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December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tips Sought in Local Wolf Poaching Cases

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are seeking information on two separate wolf poaching cases that recently occurred in Mackinac and Schoolcraft counties. More...

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News

Network of Highway Webcams Expands in Upper Peninsula

This winter, motorists have an expanded online vantage point to view stretches of state highway across the Upper Peninsula. More...

Secretary of State to Close for Christmas, New Year’s

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. More...

DNR Finds 2014 Firearm Deer Harvest Down from Last Year

The 2014 firearm deer season wrapped up November 30, and challenging conditions and lower deer numbers in some areas likely have led to fewer deer being taken this year. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

The November 19 article “The Safest Place in Luce County – NCF” was factually inaccurate and insensitive to Newberry Correctional Facility staff. More...

Obituaries

Mildred Kalin

Saturday, December 13, 2014, Mildred “Midge” Kalin (née Moskowski), 92, died at her Center Line residence. She was born in Adrian, PA December 24, 1921. More...

Louis R. Linck

Longtime Engadine resident, Louis R. Linck, 68, died Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Florida following a battle with cancer. More...

Susan M. Smith

Susan M. Smith, 64, of Alba, passed away on December 3, 2014 at McLaren Northern Michigan Regional Hospital. Susan was born on August 16, 1950, in Newberry, MI, the daughter of John and Dorothy (Allen) Mills. More...

Features

Easy Ideas Offered for Holiday Wreaths

Wreaths are synonymous with the holiday season, and they can range from intricate to simple to flashy to rustic. Creating festive wreaths does not necessarily require a lot of skill, and wreaths can be fashioned from a variety of different materials. More...

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Don’t Let Water Damage Dampen Your Holidays

The average cost per claim — about $15,000 — related to water damage from frozen pipes increased 33 percent between 2007 and 2008, State Farm reports. More...

Buckler Resigns as Water & Light Head

The Newberry Village Council meeting of December 15 was relatively quiet, with updates on various projects, including the Fairbanks generator, the purchase of a building for meeting/office space, new electrical service and the resignation of and repl More...

TAS Playground Committee Launches Fundraiser

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Playground Commi ttee has launched a fundraising initiative called “ Step Up 4 Our Kids” to help bring a new playground to the elementary school. More...

Chamber to Create Miracle on Newberry Avenue this Friday

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce and participating members will host the Miracle on Newberry Avenue this Friday, December 19 beginning at 5:30 p. m. in downtown Newberry. More...

Local News

Graymont Seeks Support from Portage

Daryl Browning, representing Graymont, Inc., discussed at length the Rexton Project with the Portage Township board at its regular December meeting held last week. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 8 – 14

December 8 – December 11—Snowmobile Safety Class, Newberry Schools. December 8—Mail Tampering, CR 425, Pentland Township. Report taken. December 8—Two-Car Property Damage Accident, West Avenue D, Newberry. Report taken. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

As many may know, Tahquamenon Area Schools is undergoing a comprehensive review of our facilities. More...

Columnists

The Counseling Corner

Create More Realistic Gift Expectations for Your Child

The holiday season is a time of giant expectations for young children. Kids face enormous marketing efforts from every front about the toys they “must have” this year. Even adults get affected by all the advertising. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 14, 1889 More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Outdoor Winter Fun with Kids

Since many animals are nocturnal or scarce, children rarely see shy and secretive animals in the wild. However, animals leave their tracks and mysteries for children. Take a walk in your own backyard in winter or along the beach in summer. More...

Sports

Eagles Fall Hard to Rudyard Bulldogs in Season Opener

On December 9, the Engadine Eagles boys’ basketball team traveled over to Rudyard to open their season against the Bulldogs. More...

Lady Eagles Take Close Win over Detour, Fall to Munising

Last Monday night, the Lady Engadine Eagles suffered their first loss of the year when they traveled over to Munising. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kate Parker te daughter of Novella and coach Dean Parker. More...

Personals

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In Memoriam

In Memory of Mary Scholtus, Mom 91 years December 15, 2009 More...