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October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Chris Wendt - Youth Volunteer of the Year

A Newberry teen is among six outstanding volunteers honored during the seventh annual U.P. Service Awards program at the U.P. Nonprofit Conference at Northern Michigan University Oct. 15. More...

Special Sections

News

Luce One of 31 Primary Natural Disaster Areas

The U.S. More...

Better Resources in Store for U.P. Vets

More than 30,000 veterans in the Upper Peninsula will have easier access to comprehensive health, employment, education and quality-of-life opportunities thanks to a collaboration that brings together local, state and federal resources and services.& More...

UPSET Discovers Drug Dealers, Illegal Immigrant in the Soo

On October 14 detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) arrested two downstate men on felony charges relating to the distribution of cocaine and possession of marijuana.  More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor uses Roundup in her yard routinely and tells me it’s harmless to people and pets, but I’ve heard that it is carcinogenic. Can you set the record straight? — Maise Alexander, New Hope, PA   More...

SAVVY SENIOR

How to Compare, Locate Senior Housing Options

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you go over the different types of housing options available to seniors and recommend some good resources for locating and choosing one? I need to find a place for my elderly mother and could use some help. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Grandparents Help Teach Values

“What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort and lessons in life. More...

Features

Last Rulers

TRIVIA

Aztec: The last Aztec emperor was Montezuma II, who reigned from 1502 to 1520. He allowed Hernando Cortes to enter the capital of Tenochtitlan without a battle and was taken prisoner. More...

TRIVIA

During a severe windstorm or rainstorm the Empire State Building may sway several feet to either side.  ________  England’s Stonehenge is 1500 years older than Rome’s Colosseum._ _______  Evard Ericksen sculpted “The More...

Did You Know?

At the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day, the world’s tallest man got to meet the world’s shortest man. Sultan Kosen of Turkey stands at eight feet, three inches tall while Chandra Dangi of Nepal is one foot, nine inches tall.   More...

Play-offs Bound

Both Newberry and Engadine have guaranteed a place in the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.   More...

TAS Board Supplied with Audit, Bond Information

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Monday evening in the library. More...

Local News

Luce County Gun Range Offers Free Sight-In Days

The Luce County Rifle and Pistol Range will hold Sight-In Days November 7 and 8. The gate will be open from 8:00 a.m. to dark on Saturday and Sunday. For further information call Art Green at 293-8625.   More...

Northstar News

Northstar traveled to Rogers City Friday, October 16 for the second soccer tournament of the season. The field was in plush condition and dry.  The first game was between unbeaten Rogers City and winless Petoskey. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 24, 1890 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...

Obituaries

Sherwood J. Moore

Sherwood J. “Woody” Moore, 51, a lifetime Curtis area resident, died unexpectedly at home Friday, October 16, 2015.  Born June 11, 1964 in Manistique, he was a son of the late Sherwood W. and Mary (Lowry) Moore. More...

Kenneth L. Kabelman

Kenneth L. “Pete” Kabelman, Jr., 61, of Strongs died Friday morning, October 16, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.  More...

Sports

Pheasant Season Increases Hunting Opportunities

With pheasant hunting just underway, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that there are a growing number of opportunities to take part in this treasured Michigan tradition.  More...

Photos

Taylor Bryant ready to dig one out. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Caleb Simonson, the son of Calvin Simonson & Nora Gage. Caleb is one of the main linemen on both offense and defense on Newberry’s football team.  Sponsored by Snyder Drug Store   More...