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November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Investigate Three Break-ins in One Night

Three Newberry Avenue businesses were broken into Wednesday, October 28, sometime between 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. the following morning. More...

Schultz Chosen as District 5 Commissioner

A replacement for District 5 commissioner was selected during a special meeting of the Luce County Commission on October 28. Commissioner Ron Ford resigned recently, due to a move out of the area. More...

Special Sections

News

Better Business Bureau Launches Scam Tracker

Better Business Bureau Eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula has launched a new program called Scam Tracker, which can help protect consumers in the state from various types of fraud sweeping the country.  Scam Tracker was developed to be a r More...

Governor’s Summit Discusses Adding Value to State Forest Products Industry

The Governor’s 2015 Forest Products Summit, held Wednesday in East Lansing, brought together 150 representatives from industry, government, the financial sector and academia to continue actions started at the Governor’s 2013 Forest Produc More...

Keep Fire Safety in Mind When Heading Into Woods This Fall

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters, and everyone else outside enjoying the fall weather, to be cautious while lighting campfires and using woodstoves this season.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 7, 1890 More...

The Counseling Corner

Avoiding the “Helicopter Parent” Trap

As parents we all want our children to be safe and happy. It’s a natural reaction built into our genes ever since our cave man ancestors had to protect the young ones or the odds were good that the kids simply wouldn’t survive.  More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Keeping Children Happy Traveling

Grandparents often need to transport children around town for shopping and to activities, the library and home from school. These carseat times can be frustrating for both children and driver unless there is a plan for the trip.  More...

Features

You Changed Your Clocks…Did You Check Batteries?

As you set clocks back one hour for daylight saving time last weekend, did you do the life-saving habit of also changing the batteries in your smoke alarms?  More...

Did You Know?

Astronauts can run on treadmills in zero gravity, but they have to wear a harness and bungee cords so they won’t float away.   More...

TRIVIA

Carolina Parakeet: The last known Carolina parakeets were sighted on Lake Okeechobee in 1904 by ornithologist Dr. Frank Chapman.  ________  Dodo: The last dodo bird died in 1681.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Photo

Although Newberry’s annual Halloween Parade participants last Friday stayed dry, the trick-or-treaters on Saturday got a little damp.   More...

Veterans Day Ceremonies

November 10  Curtis: 2: 45 p. m. in the TLA multi- purpose room.  McMillan: lunch at 12:00 noon, followed by a patriotic program in the auditorium at 1:00 p.m. at the Northstar Christian Academy (RSVP for meal - 293-3682 or 293-5292)  More...

Winners of the Elks Hoop Shoot Posted

The 44th annual Newberry Elks Lodge #1705 Hoop Shoot competition was held at J.L. DeCook Gymnasium in Newberry Saturday, October 31.  Following is the list of first-, second- and third-place winners. More...

Local News

Luce County SHERIFF’S LOG

October 20 - 29 October 20 — Fraud, Harrie Street, Newberry. Under investigation, report taken. October 22 — Property Damage Accident, Truman Boulevard, Newberry. Report taken. More...

Salmon, Trout Egg Collection Continues at DNR Facilities

The Department of Natural Resources has been working hard this fall and will continue this winter to gather necessary eggs to maintain the production of hatchery fish to support management objectives for Michigan’s world-class fisheries. More...

Northstar News

Northstar Christian Academy students and staff invite all the area veterans and their spouses, or widows of veterans, to their annual Veterans Program Tuesday, November 10.  A delicious roast beef dinner will be served at 12:00 noon, followed by More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

MAXIMUM 350 WORDS

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

Frank J. White

Frank J. White, 64, a longtime resident of the Newberry area, was found deceased Thursday, October 22, 2015 at his home.  More...

Sandra K. Laug

Sandra Kay (née Watson) Laug died Friday October 9, 2015 at her home in Black River Falls, WI.  She was born March 13, 1957 in Newberry, daughter of the late Leslie Watson and Christine Rugar of Newberry and Riverview, FL. More...

Marilyn A. Marsee

Marilyn Anita Marsee, 81, of Trout Lake died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Newberry. She was born April 8, 1934 in Detroit, the daughter of Harold and Eleanore (Hahn) Lieder.  More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Sierra Arends the daughter of Mike & Mary Arends.  Sierra just finished up her cross-country career but she is also on the cheerleading squad.   More...

Photos

JV Emily Smart gets set for an attack against Brimley. More...

Saints End Tribe’s Season

Once again the St. Ignace Saints have ended Newberry’s playoff run as the Indians lost 50—20 last Friday night in St. Ignace in the first pre-district football game. The evening ended the Tribe’s season at six wins, four losses. More...