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The McMahon Lake Preserve

By Carol Stiffler A 4,084 acre parcel of land on the northern side of Luce County might be the county’s best kept secret. Owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy, the land is technically public. It fully contains the 45-acre McMahon Lake, for which the preserve is...

Will Newberry have fireworks?

By Sterling McGinn The Newberry fireworks display, a hot topic with the Pentland Township Board, was the main item discussed at their regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Although not listed on the agenda that evening, fireworks organizer Josiah...

Ready for an American birthday

By Sterling McGinn July Fourth is just around the corner, and there will be several activities in Newberry to help you celebrate America’s birth. The events will include a parade, a fire department open-house and fireworks. This year’s festivities will begin with the...

Congratulations Class of 2022

By Sterling McGinn  On Friday, May 27, forty-one seniors of the Newberry High School (NHS) class of 2022 received their diplomas and are now officially alumni. The program was held indoors in the J. L. DeCook Gymnasium at 7 p.m. The program, originally planned to take...

Will brownouts rain on our summer?

Power shortages and brownouts are possible during peak times this summer, and the warning is going out to Michigan residents now.  The Village of Newberry may be affected if statewide power usage exceeds possible output. That warning came in April from the...

The kids who bring the world to town

By Carol Stiffler Claudio Bistolfi, 17, swapped the bustling streets of Milan, Italy, for the quiet town of Newberry last August. He’s about to graduate from Newberry High School – basically a formality, since he will continue school in Italy this fall, tackling...