• NCMC hires David Roland Finley to head college

    The Board of Trustees of North Central Michigan College announced on Friday May 25 that David Roland Finley Ph.D. has accepted an offer to become the next President of the college. Finley’s experience includes working as acting president of Lake Superior State University beginning in May of 2017. Finley is the former dean of business…

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  • Michigan Sen. Wayne Schmidt lauds DNR emergency rule on anchoring in Mackinac Straits

    Michigan 37th District State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, (R-Traverse City), issued the following statement on Thursday after Gov. Rick Snyder announced the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) would be implementing an emergency rule prohibiting the deployment of anchors in the Straits of Mackinac: “Many in my district and throughout the state were sorely disappointed in the…

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  • 2018 Memorial Day observances around Charlevoix County

    East Jordan AMERICAN LEGION POST #227 REBEC-HOSLER-SWEET Monday, May 28th – Members of the Rebec-Hosler-Sweet American Legion Post #227 will place flags at our local cemeteries to honor our fallen Veterans. A Memorial Day Parade will take place down Main Street at 10:45 AM with a ceremony immediately following at Memorial Park. BANKS TOWNSHIP Flags…

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  • Defense bill provisions support Michigan military, industry, veterans

    The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has passed bipartisan defense legislation that includes a number of provisions authored by Senator Gary Peters to support Michigan’s military installations, defense manufacturers, veterans and their families. Among other provisions, the bill includes additional funding for A-10 aircraft repairs, support for defense research, and efforts to prevent and address…

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