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December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New Drivers at the Wheel of Annual Car Show

Car enthusiasts of the Tahquamenon Valley have nothing to fear, as the annual car show in downtown Newberry will continue as usual.  Dave and Vickie Fall, along with the members of the Tahquamenon Valley Cruisers, had spearheaded this event for More...

Public Input under Review by Newberry Village Planners

Village president John DeWitt opened his presidential comments by praising all who worked on the Christmas Bells and Christmas Parade. “It was a nice parade,” he said. More...

Special Sections

News

EUP Snowmobile Council Holds December Meeting

On the evening of Wednesday, December 13 the Eastern U.P. Snowmobile Council (EUP SC) met in Hulbert.  More...

Report: Some Toys Pose Health, Security Risks

Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, anyone buying presents for kids is urged to do some homework before purchasing toys, particularly those with technology components.  More...

Photo

The Manistique Lakes Lions Brunch held their monthly brunch on Sunday, December 17. Community members who attended the brunch were offered their selection of pancakes, eggs, sausage, and potatoes along with coffee, water, and orange juice.  More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Snowy Worlds

There are many places on Earth where it snows, but did you know it snows on other worlds, too? Here are just a few of the places where you might find snow beyond Earth:  Mars   More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 23, 1892  Local and County News   More...

Just Bill

The Fretz Legacy Is Ours, Too

With the passing of Avis Fretz, Newberry says goodbye to a century of Fretzes who loved this town and this newspaper.  More...

Sports

Newberry Men Still Searching for Win

Cheboygan — Cold shooting by the Newberry men’s basketball team doomed its members to a third loss at Cheboygan Thursday, December 14. More...

Newberry Girls Bow to Cheboygan

The Newberry Indian girls’ basketball teams had as tough a time in Cheboygan last Friday, December 15 as the boys did the previous night.  Varsity  Cold shooting by Newberry led to a 13—5 firstquarter lead by the Chiefs, and the More...

Wrestlers Do Well at Bridge Brawl

Newberry’s seven wrestlers were deemed the best of the Upper Peninsula teams at last Friday’s Bridge Brawl held annually in Rudyard.  Both Cameron Symonds and Jared Norris won all five of their matches against the teams from the lowe More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank all of our family, friends and neighbors for the love, prayers and support you freely gave us. We received comfort food, beautiful cards, acts of kindness and generous donations to the UMC in Dad’s name.  More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Bill French  September 3, 1939 to December 22, 2016  It’s hard to believe a year has come and gone. It seems just like yesterday. Dad, you’ve taught me everything I know except how to live without you.   More...

BIRTH

Madilyn Camille Stark was welcomed on June 3rd to the Christopher and Jessica Stark family by big brother Eric and big sister Allison.  She weighed in at 10lbs 15.5 oz and was 22 1/4 inches.  Proud grandparents are Eugene and Julie Sharp of More...

Goodfellows Prepare for Christmas

The Newberry Goodfellows have met several times since September to prepare for this Christmas season. The main function of the Newberry Goodfellows, a group formed during the Great Depression, is to deliver gifts to needy children of the area.  More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed Monday, December 25 in observation of Christmas and Monday, January 1, 2018 in observation of New Year’s Day.  All advertisements, photos, and articles must be in our office by 5:00 on the Thursday, before More...

Public’s Lack of Interest in Bond Issue Frustrates TAS Board

Monday evening’s December meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools board was held in a nearly empty library. The printed agenda was equally spare: no education report, no new business, no old business.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 11 - 17

December 11 — Nonsufficient funds check, M- 123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  December 11 — Property damage accident – twocar, East John Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

K-12 students are excited for Christmas break! High school students are decorating halls for the chance of a class pizza party. Good luck to all classes. The Elementary building is abuzz with the anticipation of holiday parties. More...

CURTIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, December 20   —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

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

George Webber, Jr.

George Webber, Jr., 89, a longtime area resident, died at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of North Woods Home Health and Hospice Friday, December 15, 2017.  More...

Avis L. Fretz

Longtime Newberry resident, Avis L. Fretz, 87, passed away December 14, 2017. She was born May 16, `1930, in Sault Ste Marie, MI, the daughter of Alex and Loretta McLean. More...

Features

Did You Know?

—When you’re upset or angry, silently talking to yourself in the third person can help you get control over your emotions. More...

Trivia

On July 28th, 1945, a US Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of New York’s Empire State Building, killing 14 people.  ________  Pablo Picasso’s career lasted seventy-eight years, from 1895 until his death in 1973.  ___ More...

Practice 10 Ways to Beat Holiday Blues

We see it on television, magazine ads and movies— a table covered with delicious food, a perfectly decorated house and family and friends laughing together in the glow of a warm fire.  More...