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December 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

NCTA Offers First 2016 Hike January 1

The North Country Trail Association (NCTA) will kick off the New Year by hosting a First Hike on the First. More...

Special Sections

News

MSP Encourage Residents to Report Suspicious Activity

This month the Michigan State Police remind Michiganders of the important and critical role they play in keeping our state safe by reporting suspicious activity.  More...

Vaccination Pushed after Chickenpox Outbreak

Following recent reports of varicella outbreaks around the state, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is advising parents to make sure their children are up to date on vaccinations against the disease, also known as chickenpox.  More...

Extension to Offer Online Series for Beginning Farmers

People who are exploring new farm businesses will benefit from participating in the MSU Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. More...

Columnists

Space Place

Black Holes and Dark Matter, Working Together

National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Dark matter is very mysterious. It makes up 27 percent of our whole universe, but we know very little about it. We can’t measure it directly. It doesn’t give off light or absorb it. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 26, 1890  Local News   More...

The Counseling Corner

How to Respond to Child’s Disappointment

Welcome to the holiday season. It’s usually a time of happy things, but also can bring big disappointments for some children because they didn’t get that present they wanted so badly.  More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kelsey Huffman, the daughter of John and Rose Huffman.  Kelsey plays volleyball in the fall, basketball in winter and throws a mean softball.   More...

Photos

Newberry’s John Paramski and Engadine’s Andrew Blanchard reach for a rebound. More...

Lady Indians Remain Perfect

The Lady Indians Varsity basketball team remained perfect on the year with a 42-23 win in Cheboygan last Friday night.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to this wonderful community of Newberry for embracing our family with all the support and comfort you offered at the time of Violet’s death.  More...

Card of Thanks

I wish to take this time to thank everyone who sent a card or food, gave a hug or sent a donation to TASA on behalf of James Parker.  Jim’s work ethic earned him respect and trust at every job he ever had. More...

Card of Thanks

Thank you for all you do for our community. I would like to thank Helen Newberry Joy Hospital staff, North Woods Home Care and Hospice and Beaulieu Funeral Home. They help make a trying and difficult time a lot more manageable. More...

DNR Awards $45,000 grant to renovate Atlas Plywood Park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced that 33 communities across the state would share $ 1,348,700 in Recreation Passport grants. More...

Water and Light to Offer Online Bill Pay

Among the issues discussed at Monday night’s Village Council meeting, president Carol Anderson requested that village manager Charlie Cleaver ask SEMCO to purchase 100 yards of gravel to be distributed by the village. More...

Photos

Members of the Goodfellows stand with just some of the 400 boxes of food they distribute every year at Christmas time. They also distribute presents, pictured above.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Traffic Stops: 4  Traffic Arrests: 0  Verbal Warnings: 4  Property Inspections Conducted: 6  Motorist Assists: 0  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Although the Tahquamenon Area Library is closed today through Sunday for carpet cleaning and the holidays, we reopen again Monday, December 28. On that day we’ll be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We also will be open 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. More...

mBank Announces Year-End Promotions

Jennifer Stempki, vice president – controller has been promoted to senior vice president – controller. She has been with the bank for over 12 years. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  Community Support! Many individuals spent their time researching and talking to law enforcement, judges and the attorney general’s office pertaining to the laws on registered sex offenders. More...

Obituaries

Arthur William "Bill" Edwards

Longtime Engadine resident, Arthur William "Bill" Edwards, 85, died Sunday evening December 20, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born October 22, 1930 in Manistique, son of the late Arthur R. and Leona M. More...

William J. “Jim” Little

William J. “Jim” Little, 64, a resident of Hulbert, died unexpectedly at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette Friday, December 18, 2015.  More...

Robert E. Plesscher

Longtime Lakefield resident Robert E. Plesscher, 82, died Wednesday afternoon, December 16, 2015 at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette.  Born September 8, 1933 in Grand Rapids, son of the late James B. More...

Features

BIBLE TRIVIA

The Three Wise Men of the East brought gold, frankincense and myrrh to the infant Jesus. Frankincense is a gum resin used as a base for incense. More...

Winter Holiday Pet Safety Tips

While holiday celebrations are a time of great fun, popular foods and decorations that make the holidays so enjoyable can also be dangerous to animals. Veterinarians Dr.  More...

Give a Gift that Matters this Holiday Season

When the economy struggles, buying the perfect gift becomes even harder. More...