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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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    #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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    Appeals court rules public bodies must offer more info on certain closed sessions

    Public bodies—city commissions, county boards, township and village councils—must stop being vague in their explanations to the public and press regarding certain information in connection with closed sessions for pending litigation. According to Southern Michigan law firm Butzel Long, which works with the Michigan Press Association and its member newspapers like the Boyne City Gazette,…

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    Principal, two board members resign from Boyne Falls School

    BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, EDITOR & CHRIS FAULKNOR, PUBLISHER Several resignations have been tendered in the weeks following the May 21 Boyne Falls Public School Board of Education meeting wherein a student’s disciplinary action for alleged alcohol consumption at an event unrelated to school was overturned. At a special meeting convened Wednesday May 30, two…