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November 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Army Corps Work Plan Includes $32 Million for New Soo Lock

DETROIT—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that the New Soo Lock project in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan will receive $32,388,000 in the fiscal year 2019 work plan.  More...

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News

Individuals Can Create, Spread Hope in Daily Life

With seemingly constant negative news reports telling of school shootings, suicides and more, you may feel like there is little to feel hopeful about these days, but experts say that having hope can be a powerful tool in good times and bad.  More...

Forestry Research Continues in the U.P.

Did you know a small experimental research forest lies within Hiawatha National Forest? Since the 1920s, U.S. More...

Everyone Should Observe Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

If you have an aging driver in the household, you are not alone. More...

Obituaries

James P. Uhlbeck

Former McMillan resident, James P. Uhlbeck, 70, of Skandia died suddenly Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at his residence.  More...

Raymond A. Nelson

Raymond A. Nelson, 92, of Brighton, Michigan, passed away on November 18, 2018 at his home in Brighton, MI, presumably due to an inability to remember all of his progeny’s names! More...

Sports

Eagles Host Fall Awards Dinner

The Engadine Sports Boosters held their annual Fall Sports Awards Dinner Tuesday, November 19.  More...

Eagle Girls Short on Height, Big on Hope

This coming week, the Engadine girls’ basketball season will get underway at Munising on Monday, December 3.  More...

Newberry Basketball Set to Begin Friday

The Newberry boys’ basketball season gets underway this Friday, November 30 when they travel south to take on the Engadine Eagles. The Indians then hit the road December 6 for Rudyard.  More...

County May Assume Logging Museum Operations

The November 20 monthly Luce County Commission meeting saw the adoption of the budget for 2019, the possibility of the county running the operation at the Logging Museum and the tabling of a change in health insurance for county employees.  More...

Newberry’s Pioneer Photos Provide Valuable Resources

There is an old saying that “a picture is worth a thousand words,” and thanks to pioneer photographers, much of our history was captured and provides a valuable record of the area.  Many of these photographs can tell quite a story of More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 19 - 25  November 19 — Gas drive-off, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken  November 20 — Breaking and Entering without force, CR 462, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Photo

The Newberry Area Ambassadors visited Family Dollar for the grand opening of their collaborative store featuring both Family Dollar and Dollar Tree on Saturday, November 3. More...

Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority Elects New Officers

At the recent Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority (SSMBA) board meeting, the bi-national body that supervises operations of the International Bridge elected officers for 2019.  More...

Columnists

Just Bill

With Its Nose to the Window, PETA Has No Perspective

I guess that we have to hope that Oswald’s lawyers in Lansing can put an end to what seems to be harassment by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  December 1, 1893 Local and County News   —Rev. V.K. Beshgetoor went to Deer Park this morning to look after the interests of the “Christian Endeavor Society” in that place.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Turtle died, cause unknown. Really, he died because he was born. Or hatched. Turtle was given as a token of love from one sweetheart to another eight Christmases ago. It must have worked, because they’re married with two kids now.  More...

Features

NASA Night Sky notes

Observe Apollo 8’s Lunar Milestones

December marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, when humans first orbited the Moon in a triumph of human engineering. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Christmas

Christmas was founded in the 1930s, by Julius Thorson and named after his factory, which made Christmas ornaments. Although the factory soon burned down, the name stuck around. More...

Top Tips Offered for New, On-the-Go Parents

Parenthood doesn’t mean putting the brakes on your on-the-go lifestyle.  Whether taking an everyday adventure or traveling far, ensure smoother sailing for the whole family with these tips from Lauren Parry, a mom of two and creator of the More...