An online subscription is required to access the content on this website.
SUBSCRIBE TODAY to have total access 24 hours a day to the Newberry News.

December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor Endorses Computer Science Week in Schools

Citing computer science as a 21st century skill in a top job growth sector, Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed December 7 - 13 “Computer Science Education Week” in Michigan. More...

Special Sections

News

UPEC Announces New Conservation Grant Program

The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition announces a new Community Conservation Grant Program with a call for proposals due by January 10, 2016.  More...

MADD pays Tribute to Those Hurt by Drunk Driving

While the holidays are generally a time of great joy, celebrating the season can be difficult for the victims and survivors of drunk driving crashes. More...

New State Cancer Plan Unveiled

Most Michigan families are affected by cancer, with approximately 142 people in Michigan receiving a cancer diagnosis and 56 people dying from cancer each day. More...

Columnists

A View to the Past

Barrett Lumber crew in Rexton. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 12, 1890  Local News   —Frank Ackerman, of Life Saving Station NO. 12, was in town this week. He didn’t forget to call on the NEWS for one year’s subscription.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Explaining Terrorism to Your Children

As parents, many of us have seen how recent terrorist acts can frighten our young children. Between the Internet, TV news, and the talk among friends, even fairly young children may worry that what has happened elsewhere might happen to them.  More...

Sports

GCCP, NHS Athletes Bring Food to Those in Need

At least 16 young football players from Newberry High School showed up at the Newberry United Methodist Church November 19 to help out their community for the holidays.  More...

Michigan’s Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens

The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the 2015 muzzleloader deer season opened across the state December 4.  Zones 1 and 2 will remain open to muzzleloading until December 13. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Mike McNeill the son of Ted McNeill & Tammy Davis. Mike runs crosscountry in the fall, plays basketball in the winter and runs track in the spring.   More...

Luce County Deputy, MSP Trooper Assaulted

David Alan Buchholtz, 27, of Newberry was arraigned in 92nd District Court on December 3 charged with three felony counts of: 1 - assault with intent to murder; 2 - assaulting, resisting, obstructing, causing injury to a Luce County Deputy; and 3 - a More...

“Miracle on Newberry Avenue” Returns Friday

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that “Miracle on Newberry Avenue ”will return downtown this Friday, December 11 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Community Action Building. More...

Under Construction: Newberry Plans Economic Growth in Rising Tide Program

Newberry has been selected as one of 10 communities in Michigan to participate in the Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development’s Rising Tide program to assist in planning, zoning and economic development. More...

EUP Drug Team Investigations Leads to Multiple Arrests

After several months of investigation, Mackinac County Sheriff's Deputies assisted the TRIDENT drug enforcement team in numerous arrests on November 30. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

November 30 – Two-Vehicle Property Damage Accident, East John Street, Newberry. Report taken.  November 30 – Driving While License Suspended, M- 123, Pentland Township. Action taken, report made.  More...

Celebrate the Holidays with Newberry Music Department

The Newberry High School, Middle School and Sixth Grade Band Concert will be held Monday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Bystrom Auditorium.  The evening will feature works by Tchaikovsky, Anderson, Lopez, O’Reilly and more.  More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—The holiday season is here. Show your support for our local businesses by purchasing both food and gifts locally. 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

Verna C. Harvey

Verna C. Harvey, 69, a lifelong resident of this area, died at Heritage Manor Nursing Facility in Flint following a short illness.  More...

Charles W. Rushford

Charles W. Rushford, 64, of Marquette, a Vietnam Era Veteran, entered into eternal life at his home Thursday, November 26, 2015.  He was cremated. Memorial arrangements will be held at a later date in Newberry.   More...

Features

Thomsen Light on Her Feet Thanks to Bariatric Surgery

Kari Thomsen’s story is a familiar one. The Newberry resident knew that she had to lose weight, but, like millions of others, her success was sporadic and short lived. “I tried pills, Weight Watchers, SlimFast and more,” she says. More...

QUOTES

Christmas – that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. More...

Did You Know?

According to a 2014 study from researchers at the University of Scranton, just 45 percent of Americans admit to routinely making New Year’s resolutions. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Our family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the community for the love and support you have shown us after the recent loss of our mother, Marianne.  More...

In Memoriam

Jaybird   I thought of you today,  But that is nothing new.  I thought about you yesterday  And the day before that, too.  With those sparking blue eyes with lots of love and fun.  I think of you in silence,  I ofte More...

Novena

St Jude and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised, loved, glorified and adored throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. More...