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November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifty Years Can’t Erase Memory of Deadly Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Winter weather in the Upper Peninsula is often erratic, unpredictable and sometimes dangerous.  November 27, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of a particularly bad storm, during which mild temperatures, deer season and the Thanksgiving holiday co More...

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News

Positive Budget News at TAS

The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education convened for its regular monthly meeting Monday, November 21 in the library. Board vice-president Brian Rahilly chaired the meeting in the absence of president Tuffy Burton.  More...

New Bill Allows Earlier Treatment for Mental Health

Michiganders facing mental health issues now will have access to intervention and treatment earlier thanks to legislation signed recently by lieutenant governor Brian Calley.  More...

November Means Food Distribution Recertification

November is not only a time to remember to give thanks, but also the month in which food distribution recertification starts. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 27, 1891  Local News   —Thanksgiving day passed over very quietly this season. The saloons were all closed and the best of order and quietness prevailed.  More...

Just Bill

Thank You, Newberry, Jim, Nancy and Nieces

Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday: non-commercial, family-oriented, food-centered. Now that we have French grandchildren in school, I celebrate Thanksgiving twice: on the Thursday for friends and on Saturday for family.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Holidays Get You Down

While the holiday weeks from Thanksgiving through New Year’s are a period of enthusiasm and joy most of the time, it also can be a period when it’s easy to become frustrated, stressed, over-tired and depressed.  More...

Sports

Members of Newberry’s cross-country team

From left: Maysa Sitar (SAC 2nd Team, EUP Conference 1st Team, All-State Div. II Honors 12th place finish, NHS Captain and Most Valuable Athlete). More...

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From left: Grace Obey, Carlee Corinth and Eryn Corinth—members of the girl’s cross-country team.   More...

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Riley Pillion—Varsity football All Conference Center   More...

Personals

In Memoriam

Mom and Dad  Sadly missed along life’s way,  Lovingly remembered every day,  No longer in my life to share,  But in my heart you’re ALWAYS there.  Ranae   More...

Late Breaking News Story

Late Breaking News Story about a shooting on M-28 near Hulbert will be on The Newberry News Facebook page as the story did not reach us until after our deadline. It will appear next week.   More...

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Four Newberry kids qualified and competed in Punt Pass and Kick tournament this past Sunday, at Ford Field in Detroit before the Lion's game. From left: Matthew Rahilly placed first in the 10/11 yr old boys' division. More...

Newberry Merry Christmas Party is Next Week

The annual Newberry Merry Christmas celebration will be held next Wednesday, November 30 at the Newberry American Legion starting at 4:00 p.m.  Activities will include caroling, lighting of the Christmas tree, visits with Santa and a free commun More...

Local News

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

December is right around the corner, and in the U.P. that means snow—lots of it! With that snow comes weather-related closures at Tahquamenon Area Schools. More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Last week was a busy one here at Three Lakes Academy. Students and staff could be spotted working hard all over the building. There was a presentation about Internet safety and children. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, November 23   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Quilters are welcome to bring a packed lunch. More...

Obituaries

Paul Stoetzer

Paul “Stetz” Stoetzer, 70, of Curtis passed away November 14, 2016 at his home. He was born October 8, 1946, the son of Robert and Pearl (Stankwitz) Stoetzer in Detroit. More...

Lauren P. Zimmerman

Ret. More...

Beverly D. Johnson

Lifelong Newberry resident, Beverly D. Johnson, 83, died Friday, November 18, 2016 at her residence.  Born November 15, 1933 in Newberry, daughter of the late Allen T. and Violet M. More...

Features

TRIVIA

California Grizzly: Although it is the central figure in the state's flag, the last grizzly in California was spotted in the Sierras in 1924. More...

This Day in History

November 23

1889 — The first jukebox was installed at the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco.  1936 — First issue of Life magazine hit the newsstands. The cover photograph, by Margaret Bourke-White, featured the Fort Peck Dam.  More...

Follow Five Tips for Food-Safe Thanksgiving

This week millions of Americans will gather family and friends around the dinner table to give thanks. But for those preparing the meal, it can be a stressful time. More...