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January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mackinac Bridge Traffic up Each Month in 2015

The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) announced recently that bridge traffic during each of the last 13 months has increased over the prior year, a positive trend through 2015.  More...

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News

Michigan a Top Dog in Protecting Animals

Michigan is a top dog for animal protection laws, according to a new report from the Animal Legal Defense Fund.  The annual list examines which of the 50 states are serious about animal welfare.  More...

Governor Signs Bill Eliminating Straight-Party Ticket Ballot

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BBB Warns of Car-Buying Scams

Online car shopping and buying has been a growing trend since 2013. According to Autotrader.com, car buyers spent an average of 12.5 hours shopping online with 45 percent of that time being on a third-party Website. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What is the latest thinking on the environmental causes (if any) of autism? I hear so much conflicting information that I don’t know what to believe.  Bill Stribling Austin, TX   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 16, 1891  Local   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Teaching Children to Save

Grandparent visits are great times to help children learn the importance of managing money. Young children can learn to save, donate and spend wisely. The lifelong process of responsible personal finance can begin at a very early age.  More...

Features

Different Types of Insurance Policies Explained

Insurance is an essential safety net that helps people protect themselves from financial ruin. More...

Realize New Year’s Fitness Goals at State Parks, Trails

A week into this new year, many people are working on—or perhaps already struggling to keep—resolutions to get in shape. More...

This Day in History

January 13

1898 – French writer Emile Zola published his J’Accuse letter, accusing the French of a cover-up in the Alfred Dreyfus treason case.  1941 – Novelist James Joyce died in Zurich.  More...

Attempted Drug, Cell Phone Smuggling at Kinross Correctional Facility

An alert corrections officer on his way to work observed a suspicious vehicle at the Kinross Correctional Facility in Chippewa County during the early morning hours of January 5. More...

Two McMillan Residents Arrested for Embezzlement

In October of 2015 Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Sault Ste. Marie Post, began an embezzlement investigation involving money believed to have been taken from Pickelman’s Petro in Newberry. More...

Showdown With the Saints

Newberry’s nemesis in high school basketball has been the St. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 4 - 10

January 5 – Mental Health Transport, Helen Newberry Joy Hospital to Kinross.  January 5 – Suicidal Subject, Newberry. Subject taken to HNJH.  January 6 – Bad Checks, M- 123, McMillan Township. More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

If you had trouble accessing your online library account or placing holds this week, access should be restored by Thursday, January 14. This outage is the result of a server upgrade. More...

Newberry High School Bulletin

—Energy drinks are no longer allowed in school during the school day and will be confiscated.  —Anyone interested in obtaining information on buying a high school letterman jacket can see Mrs. Canfield in the office. 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

Amelia H. Ames

Amelia Hall Ames, 82, of Cedarville, formerly of Newberry passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, January 6, 2016 with her family by her side.  More...

Susan D. Scott

Susan D. Scott, age 66, of Eckerman, went home to the Lord, January 6, 2016 following a short illness in McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan. More...

James L. Dake

Longtime Newberry resident, James L. Dake, 94, walked on Monday morning January 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Sports

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Logan Leafers, the son of Lance Leafers and Lisa Lustila.  Logan plays football, basketball and baseball.   More...

Photos

Jeff Rahilly shoots for a deuce when Pickford was here. More...

Lady Indians Survive at Pickford, Rout Rudyard

Varsity   PICKFORD—It wasn’t pretty, but a win is a win and the Newberry girls’ teams came home from Pickford with a double victory: the Varsity 44—33 and the Junior Varsity 38—30.  More...