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November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cambensy Elected to 109th District

Last Tuesday, November 7 Democrat Sara Cambensy with 11,199 votes defeated Republican Rich Rossway, who received 8,362 votes, and Green Party candidate Wade Roberts with 266 votes, for the 109th Michigan House of Representatives.  Although Camb More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed on Thanksgiving, November 23 and open only until noon on Friday, November 24.  Therefore all advertisments, articles and photos for the November 29, 2017 issue, must be in our office by 5:00 p.m. More...

Special Sections

News

County Agrees in Principal on Indigent Defense Plan

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Luce County Commission, usually held the third Tuesday of a month, was moved up to November 13 due to a county decision on the Indigent Defense Compliance Plan needed by the State of Michigan by November 20.&nbs More...

Deadline Nears for Elks Scholarship

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Photo

The American Legion provided support to the Save the Bells group by providing the use of their building while sewing the covers and storing the bells during their restoration. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of November 18, 1892   WANTED – A competent hired girl, steady employment and good wages. Mrs. C.W. Case, Newberry, Mich. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Sorting Helps Science, Math Skills

Walks with young children are especially fun in fall when the leaves turn brilliant colors and many flowers have interesting seed heads. They can observe birds flying south in giant Vs and other animals frantically burying food for the winter. More...

The Counseling Corner

A Positive Attitude and Your Child’s Health

Hello, cold and flu season. With damp, chilly winter weather and school contact with all those other little germ factories, it’s not that surprising if your child suddenly is coughing, sneezing or worse.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

If you try to stifle a sneeze, you could possibly injure your diaphragm, bruise your eye, rupture an eardrum, or burst a blood vessel in your brain.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Help Animals Survive Winter

As winter approaches think of your animals that can suffer from deadly frostbite and exposure, become dehydrated when water sources ice over and die .  More...

Did You Know?

Cranberries bounce when they’re ripe. Even the earliest “bounceberry” farmers gave their berries the bounce test by rolling them down 20 steps. Only those that reached the bottom were deemed ready to eat.   More...

Newberry Aims to Take Part in Lighthuse Event

The Newberry Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Newberry has become one of the main sponsors of the 2018 Michigan Lighthouse Festival, which draws more than 10,000 people every year. More...

Communities Grow Stronger When Working Together

Michigan communities grow stronger when businesses, educators and residents work closely together toward common goals, Gov. Rick Snyder said last week, celebrating the first graduation from the state’s Rising Tide program.  More...

Bells to Ring in Holiday Festivities

The Village of Newberry and The LINK are partnering to present a series of Christmas festivities to celebrate the season.  Wednesday, November 22 the refurbished Christmas bells will light up and commemorate the 60th year these decorations have More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 30 – November 5

November 6 — Animal at Large, CR 455, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  November 6 — Malicious Destruction of Property, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

11th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT

The 11th Circuit Court held November 7 saw several cases, bench warrants and continuations.  Kyra Giddens pleaded guilty to two counts: one of delivery of a counterfeit narcotic and one of attempted delivery of a counterfeit narcotic. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—I want to take this time to thank all parents that came to Parent/Teacher Conferences last week. More...

Obituaries

Caresse Stephenson

Former Newberry resident Caresse E. Stephenson, 87, of Kincheloe died Thursday afternoon, November 9, 2017 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Judith A. Belcher

Judith (Judy) Belcher, age 76, of Gould City, died on October 25, 2017 at Marquette General Hospital.  She was born November 30, 1940 in Detroit to Kenneth and Leona nee (Angoli) Stoddard. She graduated from Hazel Park high School in 1958. More...

Sports

Engadine Eagles Fall to Crystal Falls Forest Park

(Editor’s Note: This article was received too late for last week’s issue.)  The Crystal Falls Forest Park Trojans completely dominated the Engadine Eagles November 3 as they rolled out to a 62—20 victory, ending the Eagles&rsqu More...

The Sport Page

Until basketball season starts, here are some pictures that we could not fit in during the fall season.   More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Sena Parker the son of Louis and Suzuki Parker.  Sena is the six foot, 250 pound All-UP tackle on the Indians football team.   More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

UP Jeeps & Vicious Cycle 4x4 Offroad had a great color tour and would like to thank the following generous contributors:  More...