The Newberry News Your Luce County Community Newspaper Fri, 17 May 2024 02:25:36 +0000 en hourly 1 The Newberry News 32 32 Yooper Youth invites community for Knierim Park cleanup Fri, 17 May 2024 00:00:00 +0000  Newberry’s Yooper Youth organization is inviting the community to join them in a clean-up of Knierim Park. They’ll do the work from 1 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.]]> Wildlife Friday Woodcock Walk Thu, 16 May 2024 12:00:50 +0000 What is that noise in the dark? Could it be an American Woodcock? Or a Snipe winnowing? Or maybe a Whip-poor-will?]]> Obituaries for the week of 05/15/2024 Wed, 15 May 2024 15:43:01 +0000 Edward Alan Auge March 8, 1949 – May 7, 2024 Longtime McMillan resident, Edward Alan Auge, 75, died Tuesday morning May 7, 2024 at his residence in the presence of his loving family and the care of North Woods Hospice. Born March 8, 1949 in Sault Ste. Marie, son of the late Donald and Betty […]]]> Charges dropped against MDOC officers in inmate death Mon, 13 May 2024 16:09:46 +0000 MUNISING, Mich. — Charges were formally dismissed against former Michigan Department of Corrections Sgt. Jason Denman and Officer Shawn Brinkman in 11th Circuit Court on Thursday, May 9, in relation to the 2019 death of Alger Correctional Facility inmate Johnathan Lancaster. The decision was made by Hon. Brian Rahilly after the state failed to present […]]]> Meet the new cubs at Oswald’s Bear Ranch Sun, 12 May 2024 13:13:27 +0000 Three new bear cubs have been brought in to Oswald's Bear Ranch. Dean Oswald says there are now 50 bears at the ranch, and he bottle fed 47 of them as cubs.]]> Newberry library closing for the summer Sun, 12 May 2024 13:04:01 +0000 When we re-open, we will have an asbestos-free library with a new layout, new lighting, restrooms, programming room and air conditioning.]]> Happy 100th birthday, Emma Crockett Fri, 10 May 2024 19:43:22 +0000 Longtime Newberry resident Emma Crockett hit the century mark this past weekend: She turned 100.]]> Muskallonge campground renovations underway Thu, 09 May 2024 17:41:40 +0000 Muskallonge Lake State Park opens on May 15, but not all parts of the campground will be ready for guests at first. Construction of a new bath house is in progress.]]> Obituaries for the week of 05/08/2024 Thu, 09 May 2024 12:00:52 +0000 Mark Robert Hill August 15, 1959 – April 25, 2024 Mark Robert Hill, 64, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, died peacefully in the comfort of his home and care of his loving wife of 41 years, Ann, on Thursday, April 25, 2024 (the Catholic Feast of St. Mark) after a long, five-year battle with cancer. He […]]]> Newberry Motors employees donate $20,000 to track and football field project Wed, 08 May 2024 17:16:54 +0000 Newberry Motors Owner and President Kevin Vanatta recently announced that employees of the dealership raised $20,000 to donate to the Tahquamenon Area Schools Athletic Department for needed upgrades at the Newberry track and football facility.]]>