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October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

US-2 Lane Closed for Soil Boring

As of yesterday morning the Michigan Department of Transportation is conducting soil-boring work near Epoufette to install monitoring devices at two locations along US-2 in Mackinac County between the Cut River Bridge and Hiawatha Trail.  Work i More...

Newberry’s 2016 Homecoming Royal Court

King—Riley Pillion; Queen—Taylor Bryant; Prince—Julian Suriano ; Princess—Ellory Curley   More...

Special Sections

News

Newberry Celebrates Homecoming

These and other pictures from the Homecoming are in color on the Newberry News Facebook page.   More...

Free Community Pancake Breakfast Offered

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will be offering a free pancake breakfast to the community from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. this Saturday, October 15. The breakfast will also include breakfast meat, eggs and coffee or juice. More...

Trooper-Involved Shooting in Hessel Remains under Investigation

At approximately 10:50 p.m. on October 4, two Michigan State Police troopers from the St. Ignace Post and a Mackinac County Sheriff’s deputy responded to a residence in Hessel to perform a well-being check on a suicidal subject.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 16, 1891 Local News —Ross Leighton, foreman at the coal kilns, tried his hand at coupling cars last Sunday, and as a result of the experiment got two of his fingers badly smashed. More...

Just Bill

The Weight of War on D-Day Beaches

When American friends visit France, we often go to the D-Day beaches. The history, the sadness and the bravery become very personal. More...

The Counseling Corner

Making the College Application Process Less Stressful

If you’re parenting a high school junior or senior, then the stress of applying for college is probably starting to escalate. While that first college class is still a ways off, there are lots of reasons for feeling anxious now. More...

Sports

Newberry’s 2016 Middle School Cross-Country Team

Back Row: Coach Jenn Lehto, Ephram Evans, Liam Shanley, Kylee Hollingshead, Claire Mohar, Nick Manty, Julian Carey, Collin Wallace, Calder Christiansen and assistant coach Danielle Brown.  Middle Row: Sophy Smithson, Sierra Salter, Kortney Skidm More...

The Sport Page

JV Arielle Wilson at the serve. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Kelsey Carson, the daughter of Charles and Melissa Carson.  Kelsey is the Libero on the Indian’s Volleyball team.   More...

Gendron Case Dismissed Without Prejudice

On October 5 the embezzlement charges against Thomas and Michelle Gendron were dismissed without prejudice by Luce County prosecutor, Josh Freed.  The Gendrons both were originally charged in October of 2015 with embezzlement of $100,000 or more More...

Taylor Market, Like a Phoenix, Rises from the Ashes

Just over two years ago Helmer lost one of its few businesses to a fire: Connie’s Helmer Market. The fire was reported just before 11:00 p.m. on August 31, and by September 1 little more than a crumbled shell remained.  More...

Missing Man Found Dead Near Naubinway

On October 6 at approximately 11:45 a.m. a pilot flying over the area of Lake Michigan near Naubinway spotted what he believed to be a body on the shoreline. This was reported to the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Engadine’s 2016 Homecoming King and Queen

King—Devon Legault and Queen—Hannah McArthur   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 3 – October 9  October 2: Breaking and Entering, West Harrie Street, Newberry, report taken.  October 5: Lost Wallet, M-123, McMillan Township, report taken, wallet found.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Fall is in full swing and some of your favorite Tahquamenon Area Library programs have returned to the lineup. Today, Wednesday, October 12, teens are invited to share their writing and develop their craft with writing exercises. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—As I sat in the stands at the Homecoming game last Friday night, hot chocolate in hand, I looked around at the goings-on and noticed the pig roast tents full of people enjoying roasted pork, a fundraiser for the Sports Boosters. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS.  2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Verna B. Engel

Verna Belle Engel, 95, of Gould City died October 6, 2016 at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.  Born November 19, 1920 in Sault Ste. Marie, the daughter of John H. and Viola B. More...

Ella N. Roach

Ella N. Roach, 84, of Paradise died at the home of her son, north of Eckerman, Thursday, October 6, 2016 while under the care of her son and North Woods Home Health and Hospice.  More...

James B. Mamph

James B. Mamph, 73, of Newberry died at the VA Hospital in Iron Mountain September 29, 2016.  Born in Capac, he was the only son of the late Albert and Evelyn V. (Thorton) Mamph. He graduated from Rudyard High School and then served in the U.S. More...

Features

TRIVIA

An arabica coffee tree can produce up to 12 pounds of coffee a year, depending on soil and climate.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

Did You Know?

Etiquette regarding gratuities varies across the globe, and tipping may not be required in certain parts of the world. In fact, tipping actually may be deemed offensive in some areas of the world.  More...

TRIVIA

—Advertisements use faces to influence people. Studies show that our gaze is drawn not only to faces, but to whatever faces are looking at. More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The John T. Bouchard Eagles #3701 would like to thank the following people and organizations for participating at the Children’s Day Event, held September 22, and helping to make it a success:  More...