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Interlochen Public Library opens new building

Hundreds of people were at Interlochen Public Library’s open house Wednesday. The mood was festive, and people were excited. The building is a modern take on the northern Michigan cabin look – a mix of exposed wood and paint with high ceilings.

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Fishers Wanted To Monitor Lamprey

Apr 14, 2010

<p><em></em></p> <p><em><a href="mailto:allenre@interlochen.org">By Bob Allen</a></em></p> <p>Great Lakes researchers are asking sport fishers to help track damage from the invasive sea lamprey by reporting fish caught that have lamprey attached or that have wounds or scars to the Lamprey Hunters program <a href="http://www.glfc.org/sealamp/lampreyhunter/stopinvader.htm" target="_blank">website.</a></p> <p>Sea lamprey latch onto fish and feed on their juices.

Up North Dems Strategize Over Stupak's Seat

Apr 13, 2010

<p><em><a href="mailto:payettepc@interlochen.org">By Mary Ellen Geist</a></em></p> <p>Democrats are calling special meetings in places from the Upper Peninsula to Traverse City to strategize in the wake of Congressman Bart Stupak's retirement announcement last week. The long-time Congressman will not run again when his term expires.</p> <p>Connie Saltonstall was at a meeting last night in Boyne City. The former teacher and Charlevoix County Commissioner is one of the democrats vying for Stupak's job.

Granholm Wooing Italian Auto Suppliers

Apr 12, 2010

<p><a href="mailto:rickp@mprn.org">By Rick Pluta</a></p> <p>Governor Granholm is leading a Michigan delegation, making visits to Italy and Germany this week on a trade mission. </p> <p>The governor met today with Italian auto suppliers, hoping to capitalize on the new partnership between Fiat and Chrysler. She's looknig to lure Italian auto parts companies to Michigan. </p> <p>Granholm says the joint venture appears confident, as it prepares to market the compact Fiat 500 in the U.S..

State Rep. Eyes Stupak's Seat

Apr 12, 2010

<p><em><a href="mailto:lweber@mprn.org">By Laura Weber</a></em></p> <p>Democratic state Representative Joel Sheltrown, from West Branch, has announced he will run for Congressman Bart Stupak's seat in the U.S. House. </p> <p>Last week, the long-standing democratic Congressman announced in Marquette that he will not seek another term.

Filmmaker Michael Moore

Apr 10, 2010

<p>1. The Beach Boys: God Only Knows</p> <p>2. The Beach Boys: Wouldn't It Be Nice</p> <p>3. The Bob Seger System: 2+2=?</p> <p>4. Bob Seger: No More</p> <p>5. The Jackson 5: The Love You Save</p> <p>6. Bruce Springsteen: My City of Ruin</p> <p>7. Cat Stevens: If You Want To Sing Out Sing Out</p> <p>8<em>.

A Tip Of The Mitt "Dark Sky Park"

Apr 9, 2010

Asylum

Apr 9, 2010

<p>Photographer Chris Payne spent six years visiting former asylums across the U.S., including Building 50 in Traverse City. He photographed their gothic edifices, crumbling walls and nameless grave stones. His work is collected in a new book, <em>Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals</em>.</p>

Bear Hunting To Stay As-Is

Apr 9, 2010

<p><em><a href="mailto:allenre@interlochen.org">By Bob Allen</a></em></p> <p>Bear hunting licenses will not change this year.

Stupak To Retire

Apr 9, 2010

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