• Peters bill to protect people and pets from domestic violence now law

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) this week applauded Congressional passage of bipartisan legislation he introduced with Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) to help protect domestic violence survivors and their pets. The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act helps provide funding for facilities that harbor survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence and their pets, or…

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  • Bergman statement on tunnel agreement

    Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation into law this week to create the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority (MSCA), which will oversee construction and operation of a tunnel in bedrock beneath the waters of the Straits of Mackinac. Charlevoix County’s Congressional representative Jack Bergman released the following statement: “I applaud Governor Snyder, along with State House and…

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  • Rep. Cole’s youth hunting bill goes to governor

    A proposal led by state Rep. Triston Cole to expand hunting opportunities for Michigan’s youth was sent to the governor’s desk Wednesday for his signature. “This plan enhances the Mentored Youth Hunt program’s effort to give more Michigan kids the opportunity to learn a rewarding skill by allowing them to hunt on public land,” Cole,…

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  • Sign up for NCMC community classes

    North Central Michigan College’s Student and Community Resource Center offers a number of courses to the community this winter including aerobics, theater, karate, weaving, exercise for senior citizens, and more. These non-credit classes are available for all skill levels.  

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