Archive | 2014
Mercy Hospital Temporary Policy change

Mercy Hospital Cadillac has Temporary Policy Change

Due to the extreme number of flu cases, Mercy Hospital Cadillac has enacted a temporary change to their visitors policy in an effort to help stop the spread of the virus.  Paula Jasper and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen have the details on what to expect.


Blissfest Folk and Roots Winter Mini-Concert Series Features ECHO

On January 9th, Blissfest Folk and Roots Winter Mini-Concert Series will feature ECHO at the Red Sky Stage in Downtown Petoskey. The featured band has performed in and around Petoskey a number of times. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets for ECHO are available at the Northern Michigan Artists Market (445 E. Mitchell) […]

Celebrate Safely this New Year

Celebrate Safely this New Year

As the new year begins, many groups are urging motorists to take extra precautions to help make their celebrations safe. New Year’s Eve can be one of the most deadly nights of the year. According to 2013 statistics, 30 percent of all the traffic deaths in Michigan were alcohol-related, and one-third of the New Year’s […]

20 States Increasing Minimum Wages

20 States Increasing Minimum Wages

With the new year comes a new pay raise for residents of 20 states. Those states will be raising their minimum wages at the start of the new year. With a proposal to raise the $7.25 per hour federal minimum wage to $10.10 still sitting on Capitol Hill, many states are choosing to bypass Congress […]


Snyder Signs Autism Bill, Vetoes Others

In Lansing this week – a new bill signed into law by Gov. Snyder aims to provide funding to universities training healthcare professionals, so those universities’ students will be able to better help patients with autism spectrum disorders. House Bill 5742 amends the Autism Coverage Reimbursement Act. It allows for the one-time expenditure of up […]


BATA Providing Transportation for Ball Drop

With the CherryT Ball Drop ringing in 2015 this new year’s eve – downtown Traverse City is expected to be busy in the evening hours. Between the traffic generated by the New Year’s celebration and road closures caused by the event, finding parking nearby could be tricky. In previous years, downtown parking has filled up […]

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