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December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Showers to Retire after Nearly 50 Years in Education, Michigan Works!

After spending 16 years at Michigan Works!, former Tahquamenon Area Schools superintendent Jim Showers is celebrating his retirement with an Open House at the Luce County Michigan Works office Thursday, December 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More...

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News

U.P. Utility Customer Capacity Demonstration Charges Set

The MPSC recently set the state reliability mechanism (SRM) capacity charge for three Upper Peninsula utilities. More...

“Ask the DNR” Airs Thursday on TV13

Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff will appear live Thursday night, December 7 on the call-in question program “Ask the DNR” broadcast on Public Television from WNMU - TV13 in Marquette.  The hour-long program will air li More...

Garden Club Plans December Meeting

The Newberry Garden Club will meet at Ruthanne Dean’s home Monday, December 11 at 1:00 p.m.  Members are asked to bring a holiday treat to share and non-perishable food items to donate to the Food Pantry.  Call regrets to the host. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 9, 1892  Local and County News   —Grondin Bros. of Seney will give a grand opening at their new hotel on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th.  More...

Just Bill

When It Starts Freezing I Know the Temperature

Just as I’m writing this, on a Sunday morning in France it’s about 30° F in Newberry and 28° C in Paris. Or, as my weather app tells me, -1° C in Newberry and -2° C here.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Stay in Control of Holidays

Yes, you made it through Thanksgiving and only feel slightly guilty about that third helping of dessert. But hang on, the real temptations of the holiday season are still in front of you.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Clipped by Mustangs

The Lady Eagles of Engadine opened their home season last Monday, December 4 when they hosted the Lady Mustangs of Munising. More...

The Sport Page

Engadine’s Aubrey Simmons left, and Newberry’s Alexis Groenhout, right, battle for the tip-off. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Merissa Granger, the daughter of Rick and Lisa Granger.  Merissa was a force on the volleyball team with a strong swing.   More...

Two Local Agencies Receive UPWARD Grants

More than 27,000 Michigan workers at more than 800 employers will gain or update skills through $29 million in grants from the Skilled Trades Training Fund, Talent Investment Agency director Wanda M. Stokes said.  More...

Colorado Yoopers Award Grants to U.P. Nonprofits

The Colorado Yoopers have announced grants totaling $1,000 to Upper Peninsula non-profits. Founded 16 years ago, the Colorado Yoopers raise funds every year for U.P. More...

EUP CAC to Meet in Newberry Today

Among its agenda items, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to hear presentations on the depredation investigation process and a review of the Commercial Forest Act More...

Snowmobile Season Officially Opens

The official snowmobile season in Michigan runs from December 1 through March 31 each year; however, the State-sanctioned snowmobile season primarily covers State-sponsored trails that are signed, numbered and groomed.  More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Gather your family for a musical night at the library! Upper Peninsula children’s musician, Papa Crow, will be performing at the Tahquamenon Library Thursday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m.  More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

November 27 — Property damage accident -hit and run, West Helen Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  November 27 — Assist other department, CR 466, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Can you believe it’s December already? Time sure is flying! I was blown away by the students’ performance with Dan Hall last night. What a wonderful opportunity for Three Lakes Academy students! More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter 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

Irene C. Nimeth

Irene C. Nimeth, lifelong resident of Alger, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the age of 84.  More...

Donna Marie Avery

Donna Marie (Maki) Avery, 72, of Alpena died following an extended illness on December 1, 2017 at Mid- Michigan Medical Center – Alpena.  Donna was born September 17, 1945 in Newberry Michigan to parents Mary (Elizabeth) Deverney and John More...

Herbert J. Russell

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Features

Safe Driving Tips

After becoming proficient in basic driving skills, teens can become overconfident and begin to drive faster, follow other cars more closely, brake abruptly, etc.  Gently and continuously remind your teen to stay three seconds back from other car More...

Did You Know?

Skeleton flowers have such delicate petals that they become transparent when it rains.   More...