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March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Conversations and Coffee with DNR Fisheries Staff Scheduled for EUP

Those interested in discussing local and statewide fisheries management activities with Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff are encouraged to stop by one of several upcoming “Conversations & Coffee” events taking place arou More...

Holiday Schedule

The Newberry News will close at noon on March 30 in observance of Good Friday. Therefore, all advertisements, articles and pictures for the April 4, 2018 issue must be in our office by Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.   More...

Special Sections

News

Fourteen Arrested on Drug-Related Charges in Chippewa County

March 19 - 21, departments and officers working with the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Taskforce (TRI-DENT) conducted a warrant sweep in Chippewa County for subjects wanted on drug-related charges. More...

Michigan Fishing License Season Kicks Off April 1

For those interested in going fishing in Michigan, a new license is required starting Sunday, April 1. That day is the kickoff to the state’s 2018 fishing license season, as well as the new fishing regulation cycle. More...

The LINK to Host Easter Egg Hunt This Afternoon

The LINK will host an Easter Party for the community today, Wednesday, March 28 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  The late afternoon event will feature an Easter Egg hunt (with some outside, if the weather permits), piñata, photos with the Easter Bunny, h More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of March 24, 1893  Local and County   —James Dailey, of Deer Park, returned from Canada Thursday, where he has been visiting. More...

Just Bill

Census Bureau Estimates Counties Have Grown a Bit

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its estimates of population in 2017, and the figures for Luce and Mackinac Counties offer us a little bit of good news. More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Wildlife Mismanagement

March is an old saying month. Here’s today’s: Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door. It’s so old nobody says it anymore. More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Alger County

Alger County was named in 1885 after Governor Russell A. Alger (1836-1907) who was also head of the Alger, Smith & Company lumbering company. More...

TRIVIA

There are no mosquitoes in Iceland. Due to colder weather and fewer ponds, the country doesn’t have a mosquito population.  Trivia courtesy of didyouknowblog.com   More...

Luce County Emergency Management Team Develops Future Training

Twenty-some members of the Luce County Emergency Management team got together last Friday, March 23 to discuss various matters concerning emergencies that could happen in Luce County.  There may be a large emergency drill in Columbus Township wi More...

State Police Arrest Cedarville Resident for False Report of a Crime

On February 19, 2018 the Michigan State Police (MSP) investigated a report that an Ojibwe Charter School bus had bullet holes in it. More...

Schmidt Plans Early April Coffee Hours

State senator Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District during the month of April. He will be in the eastern UP Tuesday, April 3. His coffee hours include:  Sault Ste. More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

March 19 – 25

March 19 — Breaking and Entering - safe, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  March 19 — Mental Health Transport, Newberry. Transport provided.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

It’s back! The Scholastic Book Fair officially kicks off next Saturday, April 7 and will be at the Tahquamenon Library through Saturday, April 14.  More...

MACKINAC COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WEEKLY ACTIVITY REPORT

For the week of March 19 - 25, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  —Deputies responded to four property damage crashes, all involving car versus deer. 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

Glen “Doc” Papist

Glen “Doc” Papist, 60, of Newberry passed peacefully surrounded by family Friday, March 16, 2018.  More...

Sports

Lady Indians Bestow Basketball Awards

Newberry girls’ basketball coach Jim Dzelak and JV coach Danielle Chamberlain held their annual end-of-the-season banquet during which they passed out awards to their players.  The JV team won the EUP conference championship with a 12 - 0 More...

The Sport Page

Please enjoy more pictures from this past Winter sports season.   More...

Personals

Card of Thanks

Thank you to all of the caring members of the community who helped me bring my dog, Hercules, home! He’s safe and sound and well loved!  Many people tried to catch him, but he managed to elude them all for weeks. More...