Winter River Rafting

Northern Michigan’s Winter Beauty

Even in the winter, Northern Michigan’s beautiful rivers can still be enjoyed. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to a river guide and found out about this amazing experience.

Junebug's Mitten Mission Update

Junebug’s Mitten Mission Book Published

A Local Artist was inspired by her grandmother to create a storybook that encourages children to embrace their own unique strengths. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to the artist and got an update on the project.

Boyne City Overview

Where Life Meets Lake

Boyne City has something to offer for all four seasons. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to the City Manager and learned some reasons why the residents have so much pride in their town.


Michigan Only Beer Company

Short’s Brewery is a locally owned Northern Michigan company and will continued to function only within our state. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with the founder and learned about some of his future plans.

Pet Shelter

With A Little Help From My Friends

With A Little Help From My Friends is an animal rescue shelter that gives older animals the time they need to be adopted. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen visited the shelter and learned about this community built center.

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Early Childhood Program Receives $30,000 Grant

A local children’s program has been awarded a large grant to continue their early childhood programs. Consumers Energy awarded $30,000 in grant funding to The Great Start Collaborative. The funding will support early childhood programs in the Wexford-Missaukee area. Of the total grant amount, $10,000 will go to the support of the Imagination Library and […]

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Boyne City Main Street Program Announces New Director

At a special meeting Friday morning, Boyne City’s Main Street program announced its a new executive director. The program decided to hire Lori Meeder with a unanimous vote at the meeting. Meeder comes to the position after a career in both private and public sectors. She’s currently employed by Northern Initiatives of Marquette as their […]

Traverse City Moving Forward with Proposed Pier Project

Traverse City Moving Forward with Proposed Pier Project

The City of Traverse City is moving forward with the design process for a proposed public pier project. A presentation by project team members is being held to show the results of the design workshops. That presentation will take place at the City Commission Meeting this Monday at 7pm at the Government center on Boardman […]


State Employee Charged With Fraud

The state’s Attorney General’s office has brought fraud charges against a state employee. The Attorney General’s Public Integrity Unit has charged 63 year old Werner Noll of Kalamazoo with fraud. Noll has been employed by the State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs as an Elevator Inspector since 1998. The charges follow an […]


Person of the Week: Paige Brown

Over the past few months, we’ve been recognizing people making a difference here in northern Michigan as the “MI News 26 Person of the Week.” For the next few weeks, though, we’re working with a slightly more specific group — we’ll be naming a student doing something special within local schools as the Person of […]


Event of the Week: Hospital Ceremony

In your “Event of the Week” this week… we’re taking a look at a very special ceremony held at a local hospital. Mercy Hospital of Cadillac hosted the ceremony last Tuesday as a way to symbolize the future of their facility, which is being taken over by Munson Medical Center beginning this week. The ceremony […]

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