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December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Drive-By Shooting

Luce County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of a drive-by shooting with a firearm that occurred last Friday, November 30 shortly after 12:00 noon. More...

Holiday Schedule

Since Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Tuesdays this year, the Newberry News must go to print a day early. Therefore, all articles and advertisements must be in our office by Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28. More...

Special Sections

News

Follow 10 Tips for Safer Winter Generator Usage

Winter is here, and if your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep your power flowing to your home or business.  More...

Resources Available for Home Heating Assistance

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt recently reminded residents that there may be assistance available for those struggling to keep their homes warm this winter season. More...

MDOT Keeping Most Rest Areas Open Year-Round

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will keep nearly all of the state’s 77 rest areas open this winter to maintain the convenience and safety they provide to motorists, but now has closed five seasonal areas.  More...

Columnists

Just Bill

The Yellow Jacket Cause Moves toward Rioting

I went into Paris Saturday to buy a computer. If you’ve been following the news, on Saturday another demonstration of thousands of people wearing yellow vests closed the Champs Elysées. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of December 8, 1893 Local   —Morse & Schneider have shut down their shingle mill at Seney for the winter.  More...

Letters 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...

Features

Staying Well

Healthy Holiday Snacks

As we’re about to enter into our wonderful holiday season, many of us will be attending parties and entertaining in our homes to enjoy the company of our loved ones, family and friends.  More...

TRIVIA

Dancing can reverse signs of aging in the brain. More...

Did You Know?

Snowy Simulations   What do the avalanches in Disney’s “Frozen” and reallife avalanches have in common? More...

“Gift to the Community” Christmas Musical Program this Saturday

The annual “Christmas Gift to the Community” Christmas musical program will be presented on December 9 at 4:00 p.m. at the Newberry United Methodist Church, 110 W. More...

Michigan EDC Awards Manistique Paper Mill

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced last week that the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) board approved additional support for UP Paper, a nearly 100- year-old paper mill in Manistique.  More...

DNR Reaches Minimum Testing Goals in U.P. CWD

With the valuable assistance of hunters, a minimum goal set for chronic wasting disease deer head testing has been surpassed in two surveillance areas set up in the central Upper Peninsula. More...

Post Office

The Post Office closure on Wednesday, December 5, due to President George Bush’s death delayed the delivery of the December 5, 2018 issue of the Newberry News, as well as all other mail.   More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

November 26 – December 2   November 26 — Property Damage Accident - car/deer, M-28, Pentland Township. Investigated, report taken.  November 27 — Found Property – iPhone, Canada Lakes area, Pentland Township. More...

Garden Club Meets Next Monday

The Newberry Garden Club will meet at the home of Ruth Niemi Monday, December 10 at 1:00 p.m. Members should bring a holiday treat to share after a short meeting, as well as non-perishable food items to donate to the Food Pantry. RSVP to the host. More...

mBank Campaigns to Support UPAWS

mBank has announced a new community-focused campaign that will benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS. More...

Obituaries

Helen M. Wilson

Longtime McMillan resident Helen M. More...

Margaret L. Bolz

Margaret L. Bolz, 87, of Newberry, formerly of Paradise and Curtis, died Wednesday morning, November 28, 2018 at Newberry Assisted Living Community surrounded by her loving family and under the care of North Woods Hospice.  More...

Roger D. Peake

Roger D. Peake, 86, of Hulbert died Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Golden Leaves Living Center. He was born December 24, 1931 in Newberry, son of the late Lyle and Elvira (Hart) Peake.  More...

Sports

Newberry Girls Open with Win

The Newberry girls’ basketball team survived a lowscoring game to open its season, defeating the Manistique Emeralds 25—22 Monday night.  More...

The 2018-19 Engadine Varsity Boys Team

From left to right, front row: Andrew Legault #23 Jr, Charlie Snider #15 Jr, Kyle Gould #20 Jr, Caleb Gehrett #32 Jr, and Jonah Miller #10 Sr. More...

The 2018-19 Engadine Junior Varsity Boys Team

From left to right, back row: Drew French 45, Austin Ruperd, Aaron Buss 40, Matthias Miller 50, David Petrie 20 and coach Ty Elenbaas. More...