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Village Appoints Trustees and Treasurer

Village Appoints Trustees and Treasurer

By Sterling McGinn Two trustees and a treasurer were appointed at the December meeting of the Newberry Village Council held Wednesday, December 18 in the village office. Letters of interest for the two vacant trustee seats were received from Newberry residents Jack...
Montague gets 30 years

Montague gets 30 years

Alize Montague returned to the 11th Circuit Court on Dec. 17, appearing before Judge William Carmody to hear his sentence after a recent jury conviction. Montague was found guilty of escaping from the Newberry Correctional Facility, kidnapping Heather Thornton, and...
Crash on M-117 injures three

Crash on M-117 injures three

A Newberry man was one of three people injured in a serious accident on M-117 on Thursday, December 12. The accident took place at 3:26 p.m., in near white-out conditions. The highway was covered with snow, and lane lines were not visible. The Michigan State Police...

Ernest Paul Sackett

Ernest Paul Sackett, 80, of Engadine, died Monday morning December 9, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and the care of North Woods Hospice. Born February 8, 1939 in Hoxeyville, son of the late George and Nettie (Shatterly) Sackett, Ernie has been...
Vacancies abound in Newberry administration

Vacancies abound in Newberry administration

By Carol Stiffler The Village of Newberry is currently operating while quite short on staff. Former Village Manager Jennifer James-Mesloh resigned in October. Assistant Village Manager and Director of Public Works Buck Vallad resigned in November. Treasurer Buzz...
Snowy owl rescued on Drummond Island

Snowy owl rescued on Drummond Island

On Thursday, December 5, Dr. Dick Bennett came across Julie Plont’s vehicle stopped in the road and assumed she was having car trouble. The Drummond Island veterinarian pulled over to help, and then saw why she’d stopped. A rare snowy owl was standing still in the...