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October 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislative Luncheon this Friday

The 13th annual Legislative Luncheon will take place this Friday, October 5 at Zellar’s Village Inn. Signin begins at 10:30 a.m., with the luncheon following from 11:00 a.m. More...

Special Sections

News

Recommendations Open to Review for ORV Use on State Forest Road

The public is invited to review and comments on revised recommendations for ORVs on state forest roads in U.P., southern Lower Peninsula  When Public Act 288 was enacted in 2016, it directed the DNR to inventory and map state forest roads as a w More...

529 Plans Provide Michiganders Way to Save Money for College

With individuals having around $47 billion in outstanding student loan debt across the state, the Michigan Department of Treasury reminds Michiganders about the importance of saving for college and using a 529 plan to save.  More...

Higher Brook Trout Possession Limits Considered on Some U.P. Streams

At next month’s meeting of the Natural Resources Commission in Lansing, Department of Natural Resources fish managers will recommend a small number of Upper Peninsula stream segments for inclusion under a 10-brook trout possession limit.  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

Frank Schlereth

Frank Edward Schlereth, 82, of Curtis died Saturday, September 29, 2018 at his residence under the loving care of his family and North Woods Hospice.  Born May 25, 1936 in Detroit, son of the late Edward and Ida (Schulte) Schlereth, he was a 195 More...

William George Swanson

William George Swanson passed away on September 29, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family. Bill is the son of Albin and Ora Swanson. He was born in Newberry, Michigan on June 6, 1932. More...

Features

TRIVIA

The FBI views animal abuse as a very serious crime. More...

Kids Korner

Observe the Moon

This year’s International Observe the Moon Night is on October 20. Look for astronomy clubs and science centers in your area inviting you to view the Moon at their star parties that evening!  More...

TRIVIA

A hedgehog's heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation.   Average calories burned daily by the sled dogs running in Alaska's annual Iditarod race: 10,000. More...

Spanish Flu Devastates Newberry 100 Years Ago

In 1918 the worst epidemic in the history of the modern world struck, the “Spanish Flu.” It killed more people than all of the battles of World War I.  More...

Graymont’s 2018 Grants

The Graymont Community Development Fund, administered by Lake Superior State University (LSSU), has issued a total of $95,000 for the 2018 grant cycle. More...

Village Council to Share Financial Reports

The Newberry Village Council will hold a special session today, Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tahquamenon Area Schools auditorium to receive financial reports.  More...

Local News

Newberry to Host Industrial Trades Career Fair Thursday

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to use a jackhammer, drive a dump truck or climb a utility pole? More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

September 17 - 30  September 17 — Property Damage Accident – one-car, CR 462, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  September 17 — Extortion, West Avenue C, Newberry. More...

Schuette Recognizes October as National Bullying Prevention Month

To kick off October, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recognized October as National Bullying Prevention month.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of October 6, 1893 Local and County News   More...

Just Bill

Air Travel Has Lost Its Glory, Joy

At every airport today there are lines, limits and new rules about how you get checked and scanned. On every big plane there are ample seats for rich people and cramped spaces for the rest of us. More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Tests Overwhelm Your Child

Testing is a fact of life for students from elementary through high school. More...

Sports

Weekend Induction Adds Five Athletes to NHS Sports Hall

The 2018 Newberry High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductees—Charlie Smith (class of 1913), Robert Pike (class of 1969), Keith Laabs (class of 1977), K.C. More...

Newberry Girls Prevail over Engadine Eagles

Even though the Engadine Eagles are in a substandard season for them (they have yet to win a threegame match this season after a couple of decades dominating the EUP volleyball scene), the girls played tough against Newberry last Tuesday, September 2 More...

Tribe Defends Homecoming

A surprisingly tough Inland Lakes Bulldogs team came to Newberry last Friday night without a win to its name and left the same way—victims of their own incompetence and a 42—35 Indian victory.  Inland Lakes kicked off to Newberry, bu More...