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Create Farm-to-Door Wreaths with Kalin Sheick of Sweetwater Floral
Welcome friends with a farm-to-door wreath. Petoskey floral designer Kalin Sheick of Sweetwater Floral shows us how. This story is featured in the December 2018 issue of Traverse Magazine. Get your copy.
NCMC Petoskey installs small-scale waste-water treatment unit in residence hall
EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan college now has a small-scale waste-water treatment unit installed. North Central Michigan College, in partnership with SludgeHammer Group, Ltd. and the Little Traverse Bay Protection & Restoration Fund of the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Commu
Charlevoix sheriff warns of computer scam
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Charlevoix County Sheriff Chuck Vondra is warning the public about a computer scam. A northern Michigan resident lost a couple hundred dollars after being targeted by someone pretending to be from Apple, Vondra said.
Michigan motorist beats troublesome car with baseball bat, gets OWI
HARBOR SPRINGS, MI – A Michigan man’s anger toward his troublesome vehicle recently led to his arrest. According to the Michigan State Police Gaylord Post, 33-year-old Chad Johnson of Harbor Springs was arrested around 10 p.m. on Nov. 30 shortly after someone reported him beating his car with a base
Freshwater Art Gallery Welcomes Artists, Musicians to Boyne City
Combining a love of art and music led husband-and-wife team Tony Williams and Robin Lee Berry on the path from artists to owners of Freshwater Art Gallery. Their story starts in the ’90s. Tony had transitioned from building log cabins to furniture. It could take up to three years to build a cabin, a
Water protectors rally against lame duck Line 5 legislation
Demonstrators gathered in Petoskey on Saturday, opposing the state's plan to build a tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac, which would house twin oil pipelines owned by Canadian company Enbridge Energy. They expressed frustration with a Michigan Senate bill passed on Wednesday which would create a t
Harvest Food & Supply Drive
Help support women & children at the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan’s (WRCNM) Safe Home who are seeking safety from domestic abuse. Donations include non-perishable foods, grocery gift cards, household goods & personal care items. Bring to the WRCNM main office at 423 Porter St. in Pet
Michigan mom calls cops when son refuses to get out of bed for school
GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WTHR) - A Michigan mom called for reinforcements when her son wouldn't get up for school. Crystal Towns had been struggling to get her son out of bed when she came up with an idea.
Domestic Fight Lands Flint Man in Otsego County Jail
GAYLORD, MI – On December 4th, 2018, at about 12:40AM, troopers from the Gaylord Post were sent to a residence on a suspicious situation call in Otsego Lake Township. The caller who was identified as 25-year-old Chelesa Duty, later attempted to call off the police response but troopers continued whe
Helping out the Humane Society
CHEBOYGAN — Students in Scott Weston's Special Needs Multi-Classroom at Cheboygan Intermediate School recently held a supply drive for the Cheboygan County Humane Society, presenting those items to Dawn Drolshagen of the Humane Society Tuesday morning.
Lady Cardinals use defense to top Inland Lakes, 51-40
INDIAN RIVER — Last season, it was the Onaway Lady Cardinals starting out 0-2 under first-year head coach John George. In George's second campaign, though, things turned out the exact opposite.
Events in Northern Michigan for the weekend of December 8th
NORTHERN MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here’s some events across northern Michigan that you and your friends or family can take part in.
Best between the pipes: Black, Evola highlight matchup between Alpena, Country Day
Behind every great hockey team is a great goaltender. This explains why the Alpena Wildcats and Detroit Country Day Yellowjackets are among the top teams in Division 3 this season.
Manton girls fall to Brighton
PETOSKEY — They certainly got the start they wanted. The issue was they couldn't sustain it. Manton dropped a 41-23 decision to Brighton in the championship of the Petoskey Invitational Saturday afternoon.
Odawa Casino hosts 27th Annual Breakfast of Champions
EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The 27th Annual Breakfast of Champions was held Tuesday by the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce. The annual awards event hands out honors to different businesses in the Petoskey area.
Redettes bounce back in big way
PETOSKEY — After getting dealt a tough loss on a late shot by Brighton Friday, the Marquette girls basketball team got back on the right track Saturday afternoon as the Redettes topped Petoskey 46-14 at the Petoskey Invitational.
Headlines in History: Indiana BMV approves shop-by-mail for 1958 license plates
Dec. 2, 1896: “South Bend people who have enjoyed summer outings at Petoskey, Mich., remember the fancy goods establishment of Mr. Asadurion on the corner of two of the main streets and they will be interested in the statement that his wife and child have been released by the Turkish authorities fro
Alpena girls basketball aims to build on last season’s success
The Alpena High girls basketball team made good progress in their first year under Erin Andrews, going 12-7 during the 2017-18 season. Now the Wildcats want to take the next step. With a roster of 12, including five returning players the Wildcats are hoping to turn in another winning season, be a ma
Redettes fall on late shot at Petoskey Invitational; Republic, SC girls both come up short
PETOSKEY — The Marquette girls basketball team’s first game at the Petoskey Invitational went down to the wire Friday night, but the Redettes came up just short in the end, falling 44-42 to Brighton.
MSP: Man beats up car, arrested for drunk driving
EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Harbor Springs man is facing multiple charges after investigators said he beat up his car. Michigan State Police was called to investigate a person hitting a car with a baseball bat in a parking lot around 10 p.m. on November 30.