Author: Chelsea Dickens

Hook and Hunting: Liberty and Youth Hunt

This weekend kicks off the start of the fall deer hunting season, and marks the Liberty and Youth Hunt. This weekend is only open to kids sixteen and younger, or those with a qualifying disability. Next weekend, on private hunting land in the lower peninsula, is early antlerless season. The main deer hunting season begins Oct. 1, that marks the…

Big Rapids Teen Recovering From Summer Car Accident With Community Support

July 30, Naomi Parks was enjoying riding the sand dunes at Silver Lake State Park with her friend Seth, when their pickup truck overturned several times. Both Seth and Naomi were pinned in the vehicle to start, but Naomi was the one extricated by Hart Fire and transported to Mercy Hospital in Muskegon. She couldn’t feel anything from her shoulders…

Frankfort Prepares for Ironman 70.3 Triathlon This Sunday

The next several days will be busy for teams setting up for the Ironman 70.3 triathlon race, in Frankfort, Sunday. It’s a new location for the race, last held in Traverse City before COVID-19. “The layout and the venue here in Frankfort are quite different than they were in Traverse City,” says Race Director Joel Gaff.  “Overall, it’s the same…

Traverse City Airport Directors – Past and Present – Recall Day of 9/11

This Saturday, 8:45 am, September 11, marks 20 years since 19 militants associated with Al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes in a plot against the United States. Two of those planes were flown in the World Trade Center towers in New York City, a third at the Pentagon and the fourth crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Both Kevin Klein, current Cherry Capital Airport…

Severe Storms Cause Significant Damage Across Northern Michigan

Severe storms caused significant damage across Central and Northern Michigan Tuesday afternoon. High winds in places such as Reed City blew over trees and power lines. Emergency management is asking residents in Osceola County to limit their travel for their own safety so crews have time to clean up debris. “I’m thankful that everybody was okay, we had a lot…

Saga of a Missing Snake Head at Ludington Brewery

Starving Artist Brewery in Ludington is on the hunt for a missing snake head. The snake statute made it’s debut at the Burning Foot Beer Festival in Muskegon this year. Just after the festival ended, Starving Artist owner, Andy Thomas, found the snake head missing. “Immediately we think, OK, maybe it’s one of the team  helping with tear down and…