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November 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

National Election next Tuesday

The long awaited national election is upon us next Tuesday, November 8.  Beside the Presidential selection, there are four on the ballot for the U.S. More...

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News

UPSET Arrests Detroit Drug Dealer in the Sault

Thursday, October 27, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation that led to the arrest of a 30- year-old male from Detroit on multiple felony drug counts.  More...

Luce Residents Reminded to Shake Mailboxes

In most instances where mailboxes are damaged during the winter, the snow plow doesn’t actually hit the mailbox, but the force of snow thrown from the roadway is enough to knock down a loose mailbox. More...

Photo

The Newberry Area Ambassadors recently ordered a breakfast of best wishes, a lunch full of luck and a supper of success to the new owners of Pickelman’s Pantry and Pub. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to urge voters in our community to cast a favorable vote for Proposal B. More...

Obituaries

Audrea L. Wilcox

Audrea L. Wilcox, 85, of Newberry died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry October 27, 2016 with her family around her.  More...

Gordon W. Boone

Gordon W. “Gordie” Boone, 67, of Richland, WA passed away October 26, 2016 at Kadlee Medical Center in Richland.  Memorial services were held Monday, October 31 at the Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater, OR. More...

Michael L. Shangle

Michael L. More...

Features

This Day in History

November 2

1889 — North Dakota and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states, respectively. 1948 — Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey, to the surprise of pollsters and newspapers, in the greatest presidential upset in history. More...

Right Timing Can Mean Best Deal When Buying a Car

Buying a vehicle? While your negotiation tactics matter, experts say that timing is a bigger factor than you may realize when it comes to getting a great deal on a new car.  More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of Jake Kisro would like to extend our deepest appreciation to our community for the compassion and support shown to us during our time of great loss.  To Chris Beaulieu and the staff at Beaulieu Funeral Home, we thank you all for the More...

Card of Thanks

The local Cub Scouts of Pack 3130 would like to thank the citizens of Newberry and the surrounding area for their generous support. More...

Kick-off

The Newberry Indians varsity football team returns to St. More...

New TAS Super Tackles Job with Enthusiasm

The new year at Tahquamenon Area Schools is well on its way and Stacy Price is getting used to being called “superintendent.”  A 20-plus-year veteran at TAS, Price began as an elementary teacher, then principal and now superintendent More...

No Foul Play Suspected in Whitefish Point Death

An initial death investigation of the body of 42- year-old Allyson Marie Motylinski-Jenkins of Maybee, Michigan found at Whitefish Point has been completed by Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers and detectives from the Sault Ste. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 17 — Bench Warrant, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Subject taken into custody, transported to Chippewa County Jail. October 17 — Bench Warrant, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Subject taken into custody, transported to Chippewa County Jail. More...

Conservation in Your County

The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District, together with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), has been busy designing and installing conservation practices for landowners across the Eastern Upper Peninsula!  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Halloween might be over, but it’s not time to put away those costumes just yet. Wizard Week kicks off at the Tahquamenon Area Library Monday, November 13. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

The Amazing Universe

“The cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be.”  This is how astronomer Carl Sagan described the universe. Cosmos is another word for universe. The universe is made up of everything we know of. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 6, 1891  Fatal Stabbing Affray   About midnight last Monday word was brought to the nightwatch that a man named Jacob Hungisto had been stabbed in the heart and killed about three quarters of a mile from t More...

Just Bill

The Paperwork Race Is Going Online

Notaries in France are a little bit like a city clerk, accountant and lawyer combined. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Newberry’s Varsity team—Pretty in Pink From left to right, back row: coach Katie Lustila, Bobbierea Lustila, Merissa Granger, Taylor Bryant, Alexis Groenhout, Janae Doughty, Mercadez Alle More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Eryn Corinth the daughter of Caryn DeWyse and Russell Corinth.  Eryn just finished her career on the Crosscountry team.   More...

Newberry Defense Comes Up Big Against Gaylord

The Indian defense shut out the Gaylord St. Mary Snowbirds in the second half of last Friday’s pre-district game at Newberry, but came up big with a safety with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter that won the game 16—14. More...