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YMCA Gets A $20,000 Challenge

A pair of anonymous donors has issued a $20,000 challenge to a local YMCA. The challenge given to the youth center in Cadillac would allow them take off a significant chunk of their debt for the construction of the building. The two donors announced they would match all donations up to $20,000 until December 1st. […]

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Highpoint Virtual Academy Opens Enrollment.

A new, tuition free, online public school will be available to students anywhere in Michigan this upcoming school year. Highpoint Virtual Academy of Michigan is an online school committed to helping students reach their highest potential. The school’s local office is based in Mesick. The school will allow students to work at their own pace […]


Man Accused of Making Bomb Threat Targeting Grand Traverse Mall Pleads No Contest

On Friday — the man accused of making a bomb threat targeting the Grand Traverse Mall entered a plea of no contest to attempted false report of a bomb. In December, police say 27-year-old Joseph Horger was making threatening remarks towards police officers and threatened to blow up the Grand Traverse Mall. Officers requested assistance […]

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Three Injured When Van Pulls Into Path of Motorcycles

Three motorcycle riders were taken to the hospital following a crash in Cheboygan County over the weekend. Shortly before 10pm Saturday — the Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motorcycle crash with injuries. The crash happened on North Straits Highway near Fernelius Toyota. Preliminary investigation found that a minivan – driven by a 51-year-old […]

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Driver Hits Truck, Dislodges Boat in Leelanau County

Officers in Leelanau County arrested a driver after he crashed into truck towing a boat. Near 5:30 Sunday morning deputies from the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office were called to a two vehicle crash on South West Bayshore Drive near San Remo Blvd. There police say a Chevrolet pickup truck was northbound on South West Bayshore […]

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Man Stabbed During Fight in Cheboygan

Police in the city of Cheboygan arrested a man for repeatedly stabbing another man in a fight. Shortly after 5pm on Sunday, officers from the Cheboygan Department of Public Safety responded to the Speedway on Mackinaw Avenue for a complaint of two men fighting inside the store. The report also indicated that one man had […]