Author: Taylor Morris

Local Nonprofit Raising Money For Single Moms In Ironman Triathlon

People from all across Northern Michigan and beyond are getting ready for the Ironman triathlon in Frankfort this weekend. Several local charities who are using the race as a fundraiser, are also prepping for the big event. In honor of the Ironman coming to Frankfort, five Northern Michigan charities were chosen by Traverse City Tourism for a “charity challenge.” One…

New Northern Michigan Department Store Pushes Back Grand Opening, Desperate For Employees

Federal benefits expired for millions in the United States on Sunday, and businesses all across Northern Michigan are still dealing with staffing shortages. Sportsman’s Warehouse in Traverse City was forced to push back their grand opening due to lack of employees to help open the store. “There’s a possibility we’ll have to push our grand opening back if we can’t…

9&10 News Live At Kingsley Schools On First Day Back For Students

After the long Labor Day weekend, many kids are headed back to school in northern Michigan. With different COVID-19 protocols in each district, this school year won’t be the same as 2020. 9&10’s Taylor Morris is live at Kingsley Schools, talking with the superintendent and principals about their plans to keep students safe this year. She’s also talking with parents…

Michigan DNR First In The Nation To Begin Carbon Credit Program

A new nationwide project is starting right here in Northern Michigan at the Pigeon River Country State Forest near Vanderbilt. The DNR and Bluesource, LLC are teaming up to restrict carbon credits to help reduce the carbon foot-print. “It’s pretty exciting because this is something that other States are looking at,” said Scott Whitcomb, Senior Advisor for Wildlife and Public…

Ferris State University Breaks Ground On New $32 Million Facility

Ferris State University celebrated their annual Founders’ Day Thursday, starting the event with a groundbreaking ceremony for their new Virtual Learning Center. “We began today celebrating our latest building project,” said David L. Eisler, President of Ferris State University. “Our Center for Virtual Learning, which is a $32 million dollar building that’s dedicated to high-tech education.” The Virtual Learning Center will…

Manistee Awarded Money for City Project

Manistee was awarded a $700,000 grant that will help fund their Gateway Redevelopment Project. Manistee has been working on this project for more than a year. It’s a project that will bring much needed improvements to the downtown area. The project consists of the demolition of several older buildings to create a new face for the downtown area, with hopes…