Antrim County Newswire

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  1. Antrim County Prosecutor releases report on police captain investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | UpNorthLive.com

    The Antrim County Prosecutor's office has released the redacted 57 page report that resulted in the filing of a charge of willful neglect of duty against Traverse City Police Captain Mike Ayling. The report is from the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Department.

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  2. Short's Brewing celebrates 11 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | UpNorthLive.com

    Short's Brewing Company in Antrim County's Bellaire is celebrating 11 years. The 11 Year Anniversary Extravaganza is Saturday, April 25th in downtown Bellaire.

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  3. Charge filed against Traverse City Police captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... Tuesday around 9 a.m. A special prosecuting attorney was requested due to a potential conflict of interest. Antrim County Prosecutor, Jim Rossiter, was appointed as special prosecutor regarding Mike Ayling. According to Rossiter, law enforcement ...

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  4. Fire destroys cabin, scorches about 10 acres of landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Traverse City Record-Eagle and WPBN-TV say crews fought the fire Wednesday evening in Antrim County's Chestonia Township. No injuries were reported.

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  5. Fire destroys remote cabin and scorches 10 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | UpNorthLive.com

    Fire destroyed a cabin and burned about ten acres in a remote area in Antrim County's Chestonia Township Wednesday. Star Township Fire Chief Pete Hoogerhyde said crews from Bellaire, Mancelona, Central Lake, Star Township and the DNR were dispatched about 5:00 p.m. to a structure fire that spread into the woods.

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  6. One person dead after fire in Northern Michigan log cabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MLive.com

    ... bout a half hour but crews remained on scene for investigation purposes for several hours. Detectives from the Antrim County Sheriff's Office and from the state Fire Marshall division now are handling the investigation.

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  7. Woman who pocketed $2,000 raised for boy's funeral gets jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | MLive.com

    An Antrim County woman who spearheaded a fundraising effort to offset funeral costs for an 11-year-old boy - but then pocketed the money - has been sentenced to three months in jail. Amanda Sue Swikoski, 33, was sentenced Wednesday, April 8, in Kalkaska County Circuit Court on a charge of larceny by conversion of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000.

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  8. Saginaw County Republican Party Urges No Vote on Michigan Proposal 15-1Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | PR.com

    ... to amend the Michigan Constitution at this writing are: Saginaw County Republican Party - January 21st Antrim County Republican Party - February 5th Grand Traverse County Republican Party - February 5th Washtenaw County Republican Party - February ...

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  9. Criminal charge requested against Traverse City Police captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... conflict of interest. That request was approved Thursday by the Attorney General appointing Jim Rossiter, Antrim County Prosecutor, as special prosecutor regarding Mike Ayling. "I did get to personally review the report and I do believe our Sheriff ...

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  10. Neighbors evacuated during six-hour standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | UpNorthLive.com

    Several homes were evacuated during a six-hour Antrim County standoff that ended with a man taking his own life. Michigan State Police, Antrim County Deputies and the Northern Michigan Emergency Response Team were called to a home in Bellaire just after 5 p.m. Thursday.

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  11. Man kills himself during standoff with police in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    An Antrim County man killed himself Thursday during a standoff with police who had responded to his home to check on him. Sheriff's deputies responded to a Bellaire home after dispatchers received a hang up call from the residence about 5:05 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Dispatchers received a second call from a caregiver at the home who stated John Derek Tweedie, 63, was suicidal and had a gun.

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  12. Arrests made after suspected drug overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | UpNorthLive.com

    Two people from Antrim County were arrested Friday after detectives found several items used for narcotics trafficking in a home. The Traverse Narcotics Team, Antrim County Sheriff's Office and Michigan State Police searched the Mancelona residence after a suspected drug overdose caused the death of an Antrim County woman on March 25th.

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  13. Woman's drug overdose death leads to raid on homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    ... multiple drug paraphernalia items." Police raided the home as part of an investigation into the death of an Antrim County woman, believed to have died from a drug overdose. The two people arrested in Antrim County, a man and woman, are expected to ...

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  14. Northern Michigan Water Awareness Fair celebrates great lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... talk about the importance of boat washing. In addition, exhibitors include the Grass River Natural Area, the Antrim County Fair, the Loon Network, Bellaire Conservation Club, the Coast Guard, and many more. SILENT AUCTION The silent auction will be ...

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

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  16. Morality in governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | 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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  17. Just getting started: Ballot language, diverting school funds, and GOP officials with recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | 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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  18. MSHDA Announces Community Development Grant for Antrim CountyRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  19. Coldest weather in decades for some to start FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  20. Antrim County house a total loss after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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