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November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Thursday, November 26 in observation of Thanksgiving and only open until noon of Friday, November 27.  Therefore, all correspondence for the December 2 issue must be in our office by noon on Friday.   More...

Special Sections

News

MI Health Link Open Enrollment Continues, Offers Coordinated Services

Every year, Medicare’s open enrollment period is October 15 through December 7. Choosing or changing a Medicare plan can sometimes be confusing. More...

Colorado Yoopers Award Grants for Nonprofits

The Colorado Yoopers, founded 15 years ago, raises funds for U.P. nonprofits at an annual fall picnic in the Denver area attended by about 200 former Yoopers.  More...

CNA Training Scholarships Offered to Veterans, Families

On Veterans Day, as the country showed its appreciation and gratitude for the selfless service of its veterans, the American Red Cross announced Certified Nurse Assistant training scholarships for military service members, veterans and military famil More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 21, 1890 <  More...

The Counseling Corner

Tips for Making Holiday Travel Less Stressful

We’re hitting some of the heaviest travel seasons of the year—families getting together for Thanksgiving or making that trek back home for Christmas.  More...

What's Happening at the LINK?

—Saturday, November 21 The LINK will host a Ladies Pre-Holiday Sale from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Shoppers can buy gifts for themselves or others. Lunch will be available.  More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kayla Davis, the daughter of Troy Hanson and Lorna Honeysette.  Kayla was a hard hitter on Newberry’s Varsity volleyball team.  Sponsored by Forest Insurance Center Agency, Inc.   More...

Engadine, DeTour Fall in Opening Round of Regionals

The volleyball season moved into the Regional portion of the playoffs last Tuesday. From this area, both Engadine and DeTour came out as District Champions and moved on to Region 31 action. More...

TAS Board Considers Nay Vote

The November 16 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools board convened to address what appeared to be a very light agenda. More...

TAS Regroups after Special Election Loss

Tahquamenon Area Schools was faced with a dramatic defeat on November 3 when its two proposals for additional funding were defeated by 80 percent of the voters in the school district. More...

One-Car Crash Fatal for Engadine Woman

Deputies are investigating a fatal, one-vehicle accident that took place Monday, November 9 at approximately 11:45 a.m. More...

Local News

DNR Check Stations Ready for U.P. Firearm Deer Season

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources deer check stations are ready for the start of the upcoming firearm deer hunting season in the Upper Peninsula. More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 9 - 15 November 9 — Residential B&E, East McMillan, Newberry. Investigated, report taken. November 10 — Car vs. Deer, M-123, McMillan Township. Report taken. More...

TAS Board Considers Nay Vote

Lack of Internet access, lack of trust and general apathy were suggested as explanations for the public’s negative (4 - 1) reaction to the millage questions. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

MAXIMUN 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

Judi (Carlson) Bruno

Judi (Carlson) Bruno, our mom has gone to be with Jesus. More...

Robert Walter Burns

Robert Walter Burns, 91, of Newberry, MI, passed away November 10, 2015. He was born June 5, 1924, in Ohio to Thomas Patrick and Sarah (Collins) Burns. More...

Marianne E. King

Marianne Elizabeth “Ozaa Waa Nim Kee Kwe” (née Houghton) King, 58, of Engadine died Monday, November 9, 2015 at Mackinac Straits Hospital in St. More...

Features

Social Security: Can You Afford to Wait?

For nearly 80 years Social Security has been an important safety net and source of income for older Americans, but experts say many aren’t aware of how to get the most out of the system they’ve been paying into.  More...

BBB Offers Shopping Tips Based on 2015 Trends

This holiday shopping season will be better than the last for retailers, which means consumers, whether out in the stores or in their pajamas in front of a computer, will spend more this year. More...

TRIVIA

Snakes are immune to their own poison.  Some baby giraffes are more than six feet tall at birth.  The second-loudest animal on Earth is the Howler Monkey.  Tapeworms range in size from about 0.04 inch to more than 50 feet in length. More...