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  • Jack's Journal: 3-D Printing

    Jack's Journal: 3-D Printing

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:10:05 GMT
    3-D printing is the next leap in technology. These printers are recreating just about anything you can think of.In today's Jack's Journal see how teachers are bringing the innovation into Northern Michigan classrooms.
    3-D printing is the next leap in technology. These printers are recreating just about anything you can think of.In today's Jack's Journal see how teachers are bringing the innovation into Northern Michigan classrooms.
  • Jack's Journal: Learning to Sail

    Jack's Journal: Learning to Sail

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:10:09 GMT
    Summer is the time for everyone to enjoy the great Northern Michigan lakes around us. But some might not be able to because of their disabilities. In today's Jack's Journal, meet the man who's making sure that doesn't limit them from enjoying the water.
    Summer is the time for everyone to enjoy the great Northern Michigan lakes around us. But some might not be able to because of their disabilities. In today's Jack's Journal, meet the man who's making sure that doesn't limit them from enjoying the water.
  • Jack's Journal: Pocket Angels

    Jack's Journal: Pocket Angels

    Monday, July 7 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-07 22:16:06 GMT
    It's a simple token that has been being passed for the last 17 years, it's a pocket angel."It's something you give to people that are hurting or might be hurting or a family member who is not doing well. 
    It's a simple token that has been being passed for the last 17 years, it's a pocket angel."It's something you give to people that are hurting or might be hurting or a family member who is not doing well. 
  • Jack's Journal: Ice Cream Shop Serves Up Smiles

    Jack's Journal: Ice Cream Shop Serves Up Smiles

    Monday, June 30 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-06-30 23:11:38 GMT
    A Northern Michigan woman who once served people foreclosures is now serving a much happy treat. In today's Jack's Journal, meet the woman behind cheering people up when they want to escape the heat. 
    A Northern Michigan woman who once served people foreclosures is now serving a much happy treat. In today's Jack's Journal, meet the woman behind cheering people up when they want to escape the heat. 
  • Jack's Journal: Knitting Baby Hats

    Jack's Journal: Knitting Baby Hats

    Monday, June 23 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-06-23 21:54:11 GMT
    At Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, newborns receive knit hats to keep their little heads warm. But where do these hats come from? From a hand full of volunteers like Kathryn.
    At Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, newborns receive knit hats to keep their little heads warm. But where do these hats come from? From a hand full of volunteers like Kathryn.
  • Jack's Journal: Northern Michigan Ukulele

    Jack's Journal: Northern Michigan Ukulele

    Monday, June 16 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-06-16 22:15:09 GMT
    For many this was the face of the ukulele and partially because of that the uke has been thought of as more of a novelty. But recently this is the face of a ukulele. Respected musicians are using it in popular music.
    For many this was the face of the ukulele and partially because of that the uke has been thought of as more of a novelty. But recently this is the face of a ukulele. Respected musicians are using it in popular music.
  • Jack's Journal: Northern Michigan Teacher

    Jack's Journal: Northern Michigan Teacher

    Monday, June 9 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-06-09 22:16:01 GMT
    The classroom is pretty familiar ground for this teacher. She's taught in the Benzie schools for 34 years. The last 15 at Crystal Lake Elementary.
    The classroom is pretty familiar ground for this teacher. She's taught in the Benzie schools for 34 years. The last 15 at Crystal Lake Elementary.
  • Jack's Journal: Behind Closed Captioning

    Jack's Journal: Behind Closed Captioning

    Monday, June 2 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-06-02 22:22:17 GMT
    Closed captioning on television is very common these days. It's vital for the hearing impaired and to everyone in a noisy room. But how does it appear on the screen?
    Closed captioning on television is very common these days. It's vital for the hearing impaired and to everyone in a noisy room. But how does it appear on the screen?
  • Jack's Journal: Truck Driving

    Jack's Journal: Truck Driving

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-05-27 17:58:34 GMT
    Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a veteran truck driver? Jack O'Malley got behind the wheel of an 18-wheel simulator and takes you along for the ride in this week's Jack's Journal. 
    Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a veteran truck driver? Jack O'Malley got behind the wheel of an 18-wheel simulator and takes you along for the ride in this week's Jack's Journal. 
  • Jack's Journal: Harrietta Hatchery

    Jack's Journal: Harrietta Hatchery

    Monday, May 19 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-05-19 22:31:19 GMT
    Michigan's lakes and streams are a sportsman's dream. World class fishing abounds. We have six state fish hatcheries that keep those waters stocked. 
    Michigan's lakes and streams are a sportsman's dream. World class fishing abounds. We have six state fish hatcheries that keep those waters stocked. 
  • Jack's Journal: Pet Memorials

    Jack's Journal: Pet Memorials

    Monday, May 12 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-05-12 23:33:57 GMT
    For many of us, our pets are a part of the family. But unfortunately, they don't live as long as we do and that's where tonight's Jack's Journal begins. 
    For many of us, our pets are a part of the family. But unfortunately, they don't live as long as we do and that's where tonight's Jack's Journal begins. 
  • Jack's Journal: Stovepipe Stover: One Beard Band

    Jack's Journal: Stovepipe Stover: One Beard Band

    Monday, May 5 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-05-05 22:18:01 GMT
    Talk about being self sufficient. The one man band is it! With drums and tambourines hooked to his feet and guitar, it's all about the music. 
    Talk about being self sufficient. The one man band is it! With drums and tambourines hooked to his feet and guitar, it's all about the music. 
  • Jack's Journal: Hootie Whoo's

    Jack's Journal: Hootie Whoo's

    Monday, April 28 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-28 22:21:12 GMT
    Outside Boon in Wexford County there is a pole barn, known by many of the locals as a great place for family and friends to gather know as Hootie Whoo's. 
    Outside Boon in Wexford County there is a pole barn, known by many of the locals as a great place for family and friends to gather know as Hootie Whoo's. 
  • Jack's Journal: Cadillac's Boxing Legend

    Jack's Journal: Cadillac's Boxing Legend

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:44:10 GMT
    When you think of the big names in boxing, Ad Wolgast is almost certainly not on the list.
    When you think of the big names in boxing, Ad Wolgast is almost certainly not on the list.
  • Jack's Journal: Outdoor Power Equipment

    Jack's Journal: Outdoor Power Equipment

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:19:54 GMT
    Sunny, warmer days are changing the scenery around Northern Michigan. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us to a Cadillac business ready to help you keep your lawn pristine once the snow
    Sunny, warmer days are changing the scenery around Northern Michigan. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us to a Cadillac business ready to help you keep your lawn pristine once the snow
  • Jack's Journal: Funnel Painting Creates Unique Designs

    Jack's Journal: Funnel Painting Creates Unique Designs

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:17:56 GMT
    A traditional artist with an idea burning inside. Janelle Dahlberg has developed a technique she calls funnel painting.  And she uses ordinary house hold paint. Janelle's been judged and won competitions.
    A traditional artist with an idea burning inside. Janelle Dahlberg has developed a technique she calls funnel painting.  And she uses ordinary house hold paint. Janelle's been judged and won competitions.
  • Jack's Journal: Baker Dental Lab Does Serious Work

    Jack's Journal: Baker Dental Lab Does Serious Work

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:47:50 GMT
    This is a dental lab. They make teeth, and yes they've heard all the tooth fairy jokes.  They know it comes with the territory.  But what they do at Baker Dental Lab is serious work! Technology is always
    This is a dental lab. They make teeth, and yes they've heard all the tooth fairy jokes.  They know it comes with the territory.  But what they do at Baker Dental Lab is serious work! Technology is always
  • Jack's Journal: A Furry Advocate

