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    MCPW pro wrestling event coming to East Jordan

    BY BETH GOHS, CONTRIBUTOR Mr. Chainsaw Pro Wrestling promotion will celebrate 10 years of Providing the Midwest with family friendly entertainment with a performance at 6 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 25 at the East Jordan Civic Center.    

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    Boyne Police activity Jan. 30 – Feb. 5

    Monday, January 30 0820 2 vehicle crash in the 1000 block of Boyne Av. 0936 Request for welfare check on N Park St. 1448 Civil complaint from the 300 block of E Division St 2015 Suspicious situation on Wilson St  

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    Boyne school board meeting roundup

    The Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education met on Feb. 13 for its regular monthly meeting. During the meeting, the board considered a wide range of issues, from grants and staff resignations and committee reports.    

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    #391 Boyne City Gazette Feb. 22

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the Boyne City Commission’s latest meeting, the Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education, an upcoming public hearing on a project near the Jordan River, our big Lent section with service times, events and more, lots of community news and photos, cops and courts, helpful business and personal finance tips, the latest local events, news on a big wrestling event coming to East Jordan, and so much more!

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    Chocolate-Covered Boyne photos

    The Boyne Main Street program and Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Chocolate-Covered Boyne event on Friday and Saturday Feb. 10 and 11. Here are some pictures from the big chocolate treat contest held Saturday at Fustini’s of Boyne City.    

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    Charlevoix County sophomores, juniors apply now for D.C. tour

    Great Lakes Energy (GLE) is looking for six high school sophomores or juniors whose parents or guardians live on GLE lines for a once-in-a-lifetime leadership travel opportunity this summer. From the battlefields of Gettysburg to the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C., the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour will explore leadership lessons from our nation’s history…

Boyne Church of Nativity Lent event

Lent will be officially welcomed at Episcopal Church of the Nativity with a Shrove Tuesday Pancake supper on February 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Pancakes, real maple syrup, applesauce, bacon and sausage will be served to all who come to this free event. Reverend Greg Brown will be celebrant for the 12 noon Ash Wednesday service…

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  • Boyne LifeTree Café talk on police brutality

    Violent encounters between citizens and law enforcement officers will be explored on Sunday Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. The program, titled “Police Brutality or Necessary Force?” features filmed interviews with a man who was severely beaten after a routine traffic stop and a police captain who used what was deemed appropriate force—but resulted in the…

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  • Boyne school board meeting roundup

    The Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education met on Feb. 13 for its regular monthly meeting. During the meeting, the board considered a wide range of issues, from grants and staff resignations and committee reports.    

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  • MDOT spring weight restrictions expand Friday

    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and local agencies are enacting additional annual spring weight restrictions to protect roads. Effective at noon Friday Feb. 17, weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana and Michigan/Ohio state lines north to and including the Mackinac Bridge. State routes typically carry…

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  • Chocolate-Covered Boyne photos

    The Boyne Main Street program and Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Chocolate-Covered Boyne event on Friday and Saturday Feb. 10 and 11. Here are some pictures from the big chocolate treat contest held Saturday at Fustini’s of Boyne City.    

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  • Charlevoix County sophomores, juniors apply now for D.C. tour

    Great Lakes Energy (GLE) is looking for six high school sophomores or juniors whose parents or guardians live on GLE lines for a once-in-a-lifetime leadership travel opportunity this summer. From the battlefields of Gettysburg to the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C., the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour will explore leadership lessons from our nation’s history…

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  • Boyne City Police activity Jan. 23-29

    This weekly feature offers a look at the activities of the officers of the Boyne City Police Department. Monday, January 23 0323 Alarm in 200 block S. Lake St. 0644 Assist EMS in the 1300 block of Pleasant 1145 Served No Trespass order in the 300 block of Vogel St 1429 Report of ongoing harassment…

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  • Boyne City: public hearing on South Lake project grant

    Boyne City Notice of Public Hearing A public hearing is scheduled to review CDBG grant #MSC 215015-ESB “South Lake Street Redevelopment Project” in which federal funds were used. The hearing will be during the noon, Tuesday, February 28, 2017, City Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Boyne City Hall, 319 N. Lake St. Cindy Grice City Clerk

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  • OPINION: Boyne City resident wants Obamacare fixed

    Fix yhe Affordable Care Act Editor: The Kaiser Family Foundation reported in December 2016 that 47 percent of Americans do not want ACA repealed and 28 percent do not want repeal without replacement. Thus, 75 percent of Americans want affordable care—so fix it!  

