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October 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Homeless in Michigan Shows Steady Decline

The overall homeless population in Michigan has decreased for the third year in a row, according to an annual report released by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) in conjunction with the Michigan Campaign to End Homelessness.&n More...

Extra Patrols Planned to Help Deter Impaired Driving

Law enforcement officers from approximately 100 police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police will make impaired driving a priority in Michigan during the enforcement crackdown which runs now through November 4.  More...

Voters Reminded to Cast Ballots in November General Election

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds eligible voters to cast ballots in the state’s general election Tuesday, November 6.  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

LeRoy A. Boucha

Longtime Engadine resident, LeRoy A. Boucha, 79, died Tuesday morning, October 23, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and the care of North Woods Hospice.  Born February 20, 1939 in Newberry, son of the late Clarence, Sr. More...

Blaine J. Simmons

Blaine J. Simmons, 80, of Lakefield Township, McMillan, died Wednesday afternoon, October 24, 2018 at U.P. More...

Chester G. Cheesman, Sr.

Chester G. Cheesman Sr., 84, of Lakefield Township, McMillan, died Tuesday afternoon, October 23, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and under the care of North Woods Hospice.  More...

Features

What’s in a NAME?

Hulbert

Hulbert was named after the Hulbert family, who owned land and a sawmill in the area. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Holland Lake

Holland Lake and Holland Creek were both named for Jeremiah C. Holland (1849-1924), a Civil War veteran (who must have been way underage) and early settler, who had a farm in Lakefield Township near to which the creek runs. More...

Include Dairy in Your Diet for Added Benefits

A well-balanced diet has long been touted as a necessary component to a healthy lifestyle. When combined with routine exercise, a wellbalanced diet can improve quality of life and reduce a person’s risk for various diseases. More...

Breaking News - 11/2/2018 10:12 AM

Election Article Correction

Missing Paula Mamph Essay

To Paula Mamph,  In my haste to leave for an out-of-state doctor’s appointment, I failed to add your your election essay, which was sent to me on time.  My oversight was potentially detrimental to your campaign, and for this More...

Fiber Optic Planning Grant Awarded to EUP ISD

Community partners’ ongoing efforts to overcome the rural broadband challenges for the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) are moving forward.  More...

November 6 Election

The November 6 midterm election is just around the corner. There are a number of candidates running for various positions.  More...

Local News

Election Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Newberry Village President  John Dewitt   When I was elected Village president my focus was to stabilize Village finances, because you have to survive before you can thrive.  Where we were:  Fiscal Decline & Inefficiency  More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

October 22 - 28  October 22 — Property Damage Accident – 2-car, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  October 23 — Malicious Destruction of Property, West John Street, Newberry. More...

Electronics Recycling Event this Saturday

The Village of Newberry will hold an electronics recycling event Saturday, November 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Newberry Recycling Center (former 41 Lumber Building), 310 East McMillan Avenue.   More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  November 3, 1893 Hurrah! Newberry Gets the Asylum!   More...

Just Bill

Happy Halloween!

Does that make sense?  Candy is a good reason for the popularity of Halloween. And disguises.  More...

The Counseling Corner

It’s Time to Understand Depression

People commonly say, “I don’t know, I’m just a little depressed today.” We all have days when things seem off and we’re feeling a little blue. More...

Sports

Lady Indians Get Set for Districts

The last home volleyball match was a battle, to say the least. The Cedarville Trojans ended up bowing to the Newberry Indians October 23 in a set of four games, each one going down to the final wire. More...

Northern Michigan Football League

Full Story

Eagles Fall to Rockets In Heartbreaker

Last Friday, October 26, the first round of the State football playoffs began for eight-man teams. That night, the Engadine Eagles hosted the Rockets of Rapid River.  The Eagles had concluded their season with an impressive record of 8 - 1. More...