    Jack's Journal: A Furry Advocate

    Monday, March 17 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-03-17 22:27:54 GMT
    Sometimes you just can't find the right words to help. One Northern Michigan employee is one of the best in his field, and he can't speak one word. Jack O'Malley takes us to a day at work with "Jeeves". The
    Sometimes you just can't find the right words to help. One Northern Michigan employee is one of the best in his field, and he can't speak one word. Jack O'Malley takes us to a day at work with "Jeeves". The
  • Jack's Journal: Antrim County Court House Clock

    Jack's Journal: Antrim County Court House Clock

    Monday, March 10 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-03-10 22:39:23 GMT
    This is the Antrim County Court House clock.  It has been on duty for 92 years.  The building was opened in 1905 without the clock. It was the early 20's when towns folks decided they needed a clock.
    This is the Antrim County Court House clock.  It has been on duty for 92 years.  The building was opened in 1905 without the clock. It was the early 20's when towns folks decided they needed a clock.
  • Jack's Journal: Popular Traverse City Window

    Jack's Journal: Popular Traverse City Window

    Monday, March 3 2014 6:48 PM EST2014-03-03 23:48:46 GMT
    In Traverse City the corner of Cass and Lake streets is the home of Hagerty Insurance. They insure classic cars and boats.  The window has drawn attention because it is always showcasing a classic automobile
    In Traverse City the corner of Cass and Lake streets is the home of Hagerty Insurance. They insure classic cars and boats.  The window has drawn attention because it is always showcasing a classic automobile
  • Jack's Journal: TC High Schoolers Prepare To Put Their Robot To The Test

    Jack's Journal: TC High Schoolers Prepare To Put Their Robot To The Test

    Monday, February 24 2014 6:39 PM EST2014-02-24 23:39:08 GMT
    A group of Traverse City high schoolers is getting ready to compete, but this is not your typical sporting event. A team of talented students is getting ready to put their homemade robot to the test. Jack
    A group of Traverse City high schoolers is getting ready to compete, but this is not your typical sporting event. A team of talented students is getting ready to put their homemade robot to the test. Jack
  • Jack's Journal: Keeping Children Safe In Car Seats

    Jack's Journal: Keeping Children Safe In Car Seats

    Monday, February 17 2014 6:50 PM EST2014-02-17 23:50:13 GMT
    Today, you can't even take a newborn home from the hospital without a proper car seat. But years ago, there was no such thing until a local man, and team of engineers, came up with an idea. In tonight's
    Today, you can't even take a newborn home from the hospital without a proper car seat. But years ago, there was no such thing until a local man, and team of engineers, came up with an idea. In tonight's
  • Jack's Journal: Preparing For Valentine's Day

    Jack's Journal: Preparing For Valentine's Day

    Monday, February 10 2014 6:18 PM EST2014-02-10 23:18:02 GMT
    This week many people across the nation will send their spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend, Or maybe just their mom a special Valentine's Day gift. Jack O'Malley tells us about a popular choice in tonight's
    This week many people across the nation will send their spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend, Or maybe just their mom a special Valentine's Day gift. Jack O'Malley tells us about a popular choice in tonight's
  • Jack's Journal: Making Snow Plows

    Jack's Journal: Making Snow Plows

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-03 23:15:04 GMT
    Northern Michigan is once again known for snow this winter, but maybe we should also be known for our snow plows. Jack O'Malley explains in this week's Jack's Journal.
    Northern Michigan is once again known for snow this winter, but maybe we should also be known for our snow plows. Jack O'Malley explains in this week's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Traveling Adventures

    Jack's Journal: Traveling Adventures

    Monday, January 27 2014 6:21 PM EST2014-01-27 23:21:28 GMT
    A positive attitude can go a long way, and one couple's optimism helped to take them on a series of traveling adventures, despite plenty of obstacles. Jack O'Malley shares their story in tonight's Jack's
    A positive attitude can go a long way, and one couple's optimism helped to take them on a series of traveling adventures, despite plenty of obstacles. Jack O'Malley shares their story in tonight's Jack's
  • Jack's Journal: Uncle Lem's Clock Shop

    Jack's Journal: Uncle Lem's Clock Shop

    Monday, January 20 2014 6:27 PM EST2014-01-20 23:27:58 GMT
    In news, we always have one eye on the clock. Jack O'Malley found a man who's passion is bringing old or broken clocks back to life. Uncle Lem's Clock Shop in Traverse City takes us inside the world of
    In news, we always have one eye on the clock. Jack O'Malley found a man who's passion is bringing old or broken clocks back to life. Uncle Lem's Clock Shop in Traverse City takes us inside the world of
  • Jack's Journal: Making A Living With Postcards

    Jack's Journal: Making A Living With Postcards

    Monday, January 6 2014 6:40 PM EST2014-01-06 23:40:50 GMT
    You may pick up a few post cards while on vacation as a small memory of your trip or to send to loved ones. But one northern Michigan man makes his living collecting and selling postcards you've likely
    You may pick up a few post cards while on vacation as a small memory of your trip or to send to loved ones. But one northern Michigan man makes his living collecting and selling postcards you've likely
  • Jack's Journal: Go Flying With The Experimental Aircraft Association

    Jack's Journal: Go Flying With The Experimental Aircraft Association

    Monday, December 30 2013 6:20 PM EST2013-12-30 23:20:07 GMT
    Learning from the ground up, literally. That's the goal of a unique organization in Cadillac hoping to attract some young, new members. In tonight's Jack's Journal, we take you flying with the Experimental
    Learning from the ground up, literally. That's the goal of a unique organization in Cadillac hoping to attract some young, new members. In tonight's Jack's Journal, we take you flying with the Experimental
  • Jack's Journal: The Patriot Choir

    Jack's Journal: The Patriot Choir

    Monday, December 23 2013 6:39 PM EST2013-12-23 23:39:17 GMT
    We have pride in our country, and a few hundred tunes to express it. Jack O'Malley found one group singing their hearts out. He shows us how it's touching the hearts of others in tonight's Jack's Jo
    We have pride in our country, and a few hundred tunes to express it. Jack O'Malley found one group singing their hearts out. He shows us how it's touching the hearts of others in tonight's Jack's Jo
  • Jack's Journal: Manton's Veteran's Memorial Museum

    Jack's Journal: Manton's Veteran's Memorial Museum

    Monday, December 16 2013 6:18 PM EST2013-12-16 23:18:18 GMT
    Northern Michigan is full of hidden gems tucked away in small towns. It's a quality perhaps no better represented than the Manton's Veteran's Memorial Museum. Pieces of US military history dating back
    Northern Michigan is full of hidden gems tucked away in small towns. It's a quality perhaps no better represented than the Manton's Veteran's Memorial Museum. Pieces of US military history dating back
  • Jack's Journal: The Importance of Family

    Jack's Journal: The Importance of Family

    Monday, December 9 2013 6:31 PM EST2013-12-09 23:31:00 GMT
    For most people -- raising three kids is a tall enough order. But for Lisa and Rick Magee, they wanted to do more. So they took it a step further. The Fife Lake couple decided to start being foster
    For most people -- raising three kids is a tall enough order. But for Lisa and Rick Magee, they wanted to do more. So they took it a step further. The Fife Lake couple decided to start being foster
  • Jack's Journal: Finding The Place Everyone Knows Your Name

    Jack's Journal: Finding The Place Everyone Knows Your Name

    Monday, December 2 2013 6:28 PM EST2013-12-02 23:28:17 GMT
    Like the theme song for Cheers said back in the 80's -- sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. But in this day and age, it can be a hard to find a tavern that has that personal feel. In
    Like the theme song for Cheers said back in the 80's -- sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. But in this day and age, it can be a hard to find a tavern that has that personal feel. In
  • Jack's Journal: Making Thanksgiving Count

