Benzie County, MI

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Church installs 24/7 'Food Coop'

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The pandemic exacerbated food insecurity. To help feed its community, the Fresh Wind Christian Community in Benzie County installed a “Food Coop.”. The Food Coop is open all day, every day. The church holds a food pantry twice a month, but wanted to create an...
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Benzie Area Historical Society to host grave cleaning class

BENZIE COUNTY — The Benzie Area Historical Society is offering a training session to teach volunteers in the correct methods of cleaning cemetery gravestones. The training session will be held at 2 p.m. on June 27 at Platte Township, Indian Hill Rd. north of Fowler Road. The training session lasts...
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Lord of the Gourds brings talent to St. Ambrose Cellars

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Visitors to St. Ambrose Cellars in Benzie County were greeted with a fun surprise over the weekend. Patrick Harrison, the Lord of the Gourds, was carving watermelons on Sunday. Kids gathered around as Harrison transformed a normal watermelon into a cartoon face. Harrison has been...
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Benzie Nonprofits Receive Rotary Charities Grants

Two Benzie County nonprofits are among those getting support from Rotary Charities of Traverse City. Rotary Charities recently announced its spring grant cycle – and their reach extends beyond Grand Traverse County. Grow Benzie has been planted in Benzonia for the past twelve years. They now partner with more than...
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Music with Dinah Haag of the Benzie County Community Chorus

Dinah Haag, director of the Benzie County Community Chorus, visited Classical IPR to talk about the group's concerts this weekend. She brought some recordings of the music to be sung on the upcoming programs. The 2021 Sounds of Summer concerts include works by Craig Hella Johnson, Charles Albert Tindley and...

New high-tech weather warning system installed at Frankfort Beach

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Benzie County is taking steps to keep its residents and visitors safe while they are at the beach. The City of Frankfort recently installed two new weather warning systems at Frankfort Beach. The Swim Smart Warning system uses two solar-powered lights to connect to National...

Frankfort-Elberta Restaurant Week helps restaurants after a tough year

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Frankfort- Elberta Restaurant Week has returned for its third year. Restaurant week allows customers to try many different types of food from different restaurants at a reduced price. Eighteen Frankfort and Elberta restaurants are offering breakfast, lunch, or dinner specials at $15 or $25 per...

Thompsonville's Diamond Crossing to be dedicated with state historical marker

THOMPSONVILLE — The Benzie Area Historical Society is hosting a community event to celebrate the dedication of the historic marker at Thompsonville's Diamond Crossing. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on June 19 at the Red Thompsonville Junction Caboose, and in case of inclement weather, will be moved to the pavilion at the Thompsonville Village Hall, 14714 Lincoln St.
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On a roll: Vegan spring rolls a calling for Benzie County couple

BENZONIA — Dana Falconberry and her husband Jonathan Boyd started Roll Model about two years ago in Texas and decided to continue it when they moved to Michigan earlier this year. Though they both work other jobs — Falconberry is an artist and Boyd an addiction recovery coach — they...
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Maple City Highway shut down in Benzie County because of crash

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Maple City Highway in Benzie County is shut down because of a crash and more than 700 customers are without power right now. Cherryland Electric is reporting a driver crashed their car into a power pole near North Carmean Road. It happened shortly before 10 p.m.
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Volunteers wanted for Betsie River cleanup Saturday

BENZONIA — The Benzie Conservation District is looking for volunteers for the Betsie River Clean Sweep river cleanup event to be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those interested in participating are asked to pre-register with conservation specialist John Ransom by emailing Participants are asked to meet...
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Upcoming Northern Michigan COVID-19 Clinics

The Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and the Central Michigan District Health Department are hosting several COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week. Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics. • Thursday, June 10th, 2021, from 12 noon – 6 p.m. at Crystal Cafe, 1681 Benzie Hwy, Benzonia (open to 12 or older,...