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Michelle Bakes: Mini Coffee Cheesecakes

It can be an intimidating dessert to bake, but Michelle Dunaway shows us how to master cheesecake with just a few simple ingredients. Plus, see how she ups the flavor with some mocha and chocolatey goodness. Mini Coffee Cheesecakes by My First Year Something Sweet Here are the ingredients you need: Crust  1 & 1/2 cups oreo crumbs  2 tbsp…

Data Shows COVID-19 Cases Rising in Rural Northern Michigan

REGION 7 Show Caption Hide Caption REGION 7 CASES Show Caption Hide Caption REGION 2N Show Caption Hide Caption REGION 2N CASES Show Caption Hide Caption   COVID-19 cases are on the rise all over and not just in places with big populations. District Health Department #10 in northern Michigan says from Thanksgiving to Wednesday this week they reported more…

Ludington Principal Awarded MEMSPA 2020 Principal of Year

A Ludington elementary school principal was recently awarded the 2020 principal of the year. Brian Dotson is the principal of Foster Elementary, a 3rd through 5th grade building within Ludington Area School District. On Thursday night, the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association announced Dotson as their 2020 Principal of the Year. Dotson was nominated by his colleagues at…

CMU Wraps Up Fall Semester: Success and Lessons Learned

Central Michigan University just wrapped up its fall semester, with the majority of in-person classes, in the midst of a global pandemic. “We very much finished the semester where we wanted to,” says CMU President Bob Davies In august, CMU was one of the first universities in the state to resume in-person learning. President Davies says although they took the…

Manufacturing Sector Ranks Third for Coronavirus Outbreaks in Michigan

State health officials rank coronavirus clusters by setting. According to their data, schools and congregate care facilities have the first and second most outbreaks, while manufacturing settings rank number 3. They say there’s been at least 25 outbreak clusters in production facilities in Michigan. Region 7 has just one manufacturing outbreak while Region 6 has the most with 12. While…

Wexford-Osceola Habitat for Humanity Hosts Festival of Dreams Online Auction

The Wexford-Osceola Habitat for Humanity’s Festival of Dreams fundraiser auction has gone virtual! Their yearly fundraiser is all online, and they’re hoping the community steps up to bid on prizes, with all money going straight back into helping families find housing locally. Up for grabs this year: a hot air balloon ride, pearls, toys, gifts, and local experiences. Habitat for…

Former Grand Traverse County Jail Administrator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement, Neglect of Duty

Former Grand Traverse County jail administrator Todd Ritter took a plea deal Friday in 13th Circuit Court. The Attorney General’s Office said during his time in office, Ritter spent government time and money on inmates and former inmates. He was also charged with sex crimes. On Friday, Todd Ritter admitted to a variety of allegations against him, including taking a…

Brewvine: Getting in the Holiday Spirit at Bonobo Winery

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Healthy Living: Smart Device for Epilepsy

A team of neurosurgeons at Yale University are the first in the country to implant a newly approved deep brain stimulation, or DBS, device into a patient with epilepsy. The new device is called percept. In Healthy Living, Courtney Doyle explains how it’s the first system designed to give personalized feedback. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the new…