    Jack's Journal: Making Thanksgiving Count

    Monday, November 25 2013 6:18 PM EST2013-11-25 23:18:49 GMT
    The driving force behind every non-profit organization is the amazing amount of volunteers that give so much of their time. They are the special men and women that make giving back a part of their lives. It's
    The driving force behind every non-profit organization is the amazing amount of volunteers that give so much of their time. They are the special men and women that make giving back a part of their lives. It's
  • Jack's Journal: Beauty In Roadkill

    Jack's Journal: Beauty In Roadkill

    Monday, November 18 2013 6:35 PM EST2013-11-18 23:35:10 GMT
    Drivers in Northern Michigan are no strangers to the number of dead animals that line roadways -- victims of vehicles that weren't able to avoid them. But out of that ugliness, one artist is able to find
    Drivers in Northern Michigan are no strangers to the number of dead animals that line roadways -- victims of vehicles that weren't able to avoid them. But out of that ugliness, one artist is able to find
  • Jack's Journal: TC Memorial Park For Veterans Day

    Jack's Journal: TC Memorial Park For Veterans Day

    Monday, November 11 2013 6:37 PM EST2013-11-11 23:37:09 GMT
    Every year, Veterans Day affords people the opportunity to reflect and appreciate everything those in the armed forces have done for this country over the years. It's also a day we remember those that
    Every year, Veterans Day affords people the opportunity to reflect and appreciate everything those in the armed forces have done for this country over the years. It's also a day we remember those that
  • Jack's Journal: TC Senior Shimmy

    Jack's Journal: TC Senior Shimmy

    Monday, November 4 2013 6:18 PM EST2013-11-04 23:18:55 GMT
    As you get older, it becomes harder to stay active. Many traditional forms of exercise take a toll on the bones and joints, so the Traverse City Senior Center is offering a less traditional way for seniors
    As you get older, it becomes harder to stay active. Many traditional forms of exercise take a toll on the bones and joints, so the Traverse City Senior Center is offering a less traditional way for seniors
  • Jack's Journal: Hauntingly Fun Barn

    Jack's Journal: Hauntingly Fun Barn

    Monday, October 28 2013 6:38 PM EDT2013-10-28 22:38:57 GMT
    Halloween is just a few days away and for many it is their favorite time of the year. For one Northern Michigan woman, she channels the scary spirit of the holiday into some amazing artwork. Jack O'Malley
    Halloween is just a few days away and for many it is their favorite time of the year. For one Northern Michigan woman, she channels the scary spirit of the holiday into some amazing artwork. Jack O'Malley
  • Jack's Journal: 50 Years On The Job

    Jack's Journal: 50 Years On The Job

    Monday, October 21 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-10-21 22:19:22 GMT
    Dedication and loyalty are just a few words often used to describe Dolph Ottgen, and they may just be understatements. Jack O'Malley has more on what makes the Bellaire man so special in tonight's Jack's
    Dedication and loyalty are just a few words often used to describe Dolph Ottgen, and they may just be understatements. Jack O'Malley has more on what makes the Bellaire man so special in tonight's Jack's
  • Jack's Journal: Directions To The 1800's Era Western Town

    Jack's Journal: Directions To The 1800's Era Western Town

    Thursday, October 17 2013 12:56 PM EDT2013-10-17 16:56:19 GMT
    Excerpt from Monday's edition of Jack's Journal
    Excerpt from Monday's edition of Jack's Journal
  • History Of Traverse City Coast Guard

    History Of Traverse City Coast Guard

    Monday, October 7 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-10-07 22:21:32 GMT
    To appreciate something, sometimes it helps to take a moment to look back at its history. Jack O'Malley found a new way to look back at the role of the Coast Guard in Traverse City in tonight's Jack's
    To appreciate something, sometimes it helps to take a moment to look back at its history. Jack O'Malley found a new way to look back at the role of the Coast Guard in Traverse City in tonight's Jack's
  • Jack's Journal: Model A Holds A Special Place In One Man's Heart

    Jack's Journal: Model A Holds A Special Place In One Man's Heart

    Monday, September 30 2013 6:23 PM EDT2013-09-30 22:23:34 GMT
    A man's first car often holds a special place in his heart. In this case, a Northern Michigan man sold the car decades ago, but was able to buy it again. Jack O'Malley introduces us to Duane and his
    A man's first car often holds a special place in his heart. In this case, a Northern Michigan man sold the car decades ago, but was able to buy it again. Jack O'Malley introduces us to Duane and his
  • Jack's Journal: Composting Table Scraps

    Jack's Journal: Composting Table Scraps

    Monday, September 23 2013 4:54 PM EDT2013-09-23 20:54:19 GMT
    Picking up other people's table scraps may not seem like an appealing business idea. But that's exactly what one Northern Michigan 9-year-old is doing, and he's making more than money. Jack O'Malley
    Picking up other people's table scraps may not seem like an appealing business idea. But that's exactly what one Northern Michigan 9-year-old is doing, and he's making more than money. Jack O'Malley
  • Jack's Journal: Little Libraries

    Jack's Journal: Little Libraries

    Monday, September 16 2013 6:39 PM EDT2013-09-16 22:39:40 GMT
    In the technology age we live in, the role of local libraries is changing.   In Grand Traverse County, mini-libraries are popping up all over the place. Jack O'Malley explores the phenomenon in tonight's
    In the technology age we live in, the role of local libraries is changing.   In Grand Traverse County, mini-libraries are popping up all over the place. Jack O'Malley explores the phenomenon in tonight's
  • Jack's Journal: Riding the A&L Railroad

    Jack's Journal: Riding the A&L Railroad

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 5:42 PM EDT2013-09-10 21:42:59 GMT
    One man's love for trains turned into quite a project that's kept him busy for many years. Larry Carlson built his own little town complete with daily train rides on the A&L Railroad. As Jack O'Malley
    One man's love for trains turned into quite a project that's kept him busy for many years. Larry Carlson built his own little town complete with daily train rides on the A&L Railroad. As Jack O'Malley
  • Jack's Journal: Traverse City Timepiece Collection

    Jack's Journal: Traverse City Timepiece Collection

    Monday, August 26 2013 6:55 PM EDT2013-08-26 22:55:50 GMT
    It takes a lot of time to amass an antique clock and watch collection like one Traverse City man has. But as his collection may suggest, he's got all the time in the world. Jack O'Malley takes us there
    It takes a lot of time to amass an antique clock and watch collection like one Traverse City man has. But as his collection may suggest, he's got all the time in the world. Jack O'Malley takes us there
  • Jack's Journal: Stone Engraving

    Jack's Journal: Stone Engraving

    Monday, August 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-08-19 22:51:26 GMT
    With all the advancements in technology, sometimes the old way is just better. It's what Jack O'Malley found out in this week's entry of Jack's Journal.
    With all the advancements in technology, sometimes the old way is just better. It's what Jack O'Malley found out in this week's entry of Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Car Washes Inside and Out

    Jack's Journal: Car Washes Inside and Out

    Monday, August 12 2013 4:08 PM EDT2013-08-12 20:08:04 GMT
    Most car washes today just spruce up the outside of your car. But the inside can get pretty grimy too, so a Traverse City car wash is here to help. Jack O'Malley takes a look inside Boon Street Auto
    Most car washes today just spruce up the outside of your car. But the inside can get pretty grimy too, so a Traverse City car wash is here to help. Jack O'Malley takes a look inside Boon Street Auto
  • Jack's Journal: Gardening as a Hobby

    Jack's Journal: Gardening as a Hobby

    Monday, August 5 2013 6:25 PM EDT2013-08-05 22:25:24 GMT
    Gardening is a popular hobby just about everywhere. But for some green thumbs, a hobby branches into a deep-rooted passion. Jack O'Malley meets one such gardener in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    Gardening is a popular hobby just about everywhere. But for some green thumbs, a hobby branches into a deep-rooted passion. Jack O'Malley meets one such gardener in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: St. Ignace Experience

