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January 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal Snowmobile Crash Claims Life of Saginaw Man

Douglas Charles Hawes, a 51-year-old Saginaw man, was pronounced dead at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Tuesday afternoon, January 16 after the snowmobile he was riding missed a curve and struck a tree in Chippewa County.  More...

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State Police Expand CAUTION Program Statewide

The Michigan State Police (MSP) is looking for volunteers to join its CAUTION initiative, which stands for Community Action United Team in Our Neighborhood. More...

Photo

Michigan was rocked by a meteor falling over southeast Michigan last Tuesday, January 16 just after 8:00 p.m. Along with a bright flash and loud noise, the meteor was accompanied by a magnitude 2.0 earthquake 40 miles from Detroit. More...

Free Community Breakfast Offered by Our Redeemer

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will serve a Free Community Breakfast the last Saturday of each month from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. The next date for the Free Community Breakfast is January 27.  More...

Columnists

Space Place

What Is a Volcano?   A volcano is an opening on the surface of a planet or moon that allows material warmer than its surroundings to escape from its interior. When this material escapes, it causes an eruption. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of January 27, 1893  Serious Accident   More...

The Counseling Corner

Fighting Winter Blahs

Yes, on a chilly winter day it can feel really good to curl up with a good book or binge on that favorite TV series. More...

Features

Resolve to Be Realistic

It’s the start of a new year and many Michiganders again have made lofty resolutions, but what’s the trick to making them stick this time?  Joseph Ferrari, a psychology professor at DePaul University in Chicago, has a few tips for ma More...

TRIVIA

Almonds are the oldest, most widely cultivated and extensively used nuts in the world.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

TRIVIA

When used as a noun, the spelling of the word “blonde” makes a difference. A “blonde” is a female with fair hair, while a “blond” is a light-haired male.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Recent Drug Convictions Sentenced in Court

The 11th Circuit Court Judge, William Carmody saw the completion of several pending cases, including several local drug offenses last January 16.  Lisa Foster was sentenced to nine months of jail with 90 days to be served and the rest held in ab More...

Paradise Winter Carnival a Snow Showstopper

With an average snowfall of 200-plus inches each year, Paradise chooses to embrace the season with its fourth annual Winter Carnival this weekend, January 26 - 28.  More...

County Nixes Payment to Manistique Shelter

The January 16 regular meeting of the Luce County Commission saw the passage of a resolution to amend the Luce County Zoning Map, an approval for an EDC loan and a report from the Sheriff about statistics for year 2017. More...

Village Planning Commission Tries to Hold Public Meeting

The long-awaited Public Hearing of the Village of Newberry Planning Commission that originally was to be held in December (but was postponed until January 22 because there was not a quorum at that time) once again had to be delayed because again ther More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 15 – 21

January 15 — Retail Fraud, M—123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  January 15 — Personal Injury Accident - snowmobile, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Report taken.  More...

Chippewa – Luce – Mackinac community A ction

Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance   Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the love found all around us daily: family, friends and soulmates. There’s no better way to do that than with a nice sit-down dinner and music.  More...

Three Lakes Academy

—Thank you to the Curtis Women’s Club for donating school supplies to teachers and students. Thank you also to TLACV for the tissues and Clorox wipes for each classroom. More...

Obituaries

Patrick J. Simi

Patrick “Pat” James Simi, “The Old Man from the North”, 70, succumbed to his 15-year battle with cancer Monday, January 15, 2018 after a brief stay at McLaren Northern Healthcare Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Delbert J. Brown

Delbert J. “Jimmy” Brown of Newberry died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette.  He was born October 28, 1938 in Melvindale, a son of the late Delbert R. More...

Gertrude Salter

Gertrude “Trudy” Salter, 89, formerly of Newberry but recently of Saginaw, died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Saginaw Health Source in Saginaw.  Born April 30, 1927 in Flint, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Katherine (Livel More...

Sports

Newberry’s Wrestling Team Compete at U.P. Individuals

Left to right: Nathan Magnusson, Cameron Depew, Noah Gielecki, Noah Casewell, Cameron Symonds, Jacob Gribbell, coach Bob Bowler, Hunter Fossitt, Alex Henry, Lance Bowler, Jared Norris and Hunter Phillips.  Cameron and Alex both placed second, Na More...

Lady Indians DeFeat DeTour

The Newberry ladies’ basketball team won its fourth game of this season to go along with six losses by defeating the DeTour Lady Raiders last Friday, January 19 by the score of 48—35.  Varsity  The Indians were hitting on all cy More...

Lady Indians Bested by Trojans

The Lady Indians took on the Cedarville Trojans January 17. More...