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October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Oswald Bear Ranch Passes Inspection after PETA Accusations

Last Tuesday, October 10, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sent a complaint to the U.S. More...

Jago Receives 2017 Community Service Award

The fourth annual Luce County Veterans Community Service Banquet was held October 7 at the American Legion in Newberry.  “This year we had more veterans than we ever had before,” declared Rich Minard, Luce County Veterans Service dir More...

Special Sections

News

Pumpkin-Carving Pointers Add Pizzazz to Season

Transforming pumpkins into cleverly carved creations is a Halloween tradition. Each October, glowing pumpkins take up residence near doorsteps and porches, adding to the magical ambiance of the season. More...

Homelessness in Michigan Drops by Nine Percent

Michigan has made steady progress in reducing homelessness and is succeeding at prioritizing those most in need by providing quality Housing First care, according to a report released by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority in conjunction More...

Presbyterians Plan Next Free Community Meal

Thursday, October 19 the First Presbyterian Church of Newberry will host its next Free Community Fellowship Meal from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 21, 1892  Fatal Shooting Accident   The woods near Dollarville was the scene of a very sad shooting accident last Sunday afternoon, resulting in the death of a young son of William Hardy, who has been a res More...

Just Bill

It Was a Good Day to Cook Fish

Last Thursday, October 12 was Native American Day and Columbus Day.  Most people don’t celebrate Columbus Day now, and the growing awareness of what really has happened in history has led to a movement remembering that the discovery of the More...

The Counseling Corner

Recognizing Abusive Relationships

It’s an unfortunate situation, and one that happens all too frequently, that people get trapped in an unhealthy and abusive relationship. More...

Sports

Newberry Tribe Play-off Bound

The Newberry Indian Varsity football team has reached play-off status for the fourth year in a row by defeating the Rogers City Hurons 42—8 at Friday night’s Homecoming celebration.  The Indians now have five wins and two losses und More...

Middle School Cross-Country Honors

The girls team took third of eight teams while the boys took fourth of eight teams.   More...

Indian Cross-Country Teams Finish 4th in SAC

The Newberry girls’ cross-country team placed fourth overall in the Straits Area Conference without top runners Abby Smithson and Madison Grigg, who were ill October 10 and could not compete at the meet in Rudyard.  More...

TAS Board Updated on M-STEP Scores

The October Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education meeting was held in the library Monday evening in front of a small audience. More...

Village Fire Chief Suggests Relook at Mutual Aid

Fire chief John Wendt reported that his crew handled one structure fire in McMillan last month at Monday night’s meeting of the Newberry Village Council. More...

Photos

Newberry’s 2017 King—Sena Parker and Queen Riley Burton along with Prince Ashley Payment and Princess Miranda Martindale. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 9 - 15

October 9 — Gas driveoff, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 9 — Civil dispute, Dollar Street, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Moving Mindfully – A Program Series About Mindfulness, Yoga

Starting Monday, November 6 Michigan State University Extension health educator and certified laughter leader, Tracie Abram, and certified yoga instructor, Marsha Blanchard, will collaborate to offer a program about the benefits of practicing Mindful More...

Three Lakes Academy

—What a fantastic week this has been. Apple Fest was a huge success. We enjoyed seeing families and tasting all the delicious apple treats.  Thank you to all who contributed to this wonderful event. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS.  2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Elsie A. Swanberg

Elsie A. Swanberg, formerly of Chelsea, MI, died in her sleep on October 8th. She was born on August 4th, 1925 in Manistique, MI to Albert Sautter and Ulla (Lindstrom) Sautter.  On November 25. 1962 she married Robert R. More...

Delores C. Fenske

Delores C. Fenske, 77, formerly of Engadine and most recently of Pentland Township, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  Born in Wayne, MI July 8, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Dallas C. More...

Robert Earl Mills, II

Age 78, of East Tawas, Michigan former resident of Newberry, Michigan died on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Tendercare Nursing Home with his loving wife, Donna and fur baby Chloe at his side. More...

Features

Follow Six Tricks for Storing Treats

Halloween is a favorite day for many children—and even a number of adults. Halloween offers revelers the opportunity to dress up in costume, play tricks on unsuspecting individuals and cap off the day with treasure troves of candy.  More...

TRIVIA

If you’re trying to tell the difference between a fossil and a rock, give it a lock. More...

Halloween Traditions Date Back Centuries

Many Halloween traditions may have originated with the ancient Celts and their priests, the druids. Other civilizations adopted and changed the ancient rituals, such as bobbing for apples or donning disguises.  More...

Personals

Thank You!

We would like to thank everyone who has helped us through the loss of our wife, mom, grandma, sister/inlaw, aunt and friend.  More...