Author: Sarah Himes

“I’ve Seen Dead People: Diary of a Deputy Coroner” Book Examines Living Life, Through Experiencing Death

Through seeing so much death, a deputy coroner was able to learn a whole lot about live. Former deputy coroner Donna Francart has written a deeply personal new book “I’ve Seen Dead People: Diary of a Deputy Coroner.” It chronicles her time in the role and the remarkable life lesson’s she gained through it. The four’s Xavier Hershovitz caught up…

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Celebrates Fall with Harvest Days Celebration

Summer is still in full swing but fall is right around the corner and that has northern Michigan wineries gearing up for the harvest.  The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is hosting ‘Harvest Days’ coming up September 1st through September 30th, Sunday through Friday. Harvest Days gives people who buy tickets for the event, an experience to be a wine club…

Derrick Doesn’t Cook: Cheeseburger Pasta

We had some viewers ask whether or not if chief photojournalist Derrick Larr is really this clueless in the kitchen, and the answer is… “yes”. In this episode of Derrick Doesn’t Cook, we show you what happened “behind the scenes” during the opening credits shoot. This was the first and last time associate producer for ‘the four’, Sarah Himes helped…

Wellness for the Family: Superfoods for Seniors & Smoothie Recipes

As we age our bodies require different nutrients and also different types of exercise.  Registered dietician with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Shanthi Appelo breaks down the specific nutrients needed for seniors and what superfoods are best. Plus, Shanthi also has some simple and yet delicious superfood smoothies the whole family can enjoy. For more details click on the…

Alzheimer’s Association to Host Walk to End Alzheimer’s Events in Petoskey & Traverse City

With support needs of non-profits at a critical level, the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s is coming back to local communities for help with awareness and funding for this incurable disease. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s event in Petoskey is September 18, 2021. Click here to register for the Petoskey walk.  The Walk to End Alzheimer’s event in Traverse City…

Artist Profile: Celeste Feole, Celeste Lovely Photography LLC

A Northern Michigan photographer is using her talents to give back to the community. We explore her portfolio of breathtaking photos, and the story behind her artform in this week’s Artist Profile. To learn more about Celeste Lovely Photography LLC, watch the video above, or click here. Categories: the four

Northwest Michigan Works & Kalkaska Downtown Development Authority Hosts In-Person Job Fair

You’ve probably seen the “hiring” signs as you drive through communities.  It’s become a common scene across the country including northern Michigan.  Businesses are looking to bring in staff and hold onto talent.  Plus, countless people are also looking for jobs or making a job transition. That’s why Northwest Michigan Works and Kalkaska Downtown Development Authority and hosting an in-person…