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Free Popsicles to Beat the Heat

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The hot weather had some cooling down with a nice, cold, free Popsicle.  More>>

DNR Plans to Remove Acres of Trees

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The state could remove trees near a popular Northern Michigan recreational trail, it's not sitting well with some people. The DNR held their annual open house to share information on upcoming tree removal projects.  More>>

Harrison High School Pitcher Raises $4500 for the Hungry

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She's a great softball pitcher and loves to help the hungry so she decided to combine the two.Allison Lipovsky collected pledges for her Strikeouts for Hunger campaign this spring. More>>

Hope in Harrison Hosts eBay Fundraising Auction

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A local non-profit had trouble getting people to break away from their busy summer schedules to attend an auction, so they decided to take it online. More>>

Party Til the Cows Come Home at Kalkaska Co. Fair

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Kalkaska County is celebrating their 40th county fair, and everyone is invited to party til the cows come home. That's the theme this year as the community and others enjoy the animals, events and fun at the county fair grounds in Kalkaska.  More>>

Reorganization Plan Could Help Detroit Out of Bankruptcy

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In a major move for the Motor City, pensioners gave landslide approval on cuts to help bring Detroit out of bankruptcy. The reorganization plan won the support of about 82 percent of police and firefighters, and 73 percent of other retirees and employees. More>>

Location Selected for Possible Dog Park in Cadillac

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The committee for a Wexford County dog park has narrowed down a location. More>>

Canoe Businesses Reaping Rewards from Warm Weather

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The rising mercury had people hitting the water to stay cool and escape the heat at local canoe businesses. ... More>>

Community Helps Maxbauers Clean Up Fire Damage

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People are coming together to clean up a popular market after a small fire left big damage. More>>

Antrim County Deputy Accused of Theft

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An Antrim County Sheriff's deputy is being charged with theft crimes today. The Antrim County court says Deputy Michael Bingham is accused of taking money that was seized during the search of a home in Mancelona. More>>

Dealership Hosts Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

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Lunch is served to those who fought for our country's freedom. More>>

UPDATE: New Intelligence Suggests MH17 Shot Down By Separatists, No Link to Russia

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U.S. officials say intel suggests Malaysia Airline Flight 17 was shot down by separatists, and currently there is no link to Russian involvement.  More>>

Former Petoskey Pointe Development Renamed

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An update on a story Northern Michigan's News Leader has been following since 2006. That's when crews broke ground on the Petoskey Pointe project, a condo and resort complex.  More>>

Ice Distributors Stay Busy in the Heat

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Ice; We couldn't get rid of it this winter... And now, we're paying to fill our coolers with it. More>>

Michigan Adding Nearly 4,000 Jobs in Nine Approved Projects

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Several projects set for Michigan are expected to bring nearly 4,000 jobs to the state. General Motors plans to create some of them by consolidating engineering jobs.  More>>

McGowan's Menu: Fife Lake Inn

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For the last two years, the Fife Lake Inn has been building momentum under new ownership. And when tourists are pulling off US-131 to visit the restaurant, you know whatever it is they're doing, it's working.  More>>

Downtown Grayling Gets Visitor Boost During Soldier Training, Canoe Marathon

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An influx of soldiers, athletes, and tourists are giving one Northern Michigan community a needed business boost.  More>>

Chrysler Recalls More Than 790K Jeeps Worldwide for Ignition Switch Problems

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Chrysler has announced another recall involving over 790,000 older Jeep SUVs around the world for ignition switch problems. More>>

UPDATE: Jury Finds Witkowski Guilty of Child Abuse

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A Manistee County jury found a man guilty for abusing his girlfriend's daughter. It's an update to a story we first told you about last year. The crime happened in Manistee last June.  More>>

Israel Considered No-Fly Zone, Flights Urged to Stay Away From Tel Aviv

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Following another rocket strike, all American flights are being told not to fly anywhere near Tel Aviv. The Federal Aviation Administration says Israel is considered a "no-fly zone" for at least 24 hours. More>>

Gratiot County Man Dies After Being Hit by Bulldozer

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Michigan State Police say a mid-Michigan man died when he was run over by a bulldozer.  More>>

Wawona Packing Recalls Fruit from Trader Joe's, Costco

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Peaches, nectarines, plums, and other fruits are being recalled by Trader Joe's because of worries over listeria. The grocer says they are dated between June 1st and July 12th. More>>

