Bill to streamline fed property review

The U.S. House has passed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Senator Doug Jones

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  • December 25, 2018
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GUEST COMMENTARY: The East Jordan pot proposition

By Mitch MacKay of East Jordan EAST JORDAN, MICHIGAN, population 2343, 2018, where river, lake and friendly people meet. Of

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  • December 24, 2018
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Study: discourse mostly constructive in local govs

Michigan’s local governments report mostly positive civil discourse among their jurisdiction’s elected officials but less so among residents, according to

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  • December 23, 2018
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Support St. Michael Academy

St. Michael Academy (“SMA”), Northern Michigan’s only Classical Catholic high school, is pleased to announce a generous boost to its

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  • December 22, 2018
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Justin Hillard of Boyne City sentenced for MDOP, breaking and entering

Justin William Hillard, 25, Boyne City, was sentenced to 38 to 120 months in prison and ordered to pay nearly

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  • December 21, 2018
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Burton Cortez of EJ guilty of property damage, assault

Burton David Cortez, 39, East Jordan, was sentenced to 38 to 90 months in prison on charges of malicious destruction

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  • December 21, 2018
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New Northern Michigan org. to look at workforce housing

Charlevoix is among 10 counties where stakeholders are joining forces to address the issue of insufficient affordable housing across Northern

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  • December 21, 2018
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Snyder signs minimum wage increase, paid medical leave into law

Among provisions in the new law, minimum wage will increase to $12.05 by the year 2030.    

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  • December 21, 2018
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17 new Michigan laws passed

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday signed 17 new laws into existence. The new legislation includes rules on substitute teachers, amusement

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  • December 21, 2018
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Christmas dinner, church services

Beginning Dec. 24 Catholic Services & Events The Boyne Valley Catholic Community is offering many opportunities to enrich your prayer

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Boyne area schools letters to Santa

Here are nearly 100 letters from students at Boyne Falls Public School and Concord Academy Boyne.    

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  • December 21, 2018
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Boyne Christmas photo album

This photo album of over 30 pictures includes shots from the local Knights of Columbus annual Christmas party for the area’s mentally challenged, the Boyne City Public Schools annual Christmas Craft Show, and Christmas Concerts from both Boyne Falls Public School and Boyne City Public Schools.

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Stabenow bill fixes, ensures Michigan vets housing benefits

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced unanimous Senate passage of legislation she cosponsored, the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act, to

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  • December 20, 2018
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NOTICE – Charlevoix County Board Dec. 12 synopsis

CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS DECEMBER 12, 2018 The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met in the Charlevoix County Commissioners Room on

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Charlevoix among counties detailed in U-M poverty map

The University of Michigan’s poverty and well-being map shows modest improvements across most of Michigan. Statewide, the median income rose

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  • December 20, 2018
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Handel’s Messiah concert Dec. 20

Share your favorite holiday tradition with family and friends! The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and Chorus returns to beautiful St.

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OBITUARY – Anthony “Tony” Skiera, 72

Anthony “Tony” Skiera, 72, of Traverse City passed away December 8, 2018. The memorial service will be held on Saturday

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Northern Michigan singers, dancers – auditions Jan. 11-12

It’s A Time to Shine—find your place on the stage or sit back, relax, and enjoy a magnificent performance of

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  • December 19, 2018
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Boyne City Commission discussions, votes

Boyne City Commissioners met most recently to discuss a number of city business items including prohibiting marijuana facilities despite overwhelming