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January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cardboard Classic Returns to Newberry

After a several-year absence the Newberry Cardboard Classic is returning to the Big Valley Ski Hill. More...

Special Sections

News

Simple Steps Can Maintain Mental Acuity

Many people know that a combination of a healthy diet and routine exercise is the best way to maintain their physical health. But what about mental well-being? More...

Snack Foods Can Be Healthy with Smart Choices

Medical professionals often warn that snack foods can be unhealthy, upsetting dieting plans and causing a person to consume more calories than is recommended. More...

U.S. Average Gas Price Will Fall Below Two Dollars per Gallon this Week

American motorists will see something happen this week that has not occurred since March 25, 2009: The U.S. average price of gasoline will slip below two dollars per gallon.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas J. Butkovich

Thomas J. Butkovich, 80, of Engadine died Thursday morning, January 22, 2015 at his home while under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  Born November 1, 1934, he was a son of the late Thomas L. and Signe M. (Huhta) Butkovich. More...

In Memoriam

Terry Webb  Terry Webb served as President of the Village of Newberry from 2009 until 2012. He served faithfully and well. Several of the projects that I am still working on were begun by Terry for the betterment of our community.  More...

In Memoriam

In loving memory of  Eric Autterson  January 31, 2008  More...

Sports

CRIBBAGE LEAGUE

January 26, 2015 Eagles + 338 Cananries +1181 Robins -0768 Hawks -0178 Spruce Hens -1101 Snowbirds -1172 < More...

Newberry Wrestlers Much Improved since Last Year’s U.P. Championships

There’s a feeling that the Newberry wrestlers have been making progress throughout this season. More...

It Was the Best of Games, It Was the Worst of Games

Detour   The Newberry boys are back and running. Last Tuesday they employed a full-court zone press against the DeTour Raiders and sent them home with a 78—61 loss.  More...

TAS Board Gets Community Input on “Right-Sizing”

January19, 2015 night’s Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education meeting opened with a moment of silence for school bus aide, Terry Webb, who passed away recently. More...

EUP Snowmobile Council Donates to Local County Sheriff Departments

The Eastern U.P. Snowmobile Council (EUPSC) met last week at the Town Hall in Hulbert. Foremost on the agenda was the distribution of funds to area Sheriff’s Departments for use for their snowmobile law enforcement programs. More...

CCSS to Hold District Spelling Bee February 3

Community Schools will hold this year’s district spelling bee for students in the fifth through eighth grades from Paradise and Newberry Tuesday evening, February 3. More...

Local News

LSSU Announces High School Short Story Contest

High school students who are interested in writing may win a $500 cash prize or $1,000 scholarship for their stories if they enter Lake Superior State University’s new Short Story Prize competition.  More...

Great Start to Quality Brings Lending Libraries to U.P.

The Upper Peninsula Resource Center has announced that hands-on kits for families to use are not only fun but promote learning for young children!  More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 19 – 25 January 20—Mental Health Run, Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. January 20—Snowmobile Personal Injury Accident, Trail #45, McMillan Township. Report taken. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News   More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

The Resolution Two-Step   More...

The Counseling Corner

When to Pay Attention to Your Child’s School Complaints   Most children will sometimes say things like, “I don’t like school” or “the teachers don’t like me” or “I’m just no good at math.&rdq More...

Features

TRIVIA

The calories burned daily by the sled dogs running in Alaska's annual Iditarod race average 10,000. More...

Crossword

Full Story

NEWBERRY PIONEERS

George Smathers   George Smathers was the first homesteader to settle the Lakefield area in the 1800s. He was in the logging business and did some farming. He married Amanda Sanderlin and their children are Jessie, Homer and Frank. More...