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Boyne City police details on body found in yard

Boyne City Police Department statement on the body found yesterday in Boyne City Boyne City Police Department investigated a report of a body found outside of a house yesterday in the 400 block of S Park Street. Dec. 7. The original caller stated that a man was deceased in the side yard of a house…

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  • 39 years in prison for Boyne cop shooter James F. Cook

    James Franklin Cook, 55, of Boyne City, was sentenced to a minimum of 469 months in prison last week. The case stemmed from a crime spree that occurred on May 16, 2015, and culminated in a shoot-out with officers from the Charlevoix County Sheriff Office, Boyne City Police Department and Michigan State Police, where he…

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  • 2016 Boyne City volleyball awards

    Boyne City High School Varsity Volleyball Coach Mallory Slate recently shared her team’s awards for the season. Following are individual and team awards picked up by the Boyne City Ramblers.  

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  • OBITUARY: Marjory Helen Spalding, 95

    Marjory Helen Spalding, 95 of East Jordan, died November 26, 2016 at Mallard Cove Assisted Living in Petoskey. Marjory was born on October 13, 1921 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Joseph and Helen Low. Marjory grew up in East Grand Rapids and attended school at East Grand Rapids High School. After graduating high school,…

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  • #380 Boyne City Gazette Dec. 7

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette—our 380th issue!—features stories on local cop shooter James Cook, how the presidential recount will affect the Charlevoix County Clerk’s Office, a story on how you and the kids can track Santa with NORAD’s help this Christmas season, lots and lots of community photos of holiday fun activities, fundraising events and more, a huge Boyne City Rambler winter sports section over pages 8,9 & 12, a fair amount of cops and courts news, obituaries, classifieds, church service times, so many holiday events and other happenings in our events section, plus more community news and photos!

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  • CHARLEVOIX students get hands-on exposure to vital STEM skills

    Char-Em ISD, Ferris offer hands-on STEM workshop for area students Using materials including syringes, tubing, paperclips, straws, popsicle sticks, and rubber bands, 35 students from area schools built prosthetic hands capable of lifting pieces of paper as part of the STEM Workshop hosted by Char-Em ISD in cooperation with Ferris State University.    

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  • OBITUARY: Marjorie Ackland

    Marjorie White Ackland of Boyne City was born in 1921 in Boyne City, Michigan, a granddaughter of W.H. White and Mary Louise Reeder White and the daughter of L. H. White and Mary Eleanor Cain White. She was preceded in death by her sister, Suzanne White Collins and two older brothers, W.H. White, Jr and…

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  • Munson Healthcare joins #GivingTuesday movement

    Launch of giving season with #GivingTuesday effort provides local opportunities for Northern Michigan hospitals Giving means many things to many people. A Grayling family’s generosity made it possible for newborns at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital to have new radiant warmers. In Traverse City, on any given day, nursing staff members can be found digging into…

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  • Charlevoix County among road commissions with special challenges

    Michigan has many hidden treasures among its local road system, including winding, hilly roads that offer gorgeous views of the Great Lakes, inland waterways and valleys. But Michigan also has some special roads that most residents can’t see and haven’t thought about: roads running across islands. Of Michigan’s 120,000-mile road network, a surprising 300 miles…

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  • Boyne area Thanksgiving, Christmas holiday kickoff

    Turkey with friends and family, shopping, a santa parade, special church services and so much more await you this week when the Boyne area kicks off the holiday season. Get some exercise and raise money for a good cause with the annual Boyne City Turkey Trot. The Kiwanis Boyne City Turkey Trot will be held…

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  • MDOT keeping most rest areas open year-round

    As in most years, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will keep nearly all of the state’s 78 rest areas open this coming winter to maintain the convenience and safety they provide to motorists. Only five rest areas will be closed for the 21-week period beginning Dec. 5 and ending April 27, 2017. These closures…

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  • #378 Boyne City Gazette Nov. 23

    Happy Thanksgiving! This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on a potential housing development on 30 acres in Boyne City, all the details on Thanksgiving dinners and church services and Christmas kickoff, information you need to know about the fate of the Boyne City Open Space Property, an interesting look at how road commissions handle winter challenges, details on the upcoming Charlevoix Bridge work, the wreath-laying ceremony planned for some local veterans’ graves, tons of photos from recent community events, cops and courts, dozens of great Bible verses for Thanksgiving, important public notices, a story on the Malpass family being named “Family of the Year,” and so much more more!

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  • Public meeting Nov. 30 on Charlevoix bridge project

    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will have a public meeting to discuss the upcoming repair project of the US-31 bascule bridge over the Pine River Channel in Charlevoix, slated to begin in December. Those attending will include MDOT Gaylord Transportation Service Center (TSC) staff, Charlevoix officials, law enforcement and emergency services officials, and interested residents…

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  • Michigan Sen. Stabenow: Medicare to help families of Alzheimer’s patients

    Medicare to Begin Covering New Care Plans in 2017—Effectively Implementing Sen. Stabenow’s HOPE Act U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) recently announced that for the first time Medicare will pay for new individual care plans to support Alzheimer’s patients and their families. This new coverage will begin in January, 2017. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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  • Help Women’s Resource Center help domestic violence victims

    Think about what it would be like to feel unsafe in your own home. Imagine you have no money, nor do you have family or friends who are able to offer you a place to stay. Some domestic abuse survivors feel they must choose between continued abuse and homelessness. WRCNM Safe Home, operated 24/7, provides…

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  • 2016 Boyne Earlier Than The Bird, Saturday Nov. 19

    The 9th annual Boyne City “Earlier Than The Bird” holiday shopping event is planned for Saturday, Nov. 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Kick off the season with friends and family, coffee and holiday shopping specials—all while in the comfort of your pajamas. More than 20 merchants are offering special deals along with refreshments….

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  • Charlevoix County Veteran of the Month Bill Sturgell

    The “Veteran of the Month” for November 2016 is Bernard Edgar “Bill” Sturgell who was born March 5th, 1924 in East Jordan, Michigan. He graduated from East Jordan High School in the class of 1942 and on March 5th, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan, Sturgell enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.    

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  • #377 Boyne City Gazette – Nov. 16

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the holiday shopping opener Earlier Than The Bird, the Charlevoix County Sheriff Office’s search for a larcenist, a look at many of Grandvue’s military veteran residents, who were honored at a ceremony last week, get your tickets for Holly Daze, check out our featured pet tips, lots of community photos, letters to the editor, this month’s featured veteran, classifieds, tips on making the most of your charitable giving, students of the week, cops and courts, and so much more!

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