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  1. Barn fire in northern Michigan kills nearly 3 dozen animalsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Northern Michigan News

    TV reports crews responded early Tuesday following a 911 call about the fire in Antrim County and sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits and ducks died. Several departments responded.

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  2. Morality in governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Michigan Radio

    ... There's "Trucker Randy" Bishop, who has two felony fraud convictions in Macomb County and is now chair of the Antrim County GOP. There's Doug Sedenquist, a former radio talk show personality in the Upper Peninsula, who only resigned from the party's ...

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  3. Just getting started: Ballot language, diverting school funds, and GOP officials with recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Michigan Radio

    ... background, as its new ethnic vice chair. Jiles isn't the only internally-elected GOP official with a record. Antrim County Chair Randy Bishop and former state committee members Doug Sedenquist and William Rauwerdink all have criminal pasts. ...

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  4. MSHDA Announces Community Development Grant for Antrim CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | State of Michigan

    Contact: Misty Elliott MSHDA Communications elliottm5@michigan.gov 517-373-1858 February 24, 2015 LANSING, Mich. Michigan State Housing Development Authority's community development division announced that Antrim County will receive $90,711 in community development grant money.

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  5. Coldest weather in decades for some to start FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | UpNorthLive.com

    We had a few emails and pictures of digital thermometers sent in reading -40F along Hayes Tower Rd. near Gaylord and also around Lakes of the North along the Otsego/Antrim county line. For comparison, the all-time record low for the state of Michigan is -51F set at Vanderbilt way back on February 9, 1934.

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  6. Antrim County house a total loss after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | UpNorthLive.com

    According to Bellaire Fire Chief Joe Baker, the owners noticed smoke at 4 a.m. when they tired to take care of it themselves. The owners thought they had it out when it sparked again.

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  7. Improvements planned for popular Torch River boating access siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | UpNorthLive.com

    State officials are announcing a plan to fix up a popular spot for boaters to access the chain of lakes in Antrim and Kalkaska counties. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced upcoming improvements to the Torch River boating access site on Aarwood Trail in Clearwater Township.

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  8. Woman on snowmobile slides through intersection, strikes county plow truck and is critically injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | MLive.com

    A New Buffalo woman is in critical condition after striking the wing plow of an Antrim County Road Commission truck while she was riding a snowmobile. Antrim County sheriff's authorities responded to the crash Thursday afternoon at Pineview Drive and Wycherley Drive in Mancelona Township.

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  9. Police: Men snowplowed driveways before breaking inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Grand Haven Tribune

    Authorities say two men snowplowed driveways at homes in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula before they broke into them and took guns, electronics, furniture and even a stuffed bobcat. Kalkaska County Undersheriff Abe DeVol said investigators linked the suspects to 25 break-ins between December and last week.

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  10. Authorities: Men Snowplowed Driveways Before Breaking InRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Authorities say two men snowplowed driveways at homes in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula before they broke into them and took guns, electronics, furniture and even a stuffed bobcat. Kalkaska County Undersheriff Abe DeVol says investigators linked the suspects to 25 break-ins between December and last week.

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  11. Short's overtakes New Holland to become Michigan's 3rd largest breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | MLive.com

    The Antrim County craft brewery made 34,443 barrels of beer in 2014, a production number that pushed the company past New Holland Brewing Co. into the third slot behind Bell's and Founders.

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  12. Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce from wife, collaborator Kathleen Glynn is finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Moore filed a divorce complaint June 17, 2013, in Michigan's Antrim County, where the couple has a lakefront home. Moore spokesman Christian Muirhead says his client and Glynn "have mutually and amicably reached a divorce settlement."

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  13. Winter storm blasts Michigan; Send us your photos and videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... Grand Rapids has reported seven inches. Newaygo County has nine inches. Scottville north to Traverse City, Antrim County, Charlevoix and Bliss are all reporting seven inches of new snow as of 6 a.m. today. Share your photos and videos If you capture ...

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  14. Wintry weather around US brings fatalities, school closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... struck 85-year-old Carl Dewey on Wednesday in Helena Township, about 30 miles northeast of Traverse City, the Antrim County sheriff's department said. There were whiteout conditions at the time, the department told The Grand Rapids Press. The ...

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  15. More cold on the way after fresh coat of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... were killed in a crash Thursday in Genesee County's Forest Township. Their names have not been released.The Antrim County sheriff's department says a car struck 85-year-old Carl Dewey as he crossed a road to get his mail Wednesday in... According to ...

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  16. Winter Weather Blamed for 4 Deaths in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... killed in a crash Thursday in Genesee County's Forest Township. Their names weren't immediately released. The Antrim County sheriff's department says a car struck 85-year-old Carl Dewey as he crossed a road to get his mail Wednesday in Helena ...

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  17. Frigid temperatures bring fatalities, commuting nightmares across U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... struck 85-year-old Carl Dewey on Wednesday in Helena Township, about 30 miles northeast of Traverse City, the Antrim County sheriff's department said. There were whiteout conditions at the time, the department told The Grand Rapids Press. The ...

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  18. Hundreds of Michigan schools close amid another day of coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... at Grosse Pointe South High School. Carl Dewey, 85, was crossing a road to pick up his mail when he was hit in Antrim County's Helena Township. Zane Chwastek, 64, of Kalkaska County's Bear Lake Township was using a snow blower in his driveway when a ...

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  19. 85-year-old northern Michigan man killed while crossing roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NewsCenter 25

    An 85-year-old man crossing a northern Michigan road to get his mail was struck and killed by a car in snowy conditions. The incident occurred Wednesday in Antrim County's Helena Township, 30 miles northeast of Traverse City.

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  20. Man, 85, killed while crossing road to get mail in "white-out" conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | MLive.com

    An 85-year-old Helena Township man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road to retrieve mail in "white-out" conditions, police say. Antrim County sheriff's deputies were dispatched just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7 to Alden Highway just west of Crystal Springs Road for the Helena Township crash.

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