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November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MSP Trooper Involved in Shooting in Hulbert

At approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday, November 21, two Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie Post and a Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a residence in Hulbert to investigate a domestic disturbance incident. More...

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Middlebury College students who complete a free class on bicycle repair are rewarded with a free discarded bike.   More...

Forest Service Offers Free Tree Permits to Fourth Graders

In support of the White House’s “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, this year the U.S. Forest Service is offering one free holiday tree tag (permit) to any fourth grader who would enjoy the thrill of cutting his or her own tree. More...

MSP Trooper Followed Protocol in Hessel Shooting

Mackinac County prosecuting attorney J. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways I can get my college to be more green? More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME by Caroline Diem

From the Newberry News of December 4, 1891  Local News   —A fine silk muffler, given free to each purchaser of an overcoat or cloak at the Boston Store.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Life has been getting more than a little boring lately, and I know whose fault that is. If you’re bored and can’t figure out how to enjoy it, you got a mighty big problem.  Oh, yeah, I hear you! More...

Features

TRIVIA

—The label on a box of Tic Tacs says they contain 0 grams of sugar, but they’re actually almost pure sugar: 94.5 percent. More...

Get the Most Out of Cooler Weather

The temperatures are dropping and it’s time for cool weather fun. Here are a few ideas for enjoying the season, both indoors and out.  Outdoors Adventure   More...

Creative Gift-Giving Tips Help Save Cash

The countdown to the holidays is on, and with it the promise of food, family and celebration. Yet it’s also the time of year when spending hits a peak, creating stress for those who haven’t budgeted for the season.  More...

County Mulls Over Raises for Employees

The majority of the November 22 meeting of the Luce County Board of Commissioners was spent discussing the wages and benefits of elected and nonunion employees. More...

Newberry Student Places First in EUPISD Science, Engineering Fair

The Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD Mathematics and Science Center held its annual EUP Regional Science & Engineering Fair for grades K - 8 November 18 at Lake Superior State University. More...

Percentage of Smoking Pregnant Mothers in Eastern Upper Peninsula Highest in the State

The rate of expectant mothers in Michigan who reported smoking while pregnant increased by 18 percent between 2008 and 2014, according to a new report released recently. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 14 – 27

November 16 —Accidental Discharge of a Firearm, CR 405, Pentland Township. Report taken.  November 18 — Unwitnessed Death, West Avenue C, Newberry. Report taken.  More...

Northstar News

The students of Northstar Christian Academy are busy preparing for the Bible quiz on Friday. More...

Blood Needed Immediately Across U.P.

There is an immediate need for blood donations of the following types in the Upper Peninsula: O-negative, A-negative, B-negative, O-positive and A-positive.  Blood donation sites are open in Hancock, Marquette, Iron Mountain, Escanaba and Sault More...

Obituaries

Betty E. Auge

Longtime McMillan resident, Betty E. Auge, 88, died Sunday morning, November 27, 2016 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry. More...

Mary M. Papist

Mary M. Papist, 81, of Newberry, died Tuesday morning November 22, 2016 at the residence of her daughter, Susan Holbrook, following a lengthy illness.  More...

Mary M. Dennis

Mary M. Dennis, 71, of Engadine, died Tuesday afternoon November 22, 2016 at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace.  Born December 15, 1944 in Owosso, daughter of the late Harold C. and Donna L. More...

Sports

Newberry Football Bestows End-of-Season Awards

Newberry’s football coaches held their annual awards banquet Monday night. All the coaches, both at the Junior Varsity and Varsity level, got up to talk about their players. More...

NHS Wintertime Sports Season Due to Get Underway

The winter sports season is just around the corner for Newberry athletes and their fans.  The wrestling team will start the season off next Wednesday, December 7. The squad is nine-strong, led by senior Adam Hildebrant. More...

Engadine Celebrates Fall Sports With Banquet

By Stephen King  This past Tuesday evening, the Engadine Eagles Sports Boosters celebrated there highly successful season of fall sports with a banquet at the Garfield Township Hall in Engadine.  The football team, who finished with a regul More...