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Tip Up Town Carves Out 60 Years

If anything lasts for sixty years it generally becomes an institution. Tip Up Town USA in Houghton Lake is celebrating its diamond anniversary this year and has certainly attained the “institution” status. The annual festival celebrating ice and snow stretches over the last two weekends in January with events like ice fishing, ice skating, entertainment tents, a parade and ice…

Tip Up Town Carving Out 60 Years

If anything lasts for sixty years it generally becomes an institution. Tip Up Town USA in Houghton Lake is celebrating its diamond anniversary this year and has certainly attained the “institution” status. The annual festival celebrating ice and snow stretches over the last two weekends in January with events like ice fishing, ice skating, entertainment tents, a parade and ice…

Strong 6.0 Quake Hits Haiti Again

A strong earthquake has hit Haiti, shaking buildings and sending people running into the streets. The U.S. Geological Survey says the preliminary 6.0 magnitude quake hit at 6:03 a.m. Wednesday about 35 miles northwest of the capital of Port-au-Prince. It says the quake struck at a depth of 13.7 miles. AP reporters in the Haitian capital say the temblor sent…

Icebreaking Starting on Pere Marquette Lake

It's time to start breaking the ice on Pere Marquette Lake, and fishermen and others should use caution. The Pere Marquette Shipping tug “Undaunted” will start breaking up the ice on the lake Wednesday. The move is ahead of a barge scheduled to arrive at the Oxychem dock Thursday morning.

TC Residents Gain Control Of Swim Areas

A judge has ruled Traverse City has the authority to establish and enforce no-boat swim areas. His decision Tuesday night returns control of city beaches and near shore waters to city residents, through their elected representatives. It reversed the DNR and ruled the state must issue buoy permits for expanded swim areas if the city wants to establish them. The…

Michigan Sends in Application for Race to the Top Funding

The Race to the Top competition has another entry. Michigan officially sent in it's application for a chance at up to $400-million in school funding. Applications for the competition are due next Tuesday. Most local school districts endorsed the state's plan, but their teachers union locals did not. Less than half the states are expected to win a share of…

Friday’s Fox Topix

New legislation in the Michigan Senate would make it illegal for medical marijuana users to grow their own supply. It would provide instead for licensed marijuana growing facilities. Do you think this is a good change to the voter approved program? It's our Fox Topix question again for Friday. E-mail us at mtm@mifox32.com You can also post feedback to this…

Thursday on Michigan This Morning

Getting a driver's license restored after it has been taken away is a difficult process that requires quite a bit of pre-planning. Attorney Jason Elmore will go over the steps involved in our Legally Speaking segment at 7:09. Our Chefs of Northern Michigan segment at 8:08 takes us to the Odawa Casino and Resort where they'll make an Italian sausage…

Thursday on Michigan This Morning

Seventy percent of breast cancer patients aren't completely informed of their options for reconstruction. One new option makes reconstruction possible for those who thought they weren't eligible candidates. That's in our Healthy Living segment at 5:16 and 6:54. Kevin Usealman will keep an eye on a storm that could effect us towards the end of the weekend. He'll have a…

Robyn Update: Halfway There

The road to becoming cancer free is tough… but I am happy to say I am halfway there. I just completed my fourth chemo treatment last week and am slowly starting to feel like myself again. I get three weeks to recover before my next one now… which I am very much looking forward to having. Just those few extra…