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January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Newberry Village Announcements

The garbage pick-up will be delayed until Thursday this week due to the weather. A water let-run policy for the Village is also in effect until further notice.   More...

Metal Detector to be Installed at Luce County Courthouse

The regular Luce County Commission meeting on January 23 saw the approval of new equipment for the court, appointments to two boards, a report on statistics from 2018 by the Sheriff and the introduction of a new commissioner.  The meeting was m More...

Special Sections

News

Governor Declares Weather State of Emergency

Tuesday Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed and filed with the Secretary of State an order declaring a state of emergency in Michigan to help address threats to public health and safety related to forecast sub-zero temperatures over the next few days.  More...

American Heart Association: Don’t Make Shoveling Marathon Event

With this heavy snow, area residents will need to clear out their driveways and sidewalks. More...

Safe Driving Tips

Safety Check: Are Your Tires Properly Inflated?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 11,000 tire-related crashes occur each year. Tires can become underinflated more easily in the winter, as cold temperatures cause a loss in tire pressure. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  First, I would like to thank the Newberry News for following and publishing what takes place at our Village Council meetings.  More...

Obituaries

Robbin Westergard

Robbin “Rob” L. Westergard, 54, of Newberry died Tuesday morning, January 22, 2019 at his residence.  Born December 31, 1964 in Flint, son of Charles W., Jr. and Gertrude J. More...

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Eric Richard Autterson 1/11/1989 – 1/31/2008 The moment that you died My heart was torn in two, One side filled with heartache The other died with you. I often lie awake at night,  More...

Clara Beverly McLaren

Clara Beverly McLaren, age 83, of Manistique, MI passed away January 24, 2019 at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility where she was currently residing due to health issues since June 2018. She was a lifetime resident of Germfask, MI.  More...

Features

TRIVIA

An adult lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away, and warns off intruders or reunites scattered members of the pride.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...

NASA Night Sky notes

Hexagon at Night, Quartet in Morning

The stars that make up the Winter Hexagon asterism are some of the brightest in the night sky, and February evenings are a great time to enjoy their sparkly splendor.  The Winter Hexagon is so large in size that the six stars that make up its po More...

Popular Love Songs Set the Mood This Valentine’s Day

What would Valentine’s Day be without the soundtrack of romantic songs to share with a loved one? More...

Computer Gremlin Strikes

Editor’s note: Last week’s story on the Tahquam More...

TAS Board Explores Renovation Strategies

The new Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education met Monday evening in the library. More...

Crashes, Road Closures Accompany Winter Storm

Frigid temperatures and excessive snow continue to impact Michigan both above and below the bridge. As a result, several roads have been temporarily shut down over the past week due to accidents and unsafe driving conditions.  —  More...

Local News

LUCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S LOG

January 21 - 27  January 22 — Natural Death, CR 405, McMillan Township. Investigated, report taken  January 22 — Counterfeit Money, Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Investigated, report taken.  More...

Village Garbage Pickup Service Postponed Until Thursday

Garbage pick-up service for all Village of Newberry customers will be postponed this week until Thursday, January 31.  Garbage pick-up will begin on Thursday at approximately 8:30 a.m. and continue until completed, as long as weather permits. More...

Village Advises Residents to Let Water Run

Due to severe weather conditions, the Village of Newberry is authorizing its customers to begin running water immediately to prevent the freezing of water supply pipes.  More...

Columnists

Just Bill

Journalists Look at America from France’s Point of View

I watched three French documentaries on television the other day: one on Hitler’s poor strategic decisions, one on the Marshall Plan that rebuilt Western Europe and one on America today.  More...

Don’t Get Me Wrong!

My mother told me a story about a little girl who was locked in a room with all her earthly desires; the walls of the room consisted completely of windows and mirrors in equal proportion. More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of  February 2, 1894 Local and County News   The village council adopted a new ordinance three weeks ago that will be a death blow to all kinds of bum shows.  More...

Sports

Photo

Evan Griffis competed in the 21st annual Noquemenon Ski Marathon in Marquette on January 26. More...

Indian Wrestlers Land in Middle at Super Duals

MANISTIQUE — It was a challenging Saturday for the Newberry wrestlers as they finished 2 - 3 in the seventh annual Manistique Super Duals.  The Indians dropped their opener to Negaunee 48—30, and then edged Ishpeming (30—24) an More...

Battle at Brimley Belongs to the Bays

The long-anticipated contest between the Brimley Bays and Engadine Eagles men’s teams took place Friday, January 25 in Brimley .  The Bays were undefeated at the start of the game and remained so at the end by a score of 79— 67.&nbs More...

Personals

Thank You

We want to extend our most heartfelt thanks to our friends, family and neighbors who came together to support us during our loss. Your countless phone calls, cards, flowers, food and muchneeded hugs helped us persevere.  More...

Note of Thanks

The family of Pauline Rose wishes to express our thanks and appreciation to Mom’s “People” as she called them: Robin, her staff and the residents of Robin’s Nest Group Home for the 7 ½ years of love and care shown to “Gr More...