GT Co. Police Investigating Meijer Retail Fraud

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Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office is investigating a retail fraud complaint. The incident occurred Monday, July 21 around 7:40 p.m. at Meijer in Traverse City. More>>

UPDATE: Gaza Bombings Continue, Killing Hundreds

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More bombs continue to fall in Gaza after nearly three weeks of fighting.  More>>

More Assistance Available for Fruit Farmers Impacted by 2012 Frost, Freeze

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There is new relief available to help Michigan fruit growers hit hard by the 2012 freezes and frosts.  More>>

Federal Appeals Court Rules Health Care Subsidies Do Not Apply to Federal Exchanges

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A big blow today to the president's health care law, potentially impacting millions of low and middle income people. A federal appeals court ruled that the Affordable Care Act only allows insurance subsidies in states that have their own exchanges.  More>>

UPDATE: Maxbauers Closed, Thousands of Pounds of Meat Damaged

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Maxbauers Meat Market in Traverse City will remain closed following a Monday fire in the smokehouse. A fire there Monday morning damaged part of the building.  More>>

TC, Kalkaska DNR Hold Open House to Discuss State Forest Land

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources is holding a meeting today and tomorrow to talk about plans for logging and other activities in state forests in Northern Michigan. More>>

Two Admit to Making Meth in Wexford County

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An update on a story we first told you about in March. Two people accused of making meth in Wexford County have admitted to the crime.  More>>

Feedback at 5:00: A New Work Week?

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Nine to five jobs used to make up the typical work week for American workers.  But now, we're working all kinds of shifts.  More>>

Annual Kids Count Survey Report Released

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According to the Annual Kids Count Survey, child poverty rates rose during 25 years of gathering data, although fewer teens are giving birth or dying. The report was released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  More>>

Fallen Vietnam Marines Remembered Almost 50 Years Later

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Two local heroes gave the ultimate sacrifice, and are honored almost 50 years later. A retired sheriff is making it his mission to honor those in Charlevoix County who fought for our country. More>>

MTM On The Road: Whisk TC -Meal Delivery Service With Healthy Options

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Shopping, chopping and prepping for meals can take a lot of time and energy. But Whisk TC aims to help busy people have healthy delicious meals with little effort, you just have to add cooking! More>>

Adopt A Pet Tuesday: Custard & Charlene

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Today, we get started with Custard, a beagle with beautiful marks from the Osceola County Animal Shelter. Next, we have Charlene, a short haired, hound and shepherd mix at the Missaukee Humane Society.  More>>

Washington State Wildfires Continue Burning, Destroying Homes

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Wildfires continue to burn in Washington state. According to Fire Spokesman Andrew Sanbri, firefighters have about 2% of the fire contained, thanks to calmer winds and cooler temperatures.  More>>

Number of Minors Crossing Border Alone Drops

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New numbers show the amount of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly.  More>>

UPDATE: Detroit Votes In Favor of Pension Cuts

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Detroit retirees and workers have voted in favor of pension cuts. It is a crucial step for the city of Detroit to come back from the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The city reported the results Monday, after two months of balloting that ended July 11. More>>

UPDATE: One Injured in Gaylord Meth Lab Explosion

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An update on a suspected meth lab explosion in a storage unit that Gaylord police say happened over the weekend. Police say a Gaylord man was in the storage unit at the time of the explosion Saturday.  More>>

Mackinac Island Hosts Thousands for the Chicago to Mackinac Race

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It's the 106th year of the Chicago to Mackinac races, and sailors and spectators from all over are flocking to Mackinac Island. More>>

Grand Traverse Pie Company Celebrates 18 Years, Gives Back

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To celebrate their 18th birthday, the Grand Traverse Pie Company decided to partner up and give back. All week the Grand Traverse Pie Company is donating a portion of their pie sales to Michigan partners helping Michigan's youth. More>>

TC Little League is Off to State Finals

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A big honor for local little league players. The Traverse City East baseball team, 9 and 10 age group, has advanced to the state final tournament. More>>

Ludington Library Looks to Entertain Kids

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With school out, kids need something to keep busy during the day and one local library is trying to keep bringing them back.The Mason County District Library is bringing out all the stops for their "Fizz Boom Read" summer reading program. More>>

