Manitou Winds

Bringing Art and Music Together

Manitou winds is a group who specializes in chamber music and has been bringing artists into the group to stimulate both visual and audible talent. Marlaina Scarbrough and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen learned more about chamber music and the artist in residence.


Gear Up for Learning

Cognition is the dream of a woman and her mother to help children. Marlaina Scarbrough and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke to them and learned about their plan for the future and meet a not so furry friend.

Friends helping friends

Friends helping friends

A group of friends saw a need to help fund raise for children in need and so Friends helping friends was created. Marlaina Scarbrough and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with two members and learned about their mission.

Alpaca Fiber

“The Fiber of the Gods”

Alpaca fiber is considered the strongest and softest fiber out of the animals fiber that is used. Marlaina Scarbrough and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen found out more about this incredible fiber.

Harrison Rising

The Rising Tide In Harrison

Harrison is being called a rising tide community, Marlaina Scarbrough and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with Tracey Beatle and learned why.

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M-72 Closed for Nearly Two Hours on Wednesday Due to Three Vehicle Crash Involving Propane Truck

A propane truck was involved in a crash in Leelanau County yesterday morning. Emergency crews were called to the crash on M-72 near the intersection of South Cedar Road at approximately 7:30 Wednesday morning. Crews were responding to a call of a crash that involved three vehicles and one of the vehicles was said to […]

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Crews Close Southbound US-131 Lane While Battling Truck Fire

Traffic was backed up along southbound US-131 in Wexford County Wednesday afternoon. It happened near the Osceola County Line and Mile Marker 173 because of a truck fire. Details are limited, but we know the crews were called to the fully engulfed truck fire. At least one person was saying they were suffering from smoke […]

DNR Announces Search for Innovative Solutions to Prevent Spread of Asian Carp into Lake Michigan

DNR Announces Search for Innovative Solutions to Prevent Spread of Asian Carp into Lake Michigan

Did you know invasive carp are only 10 miles from Lake Michigan? According to the Michigan DNR, silver carp and bighead carp are within 10 miles of the three electric barriers built to prevent invasive carp from entering Lake Michigan through the Chicago Area Waterways System. A 2015 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service study shows […]


New Service Allows Michigan Residents to Add Emergency Contact Information to their Driver’s License

A new service from the Secretary of State will allow law enforcement to access emergency contact information attached to your driver’s license. In the case of an emergency like an accident or illness – you may not be able to tell responders who your family is or who needs to be contacted. Law enforcement can […]

4 Seasons of Roadwork

County Road Association Says January Thaw Has Some Communities Imposing Seasonal Load Limits

The January winter thaw has turned almost balmy in Michigan, which means that in many locations the county road agency will activate seasonal weight restrictions at least through the next week — that’s according to the County Road Association of Michigan . Seasonal weight restrictions protect Michigan’s local roads from excess weight during periods when […]


DNR Seeks Public Input for Future of Cheboygan State Park

The DNR is seeking public input on the development of a general management to guide the future of Cheboygan State Park. The 1,300 acre state park, situated on the shores of Lake Huron and Duncan Bay 4 miles east of the city of Cheboygan, is located at the northern tip of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The […]