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February 23, 2018 - Boyne City Family Fare 2018 Fat Tuesday Paczki eating contest
February 23, 2018 - Michigan ‘Marshall Plan’ to train students for jobs
February 22, 2018 - Funeral Thursday Feb. 22 for Marie Schmittdiel of Boyne City
February 22, 2018 - Boyne City Taproom Business After Hours in photos
February 22, 2018 - Boyne Police weekly reports Feb. 5-11
February 22, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County Board Feb. 10 synopsis
February 22, 2018 - Boyne City Middle School skiers win Lake Charlevoix Cup
February 22, 2018 - Boyne City’s Alison Burnell succeeding with entrepreneurship program
February 21, 2018 - Charlevoix County could get over $425k in state road funds
February 21, 2018 - Boyne Falls official questions management, financial oversight
February 21, 2018 - Parents demand answers about bomb threats; Boyne City schools respond
February 21, 2018 - Boyne City Ramblers Wrestling tourney
February 20, 2018 - #443 Boyne City Gazette Feb. 21
February 14, 2018 - Charlevoix’s state senator Wayne Schmidt talks Michigan free fishing weekend
February 14, 2018 - Need work? NAI factory in Gaylord part of 139 new jobs
February 14, 2018 - Boyne Police incident reports Jan. 29 – Feb. 4
February 14, 2018 - Affordable housing theme of Boyne City joint boards meeting
February 13, 2018 - #442 Boyne City Gazette Feb 14
February 8, 2018 - Networking and fun at Boyne Chamber’s Business After Hours events
February 8, 2018 - Boyne Falls 2018 Homecoming basketball game, king and queen crowning
  • PHOTO GALLERY: January happenings around the Boyne area

    Included are pictures from Boyne City’s and Boyne Falls’ school board meetings, a school expo, ice boats, high school basketball, the regional spelling bee, the Fat & Flurrious Bike race, city commission business, school board appreciation, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Ramblers basketball team, school closings not for snow days, and more!

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  • Boyne City Police incident reports Jan. 8-14

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, January 8, 2018 0837 911 hang up from the 900 block of Brockway. Misdial 0924 Report of lost billfold 0932 Report of vehicle left in the Fotchmann lot for over a week. 1040 Suspicious situation reported in…

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  • Charlevoix County College Sports Digest

    Nathaniel Veldboom (Ellsworth 2014) opened the season by capturing an event title in the 1,000-meter run at home for the Calvin College men’s indoor track and field program against Albion College with a time of 2:54.03 on Jan. 11 in Grand Rapids.

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  • Boyne City holds its own Women’s March

    On Saturday Jan. 20, on the anniversary of the 2017 National Women’s March, a similar march was held throughout the United States. In Boyne City, more than 100 people joined for their own commemorative march through town. Pictured here are some of the local attendees at Boyne City Hall, where the group ended its march….

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County Board synopsis Jan. 24

    CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS JANUARY 24, 2018 The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met in the Charlevoix County Commissioners Room on January 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Five Commissioners were present. Absent, George T. Lasater. Motion approved the agenda as presented. Motion approved the consent agenda as presented. Kiersten Stark met with the Board to…

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  • #440 Boyne City Gazette Jan. 31

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features the latest on the bomb threat investigation concerning Boyne City Public Schools, a look at the Boyne City Library’s 100th birthday, lots of community photos—from ice-boating to homecoming—plenty of cops and courts news, Little Traverse Conservancy’s year-in-review, a new book-mobile coming to town, Boyne City Commission highlights, what you should know about radon, highlights from Sno-Blast, a packed events section with something for everyone, and so much more!

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  • Boyne City schools bomb threat suspect surveillance video

    Boyne City Public Schools is releasing surveillance video of the suspect from the January 24, 2018 bomb threat. The video is taken from the high school video surveillance system. It is the best view of the suspect. The Boyne City Police Department have been vigilant about investigating this incident. At this time, a release of…

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  • OBITUARY: Kerri D. Kitson Sept. 16, 1956 – Jan. 7, 2018

    Kerri D. Kitson, former East Jordan resident, passed away January 7th, 2018. She was born September 16, 1956 to Carol M. (Lawson) and Ralph E. Kitson Jr. Kerri attended school at the East Jordan campus of the Twin Valley School District. In 1983 she received her Nurses Aide Certification. Kerri loved being outdoors whether it…

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County Board Jan. 10 synopsis

    CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS JANUARY 10, 2018 The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met in the Charlevoix County Commissioners Room on January 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Six Commissioners were present. Motion approved the agenda as presented. Motion approved the consent agenda as presented. Motion approved Resolution #18-001, Approve County Expenditures. Motion approved Resolution #18-002, Grandvue…

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  • U.S. Mint to issue Michigan Pictured Rocks quarter

    The United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan on Wednesday Feb. 7. The ceremony will be held at the Mather Elementary School Auditorium. Additional event highlights include a performance by the Munising High School Concert Choir, a ceremonial coin pour and an…

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  • Boyne City Public Schools safety threat update

    Update on Safety Threat on Jan. 24 Superintendent Pat Little sent the following message to parents on the afternoon of the incident: Today’s dismissal was due to a bomb threat made to the three buildings on our main campus. Upon evaluating the situation, precautions were immediately made and the decision to send all K-12 students home…

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  • Text alerts now available for Mackinac Bridge closures

    With the assistance of Mackinac County 911/Emergency Management, you can sign up now for Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) text updates when the bridge is closed for poor weather or high winds, and when it reopens. Mackinac County 911, using its RAVE Alert System, will send updates and information from the MBA to users’ cell phones…

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  • #439 Boyne City Gazette Jan. 24

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the school millages going to a vote in May, a need for meal deliver drivers for the county’s senior citizen home delivered meal program, greenspace grants, our big four-page Boyne Chamber Awards photo and story section, and so much more!

