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October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween

Trick or Treating in the village on Halloween will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.   More...

Photo

Oswald's Bear Ranch presented Newberry Save the Bells with a $1,000 jingle donation. From left to right: Sterling McGinn, Dean Oswald, Paula Maki, Santa and Jewell Oswald.   More...

Special Sections

News

Men, Women Both at Risk for Breast Cancer

Pink ribbons, products and events abound this month, reminding Michiganders that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while pink is a color associated with girls, breast cancer doesn’t discriminate by gender.  About 2,50 More...

Photos

R&R Towing and the Hulbert Fire Department took time this past Saturday, October 21 on National Slow Down, Move Over Day to set up this display at Hulbert Corners. More...

Emergency Preparedness Program Set for Fifth Graders

The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is offering elementary schools across Michigan the opportunity to enroll their fifth-graders in a national emergency preparedness program that teaches students More...

Columnists

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: Any tips for how to green up my Halloween this year?  —Jason Falcone Bern, NC   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of October 28, 1892  Local and County News   More...

Just Bill

No Respect from Jack Bergman

I have written that Rep. Jack Bergman is doing many things right as he represents us in the U.P. and Northern Michigan. But he treats citizen communications poorly.  More...

Sports

Cross-country Teams Wrap Up EUP Conference

The EUP conference cross-country season came to a close last Monday at the course by the LMAS Health Department in Newberry.  Newberry’s boys finished their conference run in second place, while the girls came in third.  More...

The Sport Page

Chase Canfield has improved his ranking in the EUP. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Noah Caswell the son of Joe & Katy Caswell.  Noah is a 6’ 1” 250 pound lineman on the Newbery Indians football team.   More...

County Finances in Good Shape

The regular monthly meeting of the Luce County Board of Commissioners of October 17 saw the presentation of the financial status of the county and acceptance of a tentative agreement with one of the unions with which the county has a contract. More...

Bergman’s Marquette Meeting

U.S. Representative Jack Bergman held a town hall meeting in Marquette the evening of Wednesday, October 18. Roughly 60 people gathered to both listen to what the Congressman had to say and make their views known on a wide variety of subjects.  More...

Recent Medicare Scams

Scam artists throughout the country are trying to get your financial information particularly targeting senior citizens.  More...

Update on Seven Arrested for Drugs

Four of the seven recent defendants arrested on drug charges plead guilty at the 11th Circuit Court on October 17. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 16 – 22

October 16 — Recreational Trespass, CR 425, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 16 — Breaking and Entering - cabin, Widgeon Road, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, October 25   —The Curtis Quilt Club meets at Curtis Library from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For additional information call Linda at 586-9411.  —A yoga class is offered at the Erickson Center at 10:00 a.m. More...

Three Lakes Academy

— October sure is flying by. We had some special guests Monday: Eric Wiegand and Fire Pup came to talk about Fire Safety. The kids enjoyed the visit and looking at the fire truck. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters 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

Louise H. Kracker

Louise H. Kracker, age 62, of Battle Creek died October 3, 2017 in Medlilodge Westwood, in Kalamazoo of natural causes. More...

Raymond “Ray” Carney

Raymond "Ray" Carney, age 57, of Hudson, FL, passed away, October 29, 2016 He was born September 18, 1959, in Newberry, MI, the son of Kenneth & Arlene (Messer) Carney.  More...

Features

Halloween Steeped in Superstition

Halloween is steeped in tradition. Halloween season also is a time of year when superstitions take root and add to the spooky and often silly nature of the holiday.  More...

Learn to Cope with Fewer Hours of Daylight

Daylight saving time comes to an end each fall, at a time when the hours of available sunlight already are beginning to decline.  Some people are more accustomed to darkness than others. More...

DID YOU KNOW?

While the image of a witch riding her broomstick across a full moon is one of the more indelible images associated with Halloween, the likelihood of witnessing a full moon on Halloween is pretty slim.  More...

Personals

ENGAGEMENT

Mr. and Mrs. Duncan MacArthur of Engadine have announced the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Ann-Ozanich MacArthur, to Colton Patrick Gelinas, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...