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Independence Day plans still a go

Newberry residents: Get your water balloons ready. The Newberry Independence Day parade will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, and will follow its usual route. While there won’t be any candy given out, the Newberry Fire Department has confirmed their trucks will...

The Class of 2020 has been adopted

By Sarah Pleiman Most people look back at the end of their high school career with fond memories of final gatherings and celebrations with friends and family. The senior class of 2020 was unable to enjoy these traditional milestones, but they were able to be supported...

Animal shelter millage will be on August ballot

The Luce County Pet Pals organization is just steps away from realizing one of its main goals: To create an animal shelter that serves the people and pets of the county. Pet Pals slowly constructed a shelter located on County Road 391 near the Waste Management...

When Newberry was the Celery City

By Sterling McGinn Over 100 years ago, Newberry was widely known for its choicest and crisp celery. For more than 60 years, Newberry’s celery was shipped all over the country and served at some of the finest hotels and train dining cars. In 1885, John H. Sherman,...
Four tiny graduations

Four tiny graduations

By Carol Stiffler Four members of the Newberry High School Class of 2020 have enlisted in the military – two in the Army, two in the National Guard – and were scheduled to leave town before their July 24 graduation ceremony. So the school held four tiny...

Sewage spill caused by plastic bags and wipes

The recent sewage spill into the Tahquamenon River was caused by a perfect storm of plastic bags, according to interim Village Manager Allison Watkins. Watkins discussed the breach at the monthly meeting of the Newberry Village Council, which was held via Zoom at 6...