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  • Charlevoix County court and clerk filings

    District Court The following cases were recently heard in Charlevoix’s 90th District Court: Ashley Elizabeth Leist, 20 of East Jordan, illegal entry without permission, larceny under $200. To serve 93 days in jail with credit for 45 days served. To pay $675 in fines and costs, restitution to be determined.    

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  • Charlevoix County Board Jan. 25 minutes

    CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS January 25, 2017 The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met in the Charlevoix County Commissioners Room on January 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. All Commissioners were present. Motion approved the agenda as presented. Motion approved the consent agenda as presented. Motion approved Resolution #17-012, Retirement Kim Stevens. Motion approved Resolution #17-013,…

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  • Boyne City recreation plan hearing Feb. 14

    Public Notice The City of Boyne City will hold a public hearing to consider adoption of a proposed amendment to their 5 Year Recreation Plan to incorporate goals, objectives, design and capital outlay plans for future improvement and expansion of the City’s public marina. A copy of the draft amendment is available for review at…

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  • Boyne varsity and JV Gaylord wrestling meet photos

    The Boyne City High School wrestling teams traveled on Jan. 27 (JV) and 28 (Varsity) to Gaylord High School for their largest meet so far this year, consisting of over 25 teams. This photo gallery shows some of the highlights from the recent wrestling meets in Gaylord. In the junior varsity wrestling tournament, Dom Culver finished in…

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  • Boyne joint boards talk housing, police, open space, pavilion, and more

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR The Boyne City Joint Board and Commission meeting was held on Tuesday Jan. 17, and featured updates from commissions on compensation, election, the historical district, housing, the Main Street program, Team Boyne, parks and recreation, planning, the zoning board of appeals, airport advisory, board of review, the library, city commission,…

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  • OBITUARY: Kelly Jae Conway 1957-2017

    Kelly Jae Conway died peacefully, late Monday evening with her family by her side. Kelly was dearly loved by her husband and best friend Bill, children Andy, Katie, Amy, Emily, Jessica, and Molly. She is survived by her mother Pat Pepin, her siblings Bob Johnson, Pattie Fuller, and Dan Pepin. Kelly was an avid reader,…

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  • Boyne library February events

    Boyne District Library welcomes February with events and programs for all ages! Most events are FREE and open to anyone interested in attending. The Friends of the Library continue their Friday Night Film Festival: Friday, February 3rd “St Ralph” (2004) PG-13 starring Campbell Scott & Jennifer Tilly. On February 17th, the film “Young Victoria” (2009)…

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  • #388 Boyne City Gazette Feb. 1

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the recent joint boards and commissions meeting, Boyne City Commission business, a fun feature on all the weird holidays in February, lots of cops and courts info, pictures from the Ramblers wrestling meet in Gaylord, plenty of public notices you need to see, obituaries of some familiar…

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  • Michigan Gov. Snyder takes business trip to Israel

    Gov. Rick Snyder will lead a seven-day investment mission to Israel, focusing on trade and investments, improving academic cooperation and exploring opportunities for collaboration on cybersecurity matters. The mission will depart on Friday, Jan. 27 and return on Thursday, Feb. 2. “Michigan’s longstanding ties with Israeli companies and academic institutions have created excellent opportunities to…

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  • Boyne Valley Catholic Community events

    The Boyne Valley Catholic Community is offering many opportunities to enrich your prayer life and spirituality beginning the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time on Feb. 26. Activities during the week that begins Feb 26th include: • Ash Wednesday Mass: Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine at 9:00 am. A Word Service will be held…

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  • Boyne Police activity Jan. 30 – Feb. 5

    Monday, January 30 0820 2 vehicle crash in the 1000 block of Boyne Av. 0936 Request for welfare check on N Park St. 1448 Civil complaint from the 300 block of E Division St 2015 Suspicious situation on Wilson St  

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  • #391 Boyne City Gazette Feb. 22

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the Boyne City Commission’s latest meeting, the Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education, an upcoming public hearing on a project near the Jordan River, our big Lent section with service times, events and more, lots of community news and photos, cops and courts, helpful business and personal finance tips, the latest local events, news on a big wrestling event coming to East Jordan, and so much more!

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  • Charlevoix County courts, clerk filings

    District Court The following cases were recently heard in Charlevoix’s 90th District Court: Pedro Morales Jr, 36 of Williamsburg, operating on a suspended license. To pay $650 in fines and costs. Wilbur James Wiser Jr, 34 of East Jordan, operating on a suspended license. To pay $350 in fines and costs.  

