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August 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal Car Crash Claims Woman

Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace and Sault Ste. Marie posts investigated a fatal, two-vehicle crash near Curtis at 3:59 p.m. More...

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News

Eighth Graders Invited to Write About Personal Michigan Heroes

Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan once again is sponsoring its annual America & Me Essay Contest— celebrating its 50th year with additional awards and spotlighting student writers from the past six decades.  More...

Get Michigan’s Wildlife in K-12 Classrooms

With the start of the school year fast approaching for many, don’t forget to include Michigan’s wildlife in class plans.  The DNR offers a variety of wildlife classroom curricula at the elementary, junior high and high school levels, More...

FEMA Awards $1.9M Grant to Michigan DNR

The U.S. More...

Obituaries

Leta A. Petosky

Lakefield Township resident Leta A. More...

Donald C. Burton

Lifelong area resident Donald C. Burton, 57, of McMillan died Friday morning, August 24, 2018 at his residence on East Lake surrounded by his loving family and under the care of North Woods Hospice.  More...

Features

Forestry Notes

Wildlife by Populations

Populations of many wildlife species of concern have increased dramatically since the environmental legislation of the 1960s and 1970s. More...

Keep Lawns Green While Saving Some Green

No matter the size and shape of your property, there are a variety of watering methods to help keep your lawn green throughout the warm, dry summer months. More...

Honey Offers Many Health Benefits

Honey is nature’s sweet nectar. While honey certainly can add flavor to various recipes or be enjoyed straight out of the jar, it has many other surprising benefits as well. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In Memory of Dennis Robinson June 5, 1949 – August 28, 2015  Memories Build a Special Bridge   Our memories build a special bridge when loved ones have to part,  More...

Eight Human Cases, one Death from West Nile Virus in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently confirmed eight human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) for 2018. More...

Mighty Big Changes for Mighty Mac Bridge Walk

Longtime Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walkers face a different experience this year. Just like last year’s walk, the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6:30 a.m. More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News shall be closed September 4 in observation of Labor Day. Therefore all adverts, articles and photos must be in our office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1.   More...

Local News

Luce County Park to Offer Free Sand

The Luce County Commissioners met Tuesday, August 21 to spend a great deal of their time listening to and questioning Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (MERS) chief financial officer Leon Hank and local regional manager Tara Langham, who a More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

August 20 – 26   August 20 — Illegal Entry, East John Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  August 20 — Larceny of motorcycles, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Matter of Balance Class Starting September 20 in St. Ignace

Anyone who has turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because they were concerned about falling or cut down on a favorite activity because they might fall is advised to consider the free program, “A Matter of Balance: Managing Co More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  September 1, 1893 The Insane Asylum   More...

Just Bill

Three Cheers for NCF and Michigan Prisons

Newberry breathed a sigh of relief when it became clear that the state was not going to close the Newberry Correctional Facility with its 230 employees (and openings for more). More...

Sports

Boys’ Cross-Country Takes First at Home Meet

The Newberry boys placed first in the annual Tiffany Thorpe cross-country meet held at the Canada Lakes ski trail in the rain this past Saturday, August 25.  The Indians compiled 23 points in the two-team competition, with Cheboygan racking up 3 More...

Newberry Cross-Country Takes Third at Munising

MUNISING — The Newberry boys more than held their own in a season-opening cross country meet, placing third in the Munising Invitational August 21 on the Valley Spur Cross-Country Trails.  More...

Indians Edged by Frankfort

The Newberry Indians lost their 2018 football opener last Friday to the Frankfort Panthers 18—14 on a rainy night in Frankfort.  The Panthers scored first, completing an 80-yard, 11- play drive with a four-yard run by Frankfort’s Eth More...