University Center

University Center At Gaylord Has A Big Goal

The University Center At Gaylord Strives to improve economic development. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen discovered some of the aspects about this center you may not have known about.


UPDATE: Person of Interest Located in Wexford County Manhunt

A car on fire led to a manhunt in Wexford County. These are the images from the scene near 37 and 48 road Tuesday morning after police locked down that area in search of a man believed to be on the run in that vicinity. Wexford County Sheriff’s Deputies on scene told MI News 26 […]

Discovery Center

A Local Business Has A Place Where Kids Can Learn As They Play

The Gaylord Discovery Museum has been opening its doors to kids for fun and learning. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with the owners and learned how it all began.

Old Pabst Building

Visit The Historic Pabst Building

The old Pabst building has now been turned into a museum for everything Pabst from old advertisements to the drink itself. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to the now owners of the building and learned its history as well as the rooftop garden they are keeping.


Niña and Pinta Replicas Visit Frankfort

Accurate replicas of two very historic ships are in northern Michigan this weekend. MI News 26 Reporter Dave Fortin stopped by the Frankfort Harbor to take a look at the Niña and the Pinta, which are in town until Monday.

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Person of the Week: Pam Thompson

Here in northern Michigan, there are a lot of people making a difference in their communities. We’re honoring those who make an impact with the “MI News 26 Person of the Week.” This week, we’re recognizing a local educator who has spent years focusing on helping non-traditional students. Those nominating Pam Thompson of Cadillac say […]


Farm Bill’s Dairy Margin Protection Program starts Tuesday

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting Tuesday, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, which was established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the difference between the price of milk and feed costs falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer. […]

MDOT Lifting Traffic Restrictions for Labor Day Weekend

MDOT Lifting Traffic Restrictions for Labor Day Weekend

MDOT is lifting traffic restrictions on 9 of 11 Northern Michigan projects plus many more around the state for Labor Day weekend. To ease travel, the Michigan Department of Transportation is once again halting the majority of its road projects for the holiday weekend. AAA estimates over 1.1 million motorists will be using Michigan roads […]

Home Heating Credit

Home Heating Credit

With winter getting a bit closer than we might like, some homeowners are starting to think about their heating bills. Michigan homeowners may be able receive help paying their heating bills if they file for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit by September 30. Residents can qualify for the assistance if their homestead is […]

Disaster Volunteers Needed in Detroit Area

Disaster Volunteers Needed in Detroit Area

Volunteers are need in the Detroit area following record flooding earlier this month. A large storm system moved across parts of southeastern Michigan, flooding homes and business. The Michigan State Emergency Operations Center was fully activated in response to that situation and the Governor issued a “State of Disaster” for Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. […]


Car Rolls into Tree in Cheboygan County Crash

Cheboygan County Deputies responded to a rollover accident after a driver overcorrected. On Wednesday morning, police found a Plymouth Neon on northbound I-75 near mile marker 320. The car was driven by 21 year-old Michael (Villafranca) of Cheboygan. Villafranca had veered to the shoulder of the median, overcorrected, crossed back across the roadway and down […]

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