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March 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

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To drive home the rustic beauty and hometown pride that is Newberry, the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce has developed the game Newberryopoly. More...

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MDHHS Urges Michiganders to Make Informed Diet Choices

March is National Nutrition Month and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program are joining with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to remind Michiganders about the importance of making informe More...

Working Famillies Eligible for Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit

Working families and individuals with low to moderate income who receive a federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) can receive a six percent matching tax credit from the state of Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. More...

Wind Dominates Renewable Energy in Michigan

Wind generation continues to be the primary source of alternative energy in Michigan, according to the Michigan Public Service Commission’s ninth annual report on renewable power.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of March 23, 1894 Germfask in Luck   More...

Just Bill

How We Played at a Friend’s “Games Night”

Last weekend we went to a friend’s house for “Games Night.” There were 15 of us: four couples and seven extra women. Everybody could get along in French or in English, some better than others. More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—Tickets are on sale for the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Dinner being held Friday, April 12. This year’s theme is Black, White and Red Masquerade Ball. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Fox River

The Fox River is 36 miles long and flows south into the Manistique river, joining it near Germfask. Author E.W. More...

TRIVIA

Two minutes is the longest you could survive without a space suit on the other planets in our solar system. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Munising

Munising, being one of the Upper Peninsula's older names, comes from an Ojibwa word, minissing, meaning "island in a lake." Grand Island is, of course, just off shore from the city.   More...

TAS Board Discussed New Bond Proposals for November Ballot

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board held its regular March meeting Monday evening in the Library. Lisa Wallace updated the board on progress attained during the Bridges math program. Bridges is a pilot program in first grade class.  More...

Home Invasion, Kidnapping Staggers Paradise

Wednesday, March 13 at approximately 7:15 p.m. Chippewa County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to an address on North Whitefish Point Road in Whitefish Township upon the report a report of a domestic dispute involving a stabbing.  More...

Local News

Village Council Covers Multiple Maintenance Issues

The Newberry Village Council held its regular monthly meeting Monday, March 18 at the village office.  The council voted to fill the vacant at-large position on the Water and Light Board. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 11 - 17  March 13 — Property Damage Accident - private property, two-car, CR 405, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken  March 13 — Operating While Intoxicated, M-28, Pentland Township. More...

Michigan State University Extension

4-H STEAM Corps   Luce County 4-H would like to introduce Ashley Freed as the new Ameri- Corps STEAM member. She has been a parent volunteer for almost three years and recently became a 4-H leader.  More...

Obituaries

Geraldine E. Brown

Geraldine “Jerri” Elizabeth Brown, 74, of Newberry died Tuesday afternoon, March 12, 2019 at U.P. More...

Viola Mae Troop

Longtime Newberry resident Viola Mae Troop, 89, died Tuesday evening, March 12, 2019 at her residence on East Lake.  Born May 25, 1929 in Wells Township, daughter of the late Arthur and Hazel (Moll) Sevarns, she owned and operated Troop’s More...

Alvin A. Flatt

Alvin A. More...

Sports

All-Conference Team for EUP Named

Basketball coaches for the Eastern Upper Peninsula Varsity girls got together recently to vote on their choices for the All- Conference Team  Heading the list as Offensive Player of the Year is Cierra Molina, a senior from Rudyard. More...