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    2018 Boyne Holiday Guide

    Events info on Earlier Than The Bird, community Thanksgiving dinner and worship opportunities, shopping, school Christmas concerts, the community Christmas kickoff, and much more!

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    Charlevoix County 2018 Election results

    The Tuesday Nov. 6 General Election was one of the biggest ever voting days for Michigan residents as a number of historic measures were decided—among those were the voter-approved Prop 1 which legalizes recreational marijuana, Prop 2 which changes how redistricting is handled, and Prop 3 which deals with voting rights.

Summit to protect Michigan water

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, Tuesday Nov. 13, convened a subcommittee field summit in Grand Rapids, MI on contamination from Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). The summit focused on how exposure to these chemicals impacts Michigan communities and will inform potential federal actions…

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  • Calley and Gilchrist talk gubernatorial transition

    Lt. Gov. Brian Calley welcomed Lt. Gov.-Elect Garlin Gilchrist II to the Executive Office yesterday afternoon, continuing the collaboration on transition to the next administration. “Serving as Lieutenant Governor during Michigan’s comeback has been the honor of my lifetime and I’m all in on helping the next administration hit the ground running to keep moving…

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  • 2018 Boyne Holiday Guide

    Events info on Earlier Than The Bird, community Thanksgiving dinner and worship opportunities, shopping, school Christmas concerts, the community Christmas kickoff, and much more!

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  • Honor vets on Veterans Day and every day

    The VA, nationwide, is dedicated to serving the needs of 20 million men and women living today who have served in our armed forces. We strive to make every day, Veterans Day.  As Veterans Day approaches this year, we want to extend a special thank you to our dedicated men and women who served our…

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  • Boyne to observe 100th anniversary of WWI end with bell ringing

    At 11 a.m. on Sunday Nov. 11, Boyne City will ring its historic tower clock bell 21 times to mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended hostilities in World War I. Boyne City’s bell ringing is being done in conjunction with the worldwide effort to mark this important historic occasion. The remembrance of the…

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  • Charlevoix County Veteran of the Month

    The Veteran of the Month of November, 2018 is Robert “Bob” Duff. Born March 4, 1931 in Petoskey, Michigan. The son of Martin J., and Alice Bunn Duff, Bob attended Boyne Falls Schools until the 8th grade, then having to help his parents on the family farm. He also worked at the Boyne City Tannery,…

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  • Christmas gift collections Nov. 12-19

    This month, sites in the Boyne City area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19. Boyne City families, churches and groups are busy transforming empty shoeboxes into fun gifts filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items. The Samaritan’s Purse…

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  • Boyne area business briefs

    This week’s business briefs include information on conferences, training opportunities, board openings, apprenticeship, and local business expansions. Photo credit pexels.com | rawpixel.com    

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  • Charlevoix County 2018 Election results

    The Tuesday Nov. 6 General Election was one of the biggest ever voting days for Michigan residents as a number of historic measures were decided—among those were the voter-approved Prop 1 which legalizes recreational marijuana, Prop 2 which changes how redistricting is handled, and Prop 3 which deals with voting rights.

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  • CLAIMS NOTICE – Robert Vratanina revocable trust

    CLAIMS NOTICE THE ROBERT VRATANINA REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MARCH 7, 1990, AS AMENDED AND RESTATED ON MARCH 15, 2004 TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: Your interest in the estate may be barred or affected by the following: The decedent, ROBERT VRATANINA, whose last known address was 04169 East Street, Walloon Lake, MI 49796, died December 7,…

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  • Boyne City Hall open for absentee ballots Saturday

    Boyne City Hall, located at 319 North Lake St., will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 3 to allow for the issuing and receiving of absentee ballots for the Tuesday Nov. 6 General Election. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 6.

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  • Stabenow battling unfair trade for Michigan cherry growers

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced a major step forward to protect Michigan’s cherry industry, which has struggled from unfair trade practices by other countries. Starting on November 1, U.S. trade officials will no longer allow duty-free access for cherry juice imports from Turkey, providing certainty for Michigan cherry growers….

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  • Charlevoix producer brings old-time radio show

    Interlochen Public Radio will begin airing a 6-week series of The Red Jacket Jamboree, Michigan’s new old-time radio variety show. Shows are performed/recorded in front of a live audience at the historic Calumet Theatre in Calumet, Michigan. The series will begin with a Halloween Special on Friday Nov. 2 at 9 p.m.    

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  • Crime map shows Michigan trouble spots

    ADT Inc., provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, just released an interactive crime map tool that allows residents to efficiently explore and compare crime data in their neighborhood. This cutting-edge crime map was designed to help educate residents about their area and make them aware of crime hot spots. In…

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  • Michigan lowers flags to honor synagogue shooting victims

    Gov. Rick Snyder is joining President Donald Trump’s call to lower Michigan and U.S. flags today through sunset on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in honor of the victims of the shooting at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. “Michigan joins the nation in mourning the lives lost in Pittsburgh,” Snyder said. “Sue and I send…

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