• Boyne Lifetree Café looks at getting unstuck in life

    A proven technique for making difficult life changes will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. “Most people have something in their lives they’d like to change, but they can’t find a way to make the change,” said Lifetree Café national director, Craig Cable. “This Lifetree episode includes a technique that…

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  • Flywheelers antique tractor festival July 27-30

    Several new offerings will be added to celebrate the 30th show of the Northern Michigan Antique-Flywheelers Club July 27-30. A tractor drive-in movie, a weekend pass, and a rare 105 year old tractor will be available to enjoy along with tractor parades, a flea market, arts and crafts, and demonstrations. For the first time this…

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  • Charlevoix Humane Society Woofstock pet and music festival

    The Charlevoix Area Humane Society will host its fourth annual WoofStock Pet and Music Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 5. The day will be a full day event to celebrate a wide variety of music in support the North West Michigan Region and the animals we love. This festive fundraiser will be…

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  • Boyne Falls Polish Fest Aug. 3-6

    The 43rd Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival offers numerous attractions—Aug. 3-Aug. 6—which kick off Thursday evening with live oldies music, a car show, carnival and a ‘50s & ‘60s outfit contest! Friday, the fun starts early with the opening of the polka tent at 10 a.m. and Youth Day at 10:30 a.m., which typically features…

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  • Boyne Police logs July 3-9

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. MONDAY JULY 3, 2017 0046 Alarm in the 100 block of E Water St 0124 Suspicious subject on Court St 0226 911 hang up from Ray St. 0338 Alarm in the 100 block of E Water St 0430…

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  • Guest commentary on Enbridge Line 5 from Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council

    Kristy Beyer, Communications Director with the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council shared this letter on behalf of Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council Policy Director Jennifer McKay. The letter gives a brief overview of some of the highest priority areas that need to be rectified in the Alternatives Analysis draft report in order for the final report…

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  • #413 Boyne City Gazette July 26

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on Boyne Falls Polish Festival, Charlevoix Area Humane Society’s Woofstock fundraising event, the Northern Michigan Antique Flywheelers Club’s annual four-day festival for the whole family, a catamaran regatta looking for participants, help for three local families looking to buy a home, local opinions, the latest Boyne City Police…

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  • Marina work, new industrial district top Boyne City Commission business

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR Marina improvements and a request for a new industrial district designation topped the Boyne City Commission’s Tuesday July 11 meeting. Boyne City Manager Michael Cain, Boyne Mayor Tom Neidhamer and the city’s harbormaster Barb Brooks signed a grant agreement for phase one of the city’s expanded marina improvements project which…

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  • Charlevoix County Veteran of the Month: Clifford Grose

    The “Veteran of the Month” for July 2017 is Clifford Eugene Grose. Born December 30th, 1935 in Petoskey, Michigan, he attended school in Oxford, Michigan graduating in the class of 1953 from Oxford High School and attended North Central Michigan College in Petoskey.    

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  • Charlevoix County clerk and courts filings

    The latest Charlevoix County Circuit and District courts information, including assumed names, divorces, and marriages. District Court The following cases were recently heard in Charlevoix’s 90th District Court: Erin Kathryn Ford, 40 of Ellsworth, unlawful use of a license plate. To serve eight days in jail with credit for eight days served, to pay $250 in fines and costs. Lucas Troy…

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  • Boyne Police logs June 26 – July 2

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, June 26, 2017 0010 Assist Sheriff Dept on at Camp Sherwood Rd 0652 Vehicle unlock at Grant and Cedar. 0948 Report of abandoned vehicle on Terrace St. 1348 Civil complaint on Water St 1419 Fraud complaint from…

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  • Better broadband internet coming to Beaver Island

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR The construction which began in January and is expected to be complete in early 2018 will expand and improve high-speed internet to 671 locations on Beaver Island. According to TDS Telecom, the Madison, Wisc. company doing the work, the FCC allocated $3.3 million to improve voice and broadband service for…

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  • Charlevoix County: looking for a job? Every Speedway store in Michigan holding open interviews

    Speedway to hire more than 2,000 employees Speedway LLC (Speedway), the nation’s second-largest chain of company-owned and -operated convenience stores with approximately 2,730 stores in 21 states, is looking to hire more than 2,000 employees across nine states to fill existing and growth-related positions. Speedway is seeking to fill leadership positions, including shift leader trainees…

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  • #412 Boyne City Gazette July 19

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the upcoming international children’s concert (featured photo) coming to Boyne City, a look at the latest Boyne City Commission meeting, info on Celebrate Walloon, the story on better internet service coming to Beaver Island, police logs and court information, important public notices, the veteran of the month, tips to keep your pets happy and healthy, a look at some new and proposed business initiatives which may help your company, so many photos from last week’s local events, a full listing of upcoming activities and so much more!

