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Jurisdiction could be question in Gomery case

TRAVERSE CITY — Local attorney Christopher Cooke turned to a friend when he heard someone wanted him dead. That friend was Nathan Alger, Grand Traverse County’s undersheriff. A conversation between Cooke and Alger in mid-July sparked an investigation that jumped law enforcement jurisdictional lines and led to the arrest of former local prosecutor and attorney […]

Surfers take to Lake Michigan

Surfers take to Lake Michigan

MANISTEE — Though Manistee’s beaches were vacant of the typical summer crowd on Tuesday due to cool temperatures and wind, several surfers met up at First Street Beach to catch some waves. Over the course of the afternoon, Joe Matulis, of Clare, and others rode on the chest-high waves one after another. “It was pretty […]