Noelle Riley

News Director

IPR welcomed News Director Noelle Riley this summer. Noelle was the editor of Craig Daily Press in Colorado, which won numerous awards for overall editorial excellence during her tenure. She has also been a business reporter and has worked on The Denver Post's podcast, one of the first podcasts produced by a newspaper in the country. Noelle moved to Suttons Bay in 2017 and has been a contributor to multiple publications, including the Traverse City Record-Eagle as a podcast producer. 

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This week on Points North, how rising water levels and shoreline erosion are threatening homeowners on the coast of Lake Michigan.

Plus, how businesses in Fishtown are already falling into the water.

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This week on Points North, the Pere Marquette River is internationally-recognized for its brown trout, lake trout and salmon. But locals are worried that a train could soon derail and spill toxic chemicals into the river.

Plus, amidst road budget debates in the State Capitol, hear a Q&A about Michigan's crumbling bridges.

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Noelle Riley

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was in Glen Arbor Thursday to highlight her Great Lakes 2020 Presidential Agenda. 

She hopes the agenda will inspire presidential candidates and members of congress to support protecting the Great Lakes — an effort to ensure clean drinking water for the nation by ridding the Great Lakes of toxic contamination, which is a top priority of her administration.