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February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

NHS Robotics Team to Compete March 17

The Newberry High School Robotics team gave a presentation of their conception to the TAS school board and audience last Monday night. More...

Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival Returns Saturday

This coming Saturday the Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival will take place on the east side of the lake, which lies about three miles east of Engadine on H- 40. More...

Special Sections

News

U.P. Man Arraigned on Waterfowl, Illegal Chartering Charges

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers announced recently a Marquette man has been arraigned in two counties on a total of 26 charges related to alleged waterfowl and charter operation violations.  More...

Schmidt Offers Free Guide to Appeal Property Tax Assessments

State senator Wayne Schmidt has announced residents can access a free guide on how to appeal property tax assessments on his Website free of charge.  More...

Volunteers Sought for Annual Frog, Toad Survey

With spring approaching, the Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers throughout the state to assist with its annual frog and toad survey.  Michigan’s is the second longest-running such survey in the country after Wisconsin.&n 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

Joseph Louis Rahilly

Lifelong Newberry resident, Joseph Louis Rahilly, passed away peacefully with his family at his side Wednesday evening February 17, 2016 at Newberry Assisted Living Community. More...

Roger D. Corns

Lifelong Newberry resident Roger D. Corns, 65, died Tuesday morning, February 16, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Melissa E. Morrison

Lifelong McMillan resident Melissa E. “Missy” Morrison, 65, died Sunday morning, February 14, 2016 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  More...

Sports

Indians Defeat St. Ignace for SAC Title

Last Thursday night the Newberry Indians took on the St. Ignace Saints in the game of the week. At the end of the night, many there were calling it the game of the year. More...

District 123 Class D Girls

Newberry at Engadine

Taylor Bryant goes up for two and is fouled. More...

Newberry Boys Lose To Trojans, Saints

CEDARVILLE — The Cedarville Trojans took a 32-all halftime tie and turned it into a 63—47 victory over the Newberry boys.  Cedarville jumped out to a 9— 2 early lead, but the Indians came back to tie the game at 12 at the end o More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

From the family of David Lloyd Osterhout:  Thank you to Robby and Wendy Osterhout and the two Michigan State Police Troopers from St. Ignace for what you did.  Thank you for the cards, money and food. Thank you to the John T. More...

Card of Thanks

My heart is so full of gratitude for the kindness people have expressed after the loss of my dearest friend and husband, John.  More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Linda Paulson February 28, 2003

God’s Garden   God looked around His garden and found an empty place.  He then looked down upon the Earth and saw her tired face.  He put His arms around her and lifted her to rest.  God’s garden must be beautiful; He More...

Paradise Warms Up for Festival

The community of Paradise is celebrating its second annual Ice Festival this weekend, February 25 - 28. More...

Puckett Supporters Show Up in Droves at TAS board Meeting

It was standing room only at the Tahquamenon Area Library in advance of the February meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education. More...

Stranded Motorists Rescued Near Grand Marais

At approximately 4: 15 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17 the Alger County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from four individuals who said they were stranded on the snowmobile trail near the Grand Marais Airport. More...

Cardboard Classic Rescheduled

Last week’s warmer weather and subsequent melting and re- freezing turned the Big Valley Ski Hill into a dangerous sheet of ice, resulting in last weekend’s Cardboard Classic being postponed. More...

Local News

Snowmobile Show, Ride Successful

This past week the 24th annual Top of the Lake Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Show and Ride took place in and around the town of Naubinway.  The latter “Rear Engine Adventure” took riders from Naubinway to Curtis to Newberry and back More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 16 – February 21

February 16 – Snowmobile Personal Injury Accident, Trail #45, McMillan Township, report taken.  February 18 – Assault and Battery, Newberry Ave, Newberry, report taken, under investigation.  More...

Winter Break for Knowledge Deadline Approaches

The 36th annual Winter Break for Knowledge will be held Saturday, March 12 at Tahquamenon Area Schools. The deadline to register is Friday, March 4. Scholarships are available if the cost of the event is prohibitive for some individuals.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of June 27, 1890   More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

According to the ads on television, we now have dog food to make ol’ Fido smarter. The ads don’t say what happens if you feed it to cats. And heaven forbid should the children get into it. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Making Flatbreads Fun with Kids

With longer days there is a greater chance to play outdoors and come inside to read or cook in a cozy kitchen. Flatbreads are one of the easiest recipes to cook with children. They are never-fail and so versatile. More...

Features

This Day in History

February 24

1582 – Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull introducing the Gregorian calendar reform.  1803 – The Supreme Court ruled in Marbury v. Madison that any act of Congress which conflicts with the Constitution is null and void.  More...

Did You Know?

The Twelve-Angle Stone is part of a 14th-century stone wall built by the Inca. It fits perfectly between the surrounding stones, which are cut with such precision that they were put together without using mortar.   More...

TRIVIA

The average cat consumes about 127,750 calories a year, nearly 28 times its own weight in food and the same amount again in liquids.  The average cod deposits between 4 and 6 million eggs at a single spawning.  The average cow produces 40 g More...