Last week – two local art gallery owners in Petoskey announced their donation of $20,000 to local community groups.
Ward and Eis Gallery owners, Don Ward and Jennifer Eis give two percent of their sales back to the community every year. Continue reading
Intertown Road in Petoskey. Photo courtesy of MDOT.
One Petoskey intersection is expected be a little safer this fall. The city is scheduled to be the first in Michigan to receive a new traffic safety device.
It’s called a Rural Intersection Collision Avoidance System . It will be installed at a blind intersection on US-131 and Intertown Rd. Continue reading
For students, crossing the street in Petoskey just got a whole lot safer. A pedestrian tunnel now lets people cross the road between the middle and high school underground.
Construction started in the spring and wrapped up just last week. Continue reading
With rain during the holiday months, and cold temperatures during a key President’s Day weekend in February, Northern Michigan has been lacking visitors.
Michigan’s recreational trails have been feeling the love. A community forum is planned in Petoskey to discuss survey results that show the usage of some northern Michigan trails.
The Top of Michigan Trails Council and Emmet County commissioned the study last summer. Continue reading
Most of us are familiar with the traditional fairy tales and bedtime stories told to us when we are young.
Now imagine tales like ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and ‘Rip Van Winkle’ with an astrological twist. Continue reading
Photo courtesy of the Michigan Land Use Initiative.
An exploratory project is being launched to bring back passenger train service to a rail line that still exists through central and northern Michigan.
Qualifying matches are complete, and Michigan middle schoolers across the state are looking ahead to a statewide robotics competition after the holidays.
Several Michigan cities, including Sault Ste. Marie, are receiving state grants to help spruce up their communities. On top of the state funding, the grants are expected to spur almost a million dollars in private investments.
Complex storms are producing some unsettling waves in northern Michigan waters, in which water levels are rising up and down along shorelines.
Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who they say has been using stolen credit cards at stores around the state. Continue reading
A team of northern Michigan students have raised enough money travel and compete in a regional robotics competition.
A sport for the mind. Robotics teams in Michigan have been experiencing significant growth, now boasting more than any other state in the nation.
One particular team comes from Petoskey Middle School, where the team is now experimenting with a different kind of technology. Continue reading
Due to the recent national breach of credit card information at Target, the Petoskey Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar on credit card security.
Courtesy of the C.S. Lewis Festival’s Facebook.
As it’s done every year for over a decade, the city of Petoskey is celebrating the man who invented Narnia.
We’re already a month into open enrollment under the new Federal Affordable Care Act, and, with new rules and glitches in the system, many people and businesses still have questions.