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Indigenous students learn, grow in after-school program

Nov. 29, 2021 01:03 AM EST

ELK RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — In a hoop house nestled on the property of Elk Rapids High School, laughter of a half a dozen students echoes into the fall air. Inside the plastic-draped, arched structure, freshly picked cedar and pine permeate the air as members of the Elk...

Assisted living center closing, highlighting need for staff

Nov. 28, 2021 09:22 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An assisted living center is closing in Traverse City, highlighting the demand for workers in the field and the scramble to find new housing for people suddenly facing uncertainty. Northern Star Assisted Living, a 65-bed facility, might be...

Study: Warmer summers worsen tick infestations for US moose

Nov. 22, 2021 07:33 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away. Winter tick infestation is common with moose...

Saturday's Scores

Nov. 21, 2021 05:00 AM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= MHSAA Playoffs= 8-Player= Division 1= Final= Lenawee Christian 31, Suttons Bay 20 Division 2= Final= North...

Pilot among 4 who died in Michigan plane crash was a teacher

Nov. 17, 2021 10:44 AM EST

BEAVER ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — A pilot who was among four people who died after a plane crash on a Michigan island has been identified as a history teacher. William Julian, 55, was flying the plane for Island Airways, which takes travelers between Beaver Island and...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Nov. 15, 2021 09:14 AM EST

Traverse City Record-Eagle. Nov. 14, 2021. Editorial: Lingering lead water lines are a nationwide problem Just because we can’t see something, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt us. It seems we find ourselves relearning that lesson...

Major health system goes 'red' to care for COVID-19 patients

Nov. 09, 2021 17:03 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A major health care provider in northern Michigan said it is putting an emphasis on COVID-19 care and reducing other services after a spike in the region. Munson Healthcare, based in Traverse City, said it moved its pandemic response to a...

White House: US will discuss Michigan pipeline with Canada

Nov. 08, 2021 21:11 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. and Canada will discuss the future of an oil pipeline that crosses part of the Great Lakes and is the subject of rising tension over whether it should be shut down, the White House said Monday. President Joe Biden is caught in a...

Ski resort closed for decades finally being demolished

Nov. 07, 2021 09:20 AM EST

CEDAR, Mich. (AP) — Demolition has begun at a former ski resort in northern Michigan. Sugar Loaf in Leelanau County, northwest of Traverse City, once attracted 3,000 skiers a day in winter but has been idle for more than 20 years. “The township is...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Nov. 01, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct. 28, 2021. Editorial: No more closed doors for redistricting panel The commission redrawing Michigan’s political boundaries made a critical mistake in closing to the public a portion of a meeting this week. We hope it’s one they...