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Where in the world is Nathan Magnusson?

By Carol Stiffler Lakefield native Nathan Magnusson got on a flight in January of 2022 headed to Spain for a marketing internship with the professional soccer team Villareal CF. Excited about the opportunity, which dovetails with his career goals, he took no heed of...

Your walleye could be worth $100

Starting Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will jaw tag 3,000 walleye across multiple Saginaw Bay tributary rivers. As the DNR adds more tagged walleye to Michigan waters, anglers are asked to report tagged fish to assist data collection efforts....

Three generations of Fretz editors

By Sterling McGinn Over a period of 90 years, three generations of the Fretz family served in the role as editor and publisher of the Newberry News. Three generations who loved Newberry and the paper they published week after week. The Newberry News rolled out their...

Local group raising awareness about teens on drugs

By Carol Stiffler Teen drug use has long been a concern, and it’s a growing problem. Now, a group of local people are raising awareness of what teen drug use looks like, and how family members can get help. The Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club (HSC) Foundation recently...

Getting to know you: Mike and Amy Winn

By Pete Wurdock It is a common scenario that unfolds in the Upper Peninsula: Transplants from down below pack up, sell their house, leave the rat race and settle down somewhere above the Mackinac Bridge for a change in lifestyle. Newberry had a certain appeal for...

Vanatta running for Cloverland Board

A Newberry man is one of three candidates seeking for the chance to represent District C on the Cloverland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. Kevin Vanatta, owner of Newberry Motors, said he feels qualified to help Cloverland keep costs down, safety standards...