    Jack's Journal: St. Ignace Experience

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-07-31 23:59:09 GMT
    Castle Rock rises almost 200 feet near the Straits of Mackinac. It offers a view like none other of Mackinac Island, Lake Huron, and everything else around it. Jack O'Malley journeyed to Saint Ignace
    Castle Rock rises almost 200 feet near the Straits of Mackinac. It offers a view like none other of Mackinac Island, Lake Huron, and everything else around it. Jack O'Malley journeyed to Saint Ignace
  • Jack's Journal: St. Ignace Mystery Spot

    Jack's Journal: St. Ignace Mystery Spot

    Monday, July 22 2013 4:50 PM EDT2013-07-22 20:50:21 GMT
    You would be hard pressed to make a trip through Saint Ignace and not see at least a few signs for the mystery spot. It's a tourism stop that's been around for decades, and has attracted more than 1 million
    You would be hard pressed to make a trip through Saint Ignace and not see at least a few signs for the mystery spot. It's a tourism stop that's been around for decades, and has attracted more than 1 million
  • Jack's Journal: Bessie's Homemade Pasties

    Jack's Journal: Bessie's Homemade Pasties

    Monday, July 15 2013 5:17 PM EDT2013-07-15 21:17:34 GMT
    When you head North of the bridge you are going to need to eat, and the pastie is tradition.  On the East side of St. Ignace… Bessie's Homemade Pasties have been served up for 55 years!
    When you head North of the bridge you are going to need to eat, and the pastie is tradition.  On the East side of St. Ignace… Bessie's Homemade Pasties have been served up for 55 years!
  • Jack's Journal: Shell City

    Jack's Journal: Shell City

    Monday, July 8 2013 6:33 PM EDT2013-07-08 22:33:41 GMT
    A unique Cheboygan county destination features shells from around the world. Located right along I-75, it's a popular stop for people heading north. Jack O'Malley checks it out in this week's Jack's
    A unique Cheboygan county destination features shells from around the world. Located right along I-75, it's a popular stop for people heading north. Jack O'Malley checks it out in this week's Jack's
  • Jack's Journal: What Happens AfterRecycle Your Used Bottles and Cans?

    Jack's Journal: What Happens AfterRecycle Your Used Bottles and Cans?

    Monday, July 1 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-07-01 22:30:33 GMT
    It's sticky and it's noisy. It's likely few people enjoy a trip to the bottle return, but like the extra bit of cash when they're done. So what happens to those cans and bottles once they go through
    It's sticky and it's noisy. It's likely few people enjoy a trip to the bottle return, but like the extra bit of cash when they're done. So what happens to those cans and bottles once they go through
  • Jack's Journal: License Plates

    Jack's Journal: License Plates

    Monday, June 24 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-06-24 22:30:28 GMT
    You've seen a lot of classic, fancy cars over the years in Jack's Journal. Tonight, Jack O'Malley is checking out a collection of something that goes on those cars, and every car on the road.
    You've seen a lot of classic, fancy cars over the years in Jack's Journal. Tonight, Jack O'Malley is checking out a collection of something that goes on those cars, and every car on the road.
  • Jack's Journal: Classic Cars

    Jack's Journal: Classic Cars

    Monday, June 17 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-06-17 22:30:29 GMT
    One local couple managed to find a way to turn a hobby into a way of life. In tonight's Jack Journal, Jack O'Malley shows us how they're putting their love for classic cars on display for everyone.
    One local couple managed to find a way to turn a hobby into a way of life. In tonight's Jack Journal, Jack O'Malley shows us how they're putting their love for classic cars on display for everyone.
  • Jack's Journal: Award Winning Shop Class Student

    Jack's Journal: Award Winning Shop Class Student

    Monday, June 10 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-06-10 22:30:26 GMT
    High school shop class gives students a chance to stretch their imagination and create something meaningful. A Mesick High School student did just that, crafting an extraordinary project. In tonight's
    High school shop class gives students a chance to stretch their imagination and create something meaningful. A Mesick High School student did just that, crafting an extraordinary project. In tonight's
  • Jack's Journal: 45th Parallel Monument

    Jack's Journal: 45th Parallel Monument

    Monday, June 3 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-06-03 22:30:27 GMT
    Decades ago, people flocked to a monument near the 45th parallel. Today, it's a quiet reminder of our state's history. Jack O'Malley tells us more about it in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    Decades ago, people flocked to a monument near the 45th parallel. Today, it's a quiet reminder of our state's history. Jack O'Malley tells us more about it in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Metal Art

    Jack's Journal: Metal Art

    Monday, May 27 2013 5:39 PM EDT2013-05-27 21:39:58 GMT
    Taking an ordinary thing such as metal and making it magnificent. Jack O'Malley explains how one man's love for the precious pieces is turning heads.
    Taking an ordinary thing such as metal and making it magnificent. Jack O'Malley explains how one man's love for the precious pieces is turning heads.
  • Jack's Journal: Ironton Ferry

    Jack's Journal: Ironton Ferry

    Monday, May 20 2013 7:03 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:03:30 GMT
    In this week's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley is setting sail on a ferry that connects two beautiful northern Michigan cities. He's finding out what makes the Ironton Ferry so special.
    In this week's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley is setting sail on a ferry that connects two beautiful northern Michigan cities. He's finding out what makes the Ironton Ferry so special.
  • Jack's Journal: Baseball Super-Fan

    Jack's Journal: Baseball Super-Fan

    Monday, May 13 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-05-13 22:30:27 GMT
    There are baseball fans, and then there are baseball super-fans. For one local man, America's pastime is much more than a way to pass time, it's a way of life. Jack O'Malley has his story in this week's
    There are baseball fans, and then there are baseball super-fans. For one local man, America's pastime is much more than a way to pass time, it's a way of life. Jack O'Malley has his story in this week's
  • Jack's Journal: Fordyte Jewelry

    Jack's Journal: Fordyte Jewelry

    Monday, May 6 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-05-06 22:00:44 GMT
    A wearable work of art, jewelry that started off as waste from a Ford Motor Company manufacturing plant. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley is taking look at "Fordyte" jewelry.
    A wearable work of art, jewelry that started off as waste from a Ford Motor Company manufacturing plant. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley is taking look at "Fordyte" jewelry.
  • Jack's Journal: Comic Books

    Jack's Journal: Comic Books

    Monday, April 22 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-04-22 22:30:27 GMT
    It seems more movies and TV shows than ever are based on comic books. The stories once meant just for kids are captivating adults too. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley is finding out why.
    It seems more movies and TV shows than ever are based on comic books. The stories once meant just for kids are captivating adults too. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley is finding out why.
  • Jack's Journal: Woofers On the Run

    Jack's Journal: Woofers On the Run

    Monday, April 15 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-04-15 22:59:58 GMT
    They say a tired dog is a happy dog. If so, some northern Michigan dogs are ecstatic. Jack O'Malley shows us why in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    They say a tired dog is a happy dog. If so, some northern Michigan dogs are ecstatic. Jack O'Malley shows us why in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Body Building

    Jack's Journal: Body Building

    Monday, April 8 2013 7:08 PM EDT2013-04-08 23:08:26 GMT
    Body building can be done for self improvement, but it's also a competition. Jack O'Malley wanted to know what it takes to compete, and he finds out in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    Body building can be done for self improvement, but it's also a competition. Jack O'Malley wanted to know what it takes to compete, and he finds out in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Star Wars

