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December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

TAS Board Learns M-STEP Testing a Work in Progress

The last scheduled Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education meeting of 2016 was held Monday evening in the Library. A small audience was in attendance, and the board itself was shorthanded, minus Tuffy Burton and Stuart McTiver. More...

Fatal Two-Vehicle Accident Closed U.S. 2 Near Naubinway Last Week

Mackinac County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal car accident that occurred approximately one quarter-mile east of Naubinway in Mackinac County. Deputies were called to the scene at around 7:00 p.m. More...

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Photos

The Tahquamenon Area Support Staff donated $100 to Jan Butkovich to aid in buying yarn for her yearly donations of mittens. More...

Grace, Bethlehem Lutheran Churches Plan Christmas Service

Both Grace Lutheran Church in Germfask and Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Engadine will offer Christmas Eve and Christmas services open to the public.  At Grace the Christmas Eve services will be held at 5:00 p.m. More...

Photos

Santa spent some time recently meeting the children of Tahquamenon Area Schools at the Elks Lodge. Here he is with Mrs. Erickson’s kindergarten class. More...

Obituaries

Mary Louise Fossitt

Lifelong Newberry resident, Mary Louise Fossitt, 89, died Thursday morning December 15, 2016 at Golden Leaves Living Center surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Robert Matchinski

Robert H. Matchinski, 82, a longtime resident of Engadine, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Wednesday, December 14, 2016. More...

Dorothy A. Scott

Dorothy Alice Scott, 98, of Brimley passed away Saturday morning, December 17, 2016 at War Memorial Hospital’s Long-Term Care Unit.  She was born June 2, 1918 in Pellston, the daughter of the late Ray and Addie (Harris) Zimmerman. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Alex Johnson shoots high over Cedarville’s Tristan Masuga for a deuce. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Senior Athlete of the Week is Ryan Archer, the son of Chris Archer and Dawnica Burton.  Ryan was a tight end in football and is a 6’ 3” forward in basketball.   More...

Newberry Boys Bow to Cedarville, Beat St. Ignace

The Cedarville Trojan basketball teams defeated the Indian men’s teams December 13, effectively spoiling their home opener. More...

Village Council Eyes 2017 Water, Electric Rate Hike

Monday night’s Newberry Village Council meeting saw Matt Perry, on behalf of the Luce County public employees’ union (including the county courthouse and village employees AFSME) donate $50 toward the upkeep of the Christmas bell lights t More...

Sheriff-Elect Cischke Graduates from Training

Luce County Sheriff- Elect John Cischke recently completed a two-week training program designed for newly elected sheriffs sponsored by the Michigan Sheriff’s Association (MSA).  Sheriff-elect Cischke, who will officially take office Janua More...

Photo

Young Trulie Caswell was happy to see Santa during a recent class outing at the Elks.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 12 – 18

December 12 — Car/ Deer Property Damage Accident, M-28, Pentland Township. Report taken  December 13 — Larceny of Prescription Drugs, M- 123, Newberry. Report taken.  More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—Snow and colder temperatures are here, which brings snowmobile season. Trail reports are posted by the Tahquamenon Area Snowmobile Association on its Webpage, along with the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Webpage and Facebook page.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

In the past the Tahquamenon Library closed over the entire Tahquamenon Area Schools’ Winter Break. This meant the library would shut its doors for up to two weeks!  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 18, 1891  Local News   —The Furnace Co. put its new snowplow on its railroad yesterday for a trial trip. The machine gave good satisfaction.  More...

Just Bill

A Visit to Lafayette in His Last Chateau

Americans remember the Marquis de Lafayette fondly. More...

The Counseling Corner

Reduce the Stress of Holiday Air Travel

Traveling to be with family over the Thanksgiving holiday? Planning a Christmas visit back home? Dreading the increased levels of stress and anxiety that holiday air travel can bring?  More...

Features

QUOTES

Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.  —Robert Henri  Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.  —Iris Murdoch  The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to ove More...

This Day in History

December 21

1620 — The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, MA. 1898 — Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium. 1913 — The first crossword puzzle was printed in the New York World. More...

Did You Know?

Many people consider the Times Square section of midtown Manhattan the epicenter of North American New Year’s Eve celebrations. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Eva Danielson July 13, 1921 – December 28, 2015

Mother, you left us beautiful memories.  Your love is still our guide.  Although we cannot see you,  You’re always at our side Love & Miss You   More...