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New interactive map highlights Great Lakes shipwrecks

New interactive map highlights Great Lakes shipwrecks

The cold, fresh waters of the Great Lakes are literally littered with shipwrecks – pieces of history capturing chapters of a time when transport by water was as important as transport by land. Some, like the Syracuse, recall the Great Lakes’ sailing heyday when goods...

Behind the stripes

Behind the stripes

Christopher Wendt is a 2015 graduate of Newberry High School. A former All U.P. Football player for Indians, Wendt also played basketball.

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Newberry Boys and Girls Get First Wins

The Newberry Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams both got their first win of the season last week. It took until overtime, but the Lady Indians made it out of Manistique with an exciting 55-51 win over the Emeralds. In the back-and-forth battle, who saw Katie...

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Trees are for the birds

By Bill Cook According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, wildlife watching in Michigan is estimated to be a two-plus billion-dollar activity. Birding, alone, attracts about two million people. In the high altitude economic picture, these aren’t huge numbers but...

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Sections of snowmobile trail closed in EUP

A bridge washout and excessive water on a trail has forced the temporary closure of two snowmobile trail segments in the eastern Upper Peninsula. The trail segments are closed until further notice. In Chippewa County, north of Paradise, a section of the UP 452 Trail...

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Erik Rintamaki is showing Yooperlites in Tokyo

There is no language barrier when it comes to Yooperlite rocks. That’s what Erik Rintamaki, the Newberry native who discovered Yooperlites, has learned. Rintamaki is currently in Tokyo, Japan for the 2019 Tokyo Mineral Show and has seen show guests react in amazement...

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