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December 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect Arrested in Drive-by Shooting

Thursday, November 29 at 12:20 p.m., Luce County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to an address on CR 457 in reference a drive-by shooting. More...

History Club Gears Up for Competition

The History Club at Tahquamenon Area Schools recently took a field trip to the Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) to conduct research on the students’ topics for this year’s History Day Competition.  More...

Deadline Approaching for Word Banishment Submissions

Now is the time to get rid of this past year’s abused and misused words and phrases. More...

Special Sections

News

First case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Confirmed in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was notified this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Michigan has a confirmed case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). More...

Enjoy the Holiday Season with Fire Safety in Mind

Festive meals, flickering lights and holiday decorations are all hallmarks of the holiday season; however, Christmas trees, candles, electrical decorations and cooking all contribute to an increased number of home fires during December, making it one More...

MDEQ Issues Enbridge Permit for Straits Anchors

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Water Resources Division, has issued Enbridge a permit to install 48 anchor support structures into the lakebed on Line 5 pipelines to decrease the span distance at these locations within the S More...

Sports

Newberry Girls Come Oh-So-Close Versus Rudyard

The Newberry Varsity girls’ team had a heck of a comeback effort at the J.L. DeCook gym in Newberry last Friday, December 7 against the Rudyard Bulldogs.  Rudyard had started the game with a 15 - 4 run in the first quarter. More...

Newberry Boys Show Great Effort against Rudyard

Newberry’s boys’ Varsity team scored 83 points at Rudyard last Thursday, December 6, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Bulldog team racked up 95.  The Indians enjoyed a great first quarter when Luke Jordan drained a three point More...

Indian Wrestlers Win One, Lose One

The Newberry wrestling team held its first match last Wednesday, December 5 at the J.L. More...

Features

TRIVIA

If you travel south from Detroit, you’ll end up in Canada.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TRIVIA

Sharks apparently are the only animals that never get sick. As far as is known, they are immune to every known disease including cancer. ________  Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day. More...

No News is Good News at NCF

Newberry Correctional Facility (NCF) warden Jack Kowalski hosted a prison liaison meeting with community leaders last Wednesday, December 5.  More...

Meeting Planned to Discuss US-2 Naubinway Project

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to a meeting to discuss a planned 2019 project that proposes to make changes to US-2 in the village of Naubinway.  The meeting will take place Tuesday, December 18 from 5:00 &nd More...

Holiday Schedule

Since Christmas and New Years fall on a Tuesday this year, the Newberry News must go to print a day early. There for all articles and advertisements must be in our office by Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28. More...

CORRECTION

The News would like to formally apologize for misspelling Catherine Freese’s name as “Freeze” in last week’s issue, along with other issues in the past. Our autocorrect has been duly reprimanded.   More...

Circuit Court Hears Two TAS Related Cases

In the 11th Circuit Court November 20, two of the three defendants who pleaded guilty to breaking into the Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) were sentenced.  More...

Photo

Twenty members of the Goodfellows Club got together at the LINK last Saturday, December 8, to wrap presents for the needy children in our ares. photo courtesy of Shell McTiver More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 3 - 9  December 3 — Suicidal subject, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  December 3 — Identity Theft, CR 135, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Photos

The Elementary band, under the direction of Director Sara Perfetti. More...

4-H Gets Grant to Engage Young people in Science

Michigan State University Extension’s 4-H Youth Development has received a grant of nearly $450,000 to involve more young people in science through its 4-H STEAM Corps program. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of December 15, 1893 Local and County News   —The Furnace company will begin to haul wood and fill kilns next week.  More...

Just Bill

Time for President to Sit Down in a Café

When I was 13, Richard Nixon came to Marion, OH on a train to campaign for president. He had been Ike Eisenhower’s vice-president, and he was running against John F. Kennedy. More...

MAEAP Updates, Opportunities

The Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) works with local farmers to implement practices to achieve environmental certification. The program is voluntary and provided at no charge to participants. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Harold and Lucille Robinson .— The Robinson Family   More...