Pet Shelter Expansions

Pet Shelter Making Big Expansions

The Cheyboygan County Humane Society has been going through phases to upgrade its facility. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen visit the shelter and learn what improvements they are making.

Chelsea's Closet

A Mothers Dream of Giving Back

Starting with only five dresses from her daughter’s closet, a Cheyboygan mother now has thousands that she loans out to honor her daughter’s memory. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen speak to her and learn how this dream began.

Rooftop Landing TZ

A Man’s Passion For Raising Reindeer

For 25 years a man has been raising Reindeer and made a line of work he enjoys. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with him and found out what it takes to keep Reindeer.

Big Brother Big Sister

Making A Child’s Life Better Day By Day

Big Brother Big Sister is a program filled with people willing to help make a child’s life better. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with a member and learned how to get involved.

Manistee DPW Grant

Manistee’s Underground Pipe System Improvements

The Manistee Department of Public Works received a grant to improve their pipe systems and provide better maintenance on them. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with the head of the department and have the details.

Sheriff Abe DeVol

Kalkaska County Sheriff passes away

In a statement from the Kalkaska County Sheriff’s Office, Undersheriff Pat Whiteford regretfully announced the passing of Sheriff Abraham DeVol on Saturday of natural causes. DeVol had only been the Sheriff since March of this year, when he was appointed to the position following the retirement of the former Sheriff, David Israel. Sheriff DeVol started […]


Christmas in Mackinaw

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society will be hosting Christmas in Mackinaw on December 5th from 1 to 4pm. The day starts with a visit from Santa Claus at McGulpin Point Lighthouse at 1pm. Children’s crafts will start at 2pm at the Freedom School. Sleigh or hay rides will run from 1pm to 3pm at Heritage […]


Hometown Hero: Hull Technician Fireman Hope Ervin

Hull Technician Fireman Hope Ervin is a hometown hero. Originally from Grayling, Fireman Ervin is seen here monitoring damage control during a general quarters drill on the USS Kearsarge. The Kearsarge is the flagship of the Kearsarge Amphibious ready Group and along with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed in support of maritime security […]


Holiday health talks with family

The holidays are a traditional time when families gather to share food, conversations, gifts, and stories, which provides an important opportunity to discuss your family health history. Family health history is medical history information about a your living and deceased relatives, and should include information about a person’s ethnicity because that information can help doctors […]

Coast Guard B-Roll

Coast Guard gives gift ideas and tips for outdoors enthusiasts

Now with Thanksgiving past and Christmas ahead the Coast Guard has some life saving ideas for that outdoor enthusiast in your life. Lifesaving gear might not be the top of your gift shopping lists, but some of these relatively inexpensive ideas could be the difference between life and death. There are many different options to […]

Gov. Snyder signing bill

New bill to make it easier to transfer handgun ownership through inheritance

Governor Snyder signed a bill earlier this week the makes it easier for people who inherit a pistol to transfer ownership or register it with the state. Senate Bill 225 introduced earlier this year sought to change the provisions in the state handgun licensure law when dealing with transferring ownership of a handgun via inheritance. […]