1st Congressional District forum today
TRAVERSE CITY — The top two candidates for the 1st Congressional District will face off today in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
Former state Rep. Gary McDowell, a Democrat, will join first term Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek in taking written questions from the audience during the moderated forum at 7 p.m. in the Traverse Area District Library's main branch on Woodmere Avenue.
The two candidates, from opposite ends of the Upper Peninsula, are engaged in a too-close-to call battle for votes in the redrawn 1st District. The district now includes Kalkaska, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, and Manistee counties.
Deputies: Man drove his car into bay
TRAVERSE CITY — Deputies arrested a man who they believe was intoxicated when he drove his vehicle into East Grand Traverse Bay.
Deputies went to the Dock Road boat launch in Acme Township at about 3 a.m. on Saturday. They found a vehicle partially submerged, but the driver was nowhere to be found.
The driver, an 18-year-old Traverse City man, was later located and arrested. He's expected to face charges of drunken driving and leaving the scene of a crash.
1st Congressional District forum today
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