Sidewalk Cafes Up for Debate in TC

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Changes to the sidewalk café ordinance in Traverse City will move toward a vote from the full Traverse City Commission. A special committee looked into possible changes for the past six months. More>>

AuSable River Festival Has Fun for All Ages

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There will be no shortage of summer fun in one northern Michigan community this week.The AuSable River Festival in Grayling kicked off this weekend, with even more events to come starting tomorrow. More>>

Woman Bikes 400 Miles To Raise Hospice Awareness

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A woman is biking more than 400 miles to help those in hospice. More>>

Warm Weather Attracts Beach Goers

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With three drownings across the state this past weekend, police are asking people to be careful as they hit the water this week as temperatures rise. More>>

UPDATE: Man Charged in Deadly Car Accident

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A man has been charged in a May accident that killed two men. Jason Fuentes Perdomo has been arrested in connection with the deadly accident and charged with a moving violation causing death. More>>

Organizers Pleased with Alpenfest Success

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After the five-day festival, organizers are calling the 50th Alpenfest a success. The festival just wrapped up in Gaylord in Otsego County this past weekend. More>>

Midland Man Dies in New York Plane Crash

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A mid-Michigan man is one of three who died in a weekend plane crash in the Adirondack Mountains.The plane crashed Saturday morning after attempting to land in North Elba, New York. Reed Phillips of Midland died in the crash. More>>

Double Murder Linked to Craigslist Meeting

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Disturbing new details in the Kent County Craigslist murders. Wyoming police say a pregnant teen was strangled, and her boyfriend decapitated after connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter. More>>

Red Ginger Plans to Reopen Wednesday

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A Traverse City hot-spot is ready to re-open after a ceiling collapse. Red Ginger plans to reopen at 3:00 p.m. this Wednesday afternoon. More>>

3,000 Plus Soldiers Continue to Train at Camp Grayling

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Thousands of soldiers descended on the largest US National Guard training facility to refine their abilities and learn new skills for combat. More>>

Failures Identified at Ionia Correctional Facility After Inmate Escape

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An update on the murderer who escaped a downstate prison. An independent report now accuses the prison of multiple technology and personnel security failures.  More>>

Leelanau County Man Accused of Assault After Vehicle Purchase

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A car purchase nearly turned violent in Leelanau County. Deputies say a man and his friends went to a home on Bugai Road in Elmwood Township last week, test drove a car, then purchased it.  More>>

UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Investigation into Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash

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President Obama made another address about the investigation into the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash. President Obama also spoke Thursday on the crash, stating what we know and requesting an immediate cease fire in Ukraine.  More>>

Man in Critical Condition Following Oceana County Rollover

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A Shelby man is in critical condition after a rollover crash. It happened on 116th Avenue, north of Polk Road in Oceana County's Elbridge Township.  More>>

Feedback at 5:00: Summer Homework

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Even though it’s July, back-to-school commercials and deals are already starting to pop up. But for some students, they have already spent part of the summer working on homework assignments. More>>

UPDATE: Woman Killed in Midland Rollover Crash

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A woman was killed in a car crash around noon today in Midland. Police were called to the scene in the area of Isabella and Hutchinson Lane after a car rolled over, involving three vehicles. More>>

Motorcyclist Injured in Charlevoix County Crash

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A man is recovering from his injuries when he crashed his motorcycle in Charlevoix County. The accident happened Sunday afternoon on Thumb Lake Road near Baker Road in Hudson Township.  More>>

MTM On the Road: U-Pick Flower Farm a Michigan Favorite

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Omena Cut Flowers is a place that many people who live around Northern Michigan visit weekly in the summer. The perennial gardens offer dozens of varieties of flowers to cut and arrange. More>>

Michigan National Guard Cannon Accident

Michigan National Guard Cannon Accident, None Injured

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The National Guard at Camp Grayling reports that a 155-millimeter Howitzer cannon was accidentally released from a Chinook helicopter and fell about 700 feet to the ground. Nobody was hurt in the accident.  More>>

Antlerless Deer Licenses Applications Available

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It's almost that time of year again; make sure you are ready for this year's hunting season. Michigan's application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway, and will continue through August 15. More>>

