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Wrestlers win district championship

Wrestlers win district championship

By Dan Hardenbrook Newberry High School has its first championship team in 2020. The varsity wrestling team, coached by Bob Bowler, won its 2020 Division 4 District Tournament in Rudyard late last week. The team dominated in its semifinal match against Inland Lakes,...
New Lock at the Soo – first phase of construction

New Lock at the Soo – first phase of construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that the first phase of construction on the New Lock at the Soo has been awarded to Trade West Construction Inc. of Mesquite, Nevada. The much anticipated mega-project will be constructed in three phases....
Roof caves in at Elks Club

Roof caves in at Elks Club

By Carol Stiffler Under an oppressive load of heavy, wet snow, the roof of the Elks Club dining hall caved in on the morning of Friday, January 24. The sole occupant in the building, located on M-123 in downtown Newberry, was a woman working in the kitchen at the...
Lane resigns, dispute with Pentland continues

Lane resigns, dispute with Pentland continues

By Sterling McGinn Newberry Village Trustee Bruce Lane resigned in advance of the council’s Jan. 21 monthly meeting, less than a month after his appointment. Lane announced his decision to the council in a letter, which was received before the meeting and...
Gearing up for Census 2020

Gearing up for Census 2020

Every ten years, the Constitution of the United States says that there has to be an enumeration of all the persons living in the United States, a census. The census is in the Constitution because in order to allocate Representatives to the U.S. House of...
Behind the stripes

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. Now, nearly 5 years after he graduated, Chris is still as big of a part of the games as he was when he wore...