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November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Christmas Parade Set for November 28

The Village of Newberry will celebrate the spirit of Christmas Wednesday, November 28.  Festivities kick off at 5:00 p.m. with a Christmas Parade traveling south through downtown Newberry to the American Legion. More...

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The first significant snowfall of the year dumped four inches on the area. More...

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News

United Way Announces Open Letter of Intent to Apply for Funding

United Way of the Eastern Upper Peninsula is seeking organizations interested in partnering on health, education or financial stability programming to assist in EUP communities. More...

Stay Alert Behind the Wheel

The Insurance Alliance of Michigan is encouraging drivers to think twice before getting behind the wheel when they feel sleepy, part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness about tired driving during Drowsy Driving Prevention Week.  More...

Michigan Measles Cases Reach 15

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed 15 cases of measles in Michigan so far in 2018, the highest level the state has seen since 1994 when 26 cases were reported.  More...

Obituaries

Marvin G. Bowler

Longtime Gould City resident, Marvin G. “Butch” Bowler, 75, died Sunday afternoon, November 11, 2018 at his residence. He was born September 8, 1943 in Newberry.  More...

Sports

UPSSA Names Football Top Picks

This past Thursday, November 7, the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association met on the campus of NMU in Marquette. Twenty of the U.P.’s top sports journalists made their selections for their Dream Teams and All U.P. teams.  More...

SAC Volleyball All-Conference Posts EUP Members

Sault Ste. Marie’s Julia Beaumont won the SAC Player of the Year at a recent meeting of the league volleyball coaches.  Joining her on the First Team are fellow teammates Melina Robertson and Kayla Wilhelm. More...

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The 47th annual Newberry Elks Lodge #1705 Hoop Shoot competition was held at J.L. DeCook Gymnasium in Newberry on Saturday, November 10, 2018. More...

State and Local Election Results

Although Governor-elect Democrat Gretchen Whitmer defeated Bill Schuette 2,149,014 votes to 1,878,260, she did not do as well in Luce and Mackinac counties, losing to Schuette 2,345 to 3,229 in Mackinac County and 1,469 to 851 in Luce County.  More...

Two Hearted Media Purchased Eagle Radio, Now is 96.7 Flash

Eagle Radio 96.7, which has operated in Newberry since 2006, has been purchased by Two Hearted Media. Two Hearted Media is the business of Travis and Shiloh Sumbera. More...

Local News

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A descent crowd turned out for the Newberry Veterans Day Assembly Friday, November 9. Jim Dwyer photo More...

Medicare AEP Info Sessions Available at Snyders

The Medicare Advantage Enrollment Period (AEP) is more than halfway over, and Snyders Drug will host two more free informational sessions about the AEP November 21 and December 5. Sessions with a Medicare specialist last from 9:00 a.m. More...

Knitting Class Offered by CCSS

Having trouble learning to knit or read a pattern? Have you always wanted to knit yourself a sweater or afghan? Expert knitter Irene Pigeon will teach a six-week class on Mondays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  November 17, 1893  Fleeced by Sharpers at Trout Lake   More...

Just Bill

Parade of Presidents Marks WWI Anniversary

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918, the guns stopped firing. The 100th anniversary of that World War I event was a big deal in France, where one person out of every 20 was killed. More...

The Counseling Corner

Making Holiday Travel a Better Experience

We are entering one of the busiest, and most stressful, travel periods of the year. According to the U.S. More...

Features

Safe Driving Tips

Deter Underage Drinking, Win Scholarship

Students: Here’s a chance to win a scholarship! Create your own video on the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving and submit it by February 8, 2019 at the Courageous Persuaders Website, found at courageouspersuaders.com.  More...

TRIVIA

–The Olympics used to award medals for art, including architecture, music, painting and sculpture.  –Having daughters can increase a man’s life expectancy.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Children Learn by Imitating Others

One of the best ways for children to learn is observing others and then trying to do the same thing. From birth through adulthood, humans frequently pattern learning on the behavior of others. More...