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November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Michigan Waters Safeguarded by New Agreement

Monday, November 27 governor Rick Snyder signed an agreement requiring immediate steps be taken to improve environmental protection for the Great Lakes and other state waterways through a binding agreement with the owners of Line 5.  More...

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News

Walk for Warmth

The fourth annual Luce County Walk for Warmth Progressive Meal Fundraiser will take place Saturday, December 9 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. More...

Photo

Students from the TAS Creative Sculpture class made clocks for the Logging Museum to auction off. More...

Snowshoe-Building Workshop Planned at Falls

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will offer a snowshoe-building work-shop at Tahquamenon Falls State Park Saturday, December 16 from 9:30 a.m. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Studying Storms from the Sky

The United States had a rough hurricane season this year. Scientists collect information before and during hurricanes to understand the storms and help people stay safe; however, collecting information during a violent storm is very difficult.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 2, 1892  Fatal Accident   The five-year-old son of a Fin employed at Mason Bros.’ wood camps was run over and killed on Thursday afternoon.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Are Your Kids Prepared to Handle Drug Temptations?

It can be difficult for parents to talk seriously with their children about certain issues, especially sex or drugs. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

All pictures are from a Newberry girl’s scrimmage with Bay de Noc on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.   More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Lauren Leafers the daughter of Lance Leafers and Lisa Lustila.  Lauren had an outstanding serve on the Newberry volleyball team.   More...

Boys’ Basketball Season to Open in Engadine

The 2017 - 18 Newberry Indian boys’ basketball team will travel south to the Engadine Eagles Nest next Tuesday, December 5.  Newberry has a full roster on the Varsity squad, headed by returning seniors George Sevarns, Casey Wendt, Andre Ja More...

Retail Future of EUP Topic of Analysis

Seven communities across the Eastern Upper Peninsula have been under the microscope in recent weeks, but for a very good reason. More...

VA to Host Veteran Town Meeting in Newberry

Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall in Newberry at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 14 at American Legion Post #74, located at 7964 M-123.  The Oscar G. More...

Thanksgiving Starts Impaired Driving Campaign

Is it possible to be grateful for being pulled over? Many drivers who were arrested for drunk driving say they’re thankful that they were taken off the road before they seriously injured or killed themselves or others.  More...

Local News

Northstar News

Congratulations to the following students who made the first quarter Honor Roll:  Connor DuFour, Caleb Handrich, Daniel Handrich, Leah Handrich, Hannah Handrich, Lindsay Neill, Jacob Neill, Lanie Plesscher, Tanner Plesscher, Bradlee Williams, Br More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

The teens have been having so much fun with their creative writing workshops at the Tahquamenon Library that we thought we’d give the adults a turn.  Wednesday, December 6 at 12:00 p.m., writers ages 18 and up are invited to bring some of More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, November 29   —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...

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

Peggy (Riordan) Fitzpatrick

Peggy (Riordan) Fitzpatrick, raised in Seney, MI, left Seney after graduating from Newberry High School in 1949 to attend St. Anthony's School of Nursing in Rockford, IL. More...

Kimball J. "Kim" Eddy

Lifelong Newberry resident, Kimball J. More...

Margaret Troutz

Margaret Eileen Troutz passed away November 23, 2017 in Fairfield, TX at the age of 97. A graveside service was held Tuesday, November 28 in the Maplewood Cemetery in Rexton.  More...

Features

Realistic Tips Can Help Busy Moms

Time is perhaps the most coveted thing moms have and it’s crucial to manage it effectively for you and your family.  To help moms everywhere make the most of their precious minutes, actress, director, producer, entrepreneur and mother of t More...

TRIVIA

Before the first French cafe in the late 1700's, coffee was sold by street vendors in Europe, in the Arab fashion. The Arabs were the forerunners of the sidewalk espresso carts of today.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

TRIVIA

—The smell of an old book is the smell of its death. The scent is caused by paper, ink and adhesives breaking down. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

Mom and Dad   Sadly missed along life’s way…  Lovingly remembered every day…  No longer in my life to share…  But in my heart, you’re always there.  Love, Ranae   More...