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Traverse City Commissioners Approve Agreement, Changes For National Cherry Festival

It might seem like National Cherry Festival just ended, but plans for next year are already underway. The National Cherry Festival in Traverse City will draw tens of thousands of people June 30th to July 7th next year. Every year organizers work to make improvements. "It's really all about transpare

9&10 NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:09:16

Traverse City airport director given state-wide award

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A local airport director was recognized recently for his efforts with a Michigan-wide award. The Michigan Association of Airport Executives named Cherry Capital Airport director Kevin Klein airport manager of the year. In a press release from the airport, Klein w

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:21:56

Airport construction in Traverse City delays flights

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Construction at the Cherry Capital Airport caused lights to malfunction on the runway delaying two flights and canceling one. Airport director Kevin Klein said crew were working on runway 10-2-8 on Saturday afternoon when they struck a cable. Lights on the north-s

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 09:06:23

Letters From Traverse City West Principal On Missing Spirit Rock Controversy

9&10 News obtained e-mails written by Traverse City West High School principal Joe Esper. Esper and the assistant principal were both suspended after a popular rock at the high school went missing. The superintendent asked them about it, and when no one had an answer, an investigation began. The sup

9&10 NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:26:14

Traverse City Turkey Trot Location Moves To St. Francis High School

The Traverse City Turkey Trot is a Thanksgiving favorite and is undergoing several changes this year, including a new location. The turkey trot has been around for 10 years. For seven of those years, the money raised has gone to Traverse City Area Public School's Learning, Enrichment and Athletic Pr

9&10 NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:36:15

President Trump calls for military parade in DC

We witness history on Pennsylvania Avenue. It's where presidents get out of their cars and wave to the crowd during Inauguration parades. Now, President Trump says he wants the same road used to celebrate the nation's military. Trump made the comments to French President Emmanuel Macron during his v

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:07:02

Rain chances return Wednesday night, very warm temperatures through the weekend

A dissolving cold front will try to work into northern Michigan Wednesday night, bringing rain chances to the area. Warm temperatures, possibly record breaking, through the weekend. It has been a very warm Wednesday morning - widespread 60s - , thanks to clouds rolling into northern Michigan. There

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 06:27:29

Northern Michigan shelter helps animals still displaced from Harvey

Animals from Texas were kept in the Louisiana shelters to be close if owners looking for their pet came forward. Now they are looking to find them a forever home in northern Michigan. MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) - More than 100,000 pets have been abandoned or lost from Hurricane Harvey. But r

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 21:45:34

QUIZ: Can you talk like a pirate?

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day! How well do you know the meaning of various well-known pirate phrases? Test your knowledge to see how much of a pirate you are. After finishing the quiz, make sure you share your results with friends on social media.

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:05:26

Irma debris will be converted to power

State energy officials say burning waste accounts for about 2 percent of Florida's power, and it is a quick way to get our streets clear. (WPEC) Curbs all over South Florida are loaded up with debris from hurricane Irma. Piles upon piles of it. And a lot of it will be turned into energy. Ironic, but

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:54:28

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills at least 217

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. Adding poignancy and a touch of the

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 05:49:11

Nora, Oregon Zoo's beloved polar bear, arrives at new home in Utah

Eleven month-old polar bear Nora in the winter habitat at the Oregon Zoo. Oregon Zoo / photo by Michael Durham. PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) - For the last year, visitors to the Oregon Zoo have fallen in love with Nora - the zoo's rambunctious two-year-old Polar Bear. The beloved bear arrived Tuesday at he

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:47:22

Trial in slaying of Tennessee woman enters day 8 as witnesses deliver damning testimony

A key witness gives testimony as the trial in the slaying of Holly Bobo enters its fourth day. (WZTV) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - The trial in the 2011 murder of rural Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo entered its eighth day Tuesday. The state of Tennessee rested its case Monday, having called 44 w

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:33:06

White House Christmas tree coming from Shawano

The 2017 National Grand Champion is Silent Night Evergreens; Jim and David Chapman, Endeavor, WI, August 18, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Cheryl Nicholson/Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association) (WLUK) -- The winner of the National Christmas Tree contest last month will be teaming up with a loca

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:36:23

Possible tornado destroys two barns, damages two others near Lebanon

A possible tornado ripped this barn apart in Lacomb, Oregon near Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Photo: Chopper 2/KATU News) Four barns on a dairy farm were heavily damaged Tuesday afternoon when a tornado touched down near Lebanon, according to the Lebanon Fire District. The National Weather Ser

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:07:23

Police: Restaurant owner faces charges after driving car through wife's garage

A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage door Monday. (WJAC) GALLITZIN, Pennsylvania (WJAC) - A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage doo

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:07:17

Eyewitness images of the Mexico earthquake

A man enters a damaged building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) MEXICO (WLUK) -- People in Mexico were shaken Tuesday when a powerful earthquake hit the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 76 miles southeast of Mexico City. Take a look at photos

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:48:47

Small plane with mechanical issues makes emergency landing at Yeager

A small plane that was experiencing mechanical issues successfully landed at Yeager Airport. No injuries were reported. (WCHS/WVAH) A small plane that was experiencing apparent problems with its landing gear and was forced to circle Yeager Airport successfully made an emergency landing. The three pe

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:43:31

Alabama judge refuses to move man's trial from 'S-Town'

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, file photo, Tyler Goodson of the hit podcast "S-Town" stands at the grave in Green Pond, Ala., of friend John B. McLemore, who is also featured in the serialized show. Goodson has pleaded not guilty to a multi-count indictment alleging he took lumber, old vehic

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:31:18

A major earthquake shakes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. The extent of damage or injuries was not immediately clear, but people fled office buildings along the central Reforma Avenue. Mexico's

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:25:50