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#553 Boyne City Gazette April 1

This week’s Boyne City Gazette features lots of news on local and state efforts to deal with COVID-19, local opinions, cops & courts, saying goodbye to Andy Place, unemployment filing help, business news, grants and other financial help, community photos and much more!


Sen. Peters MI telephone town halls

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-Michigan) will hold telephone town hall meetings for people in Michigan on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week to discuss his efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MI Governor calls for water reconnections statewide

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took strong steps yesterday to ensure at-risk households have access to clean water for hand washing and

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Boyne ski company making PPE for McLaren

A Facebook post by Shaggy’s Copper Country Skis triggered McLaren Northern Michigan to reach out to understand their capabilities to

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Boyne Mushroom Festival canceled

One of Boyne City’s biggest community events of the year won’t be happening in 2020 as calls for mitigation of

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Boyne City seeks Open Space grant

Boyne City Commission voted last week to move forward with an application for grant moneys through the Michigan Department of

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Women’s Resource Center continues essential services

Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan (WRCNM) remains committed to providing essential services to survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault,

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#552 Boyne City Gazette March 25

The Boyne City food pantry is still open and helping people as well as accepting donations, get some great tips on staying sane while stuck at home, an opinion piece on government transparency, the BCPD’s weekly incident reports, a look at how your state legislators voted recently, business news, public notices, special messages from area hospitals, and more!


Petoskey Plastics making isolation gowns for McLaren

Over the past five days, Petoskey Plastics, a northern Michigan manufacturing company, has worked with McLaren Health Care to develop

Blizzard to hit north-central USA

AccuWeather meteorologists are expecting an all-out blizzard to unfold over portions of Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska and Colorado due to

LITE 96.3 talks coronavirus on March 20

LITE 96.3 COMMUNITY CONVERSATION about Coronavirus. We are facing a situation like no other we’ve faced before. So many questions. How

Walloon Lake Community and associated churches close

Walloon Lake, East Jordan and Northridge (Alanson) Community Churches are not having in person Sunday Services thru April 5th.  However,

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#551 Boyne City Gazette March 18

This week’s Boyne City Gazette features lots of information on local Covid-19 mitigation efforts, cancellations, closings, reschedulings, plus all the usual local news and photos you’ve come to expect!

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Charlevoix man arrested for murder

A resident from the home called 911 to report her husband had just shot her and their 51-year-old daughter.

Boys basketball final moves to Boyne City

Please see the attached PDF regarding a joint statement between Boyne City Public Schools and Kingsley Area Schools in regard

Petoskey Home, Outdoor Living Show postponed

The Northern Michigan Regional Home & Outdoor Living Show hosted by the Home Builders Association of Northern Michigan (HBANM) that

NCMC response to flu concerns

North Central Michigan College is monitoring and evaluating college operations based on the latest information and recommendations from local, state and


Boyne City school board news

Highlights of the Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting held Monday March 9.

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Michigan’s first coronavirus cases

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency late last night in order to maximize efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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New Challenge Mountain staff

Challenge Mountain welcomes two new members to the lodge and resale store staff.