    Jack's Journal: Star Wars

    Monday, April 1 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-04-01 22:30:23 GMT
    Most of us have a favorite movie, and can likely recite lines and remember scenes like they actually happened. But as Jack O'Malley found out, some people take their obsession to a whole other level.
    Most of us have a favorite movie, and can likely recite lines and remember scenes like they actually happened. But as Jack O'Malley found out, some people take their obsession to a whole other level.
  • Jack's Journal: Manly Pedicures

    Jack's Journal: Manly Pedicures

    Monday, March 25 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-03-25 22:30:22 GMT
    A house can't stand without a good foundation.Likewise, more men like Jack O'Malley are realizing our feet are our foundation.He's exploring a good way to take care of them in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    A house can't stand without a good foundation.Likewise, more men like Jack O'Malley are realizing our feet are our foundation.He's exploring a good way to take care of them in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: The Black Hat Ladies

    Jack's Journal: The Black Hat Ladies

    Monday, March 18 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-03-18 22:30:24 GMT
    You've heard of the Red Hat Society, but in today's Jack's Journal Jack O'Malley introduces us to the Black Hat Ladies.
    You've heard of the Red Hat Society, but in today's Jack's Journal Jack O'Malley introduces us to the Black Hat Ladies.
  • Jack's Journal: Amelia Earhart

    Jack's Journal: Amelia Earhart

    Monday, March 4 2013 6:30 PM EST2013-03-04 23:30:22 GMT
    With a goal to be the first woman to fly around the world, Amelia Earhart lived a life of adventure and determination.Her final flight didn't end as hoped and 75 years later, only theories exist about what happened to Earhart.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley introduces us to a local man doing his part to help solve the mystery.
    With a goal to be the first woman to fly around the world, Amelia Earhart lived a life of adventure and determination.Her final flight didn't end as hoped and 75 years later, only theories exist about what happened to Earhart.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley introduces us to a local man doing his part to help solve the mystery.
  • Jack's Journal: Bottle Caps

    Jack's Journal: Bottle Caps

    Monday, February 18 2013 6:45 PM EST2013-02-18 23:45:08 GMT
    What began as a hobby for one man is now a collection that's getting some recognition.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley has the twisted story of bottle caps.
    What began as a hobby for one man is now a collection that's getting some recognition.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley has the twisted story of bottle caps.
  • Jack's Journal: Guys and Ties

    Jack's Journal: Guys and Ties

    Friday, February 15 2013 10:48 AM EST2013-02-15 15:48:43 GMT
    Some professions require a necktie, other men simply prefer the look.Jack O'Malley looks into the history of men's neck fashion in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    Some professions require a necktie, other men simply prefer the look.Jack O'Malley looks into the history of men's neck fashion in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Winterball

    Jack's Journal: Winterball

    Monday, February 11 2013 5:16 PM EST2013-02-11 22:16:00 GMT
    Many enjoy the outdoor sports associated with winter, but for baseball fans it can be a painfully long season.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley shows us what's being done behind the scenes to
    Many enjoy the outdoor sports associated with winter, but for baseball fans it can be a painfully long season.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley shows us what's being done behind the scenes to
  • Jack's Journal: Dark Skies

    Jack's Journal: Dark Skies

    Tuesday, January 29 2013 1:33 PM EST2013-01-29 18:33:51 GMT
    For stargazers, finding the perfect place to examine the heavens is getting harder to do, city lights diminish the view.But in tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley found a park that provides the darkness
    For stargazers, finding the perfect place to examine the heavens is getting harder to do, city lights diminish the view.But in tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley found a park that provides the darkness
  • Jacks Journal: Charlevoix Historical Society

    Jacks Journal: Charlevoix Historical Society

    Monday, January 21 2013 5:55 PM EST2013-01-21 22:55:58 GMT
    What happens when an artist builds a home?There's a spectacular example in Charlevoix.Jack O'Malley takes us there in tonight's Jack's Journal
    What happens when an artist builds a home?There's a spectacular example in Charlevoix.Jack O'Malley takes us there in tonight's Jack's Journal
  • Jacks Journal: Big Jon Sports

    Jacks Journal: Big Jon Sports

    Monday, January 14 2013 7:43 PM EST2013-01-15 00:43:46 GMT
    Inside a non-discript building outside of interlochen, there is a group of folks building products for fisherman and they ship them world wide.The product is known as a downrigger, invented by Jon Emory
    Inside a non-discript building outside of interlochen, there is a group of folks building products for fisherman and they ship them world wide.The product is known as a downrigger, invented by Jon Emory
  • Jack's Journal: Scottish Traditions

    Jack's Journal: Scottish Traditions

    Monday, January 7 2013 6:12 PM EST2013-01-07 23:12:40 GMT
    Two symbols synonymous with Scotland...bagpipes and kilts.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley found a way to rent some Scottish traditions.
    Two symbols synonymous with Scotland...bagpipes and kilts.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley found a way to rent some Scottish traditions.
  • Jack's Journal: 2013 Superstitions

    Jack's Journal: 2013 Superstitions

    Monday, December 31 2012 5:29 PM EST2012-12-31 22:29:48 GMT
    We survived the Mayan Calendar scare 10 days ago and now we're just hours away from ringing in 2013.But as Jack O'Malley tells us, some people may be a little apprehensive welcoming in a new year ending
    We survived the Mayan Calendar scare 10 days ago and now we're just hours away from ringing in 2013.But as Jack O'Malley tells us, some people may be a little apprehensive welcoming in a new year ending
  • Jack's Journal: Nativity Scene

    Jack's Journal: Nativity Scene

    Monday, December 24 2012 6:41 PM EST2012-12-24 23:41:38 GMT
    It isn't always about the presents, or the light displays, or even Santa.As Jack O'Malley explains in tonight's Jack's Journal, Gwenn Sprunk has made it her mission to share with others, the reason for
    It isn't always about the presents, or the light displays, or even Santa.As Jack O'Malley explains in tonight's Jack's Journal, Gwenn Sprunk has made it her mission to share with others, the reason for
  • Jack's Journal: Traverse City Fencing Club

    Jack's Journal: Traverse City Fencing Club

    Monday, December 17 2012 6:38 PM EST2012-12-17 23:38:53 GMT
    A sport that's hundreds of years old has always been regarded as a "gentlemen's game."Now, fencing is making a bit of a comeback in popularity.Jack O'Malley explains in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    A sport that's hundreds of years old has always been regarded as a "gentlemen's game."Now, fencing is making a bit of a comeback in popularity.Jack O'Malley explains in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Wooden Kayaks

    Jack's Journal: Wooden Kayaks

    Monday, December 10 2012 6:00 PM EST2012-12-10 23:00:04 GMT
    Northern Michigan has so many great places to float in a kayak.But not all kayaks are the same.Jack O'Malley explains in tonight's edition of Jack's Journal.
    Northern Michigan has so many great places to float in a kayak.But not all kayaks are the same.Jack O'Malley explains in tonight's edition of Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Barbie Doll Collection

    Jack's Journal: Barbie Doll Collection

    Monday, December 3 2012 6:43 PM EST2012-12-03 23:43:57 GMT
    Barbie dolls have been a fun part of many child's playtime for generations.As Jack O'Malley discovers in tonight's Jack's Journal, some adults don't give them up.
    Barbie dolls have been a fun part of many child's playtime for generations.As Jack O'Malley discovers in tonight's Jack's Journal, some adults don't give them up.
  • Jack's Journal: Filmmaking

    Jack's Journal: Filmmaking

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 10:59 AM EST2012-11-27 15:59:28 GMT
    Michigan's film industry has had its ups and downs, but one constant is a man who loves to feature Northern Michigan in the films he makes.And as Jack O'Malley discovers in tonight's Jack's Journal.Rich
    Michigan's film industry has had its ups and downs, but one constant is a man who loves to feature Northern Michigan in the films he makes.And as Jack O'Malley discovers in tonight's Jack's Journal.Rich
  • Jack's Journal: True Meaning of Thanksgiving

