Tag: Newberry

Week 1 High School Football in the EUP begins (with photos)

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                             “The Game” ESPN 1400                                                                                               thegamesportsshow.podbean.com The beginning of the high school football season kicked off this past weekend across Michigan and here in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. With COVID-19 delaying the start of the 2020 football season, with a condensed and interrupted schedule, games in the area were […]

20-year-old dies after single-vehicle crash in Newberry

LUCE COUNTY, MI – A 20-year-old man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in the Upper Peninsula. According to troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post, Jaden Caswell of Luce County was killed in the crash, which occurred on M-123 near Charcoal Grade Road in Luce County’s […]

Fire destroys structure in Newberry

On Saturday July 24th, shortly before 12:00pm the Newberry Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on M-123 in Newberry. Multiple firefighters responding to the station advised of heavy fire and smoke conditions. When Newberry Fire command was alerted of these conditions, mutual aid from Columbus Township Fire was […]

Luce County resident arrested on Arson and UDAA

On June 23, 2021 at about 7:29pm, Central Dispatch advised of a structure fire on County Road 438. Deputy Wyma from the Luce County Sheriff Department was the first on scene and observed flames visible from the back side of the house. The homeowner advised the Deputy that they observed […]

Deadly motorcycle crash on Mackinac Bridge

ST IGNACE, MI – Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post responded to a fatal motorcycle crash on the Mackinac Bridge at around 10:30am. An initial investigation shows that a 78 year old man from Cheboygan was traveling north across the bridge when he crossed the center lane […]

LuElla Libby

LuElla Jane (Ruperd) Libby, age 95, of Pickford, Michigan, passed away in her sleep on Friday morning, June 4, 2021, at her home. She was born on July 23, 1925, in Newberry, Michigan, to Alfred and Zadie (Wittenmyer) Ruperd. LuElla grew up on a fox farm in Newberry next to […]

Kenneth Mills

Kenneth Clare Mills, age 78, of Rudyard, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on June 2, 1942, in Newberry, Michigan to Kenneth Arthur and Joyce May (Farwell) Mills. Ken shared fond memories of growing up in Trout Lake, where […]

Sandra DiMartino

Sandra V. “Sandy” DiMartino, age 57, of Trout Lake, Michigan passed away in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan after a short battle with cancer and a long battle with Scleroderma. She was born February 29, 1964 in St. Ignace, Michigan to Robert Anthony and Anna Marie (LaDuke) Sharp. Sandy grew up […]

Heidi Lynn Bailey

Heidi Lynn Bailey, age 55, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Thursday morning, May 20, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.  Heidi was born on January 3, 1966, in Marshall, Michigan to the late Richard and Linda (Beebe) Ditto.She graduated from Newberry High School with the class […]

Sites offer vaccine to ages 12-17

SCHOOLCRAFT — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for adolescents ages 12-17 to receive the Pfizer vaccinations. Anyone 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. There are multiple options in each of the LMAS District Health Department’s four counties for vaccination […]