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Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Dead at Age 79

Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving current U.S. Supreme Court Justice, died Saturday evening. Multiple sources have confirmed that Justice Scalia passed away of natural causes while on a trip to Texas. He was 79 years old. Scalia was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan back in 1986. While on the highest court in […]

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Six Arrested on Heroin Charges in Wexford County

The Traverse Narcotics Team arrested six men on heroin related charges in Cadillac on Friday. According to police an investigation lead them to search a residence on N Mitchell St in Cadillac and there they arrested a 29-year-old Cadillac man for conspiracy to deliver heroin and during the search another suspect arrived at the residence.  […]

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Season Ends for Lake Sturgeon on Black Lake

The Lake Sturgeon is a unique fish species in Michigan and has historic connections to the state. That is why the DNR greatly restricts the harvesting of them. But for a few days this month anglers were allowed on Black Lake in Cheboygan County to drop their lines and attempt to catch one of the […]

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NMC Renovation one of the Projects Recommended by Snyder in Budget Proposal

As part of his budget proposal on Wednesday Governor Snyder recommended three community college capital outlay projects, one here in northern Michigan. If approved, the recommendation would have over $7 million in state funds go towards Northwestern Michigan College’s renovation of the 50-year-old West Hall.  The renovation would increase the size of hall and add […]

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Grants to Help Three Local Programs Combat Invasive Species

Nineteen programs that try to fight invasive species, three of which are in our area, will receive grants totally $3.6 million. The grants are part of a statewide initiative launched in 2014 to prevent and control invasive species in the state.  The different programs work to combat varying species though methods like education, monitoring, and […]

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Traverse City Teen Arrested for Alleged Multiple Break-Ins

A Traverse City teen has been arrested after police say he broke into the same home several times. The Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office reports they were called to a home on Arbutus Hill Rd in East Bay Twp on Monday for an attempted home invasion.  This home had been broken into and items were stolen […]