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  • Boyne Valley Knights of Columbus regional spelling bee in photos

    This photo gallery features pictures from the Knights of Columbus regional spelling bee on Sunday Jan. 14 in Gaylord. Competitors came from throughout Northern and Mid-Michigan. Pictured in the featured photo is Boyne Falls Public School student Colton O’Neil, who took second place in the grade 7-9 division. He is shown receiving a trophy from Knight Dominic Puroll.

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  • $10k donation to Boyne City Police for new Tasers

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR Thanks to a donation from Classic Instruments of Boyne City, local police officers will have new Tasers, a form of Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) which uses electrical shocks in high voltage and low amps to subdue what police refer to as “combative subjects.” “They are an extremely good tool when…

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  • #438 Boyne City Gazette Jan. 17

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories from the most recent Boyne City Commission meeting—the highlight of which was passage of a civil discourse statement of conduct, news on two sex predators who will be behind bars for a long time, lots of community photos from sports games and the big regional spelling bee to a photo story from the latest school board meeting. Also, look for our handy guide to East Jordan Sno-Blast, tips for safe winter driving, plenty of cops & courts news, the Veteran of the Month, Kerri D. Kitson’s obituary, important public notices, lots of upcoming events, and be sure to check out our special page 12 dedication to the 40th anniversary of the Ramblers boys basketball state semi-final team.

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  • Boyne City Police incident reports Dec. 11-17

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, December 11, 2017 1602 Private property damage crash in the 1300 block of Boyne AV. 1720 Traffic hazard on Boyne City Rd near Court St.  

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  • Charlevoix County College Sports Digest

    This special feature is produced for the Boyne City Gazette by sportswriter Chris Graber. Following is an in-depth look at how former high school athletes from around Charlevoix County are doing in sports at the college and university level. SPOTLIGHT • Zach Hankins (Charlevoix 2015) secured his third double-double of the season at center for the NCAA Division II No….

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  • Boyne City High School to celebrate anniversary of 1977 basketball team

    Boyne City Public Schools Athletic Department would like to invite the public to a special night of recognition and celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the 1977 boys Basketball State Semi-Finalists team during halftime of the Varsity Boys basketball game against Charlevoix on Friday, January 12th, 2018. The 1976-77 team finished their stellar season 18-7,…

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  • #437 Boyne City Gazette Jan. 10

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the big donation to the Boyne City Police Department, a new plot of land purchased by the city for a variety of uses, plus a look at Boyne City’s audit, the new fees for city hall’s meeting spaces, information on our new 50% off special for local charitable groups, classifieds and business news, the two-page health and wellness section, Charlevoix County College Sports Digest, and lots of community photos.

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  • Boyne City Police incident reports Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday, November 27, 2017 0818 Juvenile missing since yesterday from Boyne Av. Was located. 0832 MDOP complaint from the 400 block of W Ann St 0916 Report of individual caught stealing in the 100 block of…

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  • OPINION – Boyne’s community watchdog

    BY CHRIS FAULKNOR & BENJAMIN J. GOHS If you do something terrible that affects, or could affect, the community, your neighbors have a right to know about it. And, despite claims by some disgruntled news consumers (dating back to the invention of the newspaper), to warn a community about a rapist, a murderer, a drug…

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  • Boyne City sewage spill notice Dec. 8, 2017

    Boyne City sewage spill notice On Friday Dec. 8 at approximately 5:30 p.m. there was a sewer main that had a partial blockage on Wilson St. and the service lead at 1029 South Lake St., which caused about 5 to 10 gallons of sewage to come out of the cleanout behind the house at 1029 South Lake…

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  • Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners synopsis Dec. 13, 2017

    CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS DECEMBER 13, 2017 The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met in the Charlevoix County Commissioners Room on December 13, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Six Commissioners were present. Motion approved the agenda as presented. Motion approved the consent agenda as presented. Motion approved Resolution #17-118, Approve County Expenditures. Motion approved Resolution #17-119,…

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  • Boyne City Commission synopses October 2017

    CITY OF BOYNE CITY CITY COMMISSION minute synopsis October 10, 2017 – Approved the September 26, 2017 City Commission regular meeting minutes; approved the recommendation of the Airport Advisory Board to appoint Richard Wright as an Ex-Officio member with a term expiring August 24, 2020; approved to re-appoint Cindy Banner to the Compensation Commission for…

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