. More...

Regional Planning Elects Board Leadership

January saw the changing of the guard at the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission (EUPRPDC), when a new executive committee was elected to the organization’s board of directors  At its Jan. More...

Education Enrichment Award Seeks Applicants

Community and Youth Development is accepting applications for the Judy Watson Olson Education Enrichment Award in honor of former GLCYD president and CEO.  More...

Newberry Man Arrested on Multiple Counts

On February 1, Marquette Police arrested 19- year-old Marquette resident Sigurd John Utych on warrants authorized out of the Marquette County Prosecutor’s office for six counts of Larceny from a Motor Vehicle, two counts of Breaking and Enterin More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 29 – February 4

January 29 — Larceny from a building, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  January 29 — Dog at Large, West Railroad Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

This sure has been an active winter! With two closures for snow and ice and another for illness over the last two weeks, we hope you haven’t missed the library too much.  More...

Northstar News

The Northstar teens enjoyed the Snow Camp held last week in Hawks.  The February Bible Quiz will take place Friday, February 9 in Manistique at Bethel Baptist. Varsity competition begins at 11:00 a.m. More...

Columnists

EARTH TALK

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that the chemicals we use to unclog backed-up drains are harmful to our health and the environment. Can you suggest safer alternative products or methods?  – Amy Smith, Rome, NY   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 3, 1893  A Narrow Escape   Last Friday the mail carrier between Newberry and Deer Park was caught in one of the wildest blizzards that ever visited his section and came near losing his life on the lonely r More...

Just Bill

France, America Share Two February Holidays

France and America share a couple of important holidays.  The most important is Valentine’s Day, of course. It has the same meaning in both countries. Think about Love. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Stressful jobs with high demand and low control, such as waiting tables, can lead to a higher risk of a stroke.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TRIVIA

Eating carrots doesn’t make your vision better. Though your body does convert beta-carotene into Vitamin A, it’s not enough to enhance the average person’s eyesight.  More...

5 Reasons Pre-School Years Prime for Learning

Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child in years to come.  More...