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November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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A garage belonging to Roger Metcalf on M-123 north of town caught fire last Friday morning. It destroyed an SUV parked inside, but there were no injuries. The fire is still under investigation.   More...

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News

Upper Peninsula Among Top Value Destinations in the World

Only U.S. Destination Recognized on Lonely Planet's More...

Teachers Invited to Hold Deer Camp Classroom Events

New this year, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has developed a Deer Camp event for students in second through fourth grades.  More...

Secretary of State Closes to Honor Veterans Day

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that, in honor of Veterans Day, all Secretary of State offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed Friday, November 11. More...

Columnists

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EUP Conference Middle School Cross Country finals took place October 17th in Rudyard. More...

DNR Employees Join Multi-State Fire Suppression

Amid drought conditions in the south, eight Michigan Department of Natural Resources firefighters currently are helping to contain wildfires in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. Four two-man crews on four engines have been dispatched. More...

Operation Christmas Child Collections Underway

Next week is the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. For Luce and western Mackinac counties, November 14 - 19 are the collection dates.  More...

Features

Daylight Savings: Three Tips to Fall Back into Fall

Daylight Saving Time ended this past weekend. Take advantage of extra sleep, and then take a few simple steps to make your home more disaster-resilient:  More...

Did You Know?

Allan Dixon has mastered the art of the animal selfie spending hours gaining the animal’s trust.   More...

Did You Know?

Dali Moustache, Alaskan Whaler, Musketeer, Sideburns Freestyle and Natural Full Beard are all competition categories that have been featured at the biennial World Beard and Moustache Championships. courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

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The annual NHS Veterans Day assembly will be held in the Bystrom Auditorium this Friday, November 11, starting at 9:30 a.m.  Pictured at the top of this page are last year’s vets who attended.   More...

Reminders Issued for Blinds in National Forests

The USDA Forest Service welcomes hunters to the Hiawatha National Forest, which provides nearly a million acres of public land for the use and enjoyment of the American people.  More...

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A steady stream of voters turned out for the National election. Local results may be found on the Newberry News Facebook page.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Oct. 31 – November 6

November 1 — Property Damage Accident, West McMillan, Newberry. Report taken.  November 2 — Property Damage Accident, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Report taken.  More...

Just Bill

How Elections Differ in France and America

I am writing this a week before the election in America, but I can assure you that the results are on everyone’s lips in France, whether Hillary or Donald has won. The election has been front page news for weeks.  More...

Blood Drives

This November the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the perfect gift—a blood donation— to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor: As United Way’s annual campaign rolls out, we would like to cheer our Heroes who make the community a better place to live. More...

Obituaries

Robert P. Rahilly

Robert Paul Rahilly, 94, of St. Ignace passed away early Monday morning, November 7, 2016 at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace following a lingering illness. More...

Sports

8th Grade Volleyball

L/R: Heather Patrick, Morgan Fischer, Brenna Pavey, Katie Rahilly, Jennifer Dzelak, Amy Smart, Hana Parker.   More...

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Abby Magnusson of Minnetonka, MN recently won the gold medal at the Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships in Rochester, MN, where she competed against 21 of the eight-state region’s best skaters.  More...

No Joy for Newberry Football

The Indians’ football season has come to an end. In their final game last Friday they were matched up against St. Ignace, which had defeated Newberry 62—20 just two weeks previous. More...