John Shepherd

John J. Shepherd, of Hartland Township, passed away in the loving care of his family on October 27, 2015. This past summer John was diagnosed with stage IV Lung cancer and after recent unforeseen events made his peace with the physical world and has gone on to a better place.Born in Flint, Michigan, December 4, 1955, John was the fifth […]

James Moore, Sr.

James H. Moore, Sr. died Monday October 19, 2015 after a brief stay at the Indian River Medical Hospital and VNA Hospice, surrounded by family.James, known as ‘Jim’ or ‘Jimmy’ to his family and friends, was born to Lewis and Florence Moore on December 12, 1924 in Detroit.. He grew up on Edison Avenue in the City of Detroit in […]

City Council agrees to another year of food trucks on Bay St.

The Harbor Springs City Council approved another year of food truck operations at the same location as last year – on Bay Street, near the intersection of Spring Street. A total of four parking spaces are available for up to two trucks.City manager Tom Richards said in an interview Tuesday, Nov. 3, that Council reviewed this past summer’s operation and […]

Local ‘Food Hero’ award presented at College conference

Brian Bates and Anne Morningstar of Bear Creek Organic Farm received the 2015 Local Food Hero award on October 28 at Around the Table: Local Foods and Community Health, the third food and farming conference sponsored by North Central Michigan College and the Local Food Alliance. More than 50 nominations were received, with comments praising many of the area farmers […]

GLCO continues Sunday Series of Recitals at Castle Farms in Charlevoix

The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra’s Sunday Series of Recitals continues at Castle Farms in Charlevoix on November 8th at 4:00 pm with “Italian Sacred Music in the 18th Century” . The program features the orchestra’s chamber ensemble with soprano Amy Joy Cross and alto Jamie Platte singing Giovanni Pergolesi’s famous motet, “Stabat Mater.” The program continues the focus on the […]

Kiwanis Club of Petsokey featuring producer of “Texas Highways and Byways”

The Lone Star State is hard to miss as a prominent feature on the United States map with almost 269,000 square miles of area. Texas is second in square mile area to Alaska and almost three times as large as Michigan. When standing in El Paso, Texas, on the far west of the State you are closer to Los Angeles […]

‘Shining a Light’ on lung cancer during November at McLaren Northern Michigan

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death taking more lives annually than breast, prostate, and colon cancer combined.On November 5, in recognition of November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) at McLaren Northern Michigan is participating in the Lung Cancer Alliance national “Shine a Light” event. Colleagues at McLaren Northern Michigan are encouraged to […]

North Central encourages area residents to ‘Stuff the Truck’ for local veterans

North Central Michigan College is working with the Michigan Veteran Education Initiative to support deployed troops and veterans across the state through five Stuff the Truck events taking place around the state on Friday, November 6.Hosted by the Michigan Veteran Education Initiative, the Stuff the Truck events will benefit student veterans and their dependents, as well as deployed troops and […]

CTAC featuring Holiday Wine Market Swirl Nov. 15

On Sunday, November 15 partake in some holiday festivities at CTAC – Petoskey’s Holiday Wine Market Swirl. From 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Toski Sands Market will provide seasonal appetizers, accompanied by a variety of wines, while the Charlevoix Sax Quartet will be performing holiday favorites on stage. Musicians include Nick Anderson, Tom Harder, Gail Baldridge, and Margie Guyot. The […]

Sports: Rams Football ends successful season with loss to Iron Mountain in playoffs

It was a brief, but fun ride for the Harbor Springs Varsity Football team as they represented their district in one of just four ever playoff experiences, which started and finished in Iron Mountain on Saturday, October 31. The Rams, who earned their first playoff spot in 15 years with a dramatic win over rivals, Charlevoix, fell to second seeded […]