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June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TAS Teacher Charged with CSC

On June 18 Carrie Ann Miller, 48, was charged and arraigned in 92nd District Court in Luce County with two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 3rd degree.  More...

Holiday Schedule

Since the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, the Newberry News will be printed and distributed a day early this year.  Therefore all advertisements, articles and photos most be in our office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25.   More...

Special Sections

News

Children’s Fishing Day at Refuge Returns Saturday

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, will host the 29th annual Children’s Fishing Day Saturday, June 23 at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.  More...

Photos

A Meet the Candidates hosted by Indivisible Central UP at Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn in Curtis on Monday June 11. More...

Michigan Upgrades Election Security for 2018

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson recently detailed how new voting equipment, $11 million in new federal security grants and the extensive preparations her office has made will better protect Michigan’s elections system for the 2018 election cycl More...

Obituaries

Timothy R. Thompson

Timothy Robert Thompson, formerly of Paradise, passed away peacefully at his home in New Orleans, LA January 2, 2018. More...

Joan Gerrie

Joan Gerrie, 86, of Sault Ste. Marie passed away surrounded by her family June 12, 2018. More...

Wm. R. McElhaney

Wm. Ronald McElhaney, 67, of Newberry passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at his home.  Services were held at Smith Family Funeral Homes in Elsie June 18 with Pastor Charles Richardson officiating. More...

Sports

NHS Cross-country Team Plans Fundraiser

The Newberry Varsity cross-country team will host a spaghetti dinner Friday, June 22 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. This fundraising event will be held at the school cafeteria and coincide with the packet pick-up for the Two- Hearted Trail Run.  More...

HORSESHOES

A most gorgeous evening broke out across Newberry and the Sportsmen’s Club horseshoe pits last Wednesday after half a day of much-needed rain. The moisture kept the dust down and was perfect for the pit sand. More...

Rudyard Lions Triathlon, 5K Run Accepting Entries

For 22 years the Rudyard Lions Club has held the Rudyard Lions Summerfest Triathlon and 5K run on the last Sunday of July. This year it will be held Sunday, July 29 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot at the Rudyard Area Schools Larry G. More...

Newberry Village Council Contracts for New Website

Approximately a dozen citizens attended last Monday, June 18 meeting of the Newberry Village council at the village office.  More...

Luce County Emergency Management Team Plans Next Exercise for September

Eighteen people participated in the Luce County Emergency Management meeting last week chaired by Luce County Emergency manager Brent Wilson.  The team is in the midst of planning an emergency drill for sometime in September hosted by the Columb More...

Enbridge Delivers Pipeline Analysis to Michigan

A report given last Friday, June 15 to the State of Michigan from Enbridge concludes that a secure underground corridor for Line 5 beneath the Straits of Mackinac is a feasible replacement alternative to the existing Line 5 crossing.  Mandated i More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

June 11 - 17  June 11 — Found Property, CR 457, Pentland Township. Investigated, assistance given.  June 11 — Leaving Scene of Property Damage Accident, East Victory Way, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Photo

Jocelyn Holcomb, age six, with a check for $1,139.25 she is donating to the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. More...

Luce County Historical Museum Reopens

The Luce County Historical Society has announced that the Old Jail and Sheriff’s Residence Museum will reopen for the season June 27. The facility will be open every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of June 16, 1893 Local and County News   —Prof. Chisholm was a sufferer from rheumatism the fore part of the week and was but ill able to attend to his duties at school.  More...

Just Bill

Morgan Needs Write-ins to Battle Fellow Marine

If Northern Michigan is to be a political battleground between two ex-Marines in November, Democrats in the U.P. More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Alcohol Get Best of You

Yes, you enjoy that glass of wine with dinner or a cold beer on a hot summer afternoon. Is this a problem? In most cases the answer is no, but for a growing number of people, consumption of alcohol doesn’t stop with just a couple of beers. More...

Features

TRIVIA

Blood can be used as a substitute for eggs when baking.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

TRIVIA

The longest railway in the world is the Trans-Siberian Railway or Trans-Siberian Railroad, built 1891-1916, a network of railways connecting European Russia with Russian Far East provinces. More...

TRIVIA

There’s a teddy bear in every Dutch police car in case something troubling happens to a child.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...