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Car Accident Closes M-66

A section of M-66 in Charlevoix County was shut down Tuesday morning as emergency crews responded to a car accident. The Charlevoix County Sheriff’s office, Charlevoix EMS/Fire and East Jordan EMS responded to a two vehicle accident on M-66 near Saunders Rd. in Eveline Township. Police say a southbound vehicle driven by 24 year old […]

Mercury Collection Program Continues

Mercury Collection Program Continues

Proper disposal of a hazardous household chemical is on the rise. US Ecology and The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality report that they collected over 650 pounds of mercury from residents and businesses in 2014. That’s a 210% increase over 2013. With the program considered a success, the two organizations plan to continue the free […]


18 Year Old Arrested for Drunk Driving

Sunday evening, a drunk driver took police on a chase that ended at a busy intersection. A trooper from the Michigan State Police Cadillac post heard Grand Traverse Central Dispatch put out a “be on the look out” call for a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run traffic crash in Traverse City. […]


City Commission Accepts Ottenwess Resignation

The Traverse City Commission accepted their City Manager’s request to resign at a meeting Monday evening. The City Manager for Traverse City was charged with attempted assault and domestic violence after a drunken incident during the middle of the month. Jered Ottenwess turned in a resignation letter for his position as city manager after being […]


Police Respond to Fatal Car-Train Accident Near Manton

This was the scene Tuesday morning after first responders were called to a fatal accident involving a car and a train. The accident occurred just before 10am in Wexford County’s Cedar Creek Township, just north of Manton. Police say a vehicle driven by 48 year old Kathryn Paddock of Manton was eastbound on 14 Road […]

Performing Art Series

Performing Arts Series

For 30 years West Shore Community College has been bringing artist from around the world to perform in Northern Michigan. Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen speak with the organizer and learn about some of the upcoming events. 

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