    Jack's Journal: True Meaning of Thanksgiving

    Monday, November 19 2012 6:37 PM EST2012-11-19 23:37:14 GMT
    To many, Thanksgiving is all about football and turkey.But there's a whole lot more to it.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley looks for the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
    To many, Thanksgiving is all about football and turkey.But there's a whole lot more to it.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley looks for the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
  • Jack's Journal: Souped up Rides

    Jack's Journal: Souped up Rides

    Monday, November 12 2012 6:48 PM EST2012-11-12 23:48:16 GMT
    If you love those cool, custom choppers, then we've got just the right thing for you tonight.A little taste of "Orange County Choppers" right here in Northern Michigan.Jack O'Malley explains in this installment
    If you love those cool, custom choppers, then we've got just the right thing for you tonight.A little taste of "Orange County Choppers" right here in Northern Michigan.Jack O'Malley explains in this installment
  • Jack's Journal: Voter Age Spectrum

    Jack's Journal: Voter Age Spectrum

    Monday, November 5 2012 6:51 PM EST2012-11-05 23:51:13 GMT
    One person, one vote.It's that simple in America.But not all voters bring the same experience with them into the voting booth.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley found both ends of the voter age
    One person, one vote.It's that simple in America.But not all voters bring the same experience with them into the voting booth.In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley found both ends of the voter age
  • Jack's Journal: Paranormal Hunting

    Jack's Journal: Paranormal Hunting

    Monday, October 29 2012 6:44 PM EDT2012-10-29 22:44:15 GMT
    It's hunting of a different kind, a paranormal hunt for spirits.Deep in the Northern Michigan woods, sits a home once bustling with a family. Today, it is quiet. New owners are fixing it up and want it
    It's hunting of a different kind, a paranormal hunt for spirits.Deep in the Northern Michigan woods, sits a home once bustling with a family. Today, it is quiet. New owners are fixing it up and want it
  • Jack's Journal: Lord of the Gourd

    Jack's Journal: Lord of the Gourd

    Monday, October 22 2012 6:42 PM EDT2012-10-22 22:42:25 GMT
    If you haven't carved this year's Halloween pumpkin yet, you may be inspired by Jack's Journal tonight.And you might just learn a few tricks too.Jack O'Malley is learning from the best, a man known as
    If you haven't carved this year's Halloween pumpkin yet, you may be inspired by Jack's Journal tonight.And you might just learn a few tricks too.Jack O'Malley is learning from the best, a man known as
  • Jack's Journal: Steam Lover

    Jack's Journal: Steam Lover

    Monday, October 15 2012 6:48 PM EDT2012-10-15 22:48:49 GMT
    They were once the way to move goods and people long distances, but today they are more of a history lesson.Jack O'Malley takes us to the world of coal and steam trains from a passionate engineer in tonight's
    They were once the way to move goods and people long distances, but today they are more of a history lesson.Jack O'Malley takes us to the world of coal and steam trains from a passionate engineer in tonight's
  • Jack's Journal: Coin Collectors

    Jack's Journal: Coin Collectors

    Monday, October 8 2012 6:31 PM EDT2012-10-08 22:31:55 GMT
    Many of us love collecting things, from cards and antiques to cars and gadgets.But some love collecting money and holding onto it.Jack O'Malley takes us into the world of collectible cash in tonight's
    Many of us love collecting things, from cards and antiques to cars and gadgets.But some love collecting money and holding onto it.Jack O'Malley takes us into the world of collectible cash in tonight's
  • Jack's Journal: Security Cameras

    Jack's Journal: Security Cameras

    Monday, October 1 2012 6:25 PM EDT2012-10-01 22:25:38 GMT
    Security cameras seem to be everywhere these days.You know what the cameras at banks, schools or restaurants look like, but they've come a long way and some are pretty discrete.Jack O'Malley takes us behind
    Security cameras seem to be everywhere these days.You know what the cameras at banks, schools or restaurants look like, but they've come a long way and some are pretty discrete.Jack O'Malley takes us behind
  • Jack's Journal: Words of Wisdom

    Jack's Journal: Words of Wisdom

    Monday, September 24 2012 6:36 PM EDT2012-09-24 22:36:24 GMT
    They say we should listen to our elders. They're full of wisdom. Tonight, Jack O'Malley introduces us to 2 locals who've been through it all. They give us their take on living a happy, healthy life
    They say we should listen to our elders. They're full of wisdom. Tonight, Jack O'Malley introduces us to 2 locals who've been through it all. They give us their take on living a happy, healthy life
  • Jack's Journal: Horses Healing People

    Jack's Journal: Horses Healing People

    Monday, September 17 2012 6:33 PM EDT2012-09-17 22:33:41 GMT
    Sometimes horses need to be rescued and rehabilitated. And the same goes for people. There's a place in Northern Michigan that is helping both. Jack O'Malley takes us there in this week's Jack's Jo
    Sometimes horses need to be rescued and rehabilitated. And the same goes for people. There's a place in Northern Michigan that is helping both. Jack O'Malley takes us there in this week's Jack's Jo
  • Jack's Journal: Waste Water Plant

    Jack's Journal: Waste Water Plant

    Monday, September 3 2012 5:55 PM EDT2012-09-03 21:55:57 GMT
    Ever wonder what happens inside a waste water plant? Well, we've got a first hand look into the process of converting waste water into clean, drinkable water. Jack O'Malley was at the Traverse City Waste
    Ever wonder what happens inside a waste water plant? Well, we've got a first hand look into the process of converting waste water into clean, drinkable water. Jack O'Malley was at the Traverse City Waste
  • Jack's Journal: Lego Man

    Jack's Journal: Lego Man

    Monday, August 27 2012 6:48 PM EDT2012-08-27 22:48:54 GMT
    One Northern Michigan man is proving that legos are more than just child's play. In tonight's Jack Journal, Jack O'Malley introduces us to him and his extraordinary creations.
    One Northern Michigan man is proving that legos are more than just child's play. In tonight's Jack Journal, Jack O'Malley introduces us to him and his extraordinary creations.
  • Jack's Journal: Sidewalk Chalk Project

    Jack's Journal: Sidewalk Chalk Project

    Monday, August 20 2012 5:42 PM EDT2012-08-20 21:42:08 GMT
    In tonight's Jack's Journal, we're introducing you to Susan Melton. Susan saw an opportunity to make a difference in others' lives. All it takes is a little chalk, time and positive thoughts. If you
    In tonight's Jack's Journal, we're introducing you to Susan Melton. Susan saw an opportunity to make a difference in others' lives. All it takes is a little chalk, time and positive thoughts. If you
  • Jack's Journal: Grand Traverse Baykeeper's Bay Monitor Tugboat

    Jack's Journal: Grand Traverse Baykeeper's Bay Monitor Tugboat

    Monday, August 13 2012 6:08 PM EDT2012-08-13 22:08:12 GMT
    Grand Traverse Bay might be the place you'll go to cool off and have fun in the summer, but who's out there taking care of the bay? Jack O'Malley finds out in this week's Jack's Journal.
    Grand Traverse Bay might be the place you'll go to cool off and have fun in the summer, but who's out there taking care of the bay? Jack O'Malley finds out in this week's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Family Rodeo

    Jack's Journal: Family Rodeo

    Monday, July 30 2012 6:48 PM EDT2012-07-30 22:48:55 GMT
    One family is taking their love for rodeos and sharing it with others. Jack O'Malley takes us to their training grounds in tonight's Jack's Journal.
    One family is taking their love for rodeos and sharing it with others. Jack O'Malley takes us to their training grounds in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: Sentimental Value

