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January 16, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

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Michigan Prepares for Early Issuance of February Food Assistance

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) plans to issue Food Assistance Program benefits early for February. More...

Bergman Donates Shutdown Pay to Local Charities

Congressman Jack Bergman announced that he will give all pay accrued during the government shutdown to local charities in the First Congressional District. More...

Photos

Last week's heavy snowfall resulted in dangerous driving conditions and several accidents. More...

Obituaries

Warren J. Hartwick

Longtime Curtis resident, Warren “Jack” James Hartwick, 95, died Monday morning, January 7, 2019 at his residence.  Born May 25, 1923 in Rexton, son of the late James and Agnes (Hatch) Hartwick, he was the last surviving of 12 childr More...

Kathleen Diane Neff

Kathleen Diane Neff of McMillan, Michigan passed away peacefully on Thursday January 10, 2019. More...

Sports

Lady Indians Take Two from Lady Eagles

The Newberry Indians invaded the Eagles Nest Monday, January 14 and snatched two from Engadine.  Varsity  The Indians had no trouble against the winless Eagles. More...

Newberry Boys Win One, Lose One

Newberry Varsity boys celebrated the new year January 8 with a win over the Cheboygan Chiefs 67—61; unfortunately, the Junior Varsity fell 60—18.  Varsity  More...

Deadly Foul Shooting Sinks Lady Chiefs in Cheboygan

The Varsity Lady Indians duplicated the men in defeating the Cheboygan Chiefs, 56—47, January 9 in Cheboygan.  Varsity  Newberry’s girls got off to a fast start as Madison Grigg and Adrian Depew both nailed a trey in the initial More...

Search on for U.P.’s Best Talent

Barb Hampton, who brought the successful “Betsy’s Game Show Extravaganza” to the Sault Ste. Marie Rotary Club, is launching another project, “U.P.’s Got Talent.” More...

Early Winter Transportation Handled with Ingenuity

In the early 1900s many Upper Michigan residents faced great challenges with getting from one place to another during the winter months.  The majority of automobile owners placed their cars in storage for the winter. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 7 - 13  January 8 — Assault and Battery, East Limits Road, McMillan Township. Investigated report taken.  January 8 — Threats, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Photo

Students of the Month at the EUPISD Learning Center have demonstrated Respect, Responsibility, and Safety. More...

American Legion Winter Tour Begins at Newberry

The 2019 Annual Commander’s Winter U.P. Tour begins at the Newberry American legion Post on Sunday, January 20. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of January 19, 1894 Died on the Journey   At half past seven o’clock last Friday morning two men started from Newberry to walk to Deer Park. They were Pete St. Arnold and Frank Moren.  More...

Just Bill

Louis Armstrong Showed How to Live a Good Life

Jazzman Louis Armstrong was born in 1901, so you always know how old he was at any certain time. More...

Features

Learn Cause and Treatments of Burns

Burns do not discriminate and can affect men, women, children and seniors. More...

Did You Know?

Brief breaks during the workday can dramatically improve one’s ability to focus on a task.  A 2011 study published in the journal Cognition found that brief mental breaks could improve focus on a prolonged task.  More...

TRIVIA

If you want to convince people of something, use a graph. More...

Personals

Lehto–Bleich

Martin and Diane Lehto of Newberry have announced the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Diane, to Eric Randall, son of Carol and Randall Bleich of Hudson.  The couple was married December 29, 2018 in a small ceremony in the Lehto family barn More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of our Son and Brother Rick Beaudin 9/2/75 – 1/20/18  Love, Mom, Dad, Katy, Patty and Linda   More...