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May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

George Pentland Explores Pentland Township Roots

George Pentland, greatgrandson of early settler Thomas Pentland, visited the area with his wife. Margery, for the first time in his life May 11. More...

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DNR ORV Meeting Sees Light Turnout

Thursday night, May 17 the Michigan DNR hosted a meeting at the McMillan Town Hall in Newberry. The main focus of the evening was an inventory of roads in the U.P. with the emphasis on ORV use. More...

DNR Reminds Boaters to Put Safety First

As boating season nears, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers encourage boaters to protect themselves and others by following important safety tips.  Saturday, May 19 marked the start of National Safe Boating Week, and More...

State Sen. Schmidt Makes Quick Return to EUP

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District during the month of June.  Newberry, Engadine and Sault Ste. Marie are early on the schedule this month. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of June 2, 1893 Local and County   The board of education at its last meeting engaged Miss McCutcheon, of Dollarville, to teach school at Deer Park.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Virtual Eternity

I am at the time in life when one needs to take stock of his resources and devise a plan to spread them over his remaining years. More...

Just Bill

May has Many Holidays, But Things Get Done

The month of May in France is one of those magical mysteries that amaze Americans. It is full of holidays, and people wonder how any work gets done. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Almost 30 percent of San Francisco’s air pollution comes all the way from China.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Here Are Five “Healthy” Habits Worth Giving Up

While most weight loss proclamations are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good. More...

Learning Basic Pet Emergency Care Could Save Their Lives

It can happen in an instant! Your dog drinks some cleaning solution or your cat starts choking on a toy. What do you do?  For many, they’re likely to go straight into panic mode. More...

NCF Names Officer of the Year- Schroeder

Kevin Schroeder was selected as the Newberry Correctional Facility 2018 Corrections Officer of the Year. He was recognized at the Department of Corrections awards banquet held May 2, which also was attended by Warden Jack Kowalski.  More...

Mindykowski Receives Outstanding Librarian

Tuesday, May 2 Dion Mindykowski, director of the Tahquamenon Area School Public Library, received the Outstanding Small/Rural Librarian Award from the Library of Michigan.  More...

Local News

“Young Eagles” Returns to Soo to Send Youth Soaring

The Young Eagles complimentary aircraft rides return to Sanderson Field Airport in Sault Ste. Marie Saturday, June 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. More...

Fundraising Campaign Begins for The Link

Once again volunteers are going around the community seeking donations for The LINK, a center for youngsters in downtown Newberry.  Most of these volunteers are working in conjunction with the annual “Slide for Kids” motorcycle race More...

Community Garden Plots Available

Plots are available for the 2018 gardening season in the Newberry Community Garden on Truman Boulevard.  Plots are 20-feet by 20- feet and have been top dressed with organic fertilizer and rototilled. More...

Obituaries

Muriel G. Eifler

Muriel Glenna Eifler, 92, formerly of Naubinway, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018.  Born July 14, 1925 in Flint, daughter of the late John and Muriel Minty, she married Ray Eifler November 1, 1947. More...

Lonnie K. Wyse

Lonnie K. Wyse, 70, of Naubinway died Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her former husband, Howard Van Til; parents, John and Winifred Vander- May; and brothers, John VanderMay and Ron VanderMay.  More...

Spring Burial Schedule

The following is a list of area residents who died over the winter and their spring burial dates. This is not a complete list and will be updated periodically as more are scheduled. More...

Sports

Newberry Softball Prepares for Districts

The Lady Indians softball team had an up-and-down week that had the girls splitting games with the Pickford/ Cedarville and Rudyard JV squads before dominating Superior Central last Friday.  Last Tuesday, Newberry started out with what ended up More...

Newberry Men Take EUP Golf Title

The Newberry men’s golf team had two guys in the first team, led by George Sevarns, who shot a 176 at a recent meet in Pickford on May 22, and Jeff Rahilly, who shot 178.  To top it off, there were three Newberry fellows in the second team More...

Newberry Track Boys Place 2nd in EUP, 3rd in SAC

The Pickford boys were first with 137 points at the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference track meet last Thursday, May 24 in Pickford. More...