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December 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Council Looks at Budget

The Newberry Village Council held its monthly meeting Monday, December 17 at the village office.  The board opened the evening with a budget hearing, where members of the community could give their input on the upcoming budget. More...

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The Engadine High School band under the direction of music teacher Casey Snyder performed their Christmas concert last week featuring performances by both the junior and senior high bands.   More...

Special Sections

News

Dianda Plan to Help County Road Commissions Approved by Committee

Bill allows road commissions to upgrade facilities and outdated equipment  More...

Make Sure Babies Have a Safe Place to Sleep When Traveling

Many Michiganders will be traveling in the coming weeks to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. More...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled over Enforcement Campaign Encourages Safe, Sober Driving

Ugly sweaters. Holiday parties. Family gatherings. The holidays are a busy time to celebrate the season with family, friends and co-workers. But it is also one of the deadliest times of year for drunk- and drugged- driving fatalities.  More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of December 15, 1893 Local and County News   —Geo. Stephens is getting out ties for the railroad company this winter and has a crew of five or six men helping him.  More...

The Counseling Corner

Don’t Let Worry Get Best of You

In todays world countless things can cause us to worry. Our health, job security, financial issues, school shootings, current politics... More...

NOAA/NASA SciJinks

It’s All About Weather!

No Two Snowflakes…   They say that no two snowflakes are the same. That may be true, but snowflakes share some striking similarities. Take a look at these snowflakes:   More...

Features

Trivia

Jokes by Dr. Jim Surrell:  How do you get an Irishman to go up on the roof? Tell him the drinks are on the house. What do you get when you cross poison ivy with a four leaf clover? A rash of good luck.   More...

Safe Driving Tips

Drivers, Pedestrians: Watch Out for Each Other  Most traffic incidents involving pedestrians occur in the fall and winter. In Michigan since 2013, there have been more than 100 pedestrian fatalities in November alone. More...

TRIVIA

—When Christopher Reeve was in the hospital after the riding accident that paralyzed him, Robin Williams burst through the door wearing scrubs and announced in a Russian accent the he was a proctologist and needed to examine him immediately. More...

Luce Emergency Group Reviews Recent Drill

Fifteen members of the Luce County Emergency Management team met last Friday at the Luce County Ambulance Building to discuss several topics.  One concerned the recent emergency drill at the flowing well rest area on M-28 November 7. More...

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On December 11, two piano students of Ruth Hill (right), Lanie Plesscher, 9 (left) and Joey Vincent, 11 (center), played for the residents of Newberry Assisted Living. Afterward, Hill played a sing-along with all in attendance.   More...

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Santa is watching. photo by Bobbie Nalette More...

Holiday Schedule

Since Christmas and New Years fall on a Tuesday 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 at 3:00 p.m. More...

Local News

Sleds Cross the Mighty Mack

The third annual Snowmobile the Mighty Mack event took place this past Saturday. Aficionados of vintage snowmobiles had the chance to ride their prized possessions over the Mackinac Bridge. This year, about 100 sleds began the ride.  More...

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 10 - 16  December 11 — Bond Violation, West Harrie Street, Newberry. Investigated report taken.  December 11 — Abandoned Vehicle, CR 135, Lakefield Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

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Sharing some sugar with Santa is Jack Birk. photo by Bobbie Nalette More...

Obituaries

Sandra Lee Keefe

Sandra Lee Keefe, 72, of Newberry died Friday morning, December 14, 2018 at Robin’s Nest AFC Home under the care of North Woods Hospice.  Born March 24, 1946 in Grosse Pointe, she is preceded in death by her father, Robert W. More...

Sports

Newberry Boys Crack Win Column, Girls Destroyed

The Lady Indians opened last Tuesday night’s Varsity double-header against the St. More...

Panthers Claw Newberry Boys

The Newberry men’s basketball team stood up to the Pickford Panthers Monday night and never let up; however, the Indians could not defend against the height of Nick Edington (6’ 6”) and Drew Batho (6’ 3”) who stood head More...

NHS Wrestlers Defeat Two Teams in Rudyard

Newberry’s wrestlers traveled to Rudyard last Wednesday, December 12 for the first Straits Area Conference meet where they beat both the Sault, 39—18, and Rudyard, 48—24.  More...