Author: Erica Benham

VanDrie Home Furnishings Frontline Health Worker Giveaway

The incredible circumstances we are all facing right now is no doubt something we’d never imagine. Even more than that, the health workers and first responders who are tasked with the jobs to keep us safe and healthy, and heal the sick are outstanding. That’s why VanDrie Home Furnishings is supporting those who support us with a huge giveaway! Beginning…

Future Leaders

  Don’s Auto Clinic, High Point Truck and Auto Center and 9&10 News wanted to honor the students who normally wouldn’t be recognized. The underdogs with a vision for success. The hard workers that are productive outside of the classroom taking care of their community. Future Leaders 2020 Scholarships is a Northern Michigan based scholarship designed specifically for the ‘working…

Acts of Kindness: Cards to Healthcare Workers

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Acts of Kindness: Cemetery Clean Up

Getting outside can be super beneficial in a time like this. Heatheer Rohrbacher decided to visit her local cemetery and take some time to clean up headstones, lift up statues that had fallen and admired the beautiful spaces. “We figured fresh air is must needed and cemeteries are probably not going to have lots of people around,” she said. Photo…

Acts of Kindness: #HeartsForHealthCareWorkers

Sarah Kirksey Show Caption Hide Caption DonnaStout Photo Credit: Donna Stout Show Caption Hide Caption Emilee May Photo Credit: Emiliee May Show Caption Hide Caption Rachel Peel Photo Credit: Rachel Peel Show Caption Hide Caption You might have noticed hearts being placed in the windows of homes. This is because communities are sharing their thanks for those who are on…

Acts of Kindness: Northern Michigan Fire Departments Help Celebrate Birthdays

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Acts of Kindness: Honest Dental Solutions

Dental office offers assistance to elders at home during COVID-19 outbreak

While many businesses had to close their doors for the COVID-19 Stay-At-Home executive order, many are finding ways to help those who are not able to go out and get essentials. Honest Dental Solutions from Manistee may have closed their office doors, but have opened so many others by bringing essentials like food and of course, toothbrushes, toothpastes and floss….

Acts of Kindness: Goin’ on a Bear Hunt

Northern Michigan is coming together in a time of unprecedented uncertainty. To lighten the mood of some, communities are participating in what is known as “Goin’ on a Bear Hunt” where a stuffed bear is placed in the window of a home looking outward for passer-bys to see. Andrea Gregory of West Branch is joining in the fun, “People all…

Outstanding Senior Students

From athletes, to actors and artists we want to recognize you!

Many students set to graduate this spring had to abruptly end their seasons and other activities. You’ve worked hard through your careers and want to recognize you! From athletes, to actors and artists, you can send any pictures/videos of yourselves playing, and a brief story of what your sport/event meant to you. Some will be featured on the four! Check…

Jobfest Returns to Traverse City this April

For the health and safety of our Northern Michigan community as well as complying with the state’s regulations due to the COVID-19, Jobfest has been cancelled. ‘Tis the season for career fairs! Northern Michigan employers are looking to hire skilled, eager-to-learn, hardworking people. 9&10 News and WTCM Radio are bringing the employers to you at Jobfest on April 8th from 10am-6pm…