News

Celebrate the foundation of America during Constitution Week

CADILLAC — True to their goal to educate the public about our American heritage, the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has created displays to highlig...


What is a 'Freeman?'

CADILLAC — It's pretty simple in the mind of Wexford County Prosecutor Jason Elmore when it comes to those who follow the idea of the "Freeman Movement."  ...


Participants invited to make their own original dishes in 4-H Kids Cook Challenge

CADILLAC — Some kids like their food to be predictable with few deviations from the tried-and-true original recipe. Others are a little more adventurous. In a recent ...


Long-time couple celebrates anniversary by renewing their vows

LAKE CITY — A local couple celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary with a second wedding on Friday at Belle Oakes Living Center. Dewey and Dorothy Maxwell celebrated wi...


Today in history: Suspect who stole auto in Cadillac tells quite a tale

Sept. 16, 1917 Henry Knowlton and Chief of Police Thomas Hartnell returned last night with Knowlton's Cadillac auto, which was stolen a week ago and recovered in Chicago. T...


New Lake City restaurant a place where families can relax

LAKE CITY — Going to certain restaurants requires kids to be on their best behavior, with no playing, yelling, or messy tables. Countryside Grill, in Lake City, is not on...


Case closed

REED CITY — The woman charged with embezzling from the Marion Fair was sentenced Friday, closing the book on a period that nearly ended the century-old fair. The fair hit...


Free workshop to offer skills for starting a business

CADILLAC — Thinking of starting a business? The Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center is partnering with Baker College of Cadillac to host a workshop on Th...


Mesick man faces up to 30 years on home invasion

CADILLAC — A 25-year-old Mesick man is facing a lengthy prison term after he was charged Thursday with home invasion, breaking and entering and larceny charges in 84th Distri...


Cadillac Fire Department asks to create youth training program

CADILLAC — The Cadillac Fire Department is looking for youngsters interested in a firefighting career. On Monday, the Cadillac City Council will consider a motion to crea...


Cadillac boys first at Spartan XC Invite

EAST LANSING — Their hard work paid off with something nice. Cadillac's boys put together a strong performance and took first overall in the Bronze Division of the Mi...


Mesick holds off Manistee Catholic

MESICK — For once, the scoreboard didn't get a work out. Instead, it was Josh Crocker's nerves that did. Mesick jumped out to a 20-0 first-half lead on Manist...


Lake City stays perfect with win over Manton

MANTON — The trap had clearly been laid. They were coming off a big win over a big rival the previous week and the next one on their schedule is the team that has ruled t...


Reed City takes care of Grant

GRANT — Their plans are starting to come together. Reed City started the season a little slow but the Coyotes continued to build steam with a 32-7 win over Grant in a CSA...


Pine River falls to Beal City

BEAL CITY — They get a finger in one hole and another leak springs up. When you're struggling with a lack of confidence and a young team, it's hard to turn that a...


McBain storms back to top Evart

MCBAIN — Looking at the stats, one would assume this was a defensive stalemate. One team, though, got things going offensively in time for the win. McBain and Evart c...


Buckley blanks TC Christian

MCBAIN — Northern Michigan Christian beat Pentwater 4-0 in a non-conference soccer contest on Friday. Tanner Mudler opened the scoring for the Comets off an assist from C...


Cadillac drops BNC contest to Alpena

ALPENA — Cadillac fell to 1-3 on the season after a 23-14 loss to Alpena in a Big North Conference football contest Friday night. The Vikings had built a 14-7 lead late i...


Obits

Duane (Duke) Hilton Silvers

CADILLAC — Duane (Duke) Hilton Silvers, of Cadillac, passed away at the age of 89 on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Samaritas Senior Living of Cadillac, with his family by ...


Betty Lou (Crouse) Allen

CADILLAC — Betty Lou (Crouse) Allen, of Cadillac, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Pleasant Lake Adult Foster Care. She was 79. Betty was born July 15, 1938...


Marie Carol Hinken

MECOSTA — Marie Carol Hinken, 81, of Mecosta, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 30, 1936, in Liberty Townsh...


Gladys Marie (Gregg) Clinton

CADILLAC — Gladys Marie (Gregg) Clinton passed away quietly at her home, Thursday, September 14, 2017, with her family by her side. She was 98. Gladys was born July 13, 1...


Vivian June Witt

REED CITY — Vivian June Witt, of Reed City, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at her home. She was 85 years old. She was born March 27, 1932, in Grandville, to A...


Kurt Balzuweit

CADILLAC — Kurt Balzuweit, of Cadillac, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 65. Memorial services will be held at 11...


Thomas David Carroll

CADILLAC — Thomas David Carroll, of Cadillac, formerly of Troy and Highland Park, Michigan, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017. Thomas was born on May 6, 1936, the son of t...


Tammy Jo Moline

REED CITY — Tammy Jo Moline, of Reed City, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at her residence. She was 47 years old. She was born May 11, 1970, in Big...


Clarence Fauble

CADILLAC — Clarence “Pudge” Fauble, of Cadillac, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at his home. He was 76. Arrangements will be announced later by the P...



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