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December 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Crews Attempt to Sniff Out Cause of Stinky Wing at TAS

At approximately 8: 00 a.m. Monday, December 14 a gaseous smell was detected in the kindergarten wing of Newberry Elementary. More...

Fatal Traffic Crash in Soo

Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post #82 is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred Friday, December 11 at 9:00 p.m. in Soo Township of Chippewa County.  More...

New Director of MTAC

The incoming head of MTAC (Michigan Trails Advisory Council), Paul Yauk, trails program section chief state trails coordinator, seems more than up to the task of taking over this program. More...

Special Sections

News

EUP-CAC Discusses Poor Deer Season, Aquaculture

The U.P. Citizens Advisory Council recently met at the Pentland Township Hall on the outskirts of Newberry, since losing its home at the Comfort Inn. More...

LSSU Students Conduct Concussion Testing in Eastern Upper Peninsula

Lake Superior State University students in the athletic training program are continuing to help Eastern Upper Peninsula schools protect their student athletes from concussion injuries.  More...

Majority of MI Residents Listed on Organ Donor Registry

The Michigan Organ Donor Registry has reached a new high of 54 percent of adult state residents who have joined.  Already in 2015 more than 310,000 people have joined the registry, 22,000 in November alone.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 19, 1890 <  More...

Obituaries

Catherine Manderson

Catherine L. Manderson, 78, of White Pine passed away in the emergency room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Sunday, December 6, 2015.  More...

George Wilson

George Wilson, 80, of North McMillan Township, Newberry, died Monday, December 7, 2015 at his home while under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  Born in Poland October 29, 1935, he is survived by close friends Larry and Tara John More...

Richard A. (Dick) Christiansen

Richard A. (Dick) Christiansen of McMillan, Michigan passed away November 17, 2015 in Lake Panasoffkee, Florida with his wife by his side.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

According to the National Association of Realtors 2015 Profile of Home Staging, 49 percent of realtors representing buyers say home staging impacts most buyers’ final decisions. More...

Don’t Let Holiday Mishap Ruin Your Seasonal Spirit

The holiday season should be a time to focus on friends and family—not worry about whether your insurance coverage is sufficient. More...

Be Smart with Charitable Giving

The spirit of giving seems to grow during the holiday season, and many donations are made to charitable causes at this special time of year. More...

Photo

The TAS bands, under the direction of Michael Sulecki, performed their annual Christmas Concert last Monday night. Pictured above is the High School Band.   More...

Scenic Byway Committee Seeks New Participants

An energized Tahquamenon Scenic Byway Committee met at Zellar’s Village Inn in Newberry December 8. The committee is taking the next step in establishing and implementing a plan promoting and guiding visitors within the Eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

Combined SAW, ORV Discuss Issues

Thursday December 3 a combined meeting of the Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup and Off-Road Vehicle Workgroup took place in Munising. More...

Holiday Schedule

In observation of Christmas, the Newberry News will close at noon next Thursday, December 24, and will be closed all day next Friday, December 25.  Ads for the December 30 issue need to be in by Wednesday, December 23.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 7 – 13  December 8 – OUIL, Possession of Pistol while Intoxicated, CR 393, Pentland Township. Action taken, report made.  December 10 – Car vs. deer, CR 438, Lakefield Township. Report taken.  More...

A Cultural Christmas: Music in Curtis

Music played in the background while children’s angelic voices sang Christmas carols at the Three Lakes Academy Cultural Christmas program held at the Erickson Center for the Arts December 8. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, December 16   —The Curtis Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will meet at Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn at 8:00 a.m.  —Three Lakes Academy will hold staff meetings in the morning. 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...

Sports

Lady Eagles Break Into Win Column with Two Victories

After matchups against two of the premiere Class D teams in the U.P. to start the season, Newberry and Munising, the Engadine lady Eagles are already battle tested. Rudyard More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Bridget Stoetzer, the daughter of Paul and Patti Stoetzer.  Bridget runs cross-country in fall and plays basketball in winter and softball in spring.   More...

Photos

Alex Henry trying to turn Westwood’s Jonas Georg. More...

Personals

In Memory of Mary Scholtus

1918 – December 15, 2009

Mom was always giving, working, praying, loving and sharing for our family.  We are forever thankful.   More...