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Oswald's Bear Ranch - Newberry

One of the more unique attractions in the Upper Peninsula, Oswald’s Bear Ranch gives visitors to the area the chance to get up close and personal with more than 20 bears. 399 more words

Family Trips

Homecoming by Cynthia Voight

Homecoming by Cynthia Voight is the story of four children on their own. The oldest, Dicey Tillerman who is still young enough to pass as a boy when she needs to, leads her three siblings on a cross-country journey in search of a home.   722 more words

Book Review

The Dream Becomes Real: Touring the Newberry Enhanced Geothermal Site

Bend, Oregon — On a crisp fall day in late-September, three white vans crept up a winding Oregon dirt road lined with thick forestry. The pitted, unwelcoming path made for a rough ride — a likely indicator that many don’t often brave the ride to the top of the crater. 1,001 more words

Alternative Energy

Company accused of mistreating more disabled workers

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Four mentally disabled former employees of a turkey company that was ordered to pay millions last year for mistreating workers in Iowa have been placed in protective care in South Carolina. 87 more words


4th - 6th Graders Rock the Newbery Game

BOING!  “The Westing Game!”

HONK HONK!  “Moon over Manifest!”

DING DONG!  “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH!”

DING!  “The One and Only Ivan!”

These are a few of the answers the 4th-6th graders excitedly called out when we played a Newbery Award game in the library this week. 869 more words

Storytimes - 30 Minutes


Born on September 2, 1918, John B. Mayes entered The Citadel with the Class of 1940 at the start of the 1936-1937 academic year after graduating from Newberry High School in South Carolina. 270 more words

Citadel Men