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March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire, Explosion Kills Newberry Man

The Luce County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal fire/explosion that occurred last Friday, March 16. More...

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News

UPSET Executes Search Warrant for Couple Arrested in Mackinac County

On March 15 detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) executed a search warrant at a residence on Puuri Road in Baraga County.  More...

New STEM-FEE Scholars Program Instituted

Students who are considering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors are eligible to apply for $25,000 scholarships offered by Michigan State University’s (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR).  More...

High School Student of the Month

The Newberry High School Student of the Month for February is Jayci Gilbert, daughter of Jason Gilbert and Lisa Anderson. More...

Columnists

Kids Korner

Measuring the Movement of Water on Earth

As far as we know, water is essential for every form of life. It’s a simple molecule, and we know a lot about it. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 24, 1893  Local and County   More...

CHAMBER CONNECTION

—We would like to welcome two new members: Tahquamenon Hotel in Hulbert and Duke’s Sport Shop & Adventure in Newberry.  More...

Sports

Two Newberry Wrestlers Named MVPs

The Straits Area Conference (SAC) wrestling coaches got together recently to discuss the past season. More...

Newberry’s Scholar Athletes

From left to right, back row: George Sevarns, Blake Jordan, Felicia Raymond, Jeff Rahilly, Alexis Groenhout, David Carlson, and Tyler Blakley. More...

The Sport Page

For the next few weeks we will print some pictures from the past season until the Spring sports begin.   More...

Residents Storm Village Office at Monthly Meeting

It was standing room only at the monthly Newberry Village Council meeting Monday evening, March 19 as 30-some residents crowded into the village offices.  The vast majority was there to complain about the way the village is run. More...

Job Fairs Coming to Three EUP Sites

Employers and job seekers soon will have an opportunity to meet at three community job fairs during the months of March and April. More...

Rollover Crash Claims Life of Germfask Man

Deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office are investigating a one vehicle rollover crash that occurred on Cheeseman Road in Moran Township.  Central Dispatch received a 911 call at 11:30 p.m. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 12 – 18

March 12 — Breaking and Entering - cabin and garage, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  March 12 — Identity Theft, East Harrie Street, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Next week is Spring Break for the Tahquamenon Area Schools. The Tahquamenon Library will maintain regular hours Monday, March 26 through Thursday, March 29, but will be closed Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 for the holiday. More...

Tahquamenon Area Schools News

—March is Reading Month for elementary students. 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

Maurine P. Benedict

Maurine P. Benedict, 93, a longtime Newberry resident, died on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.  More...

Monna M. Gormely

Lifelong Newberry resident, Monna M. More...

Robert W. Jutila

Robert (Bob) W. Jutila, formerly of Newberry, now of Marquette, passed away March 18, 2018 in the care of his family, the staff of Norlite Nursing Home and U.P. More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

St. Ignace

St. Ignace grew up around a mission founded by Father Marquette in 1671, and named St. Ignace in honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. (Ignace being the French form of Ignatius). Ignatius is a Latin name meaning "Fire."   More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

The family of the late Lola Dale Bryant would like to express sincere thanks for the support and sympathy we received after the sad loss of our mother. More...

Card of Thanks

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District would like to thank the following businesses, organizations and individuals for their support of the recent EUP Regional Michigan History Day:  Museum Ship Valley Camp  Soo Locks Boat More...