In The News
September 19, 2018 - Boyne area high school sports
September 19, 2018 - Waterpaw wins Aquascape Conservationist Award
September 19, 2018 - LETTERS – Devastation at Camp Sea-Gull?
September 19, 2018 - Celebrate the life of Boyne City’s Roni Fish
September 19, 2018 - Boyne City Commission meeting highlights
September 19, 2018 - Study says Medicaid expansion boosted financial health of low-income Michiganders
September 18, 2018 - #473 Boyne City Gazette Sept. 19
September 17, 2018 - Boyne police investigating church graffiti
September 17, 2018 - Gov. Snyder says foreign investment key to Michigan success
September 17, 2018 - Healthy Michigan waiver hoped to protect local healthcare
September 16, 2018 - U.S. Senate passes bill to update Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Maps
September 16, 2018 - Michigan Supreme Court October oral arguments
September 13, 2018 - Grant supports mental health tech in Michigan
September 12, 2018 - Michigan’s new way to explore 545,000 career openings
September 12, 2018 - Steps to safeguard your property during Boyne City sewer cleaning project
September 12, 2018 - UPDATE: Boyne water main still under repair
September 12, 2018 - Boyne woman part of ArtPrize; day trip planned to Grand Rapids
September 12, 2018 - Boyne City goals, parking, statue discussed
September 12, 2018 - Michigan’s new anti-fraud unit in Dept. of Insurance and Financial Services
September 12, 2018 - Cole lauds Boyne on being named Great American Main Street semifinalist
  • Majority of Michigan voters support road millages

    Ninety-six percent of the total 168 road millages on the Tuesday Aug. 7 Primary Election ballot were met with a “yes” vote from Michigan residents yesterday, according to the County Road Association of Michigan. Of the 13 county-wide road millages on yesterday’s ballot, 11 were renewals and two were proposed new or additional millages.  One hundred percent of…

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  • Peters tour visits Charlevoix; next stop Traverse City

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters began Day Three of his #RideMI Motorcycle Tour with a visit to the University of Michigan’s Biological Station (UMBS) in Pellston to view their cutting-edge environmental research on issues like climate change, endangered species, and river and wetland restoration. “Michiganders are fortunate to be surrounded by an abundance of natural resources,…

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  • Sen. Schmidt to visit Petoskey, Charlevoix

    37th District Michigan State Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R-Traverse City) will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District during the month of August. The senator will be available to answer questions and provide information and assistance, as well as take suggestions on issues affecting communities and businesses in the district. No appointment is necessary….

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  • Over $149 million in environmental program bonds sold

    State Treasurer Nick Khouri today announced that the state of Michigan successfully sold more than $149 million in General Obligation Environmental Program bonds. The sale came with strong investor interest as 10 underwriters submitted competitive bids to purchase $149.2 million in tax-exempt bonds with maturities ranging from 2027 to 2033. Bank of America Merrill Lynch…

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  • Michigan appeals court hears Boyne drunken road rage case

    The Michigan State Court of Appeals recently opined on a local drunken road rage incident that resulted in a vehicle rollover and personal injury. In a July 24 written opinion by court of appeals justices, a lawsuit between plaintiffs Joseph and Julie Beattie versus defendant entities Cincinnati Insurance Company, BC Lanes, and James Joseph Anderson…

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  • Morgan write-in effort succeeds; moves on to November election

    Matt Morgan, Democratic candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 1st, will represent Democrats on the ballot in November’s general election after an incredibly strong showing in Tuesday’s primary ballot. Unofficial vote counts from 15 counties in the 32-county district indicate there were 15,000-plus write-in votes cast in the Democratic race for Congress; Morgan is the only…

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  • #467 Boyne City Gazette Aug. 8

    Senior picnic and health expo, Sidewalk Sales, Pirate Fest, non-motorized trail, Court of Appeals opines on local drunken road rage case. Plus, local opinion, police news, business and classifieds, tons of local photos and so much more!

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  • OPINION: The not-so-new age of news

    GUEST COMMENTARY BY MITCH MACKAY OF EAST JORDAN THOUGH A BIT MORE REVEALING LATELY, TV news is scripted, predictable, choreographed, dignified, responsible, truthful, and sure, fair and balanced. Rush Limbaugh is given credit for undermining that in radio but it started long ago with broadsides, newsreels, tabloids and similar moving and stationary presentations. With Rush…

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  • OPINION – What’s going on around here?

