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  1. County buying gun range at site of former Michigan prisonRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | Washington Times

    A county in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula is buying the gun range at a former prison so sheriff's deputies have a place to practice shooting. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports Grand Traverse County commissioners this week approved buying the range at the former Pugsley Correctional Facility for $1 from the Michigan Land Bank Authority .

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  2. Michigan area deals with water deathsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2018 | Washington Times

    The toddler will never see that herself - she was only six weeks old when her dad, North Cummins , drowned in West Grand Traverse Bay in June 2017. "She has his eyes, his facial features.

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  3. Free tours offered at Michigan's salmon collection sitesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Washington Times

    Free tours are available this fall at three northern Michigan sites where crews collect Great Lakes salmon as the big fish migrate up rivers. The tours are offered at weirs on the Boardman River in Traverse City, the Little Manistee River in Manistee County and the Upper Platte River in Benzie County.

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  4. Michigan group's plan to house veteran falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Washington Times

    An Army veteran in the Traverse City area is homeless after a housing plan set up by a nonprofit group fell through. Dave Smiddy tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle that he thought he was moving to a house in Grand Traverse County's Garfield Township with the help of Veterans Housing USA.

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  5. Traverse City to build Coast Guard memorialRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | Washington Times

    The northwestern Michigan city will begin work on the monument in Mini Park in April. The helicopter-shaped sculpture will sit in the center of a circular brick paver pad and honor the military branch's personnel.

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  6. A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2018 | Washington Times

    The first step toward restoring Michigan State University 's credibility and reputation came this week with the resignation of President Lou Anna Simon , whose handling of the Dr. Larry Nassar scandal brought shame and condemnation to the university . Now MSU will be looking for a new leader, one who will commit to transparency and accountability, and who will pledge fealty to the truth, no matter it leads.

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  7. Memorial service planned for beloved Michigan airport dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Washington Times

    Friends and fans are bidding farewell to a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters. A memorial service for Piper is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at City Opera House in Traverse City.

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  8. Michigan farmer to open new game bird preserveRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2018 | Washington Times

    Area yak and alpaca farmer Chris Butz is expanding his agritourism offerings by opening the first game bird preserve in Leelanau County. Hunters can pursue game birds such as ring-necked pheasants, ruffed grouse and American woodcock in guided 'put-and-take' style outings, Butz told the Traverse City Record-Eagle .

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  9. Michigan airport's goggle-wearing, wildlife-control dog diesRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | Washington Times

    A dog that gained internet fame for chasing critters off a Michigan airport's runways has died after a yearlong fight with cancer. Piper was the wildlife-control dog at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City.

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