Archive | 2009

“The Big Night” Considered a Success

Tonight was “The Big Night” at the Wex in Cadillac, where a New Year’s celebration was designed for the whole family…. with plenty of activities aimed toward the kids. “It’s family friendly; we’ve got all kinds of great activities including darts, face painting, puppet making, board games, video games, dancing, great concession stand, and lots […]


“The Big Night” Kicks off With Community Photo

The Wexford Civic Center’s New Year’s Eve celebration, known as “The Big Night,” kicked off earlier this afternoon with a tradition carried over from First Night: the annual community photo. Over one hundred people from the Cadillac area participated in the tradition, which took place in front of the octagonal building at the civic center. “The […]

'Raw Reporting' Now Online

‘Raw Reporting’ Now Online

We’ve launched an exciting new section here at It’s called “Raw Reporting,” and it will bring a whole new perspective on local news. “Raw Reporting” will contain just that — “Raw” news stories; stories that haven’t been heavily edited or polished for publication. Stories will range from short, one or two sentence updates to […]

Railroad Historical Society Meeting

Railroad Historical Society Meeting

The Railroad Historical Society of Northwest Michigan will hold a meeting on January 5 at 7:00pm at the Grand Traverse Heritage Center, located on Sixth Street. The Pentrex DVD “Street Running” will be screened during the event. Those at the Railroad Historical Society said that the program will focus on cities where the trains run down […]

"The Big Night" to Celebrate New Year in Cadillac

“The Big Night” to Celebrate New Year in Cadillac

For the past decade, First Night has been Cadillac’s way of welcoming the new year. As we prepare to enter a new decade, organizers of the annual First Night celebration have decided not to continue with the tradition, but that’s not stopping some community members from starting a new celebration of their own. Those at […]


Donation Drive Aims to “Give The Gift of Health”

A local clinic is hoping to help low-income community members to stay healthy. The Traverse Health Clinic is holding a multi-vitamin supply drive throughout the month of January. From January 1 to January 31, vitamins can be dropped of at all Tom’s Food Markets in the Traverse City area. The Traverse Health Clinic stated that […]

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