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November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

DNR Confirms Recent Cougar Photos in EUP

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has confirmed two recent photos of a cougar in the eastern Upper Peninsula, marking the 25th and 26th times cougar evidence has been verified in the U.P.  More...

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News

Salt Prices Jump Nearly 50 Percent as Winter Begins

The severity of this winter is anyone’s guess, but one thing’s for sure: road salt will cost a lot more for Michigan road agencies battling the snow and ice.  More...

Mother Nature Offers Best Defense from Floods, Storms

As many Michiganders are still cleaning up from the devastating effects of last summer’s storms while bracing for winter, a recent report from the National Wildlife Federation suggests some of the best resources for preventing major flooding ca More...

Prepare Now for Severe Winter Weather Ahead

Cold temperatures, heavy snow and treacherous ice storms are all risks of the impending winter season. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 9, 1889 More...

The Counseling Corner

Worry: More Dangerous to Your Health than You May Realize   Most of us find plenty of opportunities in daily life to worry. From work problems to family issues to our health, we all have an endless list of things that can cause worry.  More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Reading Aloud to Children from Birth

The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that reading aloud is so important it now recommends that families read to infants as a daily fun activity. That’s right. Read from birth.  More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kaylee Burton the daughter of Jeanne and Albert Burton. Kaylee is on the Newberry Volleyball team that was just shy of winning the District title. More...

Photos

Sabrina Archer, right, goes up to block Laker Meadow Greenlee's shot. More...

Newberry Indians—As Close As It Gets

The Newberry Indians’ volleyball team survived a chilly boat ride and long walk to the Mackinac Island school to take on the Lakers in the first round of Class D District 123 action.  More...

Dangerous Winter Driving Arrives

In Luce County, as in the rest of the Eastern Upper Peninsula, road accidents multiply with the bad weather of winter.  According to the Michigan State Police, Luce County averaged 16 accidents a month in 2013, but for November, December, Januar More...

Luce County Election Summary

Newberry President Carol Lee Anderson 312 William David Green 136 Write-in 3 Newberry More...

Mackinac County Election Results

Portage Township Supervisor Tom Hoogterp 242 Carl Shoebottom 140 Write-in 3 Enga More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 3 - 9  November 3—Malicious Destruction of Property, Smashed Building Blocks, East Victory, Newberry. Report taken.  November 3—Malicious Destruction of Property, Slashed Tires, East Truman, Newberry. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, November 12   —The Curtis Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will meet at Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn at 8:00 a.m.  —Three Lakes Academy will hold staff meetings in the morning, and school will be delayed un More...

U.P. Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution Forming

Veterans Day is a time to remember and recognize the valor and sacrifice of those who served in the armed forces, including those of generations beyond fathers and grandparents. More...

Obituaries

Michael E. Fontaine

Pastor Michael “Mike” Edward Fontaine, 66, of Harrison died Monday, November 3, 2014 after a valiant fight with brain cancer.  He was born December 2, 1947 in Milwaukee, WI, the son of Edward Joseph and Helene Clare (Rotta) Fontaine. More...

Mary A. Ringler

Mary A. Ringler, 88, of McMillan Township died Tuesday morning, November 4, 2014 at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  More...

In Memoriam

My Hero, My Dad

You held my hand When I was small. You caught me when I fell. You’re the hero of my childhood And my later years as well. More...

Features

Crossword

Full Story

Trivia

–Hydroponics is the technique by which plants are grown in water without soil.  More...

Women Face Higher Risk of Stroke Than Men

TheAmerican HeartAssociation / American Stroke Association urges everyone to learn the signs of stroke. Supermodel and actress Claudia Mason is helping the organizations raise awareness. Worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Thank you to the voters in Newberry who voted for me for village council trustee. More...

Birth Announcement

Ben and Casie (Applin) Wolak announce the birth of their twins, Liliana Marie and Crosby Adair born August 5, 2014 in Valencia, California. Each weighed over 5 pounds. The family resides at Edwards Air Force Base where the Wolaks are stationed.  More...