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  • Charlevoix County featured veteran Ed Kamradt

    The “Veteran of the Month” for February 2017 is Edward Kamradt. Born on March 30th, 1892 on the family farm in Eveline Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan, Kamradt walked to a one-room schoolhouse in Advance, Michigan, which was about a mile and a half east of the Kamradt farm and only attended school through the sixth…

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  • #390 Boyne City Gazette Feb. 15

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the annual Charlevoix County Elected Leadership Summit, Ramblers wrestling districts results, a chance for your high-schooler to go to Washington, D.C., lots of photos from Boyne Falls Public School’s homecoming, Chocolate-Covered Boyne, cops and courts, local events news, tips for getting your car ready for spring, important public notices, the veteran of the month, and plenty of other community news and photos!

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  • Boyne’s Got Talent 2017 in photos

    This photo gallery features highlights of this year’s Boyne’s Got Talent event, which was held on Saturday Feb. 4 at the Boyne City High School Performing Arts Center. This year’s night of talent featured singers, musicians, gymnasts, dancers and more! Photos by Chris Faulknor

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  • Charlevoix County’s legislators at work

    This week the Senate adopted a multi-bill criminal justice, parole and probation reform package, highlights of which are reported here. House members received their committee assignments last week and will hold their first meetings next week. • Senate Bill 19, Cut off parole absconders from welfare: Passed 34 to 1 in the Senate To cut…

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  • Michigan Sen. Gary Peters opposes Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Ed.

    U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Michigan) spoke on his opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to the position of United States Secretary of Education from the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday. Following are his remarks: “Mr. President, I rise today to speak in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education….

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  • Boyne Police logs Jan. 16-22

    A look at Boyne City Police Department activity from recent weeks. Monday, January 16 0122 Suspicious in the 400 block of Boyne Ave. 0453 Assist EMS in the 300 block of E Division St 0805 Property damage crash on Brockway. 1100 Vehicle unlock in the 300 block of E Division St 1805 Car Deer crash…

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  • #389 Boyne City Gazette Feb. 8

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features lots of photos from Boyne’s Got Talent, stories on Chocolate-Covered Boyne, the big spelling bee fundraiser, a public meeting on the future of parks and recreation in Boyne City, lots of cops and courts information, a letter from a reader regarding the Affordable Healthcare Act, our monthly health and wellness section, the Charlevoix County College Sports Digest, pictures from last week’s basketball game, information on homecoming, classifieds, advice on getting out of debt and investing for your future, lots of events for the whole family, and much much more.

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  • Charlevoix County College Sports Digest

    This bimonthly sports digest, by Christopher Graber, features local Charlevoix County athletes who have gone on to compete at the college and university level. Charlevoix’s Hankins garners GLIAC Player of the Week again BAY CITY – Charlevoix graduate Zach Hankins clinched Great lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Player of the Week for the second time…

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  • Boyne City alley vacation request hearing Feb. 14

    Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to rules and regulations as outlined in the Streets and Alley Vacation Ordinance A-42, a Public Hearing will be held at the City Commission meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Auditorium at the temporary City Hall, 364 N. Lake Street, to review…

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  • Charlevoix County law enforcement news

    Animal cruelty arrest On January 15, 2017, Justin Scott Fazio, born Nov. 2, 1986, was arrested by officers of the Boyne City Police Department, and charged with Animal Cruelty-Killing. According to the Affidavit of Probable Cause filed in the case, when the police arrived on the scene of the crime, an aunt of the cat’s…

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  • Proposed laws could affect Charlevoix County residents

    No bills have been voted on so far in the opening weeks of the 2017-18 Michigan Legislature. This report contains some newly introduced bills of general interest. House Joint Resolution A: Establish part time legislature Introduced by Rep. Michael Webber (R), to place before voters in the next general election a constitutional amendment that would…

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  • Boyne City Commission Jan. 24 coverage

    The Boyne City Commission met recently for its regular bimonthly meeting to discuss daycare zoning, park moneys, and other matters of interest. Following are the highlights of the Tuesday Jan. 24 meeting.    

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  • OBITUARY: Wayne Edward Ramsey Dec. 3, 1942 – Jan. 18, 2017

    Wayne Edward Ramsey, 74 of Melrose Township, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving wife, son, daughter, sister, grandson, and beloved Shelties. Born in Gary, Indiana on December 3, 1942, Wayne was the son of A. Kermit and C. Eleanor Ramsey. Wayne retired from CSX Railroad in 1998…

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  • McLaren Charlevoix named in top 100 Critical Access Hospitals

    Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital in Charlevoix, Michigan was recently named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. Critical Access Hospitals assure that essential healthcare services are available in rural areas, such as northern Michigan. “We are so proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who…

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