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December 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Engadine Teen Gets “Courageous Athlete” Award

November 12, at its fall meeting, the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association made the decision to award the Gill Heard Courageous Athlete Award to Abigail Germain of Engadine High School.  More...

Holiday Schedule

Since New Years Day falls 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 28 at 12:00 p.m., which is a half-day. More...

Special Sections

News

Making, Keeping Financial Resolutions in 2019

It’s the time of year when people resolve to change their lives, from getting in shape to improving relationships and achieving worklife balance. More...

In-Class Exercise Helps Fight Childhood Obesity

Among the many things that years of teaching elementary school students has taught Cesar Reyes, is that kids sit too much during school and should move more.  So when Reyes, a teacher at Detroit’s Munger Elementary- Middle School, was aske More...

Two New Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Reported

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that two additional cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) have been confirmed in Michigan for 2018. More...

Columnists

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News  of December 29, 1893  Local and County News   —A barrel of choice roll butter on Saturday at Shattuck’s.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

Chasing the Good Life

A deer in the freezer. The propane tank full. New tires! I was pretty sure I was doing OK when I sat in the comfy, old recliner to watch the news. Before long, I began to question my OKness.  More...

Just Bill

Interpol Worries about Prison, Terrorism

Two of the biggest employers in Newberry are the school system and the prison. I was thinking about them both during a presentation from Juergen Stock, the head of Interpol.  More...

Sports

Eagle Boys Go Into Break with a Win Over Detour

This past week, the Eagle boy’s basketball team began with a home game against Manistique. More...

Lady Eagles Continue to Struggle on the Court

This past fall the Lady Eagles volleyball team went all year without a win. Many of these same girls are having the same problem on the basketball court. More...

New Girls Lose to Munising, Beat Panthers then Bays

MUNISING — The Munising Varsity team went home with a victory under its belt after defeating Newberry 56—48 on December 18.  The Indians were the victims of another slow start. More...

TAS Board to Make Changes in Bond Proposals

There was a special meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board in the superintendent’s office Thursday, December 13.  The meeting was held at the request of superintendent Stacy Price to discuss paying for needed repairs and upgrades to More...

Community Development Mini-Grants Awarded

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning & Development Commission has recently awarded the 2018 round of Community Development Mini-Grants.  The Mini-Grants are funded by the Regional Prosperity Initiative to support placemaking project More...

Camera Question Sparks Debate among Mackinac County Commissioners

The Mackinac County Board of Commissioners met the afternoon of December 13 in the county office building in St. Ignace. The main agenda item was approving the annual budget, which passed with ease. More...

US-2 Cut River Bridge Work Wrapped Up for Season

Painting work at the Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge on US-2 in Mackinac County was suspended for the season Friday, December 21.  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

December 17 - 21   December 17 — Private Property Accident, Freeman Drive, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  December 18 — Passing Counterfeit Money, M-123, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Read All About It

News from the Tahquamenon Area Library

Stop in to the Tahquamenon Area Library on New Year’s Eve between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.to stock up on movies. All entertainment movie checkouts will be free for that day only, a value of $1. You must have a library account in good standing. More...

GriefShare Offers Weekly Meetings during Holidays

Sometimes people struggle emotionally, especially during the holidays. Pastor Melinda VanderSys with GriefShare will be in the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital Huron Conference Room Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Duane C. Bowler

Duane C. More...

Roy Nelson Powell

Roy Nelson Powell, 58, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away on Sunday, December 16th, 2018.  Roy was born on June 15, 1960 in Columbus, OH; however, he was a true Yooper. More...

Joel Jeffrey Peterson

Joel Jeffrey Peterson, age 70, passed away peacefully at his home on December 19, 2018 with his loving family by his side.  He was born on December 20, 1947 in Manistique, MI, son of Victor and Dorothy (Korenich) Peterson. More...

Features

Did You Know?

The Galaxy’s Icy Debris

Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, Dutch scientist Jan Oort predicted that a cloud of icy bodies floated at the far reaches of the solar system and dispatched recurring comets like Halley’s. More...

TRIVIA

—Anxiety can make you an obsessive-compulsive cleaner. More...

Did You Know?

Brain Size and Intelligence

Is bigger better when it comes to brains? More...