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September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Four U.P. Drug Busts

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) made several arrests in the Upper Peninsula last week. More...

Newberry’s Fall Fest Debuted

Last Saturday, September 19 the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a “Fall Festival” at the Luce County Fairgrounds. Activities and entertainment started at 10:00 a.m.  More...

Special Sections

News

“Hike Between Da Falls” Marks Michigan Trail Week

With inviting fall weather right around the corner, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and visitors to enjoy the seasonal transition during Michigan Trails Week (September 19 - 26).  More...

Treasury Highlights importance of Higher education

The Michigan Department of Treasury is reminding families that September is “College Savings Month,” a time to highlight the importance of saving for college and the impact it can have on a child’s life.  More...

state’s attempt to Block sault Tribe Casinos Blocked

The U.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 words. To be considered for publication they must be signed by the author with an address and telephone number included for verification only. More...

Sports

2015 Newberry Middle School Cross Country Team (6th, 7th and 8th grades)

Back row (left to right): Coach Jenn Lehto, Makenna Bryant, Jack Fillmore, Brenna Pavey, Katie Rahilly, Majken Labadie, Makayla Wolf, Carlee Corinth and Iris Waas.  Front row (left to right): Jorja Suriano, Caitlynn Canfield, Sophy Smithson, Abb More...

Newberry Seventh Grade Volleyball Team

Back Row: Jennifer Dzelak, Lexi Reese, Katie Rahilly, Brenna Pavey, Taylor Pavey. Front Row: Heather Patrick, Amy Smart, Hana Parker, Morgan Fisher. Coach: Kristen Christiansen; Assistant Coach: Stacy Price.   More...

Newberry Eighth Grade Volleyball Team

Back Row: Jasmine Allen, Valarie Laffrey, Sidney Hedger, Elena Edwards, Megan Nallett. Front Row: Olivia Price, Harley Kroll, Makenna Bryant, Grace Obey. Coach: Kristen Christiansen; Asstistant Coach: Stacy Price.   More...

Wilson Takes Over for Stark in County Emergency Roles

The September 16 Luce County Commission meeting was the first for newly appointed District 2 commiss ioner Michelle Clark, installed after the resignation of Joe Smithson. Commissioner Ron Ford was absent from the meeting. More...

TAS Continues Hiring, Training of Personnel

Monday night’s Tahquamenon Area Schools board meeting was not quite as volatile as previous meetings. Trustees Chris Beaulieu, Michelle Zellar and Samantha Oswald were not in attendance. More...

Photo

Although it was extremely hard to do in last Saturday’s wind, Kade Schroeder, Hannah Dembny, Addison Schroeder and Amelia Dembny won some goldfish by tossing a ping-pong ball into a cup.   More...

Graymont Proposes Land Exchange

The Hiawatha National Forest recently announced the receipt of a letter from Graymont ( MI) LLC stating its intention to submit a proposal for a land exchange related to the company’s Upper Peninsula limestone mine project.  More...

Local News

Village Infrastructure Projects Near Completion

At Monday night’s Village Council meeting representatives from Oberstar, Inc. reported that the excavation company is 90 percent done with the mainline piping and will be very close to finishing this year. More...

McMillan Methodist to Host Harvest Festival, Auction

This year’s annual Harvest Festival and Auction will take place at the Columbus Township Hall Saturday, September 26.  The Bake Sale will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the auction at 5:30 p.m. More...

Northstar News

—The Academy students will travel to the Soo on Friday for their annual cross-country meet with the other Superior Conference schools. Racing begins at 10:30 a.m.  —Monday, September 28 is the Hurricane River Trip. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear Earthtalk: What is biophilic design in architecture and where can I see it implemented?  Winston Black, Newark, NJ   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of September 19, 1890   —St. Ignace - Mrs. Alex Main of Newberry and Mrs. More...

The Counseling Corner

Getting Smarter Behind the Wheel

Automobiles today are safer and easier to drive than ever before. From seatbelts to air bags to frames that help protect us in crashes, the family car is a much safer experience.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

In the ‘60s and ‘70s, photographer Arthur Tress asked children to describe their worst nightmares and then staged them as photographs.   More...

Save Money on Course Materials

College course materials can be cheaper than most college students think. More...

Safeguard Personal Finances Online

The past few years have seen a huge surge in data breaches and identity theft. More...