Michigan Receiving $200K to Assist Recreational Boaters

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Michigan is one of 21 states to get federal grant money to help boaters get rid of on-board septic waste. Michigan is receiving $200,000 as part of the $16.6 million given nationally under the Clean Vessel Act Program... More>>

St. Joseph County Deputies Search for Possible Drowning Victim

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A search has been happening all weekend for a man believed to have drowned in a river in Saint Joseph County. The undersheriff says the 65-year-old man and his son were fishing around 10 p.m. Saturday night on the St. Joseph River.  More>>

Manistique Park Changes Name To Honor Sunken Freighter, Mariners Lost

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The name of an Upper Peninsula park is being changed to honor a sunken freighter and the mariners lives lost. More>>

Police Investigate Delta County Man Drowning

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In the Upper Peninsula, authorities are investigating the drowning of a 48-year-old man who had been kayaking with a friend. More>>

Kingsley's Heritage Days Features Family Fun

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Sunday marked the final day to enjoy the fun, friendly atmosphere of Kingsley's Heritage Days. More>>

22nd Annual Ride For Father Fred Raises Thousands

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To help out their community, bikers strapped on their gear and hit the pavement of Old Mission Peninsula this weekend. More than 300 people came out to raise money for families in need in northwest Michigan. More>>

Illinois Man Struggles, Drowns In Donnell Lake

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Officials say an Illinois man is dead after drowning in Penn Township's Donnell Lake, Sunday. The Cass County Sheriff's Department says Vincent Churak fell off a paddle board he was using in Donnell Lake at about 10:30 a.m., Sunday. More>>

UPDATE: Crews Put Out Indian Summer Co-Op Fire

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Half a dozen fire departments were on scene Friday for a fire at a fruit processing plant. The fire at the Indian Summer Co-Op is now out, but it destroyed 1,500 apple bins and a trailer. 

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Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial Goes To Boyne City

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The Michigan Vietnam Veteran's Traveling Memorial made it to Boyne City for a weekend of reflection.  More>>

Big Rigs Showcased in Manton Truck Show

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A big rig show you have to see for yourself as 18-wheelers come rolling into Northern Michigan for the weekend. Manton Days Truck Show showcases some of the semi's you see on the roads and others that are just built for design. More>>

UPDATE: Israeli Soldier Step Up Ground Offensive

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Israeli troops are stepping up their ground offensive in the Gaza strip, which is controlled by Hamas right now.  More>>

Spitters Unite for Swiss Stone Competition at Alpenfest

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Alpenfest finishes up tomorrow night but there is still plenty to do and see before then.One of the highlights this afternoon was the Swiss Stone Spitting Competition. More>>

Alpenfest Vendors Enjoy Lucrative Week

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The items for sale at a festival flea market are rarely things you can find in the store.Handmade gifts ranging from jewelry to furniture. More>>

Evart Hosts Dulcimer Musical Funfest

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A unique Northern Michigan music festival is going on this weekend: The Dulcimer Musical Funfest.This is the 42nd year the musical festival fills the air with melodies in Evart in Osceola County.  More>>

Splash Pad Could Costs Thousands To Repair

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More problems plaguing Traverse City's splash pad. A new report by Water Technologies in Wisconsin suggests the splash pad could need tens of thousands of dollars in repairs. More>>

Money Dispute Over Beach Bums Silent Auction

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A dispute over money from a fundraiser is causing confusion between owners of well-known baseball organization, and a veterans organization. More>>

Wheat Crop Looking Good, Despite Late Start

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The wheat crop is looking good in Northern Michigan, despite the slow start to the season. More>>

UPDATE: Sault Ste. Marie Police Officers Injured in Foot Chase, Arrests Made

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An update on the two Upper Peninsula police officers hurt during a foot chase. The chase started when an officer spotted two teens loitering near Part and James streets around 4 a.m. Thursday.  More>>

Gaylord School Members Flipping Pancakes at Alpenfest

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At Alpenfest each morning the community comes together for breakfast. The Pancake Breakfast is a Friday tradition put on by Gaylord community schools. More>>

Benzie Community Chorus Performing Cabaret at TC Opera House

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The Benzie County Community Chorus takes over the Traverse City Opera House for a special concert tonight. Cabaret 2014 is what's being called a chorale extravaganza.  More>>

