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Man who shot hunter charged with involuntary manslaughter

The man responsible for shooting another hunter near Torch Lake has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. David Michael Barber of Gaylord was arraigned in court Friday.

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NMC Student Says Revisit Tax Base

Jun 26, 2009

<p>Doug French thinks the local tax support for Northwestern Michigan College may not be in line with the reality of who benefits from having a college in Traverse City. He thinks it's an issue that deserves some consideration.</p>

NMC Student Says Revisit Tax Base

Jun 26, 2009

<p>Doug French thinks the local tax support for Northwestern Michigan College may not be in line with the reality of who benefits from having a college in Traverse City. He thinks it's an issue that deserves some consideration.</p>

Huge Cherry Crop Worries Industry

Jun 25, 2009

<p>The surplus of tart cherries from this year's crop could be one of the largest ever. The board that governs the sale of tart cherries in the U.S. says more than 40 percent of the crop will be restricted. That means growers have to find alternative markets for that fruit, like exporting it outside North America or hold it in freezers.</p> <p>Some could be left on the ground in orchards, more than in years past. The director of the Cherry Industry Administrative Board, Perry Hedin, says typically few cherries are left to rot.

Too Many Cherries?

Jun 25, 2009

<p>The tart cherry crop is shaping up to be huge, maybe pushing 300 million pounds, depending on who you ask. The problem is demand is a little more than half of that so the processors are going to have a lot extra supply to deal with. There could be cherries left in the orchards this year. </p>

Too Many Cherries?

Jun 25, 2009

<p>The tart cherry crop is shaping up to be huge, maybe pushing 300 million pounds, depending on who you ask. The problem is demand is a little more than half of that so the processors are going to have a lot extra supply to deal with. There could be cherries left in the orchards this year. </p>

Youth Corps

Jun 24, 2009

Gretchen Palmer

Jun 23, 2009

<p>Gretchen Palmer has been a visual artist for exactly three months.</p> <p>But her decorated eggs have already wound up in a Traverse City gallery and an Interlochen gift shop. </p> <p>IPR’s Brad Aspey paid her a visit.</p>

Gretchen Palmer

Jun 23, 2009

<p>Gretchen Palmer has been a visual artist for exactly three months.</p> <p>But her decorated eggs have already wound up in a Traverse City gallery and an Interlochen gift shop. </p> <p>IPR’s Brad Aspey paid her a visit.</p>

Benzie-Manistee Mental Health Board Prevails

Jun 23, 2009

<p>A Manistee County jury says the Manistee- Benzie Community Mental Health Board did not violate the state's whistleblower protection law in the case of Michael Moran. The board fired Moran, the long time director of the agency, in a sudden vote that some members didn't even know about until it was brought up during a public meeting. </p> <p>Moran had written a letter threatening to report that Manistee and Benzie County Commissions were failing to pay their fair share of costs for mental health services.

Summer Fun

Jun 19, 2009

<p><a href="http://ipr.interlochen.org/points-north-live/episode/2960" target="_blank">Part 1</a> - This week, the Traverse City Film Festival released some of the highlights for this summer’s event.</p> <p>Our arts reporter Brad Aspey spoke with the festival’s founder, Michael Moore, about some of the special guests and events at this year’s festival.</p> <p> <br /><a href="http://ipr.interlochen.org/points-north-live/episode/2961" target="_blank">Part 2</a> - Many locals up north think the July Fourth parade in their village is r

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