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    Need work? NAI factory in Gaylord part of 139 new jobs

    North American Interconnect, LLC (NAI), a manufacturer of wire and cable assemblies, will expand its operations in Livingston Township, which is in Otsego County, and the city of Troy, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced. The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of $2.7 million and create 139 jobs, resulting in a…

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    Affordable housing theme of Boyne City joint boards meeting

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR & CHRIS FAULKNOR, PUBLISHER The issue of affordable housing was not only among numerous topics discussed during last week’s annual Boyne City Joint Boards & Commissions meeting—it was the meeting’s theme. On Thursday Feb. 8, representatives from 19 of Boyne City’s business, educational, and municipal bodies gave updates on their…

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    #442 Boyne City Gazette Feb 14

    The online version of this week’s Boyne City Gazette is FREE.
    If you like what you see, call Chris at 582-2799.
    Home delivery is about $1 per week.
    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the annual Joint Boards & Commissions meeting in Boyne City Last week, info on a new company looking to hire more than 100 people from the Northern Michigan region, a preview of this year’s Project Connect, BCHS Solo & Ensemble results, our big two-page Lent section, schools and sports news, community photos, events, and so much more!

  • Defense bill signed with provisions for Michigan military businesses, personnel

    Peters Provisions in Defense Bill Signed into Law WASHINGTON, DC – President Trump, on Dec. 12, signed into law major defense legislation that includes over a dozen provisions from U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MICHIGAN) supporting Michigan’s growing defense industry and boosting America’s military preparedness. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets Department of Defense (DoD) policy,…

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  • Boyne Lon Kowalske child porn story involves anonymous letter, accusations against Charlevoix County Sheriff

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS AND CHRIS FAULKNOR Serious charges, an anonymous letter, and baseless accusations are swirling around a recently settled court case in Charlevoix County. The matter concerns a prominent local business owner and musician, often seen serenading the crowds summer Friday evenings in Boyne City, who has been charged with multiple counts relating…

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  • Boyne Kiwanis presents 12th Eddie Essay Awards

    The 12th Annual 10th Grade Eddie Essay Awards Ceremony was hosted by the Boyne City Kiwanis Club on Nov. 30. Through sponsorship, the Boyne City Kiwanis Club gave away $1,700 to local charities. Since the inception of the Contest in 2006 the Club has presented $21,300 to 55 local charities. This contest is held in…

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  • PHOTO GALLERY: Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee held in Boyne City

    This photo gallery features highlights from the Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee held in recent weeks in the Boyne area.
    Photos by Chris Faulknor
    The local Knights of Columbus spelling bee was held on Nov. 21 at Boyne City High School for students from Boyne area schools, the winners of which will advance to the Diocesan Regional Finals held on Jan. 14, 2017, at the Gaylord Knights of Columbus. The grades 7-8 winners were Colton O’Neil, Mya Pofahl, Zosia Wasylewski, Kaitlyn Hammerle, and Grace Whisler. The grades 4-6 winners were Brianna Ager, Rylan McVannel, Aiden Grubaugh, Isaiah Whennen, and Connor Uy. Other competing students included Amber Cool, Ben Ivie, Scott Matelski, Arianna Lightfoot, and Kaitlyn Hammerle.

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  • Lon Kowalske of Boyne City guilty of child porn possession

    Pick up this week’s Boyne City Gazette for the full story regarding this case on Wednesday Dec. 6 Today in the 33rd Circuit Court, Lon James Kowalske, 61, of Boyne City, was sentenced to 12 months in jail and 48 months of probation on charges of possessing child sexually abusive material and using a computer…

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  • Boyne schools wants your input on 35 acres of land

    Boyne school officials want your opinions on what to do with nearly three dozen acres of property it recently learned it owns.
    Pictured in the featured photo at a meeting held to discuss the fate of the property are Robin Hissong-Berry and Susan Vrondran.
    Photo by Chris Faulknor

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  • OBITUARY: Richard Vernard Fineout, Feb. 19, 1929 – Nov. 8, 2017

    Richard Vernard Fineout was born the second of two boys to Edith and Harvey Fineout in Lansing, Michigan. He attended Lansing public schools, then enrolled at Michigan State University. Two years into college, he married Elsie Graham, his high school sweetheart, and they began a family. He attended MSU part-time for 9 years as an…

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  • Boyne Community Christmas program needs your help

    The Boyne Area Community Christmas committee is once again gearing up to give. If you find yourself able to give, your donation will be greatly appreciated by a family in need. Donations of non-perishable foods, new unwrapped toys, games or books can be taken to the Boyne City Education Center at the Pine Street entrance….

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  • Eyesore no more; Boyne City’s Chapp house demolished

    Though there have been years of complaints over the structure, the issue over the Chapp house, located at 204 East St. in Boyne City, officially began on March 16, 2016 when a neighboring property owner filed a complaint of “dangerous structure” with the city. Pictured is the demolition process as it began on Tuesday Nov. 7. Photo by Chris Faulknor

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  • Sen. Gary Peters working to strengthen Michigan defense industry, military

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a former Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, yesterday helped pass major defense legislation with over a dozen provisions he authored supporting Michigan’s growing defense industry and boosting America’s military preparedness. The final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)conference report, which sets…

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  • #429 Boyne City Gazette Nov. 15

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on Boyne’s Earlier Than The Bird shopping event, some major cases in the local courts, an effort to fix overreaching zoning language, local opinions, a look at the Boyne City Police’s weekly incident reports, The Charlevoix County Veteran of the Month, public notices and classifieds, many photos from the numerous Veterans Day observances around the area, a big list of upcoming events, school and sports news, community briefs and so much more.

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  • Boyne Valley Garden Club Christmas wreath, garland sale

    Once again it’s time to order your holiday wreaths and garland from the Boyne Valley Garden Club. Their beautiful wreaths are handcrafted of Balsam Fir, White Pine & Cedar. Warm up your home or business with one of these wonderfully fragrant traditional symbols of the holiday season. Or share the joy with friends, families, customers…

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  • Veterans Day events around Charlevoix County

    Boyne City Am Legion The Boyne City American Legion Post 228 will observe Veterans Day on Friday Nov. 10, at the post’s home corner of South Lake and Main streets in Boyne City. The post will open at 10:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. The post is observing on Friday to…

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE – Boyne City Commission synopses

    CITY OF BOYNE CITYCITY OF BOYNE CITYCITY COMMISSIONminute synopsisAugust 8, 2017  –  Approved the July 25, 2017 City Commission regular meeting minutes; approved to purchase a 2017 demo Fire Tanker Truck from Toyne in the amount of $197,050.Cindy Grice, City Clerk/Treasurer CITY OF BOYNE CITYCITY COMMISSIONminute synopsisAugust 29, 2017  –  approve the August 8, 2017…

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  • #428 Boyne City Gazette Nov. 8

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features news on another local with political ambitions, info on Veterans Day observances and events around Charlevoix County, an update on the proposed plan to extend city water service in Boyne, a preview of the upcoming historical presentation regarding Boyne City’s founders, so many community photos—from Halloween to the Boyne Business Expo—guest commentary from Sen. Wayne Schmidt and gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer, lots of court news, a look at how your state legislators voted recently, important public notices, our big Health & Welness section, the Charlevoix County College Sports Digest, and so much more!

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