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Republican candidates for Michigan’s new 108th District

The Newberry News recently interviewed the four Republican candidates for Michigan’s new 108th District.  Below are links to each interview.  We encourage our readers to learn more about the candidates before the August 2nd primary.   Getting to know Kurt...

Save the Sportsman’s Club

By Caitlynn Canfield First, let me introduce myself. My name is Caitlynn Canfield, and I love spending time outdoors. I like hiking, hunting, and my hometown. I grew up watching my grandpa and father do all the things I love to do now. I also watched them introduce...

Just Bill – Yearly change is slow, but in a generation

By Bill Diem A few things are new in Portage Township since last summer. I don’t see it all at once, but little by little the changes become apparent. What happened was, I flew from Paris to Marquette last week, got a ride from Mark Gordon to Curtis, and am now nearly...

137 years of The Newberry News

By Carol Stiffler With the issue of the Newberry News that you are reading right now, we have turned 137 years old. We are officially the second-oldest continually running business in Newberry—behind Foster’s hardware store. Since my husband and I took ownership of...

And idea from the Big Easy

By Bill Diem Sometimes when I am out wandering the world, I think: What could Newberry do to be more attractive? This time, I am on vacation in the Big Easy, the Crescent City, NOLA, or New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s a big city, full of activity, including a jazz...

The Model A Ford: It’s more than just a car

By Sterling McGinn The Model A Ford is a special car. They are still on the road after all these years and are truly the “modern” antique vehicle. The Model A, which debuted in 1927, is arguably one of the most popular antique cars prized by enthusiasts. With two...