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  • Wilson Township, Charlevoix County, board of review public meeting

    WILSON TOWNSHIP CHARLEVOIX COUNTY PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE BOARD OF REVIEW The Wilson Township Board of Review will meet on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM at the Wilson Township hall, located at 02530 Fall Park Road, Boyne City, MI, to correct clerical errors and mutual mistakes of fact, or to consider appeals related to Principal…

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  • M-32, I-75 business loop resurfacing in Gaylord starts July 17

    M-32 (Main Street) and I-75 Business Loop (BL) (South Otsego Avenue) Gaylord ESTIMATED STARTING DATE: Monday, July 17, 2017 ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $826,000 to resurface M-32 from east of Hayes Road to Wisconsin Avenue, and I-75 BL from Second Street to Wisconsin Avenue/Grandview…

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  • New name, services, and hires at Charlevoix BASES Recovery Center

    The featured photo shows new BASES staff members (from left) Dennis Kan, Jennifer Martin, and Craig Currier. Long known as a teen center, officials at BASES Recovery Center (Bay Area Substance Education Services) are unveiling a name change for their facility along with new services for adults. From its start in 1993, BASES has been…

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  • Boyne City Farmers Market 4th Annual Food Truck Rally

    In celebration of all things local, the Boyne City Farmers Market is hosting the 4th Annual Food Truck Rally fundraiser at Veterans Park on Thursday, July 13, from 6-9 p.m. “This fun event with live music attracts a lively crowd of food enthusiasts,” Kelsie King-Duff, Boyne City Main Street Executive Director said. Market vendors Beijo…

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  • Ingrid Day hired as new Boyne Main Street assistant

    Ingrid Day was hired in June to be the new assistant to Kelsie King-Duff, the executive director of the Boyne City Main Street program. Ingrid will provide support to Kelsie, the Main Street Board and all the Main Street activities in a part-time capacity. Ingrid, her husband Michael and their two children have called Boyne…

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  • Charlevoix County 2017 summer events

    July 12 – 26 Senior Center Dinners Boyne Area Senior Center, 411 Division In Boyne City; 582-6682 – Come Join Us For Wednesday Night Dinner. Dinner Is Served From 5 To 6 p.m. with music 5:30 – 7 p.m. July 12 Baked Chicken Will Be Served Music By With The Blackwoods Maestros July 19 Pork…

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  • Boyne, East Jordan, Charlevoix college graduates

    UW-Stevens Point spring grads The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on nearly 1,200 graduates during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 20. Graduates, their guests and faculty members were addressed by Robert Whitsitte, a 1977 graduate and former president of the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblzers and Seattle Supersonics. East Jordan Briana R Sladick,…

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  • Charlevoix, Emmet blood drives scheduled to fill critical need

    The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives. Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing…

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  • Boyne Police activity June 19-25

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. MONDAY JUNE 19, 2017 0406 Report of a B&E in progress in the 400 block of Boyne Av. Unfounded. 0653 Vehicle unlock in the 1300 block of Boyne Av 0746 Civil complaint in the 200 block of e…

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  • Michigan drivers: watch out for road cleanup volunteers July 15-23

    Motorists should be on the lookout beginning Saturday as thousands of Adopt-A-Highway volunteers fan out along state roadways from Ironwood to Detroit picking up litter. Participants in the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will clean highway roadsides from July 15 to 23during the second of three scheduled pickups this year. “These dedicated Adopt-A-Highway volunteers help maintain our…

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  • #411 Boyne City Gazette July 12

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the upcoming food truck rally, Boyne City Commission business, major changes to BASES drug treatment center, a look at a local boy who needs your help, some interesting local opinions, cops and courts info, tons of community photos—including pictures from all the Boyne Fourth of July fun and Boyne Thunder, important public notices which may affect you, health tips and healthy recipes in our wellness section, upcoming events and so much more!

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  • Boyne Police logs June 12-18

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, June 12, 2017 0059 Tree on cable lines and blocking both lanes of Groveland. 0127 Tree on a residence in the 500 block of N Lake St. 0201 Tree blocking on E Court St. 0845…

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  • 2017 Boyne Thunder July 7-8

    Bigger than ever, the 14th annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run brings speed, thunder, and excitement to northern Michigan on July 7 and 8 in Boyne City. The poker run showcases 120 high performance boats from all over the country, roaring through the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a 130-mile excursion in search…

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  • Boyne recreation projects in line for chunk of $9.9 million Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund moneys

    105th District Michigan State Rep. Triston Cole (R-Mancelona) recently joined his House colleagues in voting for legislation to develop access to natural resources and purchase land. Natural Resources Trust Fund projects and purchases in Otsego, Charlevoix, Antrim, Montmorency and Oscoda counties total more than $9.9 million. If approved, some of the money would go to…

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  • #410 Boyne City Gazette July 5

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the major moneys which are on their way to being allocated to Charlevoix County recreation projects, a big story on the local natural resources survey results, a call for unique antiques by the American Pickers television show, all you need to know for this week’s upcoming Boyne Thunder weekend, plus local opinions, cops and courts, how your legislators voted recently, important public notices which may affect you, listings of local events, plenty of community photos and so much more!

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