Mancelona Man Killed in Antrim County US-131 Accident

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Antrim County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly accident on US-131 just north of Mancelona. The Sheriff says Robert King of Mancelona was riding a tricycle north on US-131 on the shoulder of the road around 11:15 Friday morning. More>>

UPDATE: Stolen Dog Returned Home

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Chubz is home safe today. Owner Chris White got a phone call from a private number about Chubz location.  More>>

New Treatment Center in Northern Michigan, First of it's Kind

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A Northern Michigan community now has a resource center to help recovering addicts, and it's like no other in the state. Addiction Treatment Services in Traverse City is expanding their services into a new building after doubling the number of clients they help. More>>

Charlevoix County Man Sentenced for Probation Violations, Break-Ins

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An East Jordan man is going to prison after violating probation nine times and breaking into cars and buildings. Austin Malpass, along with two other people, broke into several cars and buildings in East Jordan back in July 2012. More>>

Feedback at 5:00: Initiating Adoptions Online

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There is an investigative report in Alaska that found children up for adoption on Craigslist. According to the story, the outright sale of children is a crime, but there are no state laws in Alaska prohibiting the advertisement of children for adoption. More>>

MTM On The Road: Alpenfest Ends Saturday with Big Finale

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Today is another busy one on the Alpenstrausse and it won't slow down until Saturday night. Live music, kids games, community meals and fun will center around the pavilion this afternoon. More>>

Two Local Libraries Receive Large, Unexpected Donations

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"Some of the people that knew him here joked with him hey, maybe you'll leave it to the library some day and he did," said Bradley Chaplin, Director of Kalkaska Library. More>>

TC Addiction Treatment Services Expands Into New Building, Double Clients

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A northern Michigan community now has a resource center to help recovering addicts, and it's not like any other in the state. Addiction Treatment Services, Traverse City, is expanding their services into a new building after doubling the number of clients they help.  More>>

Timbers Recreation Area in TC Under New Protection

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The Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy is celebrating tonight, proud to be protecting the Timbers Recreation Area. More>>

Ludington Salvation Army Closes Food Pantry

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It's a problem for food pantries all over Northern Michigan but few have been hit as hard as the Ludington Salvation Army.Over the past few months, donations have dwindled and demand for help has spiked, causing the food pantry to actually close its doors due to lack of food. More>>

Cadillac Celebrates 46th Annual Festival of the Arts

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Things will certainly get creative this weekend in Cadillac at the 46th Annual Festival of the Arts. More>>

Hook and Hunting: Ludington Offshore Classic

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The largest salmon fishing tournament on the Great Lakes has returned to Ludington once again.It's time for the Ludington Offshore Classic. More>>

Governor Snyder Visits Mio for Roundtable Discussion

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Governor Rick Snyder visited Northern Michigan to talk business with local leaders and members of the community. He stopped at the Au Sable River Restaurant in Mio for a roundtable discussion Thursday afternoon. More>>

Volunteers Make Alpenfest Possible

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It's the third full day of the Swiss tradition in Otsego county, and it takes hundred of people to put it on.Almost everywhere you look at Alpenfest, their is someone who has poured their heart into planning this festival. More>>

New Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Operate Legally

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Two bills headed to the Michigan Senate could soon make life easier for those who use medical marijuana by clarifying the state's 2008 law. More>>

MiGreatPlaces: Trapper Ron

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There are certain jobs you just want to leave to a professional. Ridding your home of critters and varmints is one of them. Thankfully, there are people who are not only good at it, but they enjoy it too.  More>>

Leelanau County Police Looking for Potential Theft Suspect

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Police are investigating several different thefts from unlocked cars Tuesday night in Leelanau County. More>>

Amazing Northern Michigan Homes: Crystal Mountain Retreat

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Crystal Mountain offers four seasons of fun and recreation and this home is located in the heart of it all. More>>

Competition Continues at Alpenfest with Diaper Derby

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At the Alpenstrasse, the one-of-a-kind traditions and competitions begin at an early age, from pizza eating, to stilt walking, and diaper wearing. More>>

Traverse Symphony Orchestra to Perform at the Commons

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Symphony 2.0 is a brand new event and the only kind like it in the country. It happens this Saturday at the Commons.  More>>

Alpena Woman Leads Police on High Speed Chase through Cheboygan Co.

