n Grand Valley State University announced the names of students who were placed on the Dean’s List for the winter 2013: Kristin E. Walker, of Alanson; Raquel K. Rudy, of Alden; Nicholas K. Bradford and Elizabeth K. Richmond, of Bear Lake; Margie P. Thomas-Boyd, of Bellaire; Cassandra J. Dietrich, of Benzonia; Leah M. Johnson, of Beulah; Abigail M. Fair, Samantha E. Gibbons, Ashley M. Reidel and Hannah M. Robinson, of Boyne City; Kelly E. Arrand, Grayson G. Barton, Andrew J. Cleary, Tyler P. Hamilton, Meagan E. Hughes, Kristina A. Phillips, Katherine M. Schneider, Elizabeth M. Sharp and Cole W. Strange, of Cadillac; Carolyn R. Eitzen and Nicole M. Ravellette, of Cedar; Lauren J. Bartling, Kaitlyn J. Boyko, Lynzie M. Gotshall, Lacey M. Greene, Julia E. Holdsworth, Jordan S. McCarthy, Felicia M. Moses, Bridget R. Peters, Megan M. Peters, Samantha A. Reeves and Kathryn G. Young, of Charlevoix; Mariah A. Agee, Taylor A. Barrette, Michelle A. Beard, Kayla M. Blaskowski, Kristin C. Campeau, Michelle L. Castagne, James R. Crusoe, Michael R. Hecko, Sara A. Johnson, Christopher K. Laninga, Jeremy E. Stempky and Nicole A. Stempky, of Cheboygan; Melyssa R. Skrocki, of East Jordan; Kelsey A. Harrington, of Elk Rapids; Jared J. Danbert, of Ellsworth; Trevor D. Shaw, of Elmira; Marc X. Boissoneau, of Empire; Kelly R. Schwan, of Fountain; Sophia M. House and Sierra K. Hunsinger, of Frankfort; Rebekah A. Burney, Emily A. Butcher, Haley M. Carr, Christopher E. Churches, Kelly T. Nemeth, Cody B. Rivers, David J. Specht, Megan E. Thompson and Emily R. Wisniewski, of Gaylord; Timothy T. Alfieri and Matthew J. Tomlinson, of Grawn; Andrea M. Malm, of Grayling; David N. Doucette, Amanda J. Furstenberg, Christina L. Johnson, Hannah M. Lightfoot, Jacob W. Montgomery, Anne C. Parada, Kali L. Phillips, Michael J. Phillips, Laura M. Repasky, Mitchell L. Weber and Peter G. Wendland, of Harbor Springs; Bobbee J. Papi, of Indian River; Erin R. Kuhn, Krystal K. Kukla and Jennifer S. Serrell, of Interlochen; Jacob Z. Maturen, of Kalkaska; Jared P. Case, Linnea I. Egan, Raymond C. Fernholz, Peter M. Galloup and Tyler M. Stringer, of Kingsley; Rachel E. Anderson, Julianne M. Fosgard and Anthony D. Weinke, of Lake Ann; Megan L. Atkins, Grace E. Borton, Kailey M. Flint, Hayley J. Mund, Abbie J. Nederhoed and Tyler J. Nietling, of Lake City; Chelsea M. Belanger, Kayla C. Schaub and Randy F. Winowiecki, of Lake Leelanau; Kelly A. LeMar, of Leland; Madeline J. Buntin, of Levering; Amelia J. Cook and Jennifer M. Steinhoff, of Mancelona; Kiley E. Bathrick, Elise L. Bauman, Joel T. Carter, Kelly O. Dillon, Savannah R. Edmondson, Kalee I. Engstrom, Allyson J. Owens, Alexis R. Rakoski and Ellen K. Vaas, of Manistee; Kendra R. Baty, Riley R. Bigelow, Erica J. Saari and Michelle E. Strange, of Manton; Nancy M. Binsfeld, of Maple City; Joshua M. Lorenz, of Mayfield; Nathan C. DeKam, Karli R. Eisenga and Timothy J. Schepers, of McBain; Kenneth R. Bacchus and Jacob W. Gardner, of Mesick; Samuel L. Scott, of Northport; Audrie A. Bieganowski, Dylan A. Fettig, Angelina M. Gero, Shawn C. Hewitt, Brooke L. Hotchkiss, Joshua R. Lycka, Steve A. Morris, Madison M. Prescott, Chrystal J. Schemanski, Steven D. Stamper, Mike E. Suter, Justin J. Weld and Jeudi Xiong, of Petoskey; Ryleigh E. Abbas and Mary E. Stroh, of Rapid City; Hannah C. Matro, Noah J. Reyhl and Tyler J. Smith, of Suttons Bay; Baige L. Bell, Jacob A. Borysiak, Jamie L. Bott, Rachel M. Bott, Amy C. Brunner, Stephanie L. Brzezinski, David A. Buck, Sarah K. Byers, Elise T. Campbell, Nicole M. Chiaravalli, Christina G. Collins, Joel F. Collins, Elizabeth A. Doezema, Jessica R. Dugan, Peter O. Eby, Ryan J. Farley, Parker C. Fitzsimons, Chandra B. Fles, Bailey G. Fogo, Daniel C. Frey, Andrew J. Greenman, Molly J. Hahn, Michelle M. Heim, Mallory N. Kaysserian, Kimberly F. Kelderhouse, Chelsea L. Kendziorski, Trevor J. Kirt, Allison N. Kneisel, Logan S. Laubach, Maren K. Leahy, Erica N. Maddasion, Sarah A. Marsh, Elizabeth A. McColl, Jason C. McColl, Shealyn K. McGee, Ian B. McIntyre, Michael P. Mead, Evan M. Miller, Kelsey M. Minor, Alison J. O’Brien, Mary M. O’Neil, Alison S. Ostema, Jonathan D. Patterson, Danielle N. Peck, Jack T. Raymond, Maggie J. Reicha, Erin L. Riedel, Kara K. Romstadt, Michael C. Rudolph, Jacob T. Runkel, Kali M. Sanford, Nicolette A. Schweitzer, Elizabeth A. Sheldon, Eric W. Smith, Olivia A. Speicher, Zachary G. Tabor, Megan L. Thompson, MaKenzie M. Tremp, Ashleigh E. Tumey, Justin A. Veliquette, Katharine E. Venner, Wyatt J. Wells, Andrew J. Wichtoski, Bailey P. Wilson, Amy E. Winton and Megan K. Woolcott, of Traverse City; Jamie M. Paolino, of Vanderbilt; Kathryn M. Fraser, of Walloon Lake; Joseph K. Courtade and Hannah Thelander, of Williamsburg; Richelle L. Johnston, of Wolverine.