    Jack's Journal: Sentimental Value

    Monday, July 23 2012 6:27 PM EDT2012-07-23 22:27:31 GMT
    Losing someone close to you is never easy. But what if you can hold something of theirs close to you? Jack O'Malley introduces us to a woman who turns something sentimental into something not only sentimental
    Losing someone close to you is never easy. But what if you can hold something of theirs close to you? Jack O'Malley introduces us to a woman who turns something sentimental into something not only sentimental
  • Jack's Journal: Soaring High

    Jack's Journal: Soaring High

    Monday, July 16 2012 5:51 PM EDT2012-07-16 21:51:44 GMT
    Author Phyllis McGinley said that a hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. Jim Anderson beats the doldrums by soaring through the skies and capturing the beauty of our state from up high. Jack O'Malley's
    Author Phyllis McGinley said that a hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. Jim Anderson beats the doldrums by soaring through the skies and capturing the beauty of our state from up high. Jack O'Malley's
  • Jack's Journal: Traverse City Police Motorcycle Unit

    Jack's Journal: Traverse City Police Motorcycle Unit

    Monday, July 9 2012 6:09 PM EDT2012-07-09 22:09:48 GMT
    It's no secret, the National Cherry Festival kicked off this weekend, and with that comes massive crowds. Jack O'Malley is back with another edition of Jack's Journal, and tells us why this year marks
    It's no secret, the National Cherry Festival kicked off this weekend, and with that comes massive crowds. Jack O'Malley is back with another edition of Jack's Journal, and tells us why this year marks
  • Jack's Journal: Bug Doctor

    Jack's Journal: Bug Doctor

    Monday, June 25 2012 6:49 PM EDT2012-06-25 22:49:21 GMT
    Bugs...you love them or you hate them. Tonight in Jack's Journal, meet a man who loves bugs so much, he studies them for a living. They call him the bug doctor.
    Bugs...you love them or you hate them. Tonight in Jack's Journal, meet a man who loves bugs so much, he studies them for a living. They call him the bug doctor.
  • Jack's Journal: Uniquely Named Business Venture

    Jack's Journal: Uniquely Named Business Venture

    Monday, June 18 2012 5:48 PM EDT2012-06-18 21:48:56 GMT
    Sparks of creativity can come at some very unlikely moments. Tonight's Jack's Journal, a story about a uniquely named business venture that started with a fortuitous lapse with the laundry.
    Sparks of creativity can come at some very unlikely moments. Tonight's Jack's Journal, a story about a uniquely named business venture that started with a fortuitous lapse with the laundry.
  • Jack's Journal: Paper Airplane Flight Record

    Jack's Journal: Paper Airplane Flight Record

    Monday, June 4 2012 6:43 PM EDT2012-06-04 22:43:58 GMT
    The dream of flight has captivated mankind for centuries. Jack O'Malley just wanted to see if some local student could set a flight record...with paper airplanes.
    The dream of flight has captivated mankind for centuries. Jack O'Malley just wanted to see if some local student could set a flight record...with paper airplanes.
  • Jack's Journal: Anchoring Debut

    Jack's Journal: Anchoring Debut

    Tuesday, May 29 2012 6:06 PM EDT2012-05-29 22:06:36 GMT
    Tonight in a special edition of Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley moves from behind his audio board to get in front of the camera. You saw it on the air last week on Fox 32 News at 7...now, a look behind
    Tonight in a special edition of Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley moves from behind his audio board to get in front of the camera. You saw it on the air last week on Fox 32 News at 7...now, a look behind
  • Jack's Journal: Pair of Brothers and Their Strengthening Bond

    Jack's Journal: Pair of Brothers and Their Strengthening Bond

    Monday, May 21 2012 6:26 PM EDT2012-05-21 22:26:52 GMT
    In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley brings us a story about a pair of brothers and their strengthening bond as one is weakened by the final stages of cancer.
    In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley brings us a story about a pair of brothers and their strengthening bond as one is weakened by the final stages of cancer.
  • Jack's Journal: Tree Climbing

    Jack's Journal: Tree Climbing

    Monday, May 14 2012 5:03 PM EDT2012-05-14 21:03:58 GMT
    It's the perfect outdoor challenge for someone who is still a kid at heart. Dick Flowers, a tree climbing afficianato and a tree climbing instructor, will be showing us the ropes on tree climbing. In
    It's the perfect outdoor challenge for someone who is still a kid at heart. Dick Flowers, a tree climbing afficianato and a tree climbing instructor, will be showing us the ropes on tree climbing. In
  • Jack's Journal: Hit The Trail

    Jack's Journal: Hit The Trail

    Monday, May 7 2012 6:36 PM EDT2012-05-07 22:36:53 GMT
    Have you ever hunted for a snipe? Ever played a game called "Hit The Trail?" If so, then you've probably heard of the company called Education Outdoors. Learn more about it in tonight's edition of
    Have you ever hunted for a snipe? Ever played a game called "Hit The Trail?" If so, then you've probably heard of the company called Education Outdoors. Learn more about it in tonight's edition of
  • Jack's Journal: A "Laundry List" of History

    Jack's Journal: A "Laundry List" of History

    Monday, April 30 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-04-30 22:35:56 GMT
    Tonight in Jack's Journal, Jack O' Malley takes us to a local laundromat with a history of it's own. If this place was a car, it would be an instant classic. But don't allow it's age to fool you, learn
    Tonight in Jack's Journal, Jack O' Malley takes us to a local laundromat with a history of it's own. If this place was a car, it would be an instant classic. But don't allow it's age to fool you, learn
  • Jack's Journal: A Cup of Tea

    Jack's Journal: A Cup of Tea

    Monday, April 23 2012 6:38 PM EDT2012-04-23 22:38:02 GMT
    You don't have to travel far if you are looking for fine tea. One woman makes it right here in Northern Michigan. Jack O'Malley caught up with her in this edition of; "Jack's Journal."
    You don't have to travel far if you are looking for fine tea. One woman makes it right here in Northern Michigan. Jack O'Malley caught up with her in this edition of; "Jack's Journal."
  • Jack's Journal: Letting Someone Walk Over You?

    Jack's Journal: Letting Someone Walk Over You?

    Monday, April 16 2012 6:46 PM EDT2012-04-16 22:46:09 GMT
    Would you let someone walk all over you? It is happening at one local business. In this edition of Jack's Journal learn about why a young massage therapist is walking all over her clients and the type
  • Jack's Journal: Local Woman Designs Gold Medal Costumes

    Jack's Journal: Local Woman Designs Gold Medal Costumes

    Monday, April 9 2012 6:45 PM EDT2012-04-09 22:45:30 GMT
    They all start with a sketch on a piece of paper. And when she's done making them, her hand-made costumes are worn by Olympians. Tonight in this edition of Jack's Journal, meet Stephanie Miller a local
  • Jack's Journal: Legendary Outdoorsman

    Jack's Journal: Legendary Outdoorsman

    Monday, April 2 2012 6:06 PM EDT2012-04-02 22:06:26 GMT
    A day in the life of Dave Richey; a prolific author who has a way with words. He's written about the wilderness for more than 40 years, authoring 25 books and collecting 7,000 books in the process. Jack
  • Jack's Journal: Northern Michigan Jeweler

    Jack's Journal: Northern Michigan Jeweler

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 8:53 AM EDT2012-03-27 12:53:18 GMT
    It all started as a high school hobby. Now, he has an entire store full of custom creations. In tonight's edition of "Jack's Journal" you'll meet a Northern Michigan artisan jeweler and learn about his
  • Jack's Journal: Underwater Archeologist

    Jack's Journal: Underwater Archeologist

    Monday, March 19 2012 5:55 PM EDT2012-03-19 21:55:30 GMT
    Tonight we have another entry for Jack's Journal. This is a story of when a childhood passion is so strong, it grows with you into adulthood. You'll meet Alisa Kroupa, an underwater archeologist and
  • Jack's Journal: The Shoe Shine Guy

