Fortin Thanksgiving Report

The Thanksgiving Report

Benjamin Franklin believed that the Bald Eagle shouldn’t have been the national bird, he thought instead that the turkey should have been. Dave Fortin brings the facts about this and even got the opinion of some turkeys.

National Weather Service Winter

Gaylord Is Already 2nd For Snowiest November

With over 54 inches of snow already, there is a possibility of breaking the record. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen take you to the National Weather Service in Gaylord and find out more.

Success Coach

Your Thoughts Can Affect Your Life

Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to a Success Coach and learned how your thoughts can change your life.

Ramsdell Theater Overview

Theater Full Of History

The Ramsdell Theater is a very historic place, with a lot of community support behind it. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with a Volunteer Tour Guide and learned about its rich history.

Small Business Saturday

A Day For Shopping Local

Small Business Saturday is a national event happening the day after Black Friday, that encourages everyone to support their local businesses. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with a local business and learned more about the event.


Police Release Name of Victim in Fatal Accident

We have more details in a fatal accident that occurred in Grand Traverse County on Tuesday. The Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office has now released the name of the victim in the crash, which occurred on US-31 North near (Bethesda) Court in Acme Township. 72-year-old Ross Hamilton of Elk Rapids was riding in a car which […]


Police Identify Driver involved in Hit-and-Run

We also have an update in the investigation into a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian in Grand Traverse County. The driver of the vehicle that hit a 22 year old Traverse City man while driving on Beitner Road on Monday has been located. Police identified that driver as a 23 year old Traverse City man. The […]


3 More Cases of Whooping Cough Confirmed in Grand Traverse County

We have an update on the whooping cough outbreak in the Grand Traverse area. The Grand Traverse County Health Department has now confirmed at least 37 cases of Pertussis, also known as whooping cough. That includes three new cases in the last week. 12 of those cases are linked to Grand Traverse Academy while the […]


Busy Weekend for Local Tree Farms

With Thanksgiving over, the Christmas season is in full swing, and for local tree farms — that’s good for business. Christmas tree vendors have opened up for the season, selling trees, wreaths, and other decorations. Vendors like Karl Webster at Liabenow Christmas Tress in Cadillac say this year has had a much busier start than […]


Fire Damages Hydrolake Factory in McBain

A factory fire in Missaukee County could have been a lot worse. It’s our top story today. It all started around 6:30 Friday morning, when crews received their first calls about the blaze at the Hydrolake plant in McBain. The plant treats the wood used for telephone poles. Some of the chemicals used in the […]

Student Athletes

Student Athlete Injuries

Student athletes are very common,in fact, over seven million high school students participate in sports every year. But with such a high number of athletes, there is also a fairly high number of injuries. Minews26 Health Reporter Kayla Kiley has more.

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