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Arson suspected in recent Bay View blazes

PETOSKEY — Arson is the suspected cause of two structure fires in Bay View this week. The fires Monday and Wednesday burned down two residential cottages in the summer resort community just east of Petoskey. Both fires were in close proximity to one another, and occurred near 10:45 p.m. each time, according to a Thursday press release from the Emmet County Sheriff’s Department.
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Looking Back: A child's 15-foot tapeworm and Charlevoix's new power plant

One hundred and fifty years ago, the Dec. 2, 1871 Charlevoix Sentinel announced that “Navigation is closed.”. This meant that the little, manually operated drawbridge across the lower channel had ceased operations for the year, and would not resume until after the lake ice was gone in late spring. Apparently, the lakes had started to freeze earlier than usual that year.

Add These Northern Michigan Small Bites to Your 2021 Must-Try List

Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, has been on the hunt for must-try food finds, local cookbooks and artisan, made-in-Northern-Michigan kitchen wares for decades. Now, in print each month, our editors feature these delicious small bites and home items in “The Culinary North” dining department. Watch as this tasty list grows online, and get ready to take a road trip to find these special Northern Michigan foods and products.

Holiday Events Across Northern Michigan this December

Meet Santa at Pahl’s Country Store in Buckley. Plus, more holiday events across the North ranging from local plays and concerts to holiday fun at local ski resorts. Stop By Pahl’s Country Store | Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through Christmas. Located in Buckley, Pahl’s Country Store has long been a...

Missouri’s top high school football players: Meet the state’s best defensive linemen

We’re taking a position-by-position look at some of the top players in Missouri high school football. This list focuses on the defensive linemen. There are hundreds of standout football players in Missouri and these lists are not intended to be comprehensive. Use the comments section to discuss the other defensive linemen worthy of fans’ attention in 2021.
9&10 News

Indian River Man Arrested for Home Invasion, Criminal Sexual Conduct

A 38-year-old Indian River man has been charged with four counts of criminal sexual conduct and one count of home invasion. Michigan State Police were called to a Cheboygan County residence on July 17, 2021 for a report of an alleged sexual assault and home invasion. According to police, a female victim said she was sexually assaulted in her home while she was sleeping in the early morning hours. She awoke while the man was assaulting her and managed to get away. The victim knew the male suspect who had left the residence.

Health officials: Unvaccinated causing strain on hospitals, health systems

As Michigan continues to record high numbers of COVID-19 cases, health officials said new data from the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) proves that the majority of Michigan residents severely sick with COVID-19 are unvaccinated. Officials with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and MHA are pleading with residents to get vaccinated for their own health, the safety of Michigan’s health care personnel, and to avoid additional strain on health care systems that are already...

Letter: Salvation Army rumor regarding Critical Race Theory not true

EDITOR'S NOTE: On its website, The Salvation Army says: "Elements of the recently issued 'Let’s Talk About Racism' guide led some to believe we think they should apologize for the color of their skin, or that The Salvation Army may have abandoned its Biblical beliefs for another philosophy or ideology. That was never our intention, so the guide has been removed for appropriate review."

As state, region experience another virus surge, schools report new cases

GAYLORD — Schools in Otsego County are reporting new cases of the coronavirus as the state and Northern Michigan experience another surge from the disease. As of Tuesday, the Gaylord Community Schools (GCS) reported two new cases at the high school, one at the intermediate school, and one each at North Ohio and South Maple elementary schools. The middle school had two new cases as of Nov. 21.

PirateFest donates $3,000 to water quality charities

BOYNE CITY — The Boyne City PirateFest is a 501c3 non-profit that celebrates the Michigan Lakes and all they have to offer, committed to furthering education and protection of our natural resources. In keeping with its mission statement, the PirateFest board has announced donations of $1,000 each to three Charlevoix...