Benzie County

Crystal Mountain Resort from the top of the ski hill. Crystal Mountain photo.

Ski Resort: Climate Change Making Life Tougher On Michigan Tourism

Tourism officials and environmentalists gather at a northern Michigan ski resort to talk over the effects of climate change on Michigan’s multi-billion-dollar tourism industry

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

Mich. Woman Accused Of Trying To Kill Autistic Daughter

A 45-year-old Northern Michigan woman faces charges in what police say was a failed attempt at killing herself and her 14-year-old daughter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013


Two Film Projects Approved for Incentives; Filming in GR, Northern Michigan

Two feature film projects have been approved for film incentives from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013

Officer Under Scrutiny For Sexual Contact With Ex-Inmate

A jail officer in the northern Lower Peninsula has been placed on paid leave while he’s investigated for sexual contact with a former inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

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Plans Halted For Northwest Michigan Wind Farm

Duke Energy Renewables has discontinued plans to build a wind farm in Benzie and Manistee counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012

Norovirus Suspected Among Benzie County Students

Officials say dozens of elementary school students in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula are staying home after being sickened by a suspected norovirus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2011


Elderly Woman Sues Cops Over Being Pepper-Sprayed

A woman who was pepper-sprayed by police at age 79 is suing officers in northern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2011

Eight Michigan Communities Launch Entrepreneurial Communities Project

Eight rural Michigan communities have been chosen to improve their local economies by participating in a project that will help their regions “grow their own” entrepreneurs. The Michigan State University Land Policy Institute is leading […]