    BY MITCH MACKAY OF EAST JORDAN The peripatetic garden of Aristotle focused on spreading the word and the word back then was anagnorisis, making known what’s going on around here. Everybody’s full of it. Nobody really knows what s/he’s doing. Or they’re doing in-vernacularly. Let’s say they don’t know what they’re doing. I’m not targeted by the NKVD, KGB…

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  • U-M students provide free dental care to special needs campers

    Every summer, the campers at Bay Cliff Health Camp gather on the grounds in picturesque Big Bay in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, taking turns around the flagpole, exploring the water and nature—and climbing in the dental exam chair. For three weeks, the kids and students from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry spend…

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  • MI Sen. Peters motorcycle tour will visit Charlevoix

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) has announced his third annual #RideMI Motorcycle Tour that will take him through the Bay Region and Northern Michigan. Peters, an avid motorcycle rider, will be making stops in twelve counties over the course of the five-day tour. On day three of the trip, Aug. 8, Peters will visit Charlevoix County….

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  • Provisions supporting Michigan military Ops, Manf., research approved

    The U.S. Senate this week passed major defense legislation that includes provisions authored by U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) to support Michigan’s growing defense industry and bolster America’s military readiness. The final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets Department of Defense (DoD) policy for Fiscal Year 2019, now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into…

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  • Aug. 7 election reminder; sample ballots at michigan.gov/vote

    Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding eligible voters to cast ballots in the state’s primary on Tuesday, Aug. 7. “In this election you are choosing candidates for federal, state and local offices, including governor, congressional seats and state House and Senate offices,” Johnson said. “Please take a few moments to cast a ballot…

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  • Michigan governor candidate video interviews

    Reporters from the Detroit Journalism Cooperative sat down with gubernatorial hopefuls for substantive, one-hour interviews on the most pressing issues facing the state. Watch the interviews by candidate or topic at miweek.org This year, Michigan voters will be selecting a new governor, who will be facing important issues that will determine the health and vitality of the…

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  • MDOT modernizes Mi Drive site for motorists

    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has launched its newly designed Mi Drive construction and traffic information website. With motorists in mind, the streamlined Mi Drive website makes it even easier to view traffic cameras and speeds, locate incidents, and search construction projects – helping motorists know before they go. Inside the new Mi Drive website, motorists…

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  • Michigan governor candidates talk clean energy, economy and Line 5

    A recent Q & A proffered by The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities garnered opinions from eight Michigan gubernatorial candidates regarding the rapidly expanding clean energy economy and how protection of the Great Lakes are both central to Michigan’s future. SEE THE ATTACHED ANSWER DOCUMENT BELOW To help voters understand how governor candidates intend to…

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  • Boyne City Commission business

    The Boyne City Commission dealt with a number of agenda items at its most recent regular meeting including a look at purchasing a fuel tank for a generator at the wastewater plant, further work on the proposed plan to extend water main service in the city, consideration to approve demolition of a structure under the…

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  • Boyne Expo registration now open

    Registration is now open for the Boyne Chamber’s 10th Annual Business Expo and Taste of Boyne. Don’t delay, because priority booth selection is determined by the order in which exhibitors register and pay for their space! The Expo will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 30, in the Civic Center at Boyne…

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  • Boyne City High School Class of 1978 reunion

    The Boyne City High School (BCHS) Class of 1978 is holding its 40th High School Reunion on Saturday Aug. 4, at the Pine Lake Lodge, upstairs from the Boyne City Taproom. The time for the event is 3 to 6 p.m., but from 6 p.m. on all alumni of BCHS are invited to join in….

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  • Michigan Supreme Court rules on anti-gerrymandering proposal

    The Michigan Supreme Court, yesterday, upheld a lower court’s decision to keep the anti-gerrymandering proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot in a 4-3 decision. SEE FULL COURT OPINION ATTACHED BELOW Voters Not Politicians, the grassroots, nonpartisan campaign to end the manipulation of voting maps by politicians and put voters in charge of an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission,…

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