Healing Private Wounds

“A Safe Place To Heal”

A local organization is working to spread education and erase the sigma of sexual abuse. Paula Jasper and photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen visit their new location and learn how they are helping people to heal.

Different Cuts of Meat

Understanding The Different Cuts of Meat

From rib eyes to roasts, there are many different cuts of beef.  Paula Jasper and photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen visit a local meat market and have the details.

Wexford County Shelter Shares

Social Media Helps Connect Animals With Homes

A local animal shelter is using the powerful reach of social media to find homes for pets. Paula Jasper and photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen talk with the creator ofWexford County Shelter Shares and learn of its many successes.

City Park Tree Boulders

Cadillac City Park Has Unique Exhibit

The Cadillac Friends of the Library group has once again contracted an artist to bring some unique artwork to Northern Michigan. Paula Jasper and photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen talk with the artist and learn about his inspiration for this unusual display.


Spring and All Music Festival Held at Ramsdell Theater

On Saturday, the Manistee Spring and All Music Festival showcased the arts at the Ramsdell Theater. The all day music festival celebrates springtime in Manistee and honors those that protect and preserve the Manistee River. In the Ramsdell’s Grand Ballroom, there was live music from several of Manistee’s local artists, as well as a Farmer’s […]

Mom-to-Mom Sale

Mom-to-Mom Sale

On Saturday, April 18th, there will be a mom-to-mom sale at the Fox Hill Event Center in Cadillac. There will be a great deal of items at this large indoor sale including maternity clothing, children’s clothing, childcare items, toys, and more. There is a $1 admission fee with free admission for those under the age […]

Cadillac Pop Culture Con

Cadillac Pop Culture Con

On April 18th and 19th, at the Cherry Grove Event Center in Cadillac, there will be a Pop Culture Con for people of all ages to attend. Pop Culture is the entirety of phenomena that make up mainstream culture. Doors open at 10 a.m. on both days. There will be special guests and a great […]


History of the Elk Rapids Fire Department

The Elk Rapids Area Historical Society’s first program for 2015 is, “History of the Elk Rapids Fire Department.” It will be presented by Chief Pete Van Den Berge on Thursday April 9th at the Elk Rapids Area Historical Museum (301 Traverse Street at the corner of Pine St.) beginning at 7 p.m. Chief Van Den […]


Man in Police Custody after Standoff in Manistee

A frightening standoff in Manistee caused an apartment complex to be locked down while several police agencies and a SWAT unit dealt with the situation. According to witnesses, residents of the Century Terrace apartment building were told to stay in place while officers confronted a dangerous suspect. Authorities say that a man who lived in […]


Person of the Week: Holly Zuiderveen

Over the past few months, we’ve been recognizing people making a difference in one of many ways as the “MI News 26 Person of the Week,” and right now – we’re giving a special emphasis to students at local schools. This week’s Student of the Week is a Senior at Northern Michigan Christian School who […]


Tinnitus and Hearing Loss

After a long day, many people just want some peace and quiet, but some medical conditions make that almost impossible. Tin-it-us, or “tinnitus” as it’s sometimes called, is a hearing condition that can be frustrating… or even debilitating.