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December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Mrs. Havens’ second grade class, as well as other Newberry elementary grades got to spend some time with Santa at the Elks building last Monday morning.   More...

Special Sections

News

Bergman Takes Aim at Cormorant Control

Twenty-five years ago the population of doublebreasted cormorants bloomed in the Upper Great Lakes area. More...

Minimum Wage to Increase from $8.90 to $9.25 for Michigan Workers

Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum hourly wage will increase to $9.25 an hour. More...

Newberry United Methodist Church Annual Gift to the Community 2017

The Newberry United Methodist Church presented their annual “Gift to the Community” Sunday afternoon December 10th to a full house. More...

Columnists

Forestry Notes

Oak Wilt and Other Wonders

Forests are under constant threat from current pests, and more pests are always on the horizon. Forest owners and those interested in forests can help reduce negative impacts by learning about forest health issues.  More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 9, 1892  Local and County News   —Go to Manhard’s and get a pair of Ice Creepers put on your rubbers and save your neck.  —Capt. Thos. More...

The Counseling Corner

Holiday Depression Can Be Very Real Problem

While the holiday season is a happy and joyful time for most people, it also can be a time of sadness and depression for many. In most cases overcoming seasonal depression is a simple process, but in some cases it can be a serious problem.  More...

Features

Did You Know?

In 1990, a Michigan police department staged a fake wedding in an attempt to eradicate the major drug problems in the area. More...

TRIVIA

Edgar Allan Poe introduced mystery fiction's first fictional detective, Auguste C. Dupin, in his 1841 story, "The Murders in the Rue Morgue. ________  Frank Baum named "Oz" after a file cabinet in his office. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In memory of Harold E. Robinson December 10, 1920 – 2011  So many memories that make us smile and bring warmth to our hearts.  The Robinson Family   More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Mary Scholtus 1918 – December 15, 2009  Thank you, Lord, for giving our family a wonderful, praying mother.   More...

Graymont Grants Total $95,000

Graymont Grants were recently awarded to seven different organizations. Graymont, in conjunction with Lake Superior State University, recently announced the recipients of this year’s grants.  More...

“Snowmobile the Mighty Mac”

This coming Saturday, December 16, the second annual Snowmobile the Mighty Mack will take place. Owners of antique and vintage snowmobiles can actually cross the Mackinac Bridge. Last year there were about 35 sleds that made the trip. More...

11th Circuit Court Concludes Drug Convictions

Judge William Carmody, presiding over 11th Circuit Court in Newberry, heard numerous cases on December 5, including completion of sentencing for some in the recent Newberry drug arrests, a denial to change venue in the prison escapee case and one def More...

Local News

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—The holiday season is upon us, and tonight, Wednesday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m. the Middle School/High School bands will have their annual Christmas Concert. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, December 13   —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...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of December 4 – 10, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to seven property damage crashes, four involving car versus deer. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  As the lead consultant responsible for Project Rising Tide I would like to respond to two issues of community concern: the Community Master Plan and the Utility Rates.  More...

Obituaries

Carolyn A. Selby

Carolyn A. Selby, 71, a longtime resident of Portage Township, died early Wednesday morning, December 6, 2017 at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. More...

Robert T. Smithson, Sr.

Lifelong Newberry resident, Robert T. “Tom” Smithson, Sr., 66, died Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.  More...

Dolly Mae Bouchard

Dolly Mae Bouchard, age 82, of Newberry, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at U.P. Duke Lifepoint Health System, Marquette, after complications due to a stroke.  More...

Sports

Grapplers Split First Home Meet

The Newberry wrestling team hosted its first meet of the season last Wednesday, December 6 with competitors from Westwood and Gwinn.   The Indians still are without a full team, having only 10 wrestlers to fill 14 different weight slots. More...

Newberry Boys “Look Up” to Sault

Varsity  The Sault Blue Devils have a skyscraper on their team by the name of Brandon Paul, who stands 6’ 8” and took control of the boards at both ends of the basketball court last Thursday night.  Before fouling out in the fou More...

Newberry Girls Devastated by Blue Devils

The Lady Indians endured an extremely disappointing game against the Sault last Monday, December 4 when they lost 59—12 to the Blue Devils.  Newberry scored only two first-quarter points, three in the second quarter and six and one respect More...