Otsego County voters cast ballots in presidential primary
OTSEGO COUNTY — The leading candidates for both the Democratic and Republican parties took home the most votes from Otsego County voters in Tuesday’s presidential primary election. According to unofficial results, current U.S. President Joe Biden took home 1,187 votes for the Democratic nomination. Former U.S. President Donald Trump earned 3,074 votes for...
❄️ Upcoming Snowfall Expected to Affect Wednesday Morning Commute in Gaylord, MI
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Gaylord, MI. Local residents and commuters in Gaylord, Michigan, should prepare for potentially hazardous travel conditions as temperatures fall and snow is predicted to begin overnight into Wednesday. The latest weather forecasts indicate that the arrival of snow coupled with dropping temperatures will likely result in rapid changes to road conditions, particularly affecting the Wednesday morning commute. Additionally, lake effect snow is anticipated by Wednesday evening, which could further impact travel. Citizens are advised to stay updated with the latest weather information and exercise caution while traveling. For the latest updates, monitor local weather forecasts and be prepared for changing travel conditions.
Michigan History For Sale! $18M Century Old Boyne Homestead
There's history and then there's HISTORY. Randall's Point on Walloon Lake is pure Michigan history. From the moment the property was purchased until today, the century-old homestead in Boyne City has been a family treasure and it's now on the market. The legendary homestead with a distinct peninsula sits on...
Which Gaylord girls basketball teams have the best chance to win an MHSAA district title?
Is there any March magic in the Gaylord-area girls basketball teams? We'll find out soon enough; the MHSAA district brackets were released this past weekend as the girls basketball state tournament gets set to begin next Monday, March 4 across the state, with Gaylord, St. Mary and Johannesburg-Lewiston all getting ready for the final week of regular season games. ...
Discover Boyne City's Top 3 Must-Visit Pubs
This article presents a guide to three unique pubs located in Boyne City. If you've already had the pleasure of visiting any of them, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Amazon distribution center project underway, completion eyed for August
OTSEGO COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Progress is underway for the Amazon distribution center in Otsego County. The foundation was laid Friday and crews set up the outer walls for the project. The distribution center sits on nearly eight acres of land in the Gaylord Industrial Park. According to the construction...
Gelow, Gaylord shine on opening day of MHSAA boys basketball playoffs
GAYLORD ― After a long, up-and-down regular season, the boys basketball postseason is officially here. The Gaylord boys basketball team opened up postseason play for the area on Monday, Feb. 26, taking down Traverse City Central in the opening round of the Division 1, District 1 bracket, while Johannesburg-Lewiston fell to future Ski Valley opponent East Jordan to conclude their season in the D3 district rounds.
Offense lets Cheboygan girls basketball down in home defeat to Gaylord Blue Devils
CHEBOYGAN – The Cheboygan girls basketball team has shown significant offensive improvement this season. Unfortunately for the Chiefs, Tuesday was one of those difficult nights where they couldn’t quite find the consistency to knock off a solid opponent. In the end, offensive struggles let down the Chiefs in a 39-29 home loss to the Gaylord Blue Devils. ...
Gaylord, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Central Lake High School basketball team will have a game with Gaylord St. Mary's School on February 28, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Indulge in Gaylord: The 5 Pizzas You Need to Taste
In this article, we explore five exceptional pizzerias in Gaylord. Have you had the opportunity to savor their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Good Day Northern Michigan, Monday Feb. 26
The Otsego County Sportsplex has a new water polo program, starting with 5- to 11-year-olds. Coach Dylan Robertson, a four-time Junior Olympian who moved to Gaylord from Pasadena, California, tells us all about the exciting new program. Baseball cards and other trading cards are making a comeback, and not just...
Petoskey's State of the Community highlights successes and challenges
PETOSKEY — The Petoskey Area Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of the Community on Feb. 23 where more than 200 community leaders, politicians, business owners and residents gathered to hear highlights from the past year. The event took place at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, which chamber...
Gaylord business faces $750K in fines for Clean Air Act violations
A northern Michigan business is paying around $750,000 in fines following a federal court ruling. Diesel Freak is a truck repair and electronics modification facility in Gaylord, and 14 people associated with the company were recently sentenced for participating in a scheme that violated the Clean Air Act. A three-year...
Petoskey library to host solar eclipse viewing event April 8
PETOSKEY — On April 8, the shadow of the moon will perfectly block the sun, resulting in the first total solar eclipse visible in the U.S. since 2017. While only a sliver of Michigan is in the path of totality, that won't stop the Petoskey District Library from hosting a viewing event for the cosmic phenomenon.
Crawford County election results
GRAYLING – Crawford County Clerk Jamie McLain released the unofficial Feb. 27 primary election results. We cover seven counties including Crawford, Roscommon, Oscoda, Ogemaw, Iosco, Arenac and Montmorency counties in print and / or online. We are also a full-service commercial design and printing house. Our specialty is custom...
Annual Hibernian party to celebrate Irish culture, music
GAYLORD — One of the largest St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Northern Michigan returns at the annual Hibernians party at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Wilkinson Road. "This will be our 27th annual party and it is our only fundraiser for the year," said Jerry Belanger, the now retired principal of St. Mary school. "The money goes to scholarships, St. Mary Cathedral School and St. Mary Cathedral parish, the...
Johannesburg-Lewiston powers past Forest Area on senior night
JOHANNESBURG - On the night they celebrated their five senior players, the Johannesburg-Lewiston girls basketball program got 35 points from those seniors in a 59-11 win over Forest Area. Jayden Marlatt led the way for the Cardinals with 17 points, and teammate Emerson Wertman chipped in with 13 points. Fellow seniors Cassie Tallman had four points, and Shyla Rahn had one point. Rosie Gascho, who was injured earlier in the season, was able to be on the floor with her fellow seniors for the opening tip-off before being subbed out. The Cardinals entered the night with a chance a share of the Ski Valley Conference title, but with Gaylord St. Mary’s loss to Inland Lakes, the Cardinals finished second in the league standings. Johannesburg-Lewiston (16-5, 12-3 Ski Valley) closes out the regular season at home against Pellston on Thursday night. Forest Area travels to Mancelona on Thursday.
Inland Lakes claims outright Ski Valley Conference championship
GAYLORD - The Inland Lakes Bulldogs used an impressive first half defensive effort to avenge an early season loss to Gaylord St. Mary, claiming an outright Ski Valley Conference title in the process, 44-38. The Bulldogs held the Snowbirds to just three first half field goals, as they built a 21-10 halftime advantage. Brooklyn LaBrecque and Chloe Robinson would lead a balanced Bulldog attack with 11 points apiece. Payton Glasby led the Snowbirds with a 13-point effort. The Bulldogs entered the contest with a one-game lead over the Snowbirds in the conference standings. A Gaylord St. Mary win would’ve opened the door to a three-way tie for the league title between Inland Lakes, St. Mary and Johannesburg-Lewiston.
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A 72 degree sunny day in February (unheard of) tomorrows supposed to be 23 and snowy again…. My husband and i decided to bring our 5 and 2 year old to a local brewery where my son found your heart.
Keaton Abraham leads Gaylord skiers at Division 2 state finals with top-five finish
HARBOR SPRINGS ― While most of the winter sports season seems to drag on as weeks become months into March, the high school ski season seemingly came and went before winter fully set in. That's what happens when the winter weather decides not to cooperate. Still, Gaylord skiers finished the season in style...