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GTA superintendent resigns after decade with district | Local News

TRAVERSE CITY — When taking on the role as superintendent of Grand Traverse Academy Jim Coneset said, “I love and believe in this place.”. Those feelings are still there, even as he departs the school district after 10 years as a teacher and administrator. “I believe very much...
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A Drink With: Carter Oosterhouse

One of the easiest ways to get to know someone is to sit down and have a drink – whether that’s a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Hosted by Hillary Sawchuk, “A Drink With” is a weekly series featuring informative, inspiring, and fun conversations over a drink with northern Michigan changemakers and influencers.
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Kalkaska man guilty of stealing Toys for Tots collection box

CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Charlevoix County jury found a Kalkaska man guilty of larceny for stealing from Toys for Tots, according to Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney Allen Telgenhof. Vincent Michael Ryan, 38, was found guilty after a one-day trial in the 33rd Circuit Court on Wednesday. Telgenhof says...
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, MI
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Libby’s Picks: Events Happening This Weekend in Northern Michigan July 1-4

From kicking off the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to yoga with a view at Bonobo Winery on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan events you’re not going to want to miss this weekend, June 30 to July 4, 2022, selected just for you by our MyNorth & Traverse Magazine Office Manager extraordinaire, Libby Stallman.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI

What Lies Under Higgins Lake, Lake Michigan, and the St. Joseph River?

It’s been a while since I went scuba diving, but I really, really, loved it. The last time I went was in one of our inland lakes in Jackson County. Dunking down under the water, the fish are not afraid…they come right up to you, let you pet them, and seem to ‘sniff you out’ like a dog. Continuing thru the lake, I encountered some soft-shelled turtles; you know – the ones with the pointed-up snouts - and about half the size of my torso.
JACKSON COUNTY, MI
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TC Light & Power Prepares For Citywide Fiber Expansion, New Service Center That Will Take Over Jewelry Store

With the first payment from a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan set to be released in August or September, Traverse City Light & Power (TCLP) is preparing to embark on an $18.2 million project to build out the rest of its citywide fiber network and create a city smart grid. Engineering and initial construction will follow the release of funds this fall and winter, with the goal of offering the next wave of customer hookups in April. As part of the project, TCLP is taking back over its building at 130 Hall Street to open a downtown customer service center – a move that will force current tenant Gold & Jaye Jewelry to vacate its space next year.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI

“Day of Joy” Recognizes Seniors and Caregivers

You’re never too old, and you should never be too busy, to find a little joy in life. That’s the message behind the annual “Day of Joy” that’s recognizing seniors and caregivers in Traverse City. It’s actually a nationwide event from Comfort Keepers. They’re a network of in-home caregivers aimed primarily at seniors, helping them maintaining their independence.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI

Maintenance worker finds man, woman dead in Northern Michigan apartment complex

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – A man and woman were recently found dead in a Traverse City-area apartment complex when a maintenance worker checked in on a unit, WPBN/WGTU reports. Around 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, Grand Traverse County sheriff’s deputies responded to Brookside Commons apartments in Garfield Township for a report of two people found deceased. The man and woman discovered were both in their 60s and were romantically involved.
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State-wide conservation group opposes Camp Grayling expansion

As public comment continues for the proposed expansion of Camp Grayling, the Michigan United Conservation Clubs announced its opposition to the project. As public comment continues for the proposed expansion of Camp Grayling - The Michigan United Conservation Clubs announced its opposition to the project last week. The nonprofit, founded...
GRAYLING, MI
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Catching Up With: May Erlewine

The Traverse City singer-songwriter released her latest album, Tiny Beautiful Things, this spring after months of solitude and lock-down writing. Here she sheds light on her inspiration, favorite local gigs and the guilty-pleasure Spotify playlist she loves to take running. You can buy Erlewine’s newest album at mayerlewine.com—we recommend it...
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
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PHOTOS: Peacock wanders into Michigan EMS station

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mich. - A group of paramedics and EMTs were surprised with an unexpected visitor to their station on Wednesday evening. Mobile Medical Response says a peacock wandered into their station in Grayling around 7 p.m. With the help of Facebook and the community, the peacock was able to...
GRAYLING, MI
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