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February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Millecoquins Winter Carnival Saturday

This Saturday, February 25 the annual Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival again will take place on the waterfront from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

TLA Takes Home “Reward” Two Years Running

Three Lakes Academy (TLA) recently was recognized by the Michigan Department of Education as a Reward School for the second year in a row.  TLA now ranks in the 87th percentile of all elementary schools in the state of Michigan as a high progres More...

Area Youth Invited to Ice Fishing Demonstration This Saturday

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce will host an ice fishing demonstration this Saturday, February 25 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Twin Lakes. More...

Special Sections

News

DNR EUP Citizens’ Council to Meet in Newberry

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to discuss several interesting topics, ranging from supplemental deer feeding triggers to an off-road vehicle route proposal in Mackinac County, when the panel meets Thursday, More...

Photo

A pack of hungry Newberry Area Ambassadors prowled north of Newberry last week, stopping to devour lunch at the Wolf Inn at 18568 CR 407 and deliver congratulations to new owners Allyn and Julie Cooper. More...

MSP to Host Citizens’ Academy in Newberry

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post will hold a Citizens’ Academy beginning March 20 and ending May 8.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What’s new in eco-friendly light bulbs? Is it true that incandescent bulbs are back in a much more efficient form? Barbara Birke, via e-mail More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 26, 1892  Local News   —Haughton & Rule finished their log hauling and broke up camp this week, but should the weather be favorable they will again resume operations and continue cutting and haul More...

Just Bill

We Dish Up Soup Almost Every Night

Unless we’re going out or having people over, we have soup for dinner just about every night. More...

Features

Trivia

Frederic-August Bartholdi sculpted The Statue of Liberty.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

TRIVIA

The plural of LEGO is ‘LEGO.’ According to the brand itself, another acceptable option is ‘LEGO bricks,’ but using the term ‘LEGOS’ is practically an insult.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

This Day in History

February 22

1371—Robert II succeeded to the throne of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty.  1819—Spain ceded Florida to the United States.  1879—Frank Winfield Woolworth opened his first “Five Cent Store” in Utica, New More...

Village Council Studies Retiree Insurance Issues

The February 20 Newberry Village Council meeting began with village president John DeWitt talking about establishing an ordinance committee. He said that there are some ordinances that are not up to date or with language that isn’t clear. More...

Photo

A recent fire destroyed what was formerly the Kik’s Corner Store on the corner of M-28 and the Hulbert road. More...

Snowmobile Show Successful 25 Years

This past weekend, the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Show and Ride was again held in and around the town of Naubinway.  Lasting from Tuesday through Saturday, the Show and Ride was filled with a variety of events.  More...

Local News

Northstar News

Students who made the second quarter honor roll were: B Honor Roll – Hannah Handrich and Brandon Williams; A Honor Roll – Megan Williams; and Pastor’s List (all As) - Connor DuFour, Caleb Handrich, Daniel Handrich, Leah Handrich, Lo More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 13 – 19

February 13 — Lost/found property - cell phone, West Helen Street, Newberry. Phone found.  February 13 — Malicious destruction of mailbox, CR 407, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

With so much winter still in store for the U.P., it might seem hard to think about summer right now; however, the Tahquamenon Area Library is already planning programs for the Summer Reading Program.  More...

Obituaries

Roger Ames VanDoren

Roger Ames VanDoren, at the age of 89, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Roger was born on February 5, 1927 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Raymond W. VanDoren and Josephine I. Campbell. More...

John C. (Jack) Bell

John C. (Jack) Bell, age 81, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at his home in Marquette.  More...

Sports

Lady Indians Survive at Brimley, Can’t Keep Up with Blue Devils

BRIMLEY—It wasn’t very pretty, but the Newberry Lady Indians basketball team notched its 10th win of the season to go along with seven losses. The girls are 7 - 3 in the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference. More...

Henry Advances to State Finals

Six Newberry High School wrestlers competed in the Individual Regionals held in Rogers City last Saturday. The only Indian to survive the competition was Alex Henry, who placed third in the 160 weight class. More...

Indians Bedeviled by Sault Team

SAULT—The Sault Blue Devils knew they were in a scrap with the Newberry men’s team during the first quarter. More...