Northern Notes: Sheriff returns boat gone adrift
Bruce Bush, of Frederick, Md., wrote to express his gratitude to the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in returning his sailboat that made an unscheduled trip during the night of July 17.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 07/26/2014
Jared Ornelas, of Lake Leelanau, was named to the Dean’s List at Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, for spring semester 2014. (Plus more)Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/25/2014
Christmas in July; Artist’s reception; Solar viewing party. (Plus more)Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/24/2014
40 Years a Ranger; German Club meeting; Grief workshops. (Plus more)Continued ...
Northern Notes: Volunteers make homes safer
David Abeel, director of development for Benzie Area Christian Neighbors, wrote to say that the third annual STAMP volunteer program to make homes safer, warmer and drier ran “on all pistons” this year.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 07/21/2014
The Traverse Area Association of Realtors board established the Judith Lindenau Leadership Grand Traverse Scholarship to honor its former long-time executive vice president, who died in May.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/21/2014
Plant it Wild program; Kingsley Lions.Continued ...
- Friday, July 18, 2014
You're Needed: 07/19/2014
Volunteers are needed for Harbor Days in Elk Rapids.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/19/2014
Museum garage sale; DAR anniversary; Auditions set. (Plus more)Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 07/19/2014
The following local seniors were named Kiwanis Club of Traverse City Students of the Month:Continued ...
- Thursday, July 17, 2014
Community in Brief: 07/18/2014
Sleeping Bear tours; Garden club open house.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/17/2014
Researching Irish genealogy; World religion series; Library barn sale. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Monday, July 14, 2014
Service News: 07/14/2014
Air Force Airman Saddie Leist graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 07/14/2014
Brooks Kelley, of Traverse City, received the IMAGIN Volunteer of the Year Award at the 23rd annual Improving Michigan’s Access to Geographic Information Networks (IMAGIN) Conference.Continued ...
- Saturday, July 12, 2014
Education Newsmakers: 07/12/2014
This is a partial list of area fulltime students named to the Dean’s List at Northwestern Michigan College for spring 2014:Continued ...
- Friday, July 11, 2014
Community in Brief: 07/11/2014
Raptor program; Magazine launch; Point Betsie photos sought. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Thursday, July 10, 2014
Community in Brief: 07/10/2014
Church rummage sale; Jazz performance; Taste of TC tickets; Harry Goldson concert; and moreContinued ...
- Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Community in Brief: 07/08/2014
Artists’ Market; Beach clean-up; Dune Climb concert. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Monday, July 7, 2014
Northern Notes: Firefighters fix local woman's flat — and fast
Niki Roxbury discovered that the Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department administration building on Parsons Road is the perfect place to get a flat tire.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 07/07/2014
The Rotary Club of Traverse City gave $1,000 to the Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation to purchase a bench for the historic arboretum.Continued ...
Service News: 07/07/2014
Air Force Airman Joshua Gillissie graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 6, 2014
Community in Brief: 07/06/2014
Support group forms; Junior gardening series; Elder law talk; UAW retirees lunch. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Saturday, July 5, 2014
Education Newsmakers: 07/05/2014
Jared Ornelas, of Lake Leelanau, was named to the Dean’s List at Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, for spring semester 2014.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/05/2014
Junior gardening series; Elder law talk; UAW retirees lunch.Continued ...
- Friday, July 4, 2014
Community in Brief: 07/04/2014
Pasty dinner; Water awareness; Call for artists. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Northern Notes: Sheriff returns boat gone adrift