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Emergency lines down in Mason/Oceana

Emergency lines were down in Mason County and Oceana County on Tuesday night and into Wednesday. According to reports from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the issue stemmed from their telephone service provider, Frontier Communication. Reports from Frontier Communication indicate that a fiber optic line had been cut, causing the service outage. According to reports, […]

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UPDATE: Teens shot in Osceola County

We can now tell you the names of the two teens who were shot last week in Osceola County after allegedly attempting to steal marijuana plants from a man’s garage on Monday. According to police, 19-year-old Anthony Gabriel Shurlow and 18-year-old Robert Scott McQuestion have been charged for breaking and entering. Both men were hospitalized […]


Hometown Hero: Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Skilton

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Skilton is hometown hero. Originally from Levering, Michigan, Skilton is currently located at the Eielson Airforce Base in Alaska. Staff Sgt. Skilton is the 354th Communications Squadron non-commissioned officer in charge of client systems. Each day, Skilton and other members of his shop perform customer requests, as well as […]

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Bicycle/car accident in Emmet County

A bicyclist was hit by a car in Emmet County on Tuesday. The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of the accident just after 6 p.m. Sheriff Pete Wallin says the bicycle/car crash took place on Cook Ave. in Little Traverse Township. According to police reports, 65-year-old Craig Bentley of Harbor Springs […]


Traverse City Film Festival Underway With Plenty to Do Today

The Traverse City Film Festival kicked off Tuesday evening with a selection of films and festivities beginning at the State Theatre at 6pm. Eric Wotila was at the kickoff, and has the latest from the festival.

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Help Dolly get back home

A doll was left behind on the dock of the Arnold Mackinac Island Ferry last week. Since then, Dolly has been having great adventures. Personnel from the Arnold Mackinac Island Ferry have put Dolly to work. She’s helping the staff valet cars, load luggage onto carts, and give directions. They say she’s been having a […]