    Jack's Journal: The Shoe Shine Guy

    Monday, March 12 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-03-12 22:35:41 GMT
    His aim is to make your shoes look brand new. In this edition of Jack's Journal you'll meet Tom McManus, they call him- The Shoe Shine Guy. Learn his story of how Tom got into the business and what
  • Jack's Journal: "Snow Bully" a Global Hit

    Jack's Journal: "Snow Bully" a Global Hit

    Monday, March 5 2012 6:41 PM EST2012-03-05 23:41:05 GMT
    With this weekend's wallop of a winter storm many of us struggled through parts of our Saturday huffing and puffing as we shoveled snow. But for two local brothers 50 years ago they came up with an idea
  • Jack's Journal: Traverse City Designer Hot in Hollywood

    Jack's Journal: Traverse City Designer Hot in Hollywood

    Monday, February 27 2012 6:45 PM EST2012-02-27 23:45:33 GMT
    One Traverse City designer has taken her threads from Northern Michigan all the way to Hollywood and the biggest A-list celebrities are wearing her designs. In this week's "Jack's Journal" meet the woman
  • Jack's Journal: Mixed Martial Arts Fighting

    Jack's Journal: Mixed Martial Arts Fighting

    Monday, February 20 2012 6:31 PM EST2012-02-20 23:31:13 GMT
    Mixed martial arts fighting. It is intense and sometimes its uncomfortable to even watch. You've probably seen it on TV and wondered, "how do they do that?" In tonight's Jack's Journal watch as Jack
  • Jack's Journal: Freedom Builders

    Jack's Journal: Freedom Builders

    Monday, February 6 2012 7:15 PM EST2012-02-07 00:15:38 GMT
    We all have "to-do" lists around the house. But for some people, that to-do list is impossible to complete because of a variety of reasons. In tonight's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley introduces us to
  • Jack's Journal: A Peanut Butter Project

    Jack's Journal: A Peanut Butter Project

    Monday, January 30 2012 6:20 PM EST2012-01-30 23:20:40 GMT
    It's no secret that peanut butter is loved by lots of people. But in this edition of Jack's Journal you'll meet a couple who love peanut butter, and wanted a healthy option for their kids... so they
  • Jack's Journal: Meet The Monday's

    Jack's Journal: Meet The Monday's

    Friday, January 27 2012 11:31 AM EST2012-01-27 16:31:36 GMT
    Monday.... Monday.... Monday.... what can you say? The day has a bad reputation. But is it all in the name? Meet the Monday's and learn more in tonight's Jack's Journal.
  • Jack's Journal: 5th Graders Run A Student Run Credit Union

    Jack's Journal: 5th Graders Run A Student Run Credit Union

    Monday, January 16 2012 6:37 PM EST2012-01-16 23:37:21 GMT
    The average Elementary school schedule sounds a little bit like this: math, social studies, gym. But tonight, Jack O'Malley tells us about a group of students who take time for some real-life experience:
  • Jack's Journal: Follow Your Baggage at The Airport

    Jack's Journal: Follow Your Baggage at The Airport

    Monday, January 9 2012 5:54 PM EST2012-01-09 22:54:46 GMT
    Are you one of those people who constantly worries about your luggage when you're on a flight? Worry no more. Checking in at the airport can be worrisome when you say goodbye to your luggage, but tonight
  • Jack's Journal: Mission Pointe Lighthouse

    Jack's Journal: Mission Pointe Lighthouse

    Wednesday, January 4 2012 4:23 PM EST2012-01-04 21:23:17 GMT
    You may have been a babysitter before, you might have even dog sat, too. But have you every thought about lighthouse sitting? Tonight on Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us to a place where a lighthouse
  • Jack's Journal: Semi Trucks

    Jack's Journal: Semi Trucks

    Wednesday, January 4 2012 4:23 PM EST2012-01-04 21:23:17 GMT
    Time for another entry from Jack's Journal. Today, he's checking out semis. And you can bet you've never seen a big rig like this.
  • Jack's Journal: Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    Jack's Journal: Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    Wednesday, January 4 2012 4:08 PM EST2012-01-04 21:08:27 GMT
    The countdown is on for Santa Claus. He has just 5 days to perfect that list, and check it twice. The Christmas holiday is celebrated around the world, and one of the most recognized men around the
  • Jack's Journal

    Jack's Journal

    Jack's Journal is back...and that means starting today, every Monday on 9&10 News at 6pm you'll get another one of Jack O'Malley's Northern Michigan adventures. Tonight's journal
    Jack's Journal is back...and that means starting today, every Monday on 9&10 News at 6pm you'll get another one of Jack O'Malley's Northern Michigan adventures. Tonight's journal
  • Jack's Journal: Marine Mom

    Jack's Journal: Marine Mom

    There are two feelings that every mother is familiar with: pride and worry. As Jack O'Malley shows us in today's Jack's Journal, that's true times three for one Leelanau County mom.
    There are two feelings that every mother is familiar with: pride and worry. As Jack O'Malley shows us in today's Jack's Journal, that's true times three for one Leelanau County mom.
  • Jack's Journal: Local Man Designs Toys

    Jack's Journal: Local Man Designs Toys

    One Northern Michigan man has turned a passion for art, creativity, and smiles into a career. He makes toys! And as Jack O'Malley explains in this week's Jack's Journal, he's become
    One Northern Michigan man has turned a passion for art, creativity, and smiles into a career. He makes toys! And as Jack O'Malley explains in this week's Jack's Journal, he's become
  • Jack's Journal: Inside Nolan's Tobacco Shop

    Jack's Journal: Inside Nolan's Tobacco Shop

    You can't smoke in Michigan bars, and you can't smoke in Michigan restaurants. Bringing back Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us to one of the few remaining establishments in Northern
    You can't smoke in Michigan bars, and you can't smoke in Michigan restaurants. Bringing back Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us to one of the few remaining establishments in Northern
  • Jack's Journal: The Tunnels Underneath Building 50

    Jack's Journal: The Tunnels Underneath Building 50

    Building 50 is a Traverse City landmark, but do you know what's under it? A series of mysterious, and dangerous, tunnels. In today's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us behind the
    Building 50 is a Traverse City landmark, but do you know what's under it? A series of mysterious, and dangerous, tunnels. In today's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley takes us behind the
  • Jack's Journal: Behind the Scenes of the Grand Traverse Co. Jail

    Jack's Journal: Behind the Scenes of the Grand Traverse Co. Jail

    It's a place you really never want to find yourself. In today's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley shows us what it's like behind the scenes of the Grand Traverse County jail.
    It's a place you really never want to find yourself. In today's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley shows us what it's like behind the scenes of the Grand Traverse County jail.
  • Jack's Journal: Behind the Scenes at UPS

    Jack's Journal: Behind the Scenes at UPS

    Whether you ship out a package, or one magically shows up on your doorstep, you never get to see the mysterious details in between. In today's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley heads behind the
    Whether you ship out a package, or one magically shows up on your doorstep, you never get to see the mysterious details in between. In today's Jack's Journal, Jack O'Malley heads behind the
  • Jack's Journal: Behind the Scenes Hospital Laundry

    Jack's Journal: Behind the Scenes Hospital Laundry

    Each in-patient at Traverse City's Munson Medical Center gets a nice, clean gown...fresh sheets...pillows. Now think about all the patients the hospital cares for -- it translates to a *ton of laundry.
    Each in-patient at Traverse City's Munson Medical Center gets a nice, clean gown...fresh sheets...pillows. Now think about all the patients the hospital cares for -- it translates to a *ton of laundry.

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