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April 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

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Luce County’s metal detector in the County Building is up and running. Manned by a deputy sheriff every hour the County Building is open to the public, it can detect a penny in your pocket. More...

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News

Feathered Friends May Turn Up in Unusual Spaces

Around Michigan this spring, some people may find a surprise in their gardens and flower boxes, or even in landscaping near office buildings. Bird nests can be found in some interesting locations.  More...

Scammers Use Fake Letters in Latest Scam

Aggressive Letters Threaten to Seize Property, Social Security Benefits to Collect Past-Due Tax Debts  Michigan taxpayers with past-due tax debts should be aware of an aggressive scam making the rounds through the U.S. More...

Michigan Makes Progress Finding Families for Foster Kids

Michigan is making a big effort to keep foster kids in familysettings,witha9percent improvement over a 10-year period, according to a new report.  Michigan is home to almost 12,000 foster children, and researchers from the Annie E. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  It’s a matter of death and life. His. For you.  It was the most important week in history. Jesus was rejected, condemned, nailed to a tree and died. He rose from the dead and appeared to a number of men and women. More...

Obituaries

Janet E. Guzinski

Janet E. Guzinski, 88, of Newberry died Wednesday afternoon, April 10, 2019 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.  Born January 9, 1931 in Lansing, daughter of the late Thomas and Ferne (Jacobs) Streeter, she married Leon Guzinski June 4, 1955. More...

Catherine I. Alexander

Catherine Ione Alexander, 84, of Brampton passed away suddenly at her son’s home Sunday, April 7, 2019.  More...

William J. Hoig Sr.

Lifelong Curtis resident, William J. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Dr. Joel Poinsett, the 1st US ambassador to Mexico, brought the poinsettia to US in 1828. More...

Tackle Embarrassing Carpet Stains

Most carpet has stain and soil protection properties on the fiber, making spot and stain removal much easier. More...

Did You Know?

Instagram user @thingsihavedrawn creates funny, creepy and oddly adorable photo-realistic versions of his six-year-old son’s artwork. courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TAS School Board

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education convened for its regular monthly meeting Monday, April 15 in the library.  More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will close at noon this Friday, April 19 in observation of Good Friday.  We will reopen on Monday at 8:00 a.m.  We hope our readers have a meaningful Easter.   More...

Village May Shift Unpaid Utility Bills to Landlords

The monthly meeting of the Newberry Village Council was held Monday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the village office.  Prior to the regular session, the board held a special meeting regarding Lori Stoke’s arbitration in closed session. More...

Easter Bunny Visits Naubinway

This comin g Saturd ay, April 20 the East er Bunn y will be ma king his an nual ap pearance in Nau binway. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

April 8 - 14  April 8 — Suspicious Situation, M-123, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  April 9 — Lost Property, CR 448, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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The 2019-20 Newberry American Legion Post 74 Officers from left to right, front row: Roger Shoemaker—Executive Board (Past Commander); Bud Grubba—Adjutant; Jim Dzelak—Commander & Finance Officer; and Mike Welty—Executive B More...

Register Now for “Becoming an Outdoor Woman” Summer Program

Registration is open for this summer’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for May 31 – June 2 in Marquette County. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From The Newberry News of  April 13 and April 20, 1894 Local and County   —Mason Bros. closed its contract with the furnace company about the first of May next. They are offering their camp outfit for sale at very cheap rates.  More...

Just Bill

There Are Better Ways to Live than Scamming

I don’t like missing deadlines, and last week it happened again for the second time that I remember. I could find things that I use to take the blame, but they would all be spoilsport thoughts. More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let the Romance Disappear

Yes, Valentine’s Day was a number of weeks ago. Maybe it was a great day, or maybe just another day of the month, but however it happened in your relationship is past history. More...

Sports

All-UP Football Players Drafted

The U.P. All-Star football game is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. More...

E.U.P Coaches Announce Wrestling Awards

Named most valuable wrestlers by Straits Area coaches recently were Rudyard’s Bradley Hall (So) for the lower weights (103 – 140) and Caleb Brown (Jr) of St. More...

Lady Indians Go 1-1-1 at Dome Fling

The Lady Indians traveled to Marquette for the Spring Fling Dome Tournament. The first game on Friday evening was against Florence, WI. The Indians came out on top by a 10—4 score. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank my neighbor and his brother for calling 911. Thank you to all the hard-working guys on the Newberry Volunteer Fire Department for putting out the fire on County Road 432. Thank you so much!  More...

Card of Thanks

Our heartfelt thanks to Golden Leaves’ staff and volunteers for five years’ care and service to Gilda.   More...