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An Alpena woman led deputies in Cheboygan County on a high speed chase through several towns. It all started around 4:15 Wednesday afternoon.  More>>

Chrysler Can Fix Recalled SUVs Sooner Than Predicted

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Chrysler says it can fix millions of older recalled Jeeps faster than government safety regulators predicted.  More>>

GM Returns to Capitol Hill for Delayed Ignition Switch Recall

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For the fourth time General Motors officials are back in the hot seat on Capitol Hill. CEO Mary Barra and the automaker's top lawyer, Michael Millikin, are expected to testify about the company's delayed recall of millions of small cars.  More>>

Detroit Allowing Absentee Voters to Apply for Ballot Online

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With November elections just a few months away, Detroit hopes technology will get more ballots in the box. The motor city is the first municipality in Michigan to let voters apply online for absentee ballots. More>>

Four Arrested in Antrim County on Several Charges

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Four people from Antrim County have been arrested for having drugs are now being investigated for several break-ins. On Monday, deputies along with a Traverse Narcotics Team officer stopped a car on County Road 571 in Antrim County.  More>>

Hatton Sentenced for Ogemaw County Murder

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A man heads to prison for murder in Ogemaw County. Karl Hatton shot and killed AC Dennis in January in Churchill Township. More>>

Feedback at 5:00 Would You Still Work if You Won the Lottery?

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It's something many have dreamed of, picking up a lottery ticket, winning big, and never going to work again. But a new Career Builder survey of thousands of people shows more than half would still keep their jobs.  More>>

MTM On The Road: A Busy Morning at Alpenfest

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For 50 years people have met in downtown Gaylord to celebrate the Swiss village culture of this little town. This morning Alpenfest kicked off with a biscuits and gravy breakfast. More>>

Family Upset Over Body Removal Bill

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A Northern Michigan woman is outraged after her late step-father received a bill from the Mackinaw Fire Department. These are new details to a deadly car accident we told you about last month.  More>>

UPDATE: Missing Newaygo Co. Man Found

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A Newaygo County man missing for four days, found alive and rescued today. More>>

Glen Lake Art Fair Helps Students Attend College

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The Glen Lake Woman's club helped more students head to college with their 43rd annual art fair.The art fair was held in Glen Arbor in Leelanau County on Wednesday. More>>

Man Dies After U.P. Police Chase, Crash, Shooting

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Upper Peninsula police say a man is dead following a chase, crash, and shooting. It happened Monday in Munising following some kind of incident and a 10 minute chase by police. More>>

MI Lawmakers Meet to Discuss Laws and Budget Issues

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State lawmakers are back to work today in Lansing for a day of committee meetings. Topics include medical marijuana bills and legislation linked to schools and budget issues. More>>

Family Remembers Loved One After Sudden Death

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A family mourning the lost of a loving father. Police say another man attacked him and beat him to death. More>>

Quirky Games Make Alpenfest Unique

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It's the 50th year that crowds have gathered in Gaylord for Alpenfest, where traditions and games are underway. From the best looking ankles, to the knobbiest knees, to gobbling goldfish and busting out bubble blowing skills,there is plenty of friendly competition and family tradition happening today. More>>

Lake County Prepares for 58th Trout-a-Rama

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It's time for Baldwin's oldest and most famous festival: Trout-a-Rama. More>>

Over Thirty Vehicles Vandalized In Mason County

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New at six, a Northern Michigan community wants to know why someone vandalized more than 30 cars. More>>

Alpenfest Parade Kicks Off World's Largest Coffee Break

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This morning, people of all ages donned an Alpenfest outfit and joined in the parade that kicked off one of the festival's favorite events.It ends at the worlds largest coffee break. More>>

Mt. Pleasant Youth Learning the Public Services

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The kids get a day seeing what it is like to work for the police, fire, DNR or even the court system.It's Mt. Pleasant's Youth Services Academy, a three week crash course for middle schoolers in government jobs. More>>

Adult Foster Care Home Forced to Close

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Six people forced to find new homes. The adult foster care facility where they lived shut down for failing to renew their license. More>>

TC Man Arrested for Deadly Drug Overdose

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After months of investigation, a Traverse City man is accused of selling another man the drugs that killed him. Daniel White of Kalkaska was found dead in Boardman Township back in October.  More>>

