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GT County Experiences Worst Month Since Start Of Pandemic; Munson Releases Patient Vaccination Data

By Beth Milligan | Dec. 8, 2021

The last 30 days marked the worst month for Grand Traverse County since the start of the pandemic, with 1,964 new COVID-19 cases and 28 deaths reported, according to data released Tuesday by health officials. Munson Healthcare also shared vaccination data showing that a majority of the 146 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Munson hospitals – including those in intensive care or on ventilators – are unvaccinated.

Grand Traverse County Health Department Health Officer Wendy Hirschenberger said the current wave hitting the region is “the largest and most serious COVID surge we’ve experienced in northern Michigan since the pandemic started.” Cases have increased every week for the last three ...

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Nursing Legislation Heads To House Vote

Legislation that would allow Michigan community colleges like Northwestern Michigan College to offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing ...

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NMC Receives $90,000 FAA Grant To Train 40 High School Teachers In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) has received a grant that will allow it to train teachers – and, ...

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Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation Announces Final Round Of Urgent Needs Fund Grants

The Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation (GTRCF) has announced its final Urgent Needs Fund grants, marking the ...

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Inside The Ongoing Dispute Over Interlochen Community School

A daycare facility; a spot for after-school activities; a hub of adult learning: just a few of ...

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Today Wednesday, December 8, 2021

6:00 PM

"A Christmas Story"

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At Least Five Threats Made Against Schools In GT County, Says Prosecutor

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Meet The Storyteller Behind "Firekeeper's Daughter"

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Eighth Street Bridge Closed Tuesday-Friday For Final Work

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Brew Plans Upgrades, Seeks Long-Term Lease Downtown

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Hagerty's Big Friday And Now Big Monday

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Law Enforcement Presence Planned Monday At TCAPS Secondary Schools

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Biggest Bayshore Ever? A Sneak Peek At The 2022 Return Of The Bayshore Marathon

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Rising Numbers, Incidents At Library Spur New Conversations About Local Homelessness

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From Books To Boots, Supply Chain Issues Are Hitting Local Retailers This Holiday Season

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Longtime Local Restaurateur "Chef Charles" Egeler Dead At 69

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Hickory Set To Expand By 76 Acres, More Local Park News

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Commissioners Approve New Jail Technology, Prepare To Tackle Wage Study

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Rose & Fern Still Looking For New Location, Will Close After December

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During Week Of Giving Tuesday, Meet The Key Consultants Behind Local Non-Profits

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