• Boyne City Drag Races Sunday

    If you love fast cars, trucks and motorcycles, you won’t want to miss the Boyne City Labor Day Drag Race event on Sunday Sept. 2. The gates will open for registration at 8:30 a.m. and a driver meeting is at 11:45 a.m. Racing noon – 5 p.m. The action will take place at the Boyne…

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  • Michigan lifts traffic restrictions for Labor Day weekend

    This Labor Day holiday weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing lane restrictions on about two-thirds of its road and bridge projects statewide to ease traffic delays for holiday travelers. AAA Michigan estimates more than 1 million people from Michigan are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor…

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  • Sen. Peters questions sudden increases in federal spending

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Rand Paul (R-KY) sent letters to the chief financial officers of 13 federal agencies Tuesday raising concerns about potentially wasteful spending in the final weeks before the end of the fiscal year. According to one report, federal agencies spent more than $11 billion during the…

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