Alpenfest Traditions Bring Families Together

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This year, Alpenfest is celebrating a major milestone, a 50th anniversary. From the best looking ankles, to the knobbiest knees to gobbling goldfish and busting out bubble blowing skills, there is plenty of friendly competition and family tradition happening today at the Alpenfest in Gaylord. More>>

Man Sentenced for Manton Hit and Run with Amish Buggy

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The man accused in a hit and run involving an Amish buggy will spend several months on probation. The buggy accident happened April 9th just south of Manton, on US-131. More>>

Flags Lowered to Honor Former Lieutenant Governor Binsfeld

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U.S. flags will fly at half staff this Friday through Sunday to honor former Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld. Binsfeld passed away in January at age 89.  More>>

CDC Called to Capitol Hill for Virus Hearing

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were called to Capitol Hill today to answer questions after their workers came into contact with deadly viruses. More>>

IIHS Announces Best Used Vehicles for Teens

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A new crash test report may have you thinking twice before giving your teen the keys to a used car. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says parents are sticking to a budget, instead of considering what's safest.  More>>

Feedback at 5:00: Customer Service Issues

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Calling and cancelling a service is supposed to be a relatively simple process. But a San Francisco man's request to cut off his Comcast Internet and cable is going viral.  More>>

MTM On The Road: Alpenfest Off to a Great Start

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For 50 years, residents of Gaylord and visitors have dressed up to celebrate Alpenfest. The Queen was crowned last night, and today's features tons of free events for kids. More>>

UPDATE: BMW Expands Airbag Recall, Several Other Automakers Included

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Millions of vehicles are being recalled around the world due to airbag problems. Automakers say airbags could possibly explode.The original recall covered vehicles from Honda, Mazda and Nissan. The recall has now expanded to include BMW, Chrysler, Ford and Toyota. More>>

What's Trending Wednesday

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This week we found an article on buzzfeed.com called "12 Foolproof Tips For The Perfect Picnic". For today's trending video, a father writes his own version of the hit song "Rude" by the band Magic. 



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Feedback at 5:00: Burning of the Boogg

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It’s the beginning of the 50th Alpenfest in Gaylord. Tonight, visitors can write down their worries on slips of paper and be part of a unique tradition: The Burning of the Boogg. More>>

MTM On The Road: TSO to Perform at Grand Traverse Commons

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In Northern Michigan beautiful music, great food, delicious wines and amazing views go hand in hand. This weekend you can experience it all on the lawn at the Grand Traverse Commons.  More>>

Feedback at 5:00: Bergdahl Returns to Active Duty

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U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent nearly 5 years as a Taliban captive, is back on regular Army duty. The Army says he's completed his therapy and counseling.  More>>

MTM On the Road: Betsie River Centennial Lily Farm

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With bursts of color at every turn, the Betsie River Centennial Lily Farm is a must see in Northern Michigan. Family owned, the farm features hundreds of different varieties of the day lily... More>>

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    First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:17:09 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
  • Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:16:16 GMT
    Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
    Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
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  • Antrim County Deputy Accused of Theft

    Antrim County Deputy Accused of Theft

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:41:51 GMT
    An Antrim County Sheriff's deputy is being charged with theft crimes today. The Antrim County court says Deputy Michael Bingham is accused of taking money that was seized during the search of a home in Mancelona.
    An Antrim County Sheriff's deputy is being charged with theft crimes today. The Antrim County court says Deputy Michael Bingham is accused of taking money that was seized during the search of a home in Mancelona.
  • GT Co. Police Investigating Meijer Retail Fraud

    GT Co. Police Investigating Meijer Retail Fraud

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:00:59 GMT
    Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office is investigating a retail fraud complaint. The incident occurred Monday, July 21 around 7:40 p.m. at Meijer in Traverse City.
    Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office is investigating a retail fraud complaint. The incident occurred Monday, July 21 around 7:40 p.m. at Meijer in Traverse City.
  • UPDATE: New Intelligence Suggests MH17 Shot Down By Separatists, No Link to Russia

    UPDATE: New Intelligence Suggests MH17 Shot Down By Separatists, No Link to Russia

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:30:38 GMT
    U.S. officials say intel suggests Malaysia Airline Flight 17 was shot down by separatists, and currently there is no link to Russian involvement. 
    U.S. officials say intel suggests Malaysia Airline Flight 17 was shot down by separatists, and currently there is no link to Russian involvement. 
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