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December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

EUP CAC to Meet in Newberry

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC) will meet Tuesday, December 16 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Comfort Inn in Newberry, located at 13954 State Hwy M- 28. More...

State Rears, Stocks Muskies in Round Lake

The Department of Natural Resources recently finished stocking 36,228 muskellunge fingerlings into 21 water bodies located throughout the state in an effort to enhance Michigan’s fisheries.  Michigan is home to two strains of naturally pro More...

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Help Prevent Oak Wilt by Not Moving Wood

Oak wilt outbreaks are increasing in Michigan, and the Department of Natural Resources has conducted treatment at several state parks to halt the spread of the disease.  More...

DNR Plans Michigan Bear Symposium

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host a Michigan Bear Symposium Saturday, December 6 in Roscommon. This one-day, inaugural event will be held at the RalphA. MacMullan ConferenceCenter, 104ConservationDrive, from 10:00 a.m. More...

Comments Sought for Update of Wolf Management Plan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is updating the 2008 Michigan Wolf Management Plan and is seeking comments. The four principal goals within the plan have guided wolf management in Michigan for the last six years.  More...

Columnists

Staying Well

Could It Be My Gallbladder?

“Hey Doc, recently I was having some pain in the upper right side of my belly, just below my ribs. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 30, 1889 LOCAL More...

The Counseling Corner

How to Keep Holiday Parties from Becoming Holiday Disasters

Many people have heard of office parties where a few drinks led to a terrible outcome, or that family gathering where a relative decided to tell everyone just what he or she really thought of them.  More...

Sports

NHS Boys Begin Hitting the Courts

The Newberry boys’ basketball season will begin soon, although it will seem like a long time coming, since the first home game is not until next year, January 6, when Pickford comes to town.  Until then, the Indians will be on the road for More...

Wrestlers See Numbers of Weight Classes Increase

Newberry High School wrestling coach Dean Parker has seen the numbers of his wrestlers increase slowly but surely. Last year he could fill only half of the 14 different weight classes. This year that number is 10.  More...

Albright, Hood Named Golden Eagles

The Engadine Athletics program celebrated the accomplishments of the fall sports teams November 25 with a banquet at the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club. More...

FERC Delays Electric Rate Increase for Cloverland

The December 1 date for the new Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-directed Midcontinent Independent System Operator ( MISO) charge to take effect for Cloverland Electric’s 42,000 services has been delayed by FERC due to insufficient i More...

Busy November for Circuit Court

The 11th Ci r cui t Cour t , presided over by Judge William Carmody, was particularly busy November 18 with four sentencings, three arraignments, two probation violation hearings and one plea deal.  More...

State Parks Seeks Applications for 2015 Campground Hosts

Each year during the warmer months, hundreds of volunteers spend their summers camping for free at Michigan state parks and state forest campgrounds in exchange for their service as campground hosts.  More...

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Santa Claus arrives in Newberry tonight at the American Legion at 5:00 p.m. Dinner starts at 5:00. Free pictures with Santa. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 24 – 30  November 24—Child Abuse/Neglect, Pentland Township. Referred to DHS, report taken.  November 24—Possession of Marijuana, North Cooper Street, Pentland Township. Action taken and report made.  More...

Northstar News

Friday, December 5 the Bible quiz teams from Northstar will head to Community Baptist Church in the Soo for the Superior Conference competition. The action starts at 11:00 a.m. More...

Photo

Lela Avery, left, and Geri Penix, right, price a few of the crafts to be included at the Hulbert Christmas Bazaar this Saturday to raise funds for the local college scholarship and the township fire More...

Obituaries

Jackie Sue Clark

Lifelong Newberry resident, Jackie Sue Clark, 61, died Sunday afternoon, November 30, 2014 at Marquette General Hospital. She was born November 12, 1953 in Newberry, daughter of the late Ai and Cleffie (Burton) Clark.   More...

Donald Neil McArthur

Donald Neil McArthur, 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Corinne (Gould City), Newton Township, Michigan on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 surrounded by his family. More...

Daniel P. “Warhoop” Engman

Daniel P. “Warhoop” Engman, 54, of Kingsford, passed away Friday, November 21, 2014, at his home.  He was born August 20, 1960, in Newberry, Mich., son of John and Stella Engman.  More...

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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  -Anne Frank   More...

Green Flag Flying for Holiday Shopping

Conditions are good for the official start of the holiday shopping season: brisk weather, lower gasoline prices, reduced unemployment and optimistic retailers offering big bargains. More...