An Optimistic Vision in Traverse City

Growing the local food economy, protecting the environment, and building the community; Traverse City’s Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities isn’t stopping there! Abigail Blackrick & Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen learn about the difference they’re making in the local community.

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Local Senior Readers Theater is Aged to Perfection

You’re never too old to light up the grand stage at the Old Town Playhouse. Senior Readers Theater is an opportunity for older adults to shine like never before! Abigail Blackrick & Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen have the details.

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The Art of Fly Tying

Fly tying is a challenging and rewarding hobby for some, a money-saving strategy for others, and a profitable commercial enterprise for the professional tyer. Join Abigail Blackrick & Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen as they learn all about the art of fly tying.

Public Access Television

What is Public Access TV?

“We teach people how to use video and other media to celebrate local culture, share community information, and provide educational content for the world.” Abigail Blackrick & Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen speak with a producer for the UpNorth Media Center and learn the importance of Public Access TV.


Manistee On ‘Track’ for New Place to Run

Citizens of Manistee are on ‘track’ to get a brand new running track this spring, as a community project comes together after quite a long time. Eric Wotila has the details.

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Bill Would Prevent Those with Animal Abuse Convictions from Adopting Pets

An act currently in Michigan Legislature would prohibit animal shelters from adopting out an animal to a person with a prior animal abuse conviction. House Bill 4353 would create the Animal Adoption Protection Act and would allow animal control shelter’s to consider an individual’s criminal history when deciding if someone can adopt an animal.  If […]

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Snow Sculpture of Smokey the Bear Wins Second Place

Staff from the Cadillac DNR Customer Service Center along with U.S. Forest Service members took second place at the North American Snow Festival. The contest, held in Cadillac, tasked competitors with creating a snow sculpture with the theme of a children’s storybook.  Taking nearly 25 hours to complete, the crew created a scene using two […]

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Police Seeking Information in Art Theft

In late January jewelry and art were stolen from a business in Grand Traverse County. The theft happened at Wilson’s Antiques in Acme Twp according to the Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office.  They say jewelry and folk art worth over $500 were taken from the business. This photo shows two people of interest in the theft […]


Proposed Bills Would Allow Any Gun Owners to Carry a Concealed Pistol Without a Permit

Four bills recently introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives is looking to allow any responsible gun owner the ability to carry a concealed pistol. House Bills 5301-5304 were introduced into the House on Wednesday by various members of the House, and together they rewrite Michigan’s penal code and amend several Public Acts to remove […]


DNR Offering Noise Testing for Snowmobiles

With the greater law presence listening for snowmobile noise violations, the DNR is offering sound testing at several locations in northern Michigan. Earlier this winter due to noise complaints by homeowners along popular trails, the DNR’s Law Enforcement Agency said they’d be listening to the noise levels more closely this winter and writing more citations […]


College Goals

Baker College of Cadillac will host College Goal on Sunday, February 14th from 2-4 p.m.. The goal of the event is to help potential college-bound students and their parents or guardians to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA form on time. It will be held at the Baker College Learning Center […]