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December 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Job Training Awarded to Local Companies

Around the state more than 13,000 jobseekers and workers will receive training for in-demand technical jobs through grants totaling $12.8 million awarded under Michigan’s Skilled Trades Training Fund. More...

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News

DNR Check Station Staff Hunting Valuable Deer Data

Most Michigan deer hunters have been in the woods as much as possible during this past firearm deer hunting season.  However, one group of deer hunters—members of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division— More...

Consumers Mutual Insurance Placed in Rehabilitation

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) recently announced that Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan has been placed in rehabilitation. More...

Michigan Residents Should Be Wary of Holiday Giving Scams

With the holiday giving season approaching, a new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network found that 66 percent of Michigan consumers failed a quiz about how to stay safe from common holiday scams, and many are regularly engaging in risky behaviors More...

Obituaries

Alice N. Oberle

Lifelong Newberry resident, Alice N. More...

Charles E. Masterson

Charles E. Masterson, 26, of Marquette, died Thursday November 26, 2015.  More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Natalie Beaulieu, the daughter of Chris and Karen Beaulieu. Natalie is the U.P. D-3 Cross-country champion playing basketball and running track.  Sponsored by Beaulieu Funeral Home   More...

Photos

Megan Grigg splits a pair of Black Bear defenders on her way to the basket. More...

Girls Start Winter Sports Season Friday

Newberry High School’s winter sports season is on the cusp. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank our many friends and relatives who brought food to the house, donated food to the luncheon, gave money or flowers and provided emotional support to us during this long journey.  More...

Helen Newberry Joy Hospital- An Informal History

Part Two

Continuing with Helen Helen was married to Henry Bourne Joy in 1892 until his death in 1936. Henry was a friend of Helen’s brother, Truman Handy Newberry. The two men served together in the Spanish- American War. More...

U.P. Deer Harvest in Line with DNR Forecast

Michigan Department of Natural Resources ( DNR) wildlife biologists said that the firearm deer hunting season in the Upper Peninsula moved ahead according to forecast, with many hunters seeing fewer deer and others harvesting some fantastic older buc More...

Marquette Man Kills Two, then Self after Dispute

A domestic violence incident in Marquette on Thanksgiving morning, November 26 has been labeled as a double murder-suicide, leaving three individuals dead.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 23 - 29

November 23 — Animal Cruelty, CR 407, McMillan Township. Unfounded.  November 23 — Unlawful Entry, East Harrie, Newberry. Under investigation, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

—The Scholastic Book Fair kicks off this Saturday, December 5 at the Tahquamenon Area Library. This is the big buy-one, get-one-free sale that everyone waits for all year. The fair will run until Saturday, December 12.  More...

Newberry Methodists Offer Sunday’s “Gift to the Community”

Local musicians and members of Newberry United Methodist Church will present their annual “Gift to the Community” Christmas concert Sunday, December 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 110 West Harrie Street in Newberry.  More...

Columnists

Comets That Graze the Sun

Kids Korner

It’s not easy finding comets, especially when they’re near the bright, shining sun. Comets that approach the sun are called sungrazers. They can be as small as 30 to 150 feet in diameter. More...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: The holidays can be so wasteful. What are some ways we can green our celebrations this year?  Belinda McHugh, Los Angeles, CA   More...

Forestry Notes

Wood is Warm

The potential for woodbased thermal energy in the More...

Features

Drink “Christmas Cookie”

Holiday celebrations include big family gatherings and maybe even some impromptu visits from close friends. During this season of merrymaking, having a few quick snacks and drinks up your sleeve can make it easier to entertain guests.  More...

Don't Wait for Professionals to Help Cardiac Victim

Help from a bystander is often the difference between whether a person suffering from cardiac arrest will live or die.  Kelli Sears with the American Heart Association (AHA) says while there are some minor changes in the organization's guideline More...

Did You Know?

There are no guarantees that small businesses are going to thrive. The Small Business Association states that 30 percent of new businesses fail during the first two years of opening, while 50 percent fail during the first five years in operation. More...