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Landowner wins appeal over libel in tree dispute

The state appeals court has thrown out an $85,000 libel verdict, one of many issues in a dispute over the cutting of trees in northern Michigan's Benzie County.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Council to continue building inspection discussion

On Monday, the Cadillac City Council will hold public hearings to discuss the possibility of re-establishing its own building inspection services.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Wexford County, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

58-year-old woman found dead near brush fire

Authorities are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman whose body was found near a brush fire in Benzie County.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

Northern Michigan News

New trial date set for mother of autistic girl

Kelli Stapleton had been scheduled to go on trial Wednesday in Benzie County on a charge of attempted murder.

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Related Topix: Elberta, MI

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MLive.com

Woman's body found after Northern Michigan brush fire

Benzie County deputies were called to the scene of a brush fire behind a residential neighborhood near Lamb Road and U.S. 31 in Inland Township about 6 p.m. Sunday, July 13. Firefighters discovered the woman's body while extinguishing the fire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Building inspection services, cost of the cold looked at by Cadillac council

About three years ago, the city relinquished plan review, building and electrical inspection responsibilities to the Wexford County Building Department.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Wexford County, MI

Mon Jul 07, 2014

MLive.com

Report: Father handles autistic daughter's violence with calm

In a brief exchange chronicled by People magazine, Isabelle "Issy" Stapleton, the 15-year-old autistic girl nearly killed by carbon-monoxide poisoning, hits herself in the head and throws a pan of corn in disagreement with her father.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Council to make decision regarding building department

It appears the city of Cadillac is going to be headed in a different direction regarding how it will issue building permits and conduct inspections.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Wexford County, MI

Wed Jul 02, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Family raising awareness one year after Kelly Boyce Hurlbert's death

The 29-year-old was biking home from work July 5, 2013 when she was struck and killed.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

State of Michigan

MDOT suspends construction for July Fourth holiday, urges safe driving

Fast Facts: - MDOT is suspending as much work as possible from 3 p.m. Thursday, July 3, until 6 a.m. Monday, July 7. - AAA Michigan estimates nearly 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel this holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Houghton County, MI, Dollar Bay, MI, Charlevoix County, MI, Lowell, MI

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