Small Scale Steamers

Michigan Small Scale Live Steamers

Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to the Michigan Small Scale Live Steamers club and learned about their prototype replicas of the Shay Locomotives, and what made their design so unique.

Van Dam Custom Wooden Boats

Custom Wooden Boats Made In Northern Michigan

Located in Northern Michigan, the Van Dam Boat Company strives to make the finest custom wooden boats in the world. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen get the details.

Horton Bay General Store

Horton Bay General Store Built In 1876

Built in 1876, the Horton Bay General Store has went through many changes, the current owners have returned it to its original charm. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen take you inside this historic building.

Batmans Birthday

Batman’s 75th Anniversary

Batman is celebrating his 75th birthday this week with a series of comic-book, video-game and other nationwide events bringing Gotham’s famed Caped Crusader back into the spotlight. On Wednesday, Batman’s official birthday, comic book stores coast to coast partnered with DC Entertainment in commemoration. Cadillac’s own Comic Book E.R. celebrated Batman’s special day with special […]

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Saginaw Sheriff says Orange is NOT the New Black

At the Saginaw County Jail, it has been made clear that orange is not the new black. The jail’s all-orange jumpsuits are increasingly being seen as “cool,” prompting Sheriff William Federspiel to begin replacing the orange jumpsuits with horizontal black-and-white stripes instead. The decision came last fall while discussing budget when the topic of purchasing […]

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Antique Appraisal event to take place in September

Antique Appraisal event to take place in September

On September 5th, an antique appraisal event will take place at Long’s Antiques and Collectibles. That’s located on Mitchell Street in Cadillac. The event will begin at 11a.m. It will be performed by Mark F. Moran Appraisals. All members of the community are invited to bring their antique items to the event. This is sponsored […]

Circus Day to take place at Mason County District Library

Circus Day to take place at Mason County District Library

On August 5th, the Mason County District Library will be hosting a Circus Day. The day will begin at 1 and conclude at 4p.m. Games, prizes, pony rides, and a bounce house will be set up for children. Popcorn and balloons will also be handed out to visitors. This event is put on for children […]

Elk Rapids history exhibit on display at Historical Museum

Elk Rapids history exhibit on display at Historical Museum

The Elk Rapids Area Historical Museum is introducing a new exhibit for the summer months. The exhibit tells the story of the very first residents of the Elk Rapids area. Items including clothing, beads, canoes, and photos have been loaned from the Traverse City History Center and the Elk Rapids Historical Society to tell the […]

Two-Vehicle Fatal Accident in Isabella County

Two-Vehicle Fatal Accident in Isabella County

The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred Thursday afternoon. The two vehicle traffic crash occurred on Baseline Rd at Lincoln Rd in Isabella County. 24-Year-Old Adam Hardenburgh was traveling west on on Baseline Rd. when 73-Year-Old James Chaney failed to yield at a stop sign and was hit […]

B&E at Manton Sports Complex

B&E at Manton Sports Complex

The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a breaking and entering at the Manton Sports Complex. The sporting complex, is believed to have been broken into sometime between June 29th and July 8th. Both the equipment room and concession stand were broken into, and several hundred dollars worth of baseball equipment was stolen. Anyone with […]

Yearlong Narcotics Investigation Closed

Yearlong Narcotics Investigation Closed

In March of this year, the Traverse Narcotics Team, along with the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office, began an investigation of a suspected meth lab in Centerville Township. Upon receiving information that methamphetamines were being manufactured in a home located in Cedar, detectives began conducting surveillance of multiple suspects over a period of time. Ultimately a […]

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