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November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Accident Claims Life of Canadian Woman

Last Tuesday, November 17 at approximately 6:20 p.m. the Luce County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of a vehicle/pedestrian accident.  More...

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News

Candidates Set for Michigan Primary

The Republican Party will have 14 Presidential candidates on the ballot for the primary in Michigan on March 8, pared down from the 20-some who had expressed interest in the job. More...

Secretary of State Offices to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Secretary of State office reminds residents that all offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  All offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.  More...

Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance

The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges opened for business earlier this month. More...

Obituaries

Gary E. Tervo

Lifelong Lakefield resident Gary E. Tervo, 72, died Tuesday evening, November 17, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of North Woods Hospice.   More...

Ruth J. Mador

Ruth Jean Mador, 94, of Newberry died Friday afternoon, November 20, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.  Born March 5, 1921 in Fowlerville, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Cieslak) Zukowski, she was raised in Detroit, graduated high s More...

Cheryl E. Johnson

Cheryl E. Johnson, 60, of Newberry died at her home Monday, November 16, 2015 with her family by her side and under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  More...

Sports

NHS Recognizes Football Varsity, JV Football Teams

Newberry High School football awards were handed out Monday night, with most Junior Varsity and Varsity players in attendance.  More...

SAC Announces All-Team Picks

Hollie Pickelman, Kelsey Huffman and Mercadez Allen all received honorable mentions in the recent Straits Area Conference All-SAC Team. The Sault’s Cece Werner was named SAC volleyball player of the year. More...

Personals

Schummer—Le Roy

Wedding

Elizabeth Schummer, daughter of Terese and Darrell Schummer of Newberry, and Tyler Le Roy, son of Kristine and John Le Roy of Somerset, WI, were joined in marriage June 13, 2015 in Plymouth, WI.  The father of the bride escorted her to the altar More...

In Memoriam

Mom and Dad  Sadly missed along life’s way,  Lovingly remembered every day .  No longer in my life to share,  But in my heart, you’re ALWAYS there.  Renae   More...

Card of Thanks

Our family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Newberry community for the support and caring shared with us during the recent loss of our family member, Sandy (Watson) Laug.  More...

Pot Holes Filled, All Streets Paved

Village of Newberry president Carol Anderson appointed trustee John Dewitt as the new Village president protem, taking over for trustee Sharon Brown. More...

Helen Newberry Joy— An Informal History

In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Helen Newberry Joy Hospital 11/10/15

Part One  The Journey Begins:   More...

County Losing Deputies Over Pay

The Luce County Commissioners held their regular meeting November 17 without Commissioner Greg Schultz in attendance.  Blue Cross/Blue Shield will provide insurance for county employees starting January 1. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 16 - 20

November 16 — West Harrie Street, Newberry, Conditional Bond Order, subject lodged.  November 16 — M-28, Pentland Township, Driving While License Suspended, action taken.  November 16 — Mental Health Transport, Newberry to More...

Elks Offers College Scholarships for All High School Seniors

This year the Elks National Foundation (ENF) is awarding $3.8 million in college scholarships.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The Tahquamenon Area Library will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 28 when we will be open 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 28, 1890 <  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

If my prose seems a little shaky, it is because my belief system has been shaken. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Easy Math Recipes for Kids

Two fun and successful recipes for young children are Three Ingredient Apple Danish and Eggless Cake. These recipes provide math skill practice and talking time for young children without feeling like work. More...

Features

Thanksgiving—Top Day for Home Cooking Fires

State fire marshal Richard Miller urges cooking safety on Thanksgiving Day, the leading day for home cooking fires, with three times as many fires occurring on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. More...

TRIVIA

In 1771 the kingdom of Poland was larger in are than any other European country except Russia and had a bigger population than any other European country except France.  Forty-six percent of the world's water is in the Pacific Ocean; that's arou More...

Did You Know?

The 1st buffalo ever born in captivity was born at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo in 1884.  The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was formed in 1866.  The anaconda, one of the world’s largest snakes, give More...