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40,000 Expected to Participate in Mackinac Bridge Walk

If you’re taking part in this year’s Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walk, you’ll be one of 40,000 expected participants. Governor Snyder will lead the expected 40,000 walkers across the 5-mile span beginning at 7 a.m. Monday morning. Walkers can start across the bridge until 11 a.m., and buses will be available to bring walkers from […]


10-Year-Old Injured in Car-Bike Accident

On Tuesday afternoon, Traffic had to be rerouted on a busy Northern Michigan highway after a car-bike accident involving a 10 year old girl. That accident occurred on M-68 and M-33 in Walker Township. That’s where a 10 year old girl from Afton was attempting to cross the road on her bicycle and traveled into […]


Cheboygan Woman Crashes SUV Into Garage

A Cheboygan County woman was hospitalized after police say she crashed her car into a garage. Cheboygan County Deputies were dispatched Monday evening to an accident where a car had ran off the roadway and into a garage. Upon arriving one the scene in Mentor Township, police found a Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by a (62 […]

University Center

University Center At Gaylord Has A Big Goal

The University Center At Gaylord Strives to improve economic development. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen discovered some of the aspects about this center you may not have known about.

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Police Search for Petoskey Purse Theif

Police in Petoskey are asking for your help in locating the woman that may have stolen a purse valued at nearly $2000. That item — a B. May Bags brand ostrich purse, was believed to have been stolen from the Then & Now Antique store on Monday afternoon. Seen here are photos of the suspect, […]

Local Residents Hit by IRS Phone Scam

Local Residents Hit by IRS Phone Scam

Some Northern Michigan communities have seen a surge in phony IRS calls over the past week. It’s not a new scam, but if the calls to Leelanau Dispatch are any indication, the scammers have been working the area hard lately. Leelanau County Dispatch took four different complaints from citizens on Monday alone. We’ve also been […]

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