David Leaver wins Boyne City Walkabout Sculpture photography contest

The Walkabout Sculpture Committee Photo Contest received 31 entries.

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Boyne on the Water: Final waterfront visioning session

The culmination of many months of work on the future of Boyne City’s waterfront parks resulted in presentation of the consensus of citizens and other stakeholders at last week’s final Boyne on the Water meeting.

CHARLEVOIX COUNTY: When the mentally ill have nowhere to go, they go to jail

“These issues are increasing in frequency and severity.” —Charlevoix Area Hospital Director of Social Services Kris Hoeksema

How your state legislators voted recently

City taxes, corporate subsidies and drones top some of the many recent votes made by your Charlevoix County state legislators.

Michigan State University Extension 2014-2015 annual report for Charlevoix County

BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, NEWS EDITOR Just what does the Michigan State University Extension office do? The scope of their work

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CHARLEVOIX COUNTY: Still no price tag on Ironton Ferry fire repairs

The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners recently discussed funding options for repairs which need to be made to the Ironton Ferry, which was damaged by an automobile fire in recent months.

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Gail DeMeyere of Crooked Tree Arts Center named director of Charlevoix Circle of Arts

The Charlevoix Circle of Arts board of directors has chosen Gail DeMeyere as its first full-time executive director.

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Boyne City schools working to improve college readiness

Boyne City High School is one of 100 schools across the state selected by Michigan College Access Network to receive a $5,000 grant that will boost efforts to help students pursue education beyond high school.

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Boyne City officials still working to clear arsenic from playground

Boyne City’s Veterans Park playground has been closed since June 22 after test results revealed most locations contained very high levels of arsenic, which was commonly used as a wood preservative when the playground was originally built.

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Help women and children victims of domestic abuse with WRC food and supply drive

Donations to the Harvest Food and Supply Drive are a meaningful way for community members and groups to make a

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Charlevoix Area Hospital Holly Daze 2015

Holly Daze is Back and Bigger Than Ever This year’s holiday giving tradition promises to make the season “Merry &

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Three major Boyne City meetings set for coming months

Three work sessions were slated for the upcoming months during the Tuesday Nov. 10 Boyne City Commission meeting.

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Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”

Every December CTAC School of Ballet Artistic Director, Heather Raue, with collaboration from CTAC dance instructor, Karrie Benedict, re-imagines, re-choreographs,

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Boyne City Police incident reports Oct. 26 – Nov. 8

Monday Oct. 26 1458 Suspicious situation reported from the 200 block of E Morgan St 1500 Car deer accident on

CHARLEVOIX COUNTY: Richard Lee France sentenced for shooting incident

A Boyne City man was sentenced today, Friday Nov. 13, to prison for shooting an AK-47 in the direction of

Michigan appeals court denies Jesse L. Royster’s appeal on rape conviction

  BY BENJAMIN J. GOHS, NEWS EDITOR The Oxford man convicted of four counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for

Charlevoix bridge closing mtg planned

A meeting has been scheduled to offer more information and take opinions on the planned closing of the bridge in Charlevoix for maintenance.

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