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    Boyne City Police reports June 25 – July 1

    See what the Boyne City Police Department’s officers do in their daily work with this look at their weekly incident reports. Monday June 25 0215 Report of a possible Domestic in the 400 block of W Michigan No DV, but issued subject a citation for MIP. 0846 Injured deer along Boyne Ave near high school 0930 Report…

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    #464 Boyne City Gazette July 18

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features details on the Boyne Falls fire, strong local opinions, stories on the upcoming Food Truck Rally and revival of an old schoolhouse, initial word on the crash at Boyne Thunder, the full story on the Charlevoix County Sheriff Officer arrested for drunk driving, lots of upcoming events and community…

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    2018 Boyne Thunder July 13-14

    Bigger than ever, the 15th annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run brings speed, thunder, and excitement to northern Michigan on July 13-14 in Boyne City. The poker run showcases 120 high performance boats from across the country, roaring through the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a 130-mile excursion in search of the best…

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    Boyne City 4th of July in photos

    This photo gallery contains over 100 pictures from Boyne City’s big Fourth of July, 2018 extravaganza! Included are shots from the footrace, river rafting, parade, and so much more. Photos by Chris Falknor

  • #461 Boyne City Gazette June 27

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette features a big four-page color section for Boyne’s Fourth of July celebration. Also, check out stories on upcoming events, the latest in court news, so many community photos, a look at how Charlevoix County’s legislators are voting, classifieds and public notices, business news, a new chance to save big money on your prescriptions, and much more!

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  • Michigan Gov. Snyder signs 16 new laws

    Michigan ballot instructions will get a needed upgrade with the addition of the Libertarian Party under legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. “I’m happy to sign legislation that gives Michigan voters more choices at the ballot for who will best represent them in future elections,” Snyder said. Senate Bill 1012, sponsored by state Sen. Dave…

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  • A Michigan first: all judicial association heads are women

    The leaders of the Michigan Judges Association (MJA), the Michigan District Judges Association (MDJA), the Michigan Probate Judges Association (MPJA), and the Judicial Section Council (JSC) of the State Bar of Michigan convened recently at the Michigan Hall of Justice along with Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman to acknowledge that, for the…

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  • Gov. Snyder names June 25 Men’s Mental Health Day in Michigan

    Governor Rick Snyder has teamed up with the statewide wellness campaign, Healthy Men Michigan (www.HealthyMenMichigan.org), to proclaim June 25 Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Michigan. This proclamation is an excellent demonstration of Governor Snyder’s personal commitment to raising awareness and opportunities to improve the quality of life for those struggling with problems related to mental health…

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  • 100 years since Boyne City’s Mill No.1 burned

    SUBMITTED BY BOB MORGRIDGE It was just past 9 p.m. on a Friday June 28, 1918, when the whistles at mill No. 1, located about where the marina is today, began pushing fierce vibrating sounds through the evening air, signaling a call to arms.    

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  • Ann Arbor’s Mcity working on future of transportation

    A driverless shuttle ferries passengers to work from a far-away parking lot. A connected vehicle senses a car stopped ahead around a blind curve and gently brakes, avoiding an accident. These scenarios give a glimpse of the future of connected and automated transportation, and they’re happening right now on the University of Michigan’s campus. Leading…

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  • MDCR on Zero Tolerance Policy and impact on Michigan

    The Michigan Department of Civil Rights on Tuesday June 19, announced that the Department is actively engaged in assessing the impact of President Trump’s zero tolerance policy and the separation of children from their parents at the US/Mexico border on the state of Michigan, and the Department’s responsibilities under state law. Historically, Michigan has served…

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  • #460 Boyne City Gazette June 20

    This week’s Boyne City Gazette has details on the survey Boyne City hopes you’ll participate in, as well as stories on the Boyne Chamber’s Gazebo concerts, a look at the 100th anniversary of the burning of Mill No. 1, the full schedule for East Jordan Freedom Festival June 27 – July 1, Veteran of the…

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  • Petoskey Audubon Hosts Swift Night Out June 20

    Join Petoskey Audubon members on Wednesday evening, and observe Chimney Swifts return to their roost at the J.C. Penny’s Chimney at sunset. The public is invited to this free event. Bring a lawn chair to the park next to the Chamber of Commerce at 401 E. Mitchell across from J.C. Penney’s in downtown Petoskey. People will start gathering there…

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  • Legislation Protects Domestic Violence Survivors and their Pets

    Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Dean Heller (R-NV) to help protect domestic violence survivors and their pets advanced in the Senate today. The bipartisan Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act protects survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence from emotional and psychological trauma caused by violence against their pets….

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  • Plan to improve pipeline safety in Great Lakes

    Three northern Michigan representatives have introduced a plan to better protect the Great Lakes by strengthening pipeline safety standards in the Straits of Mackinac. State Reps. Lee Chatfield, Sue Allor and Triston Cole said the comprehensive plan ensures vessels and utility companies operating in the Straits are accountable to the people of Michigan. “While the…

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  • Bipartisan support for Michigan Sen. Stabenow’s Farm Bill

    Michigan agricultural, conservation, healthy food and business groups widely praised the bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill, co-authored by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry. The Farm Bill passed the Senate Agriculture Committee on a strong bipartisan vote of 20-1 on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The bipartisan bill…

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  • PUBLIC NOTICE – Boyne City flushing hydrants June 18-30

    NOTICE TO BOYNE CITY WATER CUSTOMERS The Boyne City Water Department will be flushing hydrants from June 18, 2018 through June 30, 2018. If your water becomes discolored open a cold water faucet that does not have a screen and let the water run until it’s clear. For questions or concerns call the City Hall office…

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