Antrim County Newswire

Antrim County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Antrim County, MI.

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  1. New Director of Community and Neighborhood Services for City of HollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WHTC

    ... in geology and planning as well as a master's degree in public and nonprofit administration. He's a former Antrim County associate planner. The Ohio native moved to West Michigan in 1995. He and his wife, Erin, have lived in Holland's Washington ...

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  2. Who will pay for Michigan's orphaned, contaminated sites?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Michigan Radio

    Pollution from the former site of Mount Clemens Metal Products has been spreading across Antrim County for decades, contaminating trillions of gallons of groundwater with trichloroethylene, a cancer-causing chemical. Michigan has more than 280 contaminated sites that are "orphans."

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  3. Two snowmobile trail segments closed in northern Lower MichiganRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | State of Michigan

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Jordan Valley Trails Council today announced that, effectively immediately, two separate snowmobile trail segments in the northern Lower Peninsula are closed for the 2016 season. The closed segments include Trail #768 that cross-connects Mancelona to the Starvation Lake area in southeast Antrim County and Trail #4 from East Jordan to Charlevoix in the west end of Charlevoix County.

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  4. Bureau of Services for Blind Persons Presents Achievement Honor Roll AwardsRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | State of Michigan

    ... residential and commercial customers. He wants to become the leading provider of waste removal services in Antrim County and surrounding areas. Jordyn Castor East Lansing, MI Jordyn always successfully faced challenges head-on and never thought of ...

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  5. Buy Handmade and Support Local Artisans at Bellaire's Holiday Gift Fair, 11/6Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Holiday Gift Fair has been a highly anticipated shopping event and kicks off the holiday shopping season. Antrim County residents look forward to finding a unique gift for a friend's birthday, their family Thanksgiving and more. Bellaire Chamber ...

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  6. Crusty brown algae mats growing in pristine Michigan lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | MLive.com

    It's murky brown, unpleasant to walk through and starting to appear in quantity along the sandy bottom of northern Michigan's prettiest lakes. University researchers, residents and an Antrim County environmental association have begun taking a closer look this year at the recent proliferation of golden brown algae in Torch Lake and other inland waters around Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

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  7. 2 arrested for multiple breaking and entering incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | MLive.com

    Two people have been arrested for multiple breaking and entering incidents in Mancelona, the Antrim County Sheriff's Office said. Vernon Joseph Roberts II and Alisa Marie Pickarski, both 29 and of Mancelona, were arrested Thursday for breaking and entering and possession of stolen property.

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  8. Northern Michigan orchard seeks votes in 'Best Apple Orchard' contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | MLive.com

    King Orchards, a family-owned orchard in Antrim County, is in fourth place in a "Best Apple Orchard" contest being staged by USA Today. The contest invites readers to cast an online ballot for their favorite apple orchard.

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  9. Canoe, kayak businesses enjoy successful summer seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Last week's cool and rainy weather was the exception this season. Sunny skies and warm temperatures ruled most of June and July.

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  10. Susan J. Demas: Todd Courser insults tea partiers with sex-scandal coverupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... Committeeman, William Rauwerdink , served four years in prison for massive financial and accounting fraud. And Antrim County GOP Chair "Trucker" Randy Bishop, who recently threatened recalls if legislators raise taxes to fix roads, is also a ...

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  11. Mother of 6-week-old dies in propane truck crash, her baby and mother airliftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... airlifted from the scene. The crash was reported around 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Alba Highway near Tunnel Road in Antrim County's Star Township, Undersheriff Dean Pratt said. Wagner was driving a Ford Taurus north on Alba Highway when it drifted across ...

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  12. Traverse City Police Captain found not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    Capt. Ayling was being charged with willful neglect of duty following an investigation into the way he handled a situation in February involving former City Manager, Jered Ottenwess. Antrim County Prosecutor, Jim Rossiter said he believed the jury had enough evidence to find that Capt.

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  13. Michael Moore's former Torch Lake home in Michigan for sale at $5.2MRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... broker Nancy Albrecht. Moore filed for divorce from Glynn in 2013 after 21 years of marriage. According to Antrim County Circuit Court records the couple married in Flint in 1991 and they did not have children. Albrecht said the property has seven ...

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  14. All aboard the 60th annual Elk Rapids Harbor DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    Thursday morning 7&4's Alyssa Hearin was live from Antrim County to fill us in on what's new this year and how you and your family can get involved.

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  15. Police captain cleared of neglect of duty in drunken city manager caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... Michael Ayling on Wednesday, Aug. 5, after a three-day trial in 86th District Court, a court official said. Antrim County Prosecutor James Rossiter filed the misdemeanor charge after Grand Traverse County Prosecutor Robert Cooney expressed concern ...

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  16. Severe storms damage fruit crops near Traverse CityRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... was blown off of the branches or punctured by hail. Brian Altonen of Altonen's Orchards owns two orchards in Antrim County. He tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle orchard further north in Kewadin saw little damage. But he says damage at the other ...

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  17. Boy, 11, shot dead after tripping while carrying his grandfather's gun in a play fortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Thomas, 11, and his 14-year-old brother, Ashten, took unloaded .357 revolver from a dresser drawer and found ammunition in a shed An 11-year-old Michigan boy is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself in the face while playing with his grandfather's gun in a makeshift fort. According to the Antrim County Sheriff's Department, Thomas Belanger and his 14-year-old brother, Ashten, were playing in their grandparents' yard in Alba Thursday when a revolver went off.

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  18. Authorities identify boy, 11, killed while playing with gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WJRT

    Authorities are releasing more details after an 11-year-old boy was fatally shot while playing with a gun in northern Michigan. The Antrim County sheriff's department says Monday that Thomas Belanger and his 14-year-old brother were playing in a fort in their grandparents' yard on Thursday when a revolver discharged.

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  19. Authorities Identify Michigan Boy, Killed While Playing With GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Authorities are releasing more details after an 11-year-old boy was fatally shot while playing with a gun in northern Michigan. The Antrim County sheriff's department says Monday that Thomas Belanger and his 14-year-old brother were playing in a fort in their grandparents' yard on Thursday when a revolver discharged.

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  20. 1 boy killed, another hurt in separate gun play incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | NewsCenter 25

    Antrim County Sheriff Daniel Bean says two brothers who are under 14 years old were building a fort on their grandparent's property Thursday when one produced a handgun. The Saginaw News reports that Lt.

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