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October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction

The September 20 article in The Newberry News regarding the Luce County Emergency Management meeting mistakenly listed Steven Derusha as a Michigan State Police trooper. More...

MCACA Awards Operational Grants to Local Groups

Several area organizations associated with arts and/or cultural events have received grants from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). More...

Special Sections

News

Deadline Fast Approaching to Register to Vote in November Election

Michigan residents have until Tuesday, October 10 to register to vote in the November 7 election, in which nearly 700 communities will use the state’s new election equipment.  Because the customary 30-day close of registration falls on Sun More...

Former NMU Employee Arrested for Child Sexually Abusive Material

The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, has announced the arrest of Stan Henry Wright, 58, of Negaunee, following an investigation into his online activity.  More...

Successful Box Tops Fundraiser Continues at TAS

Tahquamenon Area Schools is continuing its Box Tops for Education fundraising campaign for the 2017 - 2018 school year to raise much-needed funds for various materials for the students.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 7, 1892  Fire at Seney   More...

Just Bill

State Sen. Schmidt Is Aware of the Problems

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt came up to the northern end of his district to meet the people who elected him and listen to their concerns. Reporter Stephen King was there to report on the event in last week’s Newberry News.  Evidently Sen. More...

The Counseling Corner

Tragic Events Can Affect Us All

Were you aware that when you read or hear about news reports of major tragedies, they might be impacting your own life beyond what you may realize?  More...

Features

TRIVIA

On average, 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day.________  The average adult raccoon weighs 21 pounds.  On average, 42,000 balls are used and 650 matches are played at the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament. More...

TRIVIA

Just two years after marriage, an estimated 20 percent of couples make love fewer than 10 times in a year.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Did You Know?

On October 14, 1912 Teddy Roosevelt was shot at just before his speech. Because the would-be assassin’s arm was jostled, he missed Roosevelt’s head and hit him square in the chest.  More...

Engadine Decoy Carver Snags World Championship

Engadine’s Monte Simmons has only been carving fish decoys for three years, yet he won the Great Lakes Fish Decoy Collectors and Carvers Association championship last month at a competition in downstate Monroe.  More...

Newberry Drug Bust Nets Seven

Early last week, separate criminal investigations by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team resulted in the arrest of seven people from the Newberry area for various drug-related offenses.  More...

Photo

Finn Price is pictured along with his grandmother Sharon Price, superintendent Stacy Price and Lily Rao. "Finn's Coin Jar" raised over $5,000 for the new playground at TAS over the past 3 years!   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

September 25 – General assistance, West McMillan Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  September 27 – Threats, M-117, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

We are approaching a month into school already. The weather is finally feeling like fall. The staff and students are getting settled into routines and NWEA/MAP testing is complete.  —Homecoming will be upon us next week. More...

Celebrating National 4-H Week with Luce County 4-H

Luce County 4-H volunteers kicked off National 4- H Week by donating their time to beautify our community by participating in Adopt-A-Highway. 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

Brenda Sue Brow

Brenda Sue Brow, age 54, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, died surrounded by her family at Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie on Friday, September 29, 2017. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Alexis Groenhout reaches back slam a shot. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Eric Ross-Little the grandson of Terry Little.  Eric is a 6’ 1” 155-pound, wide receiver and defensive back.   More...

Indians, Eagles Fall Short in Cross-Country Meet

MUNISING — The Newberry and Engadine cross country teams ran into stiff competition September 26 as they finished well behind the leaders in the El Harger Memorial Invitational at the Pictured Rocks Golf Club.  Newberry’s boys finish More...