Tuesday May 14
Authorities: Man rams jail trying to free inmate
In this undated photo released by the Kalkaska County Sheriff's Department, Derek G. Lavis, 45, of Bellaire, Mich., is shown.
State of Michigan
March 22 open house in Bellaire to highlight upcoming work on M-88
BACKGROUND: MDOT is reconstructing 5.4 miles of M-88 from the villages of Central Lake to Bellaire, from Fourth Street to Eckhardt Road, in Antrim County.
Traverse City Ticker
Microbrew Madness Has Hit Traverse City
Traverse City has trails for bikes and trails for wine lovers. Now, with an ever-expanding list of breweries, might it be time for a trail for beer lovers? The Ticker took stock of where one can tip back a pint or two of craft beer, or hard cider, around town.
The Detroit News
Pollution problems continue as Michigan funds to clean up dry up
The state is quickly running out of money to clean up thousands of sites around Michigan that are contaminated from prior industrial use -- often posing threats to human health.
World record fish caught on Lake Bellaire, Michigan
Joseph Seeberger of Portage landed the musky last October on Lake Bellaire , which is 25 miles northeast of Traverse City.