Benzie County Newswire

Benzie County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 52 in Benzie County, MI

  1. Zip lines now are regulated like carnival rides in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | MLive.com

    ... from Bay City. Another incident that raised zip line awareness occurred in April 2015 at Lake Ann Camp in Benzie County. A woman from Traverse City was injured after her ride didn't come to a stop and she crashed into a barrier. According to a study ...

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  2. Hot coals buried in sand burn girl, 10, at Lake Michigan resort, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | MLive.com

    A lawsuit filed on behalf of a 10-year-old girl who suffered burns when she stepped on hot coals buried in the sand can go forward against a Lake Michigan resort, the state Court of Appeals said. A Benzie County Circuit Court judge had dismissed the case, finding that the plaintiffs failed to show that conduct by the Inn at Watervale Inc. was grossly negligent or willful and wanton as required by the state's Recreational Land Use Act, or RUA.

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  3. BATA and Benzie Bus Increase Commuter Options with Express RoutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Mass Transit

    ... from Benzie Bus to BATA will be accepted in Interlochen and Lake Ann. These expanded services will give Benzie County residents 22 ways to commute to Traverse City including 10 express routes plus 12 regular rides from Interlochen each day. "We have ...

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  4. Midland Daily News discontinues Sunday edition, announces other changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | MLive.com

    ... and parent company of The Pioneer, The Manistee News Advocate, Herald Review, The Lake County Star and The Benzie County Record Patriot, according to pioneergroup.com . According to its website, the Midland Daily News was founded in 1858 and ...

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  5. Century-Old Michigan Inn Can Be Sued for Girl's Burns, Appeals Court SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    The Michigan appeals court says an inn near Lake Michigan can be sued for injuries suffered by a girl who burned her foot in the hidden leftovers of a beach bonfire. The court overturned a decision by a Benzie County judge who said the century-old Watervale Inn was protected by a Michigan law that limits liability on businesses that provide recreation.

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  6. Court: Century-old inn can be sued for girl's burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WJRT

    The Michigan appeals court says an inn near Lake Michigan can be sued for injuries suffered by a girl who burned her foot in the hidden leftovers of a beach bonfire. The court overturned a decision by a Benzie County judge who said the century-old Watervale Inn was protected by a Michigan law that limits liability on businesses that provide recreation.

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  7. Whitehall gets funeral service change after Thomas Clock empty-box convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... rz will be the manager at the Ludington location. Kirk and Courtney Barz also own Bennett-Barz Funeral Home in Benzie County's Beulah and Terwilliger Funeral Home in Manistee County's Kaleva.

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  8. Hometown mourns Illinois girl who died in Michigan ski crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | WJRT

    ... ribbons were displayed in the Chicago suburb in her memory. Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan's Benzie County, said the accident was Sunday during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail. She struck a tree and was wearing a helmet. She ...

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  9. There's a curling venue at a Northern Michigan brewery and it's awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... again, because that's exactly what you can do at Stormcloud Brewing Company , 303 Main St., in Frankfort. The Benzie County brewery has once again constructed a curling venue next to its brewpub in downtown Frankfort. Brewery staff was hard at work ...

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  10. Illinois girl dies in skiing crash in northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... ribbons were displayed in the Chicago suburb in her memory. Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan's Benzie County, said the accident was Sunday during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail. She struck a tree and was wearing a helmet. She ...

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  11. Illinois girl, 10, dies in skiing accident in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | WWLP

    A 10-year-old Illinois girl injured in a New Year's Day skiing accident in northern Michigan has died. Officials at Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan's Benzie County, released a statement on Tuesday saying the accident was Sunday around 2 p.m. during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail.

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  12. Girl, 10, dies in New Year's Day skiing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KRON 4

    A 10-year-old Illinois girl injured in a New Year's Day skiing accident in northern Michigan has died. Officials at Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan's Benzie County, released a statement on Tuesday saying the accident was Sunday around 2 p.m. during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail.

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  13. 10-Year-Old Killed In MI Skiing AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A 10-year-old Illinois girl injured in a New Year's Day skiing accident in northern Michigan has died. Officials at Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan's Benzie County, released a statement on Tuesday saying the accident was Sunday around 2 p.m. during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail.

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  14. Young skier, 10, dies after striking tree at Crystal MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | MLive.com

    A 10-year-old girl died a day after she crashed into a tree during a group ski lesson at Crystal Mountain resort in Benzie County. The girl, from Illinois, was skiing about 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1 on one of the resort's intermediate ski trails and was skiing ahead of other class participants when she apparently lost control, Crystal Mountain officials said.

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  15. Girl, 10, killed in Crystal Mountain skiingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Times Herald

    Girl, 10, killed in Crystal Mountain skiing accident A 10-year-old Illinois girl injured in a New Year's Day skiing accident in northern Michigan has died Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://on.lsj.com/2hPmSSW THOMPSONVILLE - A 10-year-old Illinois girl injured in a New Year's Day skiing accident in northern Michigan has died. Officials at Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan's Benzie County, released a statement on Tuesday saying the accident was Sunday around 2 p.m. during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail.

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  16. 10 Year-Old Girl Dies in Skiing Accident in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WWBN-FM Burton

    A 10 year-old girl has passed away after being injured in a skiing accident on New Year's Day at Crystal Mountain Ski Resort in Benzie County. According to WDIV , the little girl was part of a group that were taking ski lessons on an intermediate trail.

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  17. Michigan company steps in after family's $1K snowboard stolen before holiday tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... - only to be told that cameras in that area weren't on at the time of the alleged theft. He then contacted the Benzie County Sheriff's Department and filed a report. Chase and his family were the last to leave Crystal Mountain that day. When the ...

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  18. DEQ sets hearing on controversial Lake Michigan sand mine permit renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... renewing a permit this year. Wygant said the DEQ has not received any feedback on the Walter Rohn mine in Benzie County or the Sand Products Co. of Muskegon renewal requests. The hearing is from 6 to 8 p.m. in the downstairs community room at the ...

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  19. In possible swansong, Cabela's celebrates northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... They lent Cabela's photo crew two hungry bull elk near Ludington, a privately- owned covered wooden bridge in Benzie County, a log cabin on the Au Sable River, a weathered barn door in Suttons Bay, as well as themselves as real-life, if unlikely, ...

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  20. Travel North to Celebrate the Holidays in Benzie County with Santa Visits, 5K and MoreRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This holiday season plan to travel North to experience leisurely shopping, Santa visits, a 5k run and all the magic of Benzie County 's unique hometown charm. Multiple holiday celebrations have been planned and include activities for all ages.

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