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December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sled Dog Race Approaching

The 19th annual Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race is scheduled to take place next Saturday, January 6, 1018. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. More...

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News

2017 Year in Review

January 4, 2017  — The 18th annual Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race starts this Saturday at Muskallonge Lake State Park at 9:30 a.m.  More...

Photo

What a giving, caring community we live in! More...

Engadine Library Hosts Annual Christmas Tea

The Engadine Library hosted its third annual Christmas Tea on the afternoon of December 20. The event was started three years ago by then librarian Janice Wagner. More...

Obituaries

Roy Alton Gustafson

Roy Alton Gustafson, age 85, of Newberry, passed away from this life on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Marquette.  Roy was born on April 4, 1932 in Newberry, Michigan to David and Violet (Fyvie) Gustafson. More...

Carol Ann Major

Carol Ann Major, 76, of Newberry died Sunday evening, December 17, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.  Born November 3, 1941 in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Carl and Bertha (McPherson) Hedberg, she married Louis F. More...

Sports

The Sport Page

Ambriah Ducsay shoots at Manistique. More...

Senior Athlete of the Week

The Newberry News Athlete of the Week is Cameron Symonds, the son of Loran & Christa Symonds.  Cameron competes at 160-weight and leads the team in the number of career pins.   More...

Varsity Indians Split in Pre-Christmas Play, JV Girls Win Two

Junior Varsity  Ambriah Ducsay was on fire during the first quarter at Manistique December 21. With the help of her teammates she scored the first four buckets for the Lady Indians, who went on to lead 19–6 when the quarter ended.  More...

DNR Welcomes New Conservation Officers

Twenty-two men and women recently graduated from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Recruit School, completing a rigorous, 23-week journey that challenged them every step of the way.  More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will be closed Monday, January 1, 2018 for New Year’s Day. All advertisements, photos, and articles must be in our office by 5:00 Thursday, December 28, 2017.   More...

State Police Warn Residents of Fraudulent Phone Calls

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Negaunee Post wants the public to be aware of a new phone solicitation scheme currently targeting Marquette County residents.  More...

Burger Bash to Kick Off 2018 Goodfellows Fundraising

There will be a Burger Bash at the Newberry Elks Lodge Wednesday, January 10 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. More...

Local News

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

—Just a reminder, the Tahquamenon Area Library is closed this week for maintenance and cleaning. We will resume regular hours Tuesday, January 2 at 8:30 a.m.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of December 18 – 24, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office:  —Deputies responded to 18 property damage crashes, 13 involving car versus deer. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of December 30, 1892  Local and County News   Judge Steere is enjoying his annual vacation. More...

Just Bill

Christmases Past, Present and Future

This is not a tale of Scrooge, but my dreams of ice fishing. Jim told me the other day that the ice probably was not safe yet. The snow was staying, but temperatures in the 20s don’t make much ice.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Fifty years ago I got a glimpse of paradise. Of course, paradise is in the eye, or the brain, of the beholder. It’s what you longed for, what you worked for: in my case, a college degree, a paycheck and a white shirt. More...

Features

QUOTE

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. More...

TRIVIA

—Dinosaurs may have been just minutes away from surviving extinction. Some researchers believe it wasn’t the size or scale of the asteroid that wiped them out, but the location of where it hit Earth. More...

Personals

In Memoriam

In Memory of Kimball Eddy

“To the living, I am gone. To the sorrow, I will never return.  To the angry, I was cheated. But to the happy, I am at peace. And to the faithful, I have never left.  I cannot speak, but I can listen. More...