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February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Newberry Chamber Board Welcomes New Officers

The February 13 meeting of the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Board saw three new members, the election of new board officers and plenty of financial discussion.  More...

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News

EUP Trails Consortium Plans Kinross Meeting

The Eastern U.P. Regional Planning and Development Commission will hold an Eastern U.P. Trails Consortium Meeting Tuesday, February 28 at the Kinross Township Hall, 4884 Curtis Drive in Kincheloe, from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.  More...

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2017 4-H Ice Scrapers — L to R, leader Bob Derusha, Meah Derusha, Aaron Edie, Ethan Edwards, Casey Edie, Hunter Cameron, Cooper Pigeon, Chelsea Jewell, Anna Jewell, Ben Freed, and Sara Cameron.   More...

Free Pancake Breakfast Offered to Community

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, located at 321 West John Street in Newberry, will hold a free pancake breakfast Saturday, February 18 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. In addition to pancakes, sausage/bacon, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice will be served. More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Is alternative energy still the next big thing for American venture capitalists? — Jeffrey Moss, Fairfield, CT More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 12, 1892  Local News   —Masked hugging parties are now used as drawing cards at church sociables. More...

Just Bill

American History Lesson in France

The United States Cavalry was founded during the American Revolution by two European aristocrats, Count Casimir Pulaski, from Poland, and Michael Kovats, from Hungary. More...

Features

TRIVIA

We are born afraid of only two things – falling and loud noises. All other fears are learned and influenced by our environments and cultures.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Did You Know?

The largest bar of Toblerone you can buy weighs 10 pounds, costs $130 and contains over 800 grams of saturated fat, 2,500 grams of sugar and 23,625 calories.   More...

Snowmobile Show & Ride Returns to Naubinway

This coming weekend Naubinway will host its 25th annual Snowmobile Show and Ride.  It was just over 25 years ago that Charlie Vallier and Tom King approached the Naubinway - Engadine Merchants Association (the forerunner of the Top of the Lake C More...

DNR CO Rescues Runaway Boy from Lake Michigan Ice

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Patrick Hartsig rescued a 10-year-old boy Sunday, who had run away from his family near Gladstone in Delta County.  The incident was reported at about 4 p.m. More...

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Newberry’s Lady Indians celebrate Taylor Bryant’s accomplishment of becoming not only the All-Time leading scorer for girl’s varsity basketball but also for becoming the All-Time NHS leading scorer for both the female and male varsi More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

February 6 – 12

February 6 — Leaving the scene of a property damage accident, M-28, Pentland Township, investigated, report taken.  February 7 — Dog Bite, W. Ave C, Newberry, investigated, report taken, citation issued.  More...

Newberry MS/HS Posts Honor Roll

HONOR ROLL

Highest Honors is awarded to students who have received between a 3.8 and a 4.0 GPA. High Honors is bestowed upon those receiving a 3.5 to a 3.79 GPA. More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) would like to introduce its newly elected Board of Directors for this year.  Returning to the board is Kirby Wendt from Forest Insurance. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter TO THE EDITOR

1. All Letters to the Editor must be no longer than 350 WORDS.  2. They must be signed by the author, with an address and telephone number included to be considered for publication.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas L. Peake

Thomas Lyle Peake, 56, of Eckerman died Wednesday morning, February 8, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey.  More...

Sports

Pickford Takes Hard-Fought Win over Engadine

Thursday night, February 9, the Engadine Eagles hosted the Lady Panthers of Pickford. These are two of the top teams in the EUP Conference and it promised to be an excellent game.  More...

Eagles Bully Rudyard Bulldogs

Last week on Monday, the Engadine Eagles hosted the Rudyard Bulldogs. At their last meeting, in Rudyard, the Bulldogs took an easy win over the Eagles. More...

The Sport Page

Cameron Depew on defense in JV action against Pickford. More...