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December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State’s Minimum Wage to Increase

Effective January 1, 2017, employees in Michigan will see a minimum wage increase from $8.50 to $8.90. More...

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News

U.P. Muzzleloader Season Ending

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the 2016 muzzleloader deer season opens across the state December 2. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

November 28 — Littering on Private Property, East Avenue C, Newberry. Report taken.  November 28 — Car vs. Deer Accident, M-123, Pentland Township. Report taken.  More...

Methodist Church Offers “Gift to the Community”

Local musicians and members of the Newbery United Methodist Church will present their annual “Gift to the Community” Christmas concert Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 110 West Harrie Street.  More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Studying Storms on Earth

You’ve probably seen some scary storms with very fast winds. But did you know that over the oceans, spinning storms can create even faster winds?  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 11, 1891 Local News More...

Letters 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...

Features

This Day in History

1787—Delaware became the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.  1917—The U.S. declared war on Austria-Hungary in World War I.  1941—The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  More...

TRIVIA

—The Queen cannot be arrested in the UK, whatever crime she might commit.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Did You Know?

This seal went surfing on a whale’s back. A pod of whales was having a feast, so the seal jumped on board and hitched a ride to get closer to the food.   More...

Goodfellows Prepare for Christmas

The Newberry Goodfellows have met several times since September preparing for this Christmas season. The main function of the Newberry Goodfellows, which was formed during the Great Depression, is to deliver gifts to needy children of the area.  More...

Bear Forum to Consider Harvest Recommendations

A group of individuals representing various sportsmen’s clubs, the U.S. Forest Service, agricultural community and non-affiliated bait and hound hunters throughout Michigan will meet in St. More...

Charges Issued in Trooper- Involved Hulbert Shooting

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on November 21 two Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers from the Sault Ste. More...

Local News

Northstar News

Friday is the day of the U.P. Live Nativity at the Bonnie French Farm in East Lakefield. Please see the ad in this paper and come out for a great family evening. You won’t want to miss it!  More...

Three Lakes Academy

—How did December creep up on us so quickly? I feel like just yesterday I was consoling homesick kindergarteners on the first day of school! Now they walk around like old pros.  —This will be another busy month with a lot going on. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, December 7   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Obituaries

Connie S. (MacMillan) Swanson

Connie S. (MacMillan) Swanson, age 59, passed away peacefully at home in Ada, Michigan on Friday, December 2, 2016. More...

Allan Morningstar

Longtime Strongs resident Allan R. Morningstar, 88, died Wednesday evening, November 30, 2016 at the Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  More...

Lily C. Chard

Lily C. Chard, 60, of Rochester, IN passed away Friday, December 2, 2016 at her residence.  She was born April 4, 1956 in Newberry, the daughter of George and Barbara (Allen) McAlpine. On September 23, 1988 she married Larry T. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Newberry’s Boys Varsity Team Left to right, back row: Ryan Archer, Alex Johnson, coach Jimm Depew, Seth Groenhout and George Sevarns. More...

Eagles Looking To Fly High This Season

It has been some years now since the Engadine boys basketball team have been able to have a season that ended with a winning record. This season, they are looking to change that.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Beverly Johnson would like to thank our family and friends of Newberry for all of the food, flowers, cards and kind words since our mother’s passing.  More...