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Traverse City's Radio Airwaves Crackle With Change

By Craig Manning | Jan. 29, 2020

Legal battles, technical difficulties, mergers and acquisitions: just a few of the upheavals playing out in the world of northern Michigan radio, where huge changes are underway on the airwaves.

In October, Traverse City’s WLDR-FM 101.9 went silent due to the collapse of a local management agreement (LMA) between owner Roy Henderson and the Grayling-based Blarney Stone Broadcasting. Blarney Stone had taken over operations of 101.9 and Henderson’s other northern Michigan radio stations in the fall of 2018. The other stations that were a part of the agreement, including entities broadcasting from Beulah and Frankfort, also went silent.

“We had an agreement for Blarney Stone to program, operate, and monetize ...

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TCAPS Music Teacher Earns Statewide Acclaim

Wendee Wolf-Schlarf, a long-time music educator with Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS), was honored with the ...

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School Board Takes Next Step Toward Finding New Superintendent

The Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday evening to hire ...

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Nick Nissley: Three Weeks In, NMC's New President Sees Passion And Possibilities

Nick Nissley started his tenure as Northwestern Michigan College president January 1, and to give you an ...

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Schwander Faces Fourth Sentencing In Carly Lewis Slaying

The trial of Robert Jensen Schwander for the brutal murder of Carly Lewis in June 2011 was ...

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Today Wednesday, January 29, 2020

8:00 AM

Winter Paintings at BLK\MRKT

Claud Mills presents Traverse City area winter scenes in oil on canvas. A reception with the artist will ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Call for Artists: "Sense of Home" Annual Community Fundraiser Exhibit

Presented by Higher Art Gallery to benefit Pete's Place, which is a branch of Child & Family Services ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

Featuring the photography of Howard G. Buffett. Forty photographs document the world hunger crisis as part of a ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Dark Skies: Call for Artists

Submit up to three pieces in the medium/media of your choosing that celebrate the night sky. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day

On Aug. 1, 2014 artist Karen Bondarchuk set out to mark the passing time that her mother – ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture Exhibition

Featuring a multi-media Pop-Up Exhibition from the Benzie Area Historical Society. An opening reception will be held on ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Northport Photo Exhibition: Call to Artists

Photographers of all skill levels are invited to submit their work to the Northport Photo Exhibition, which will ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Printmaking & Invitational Open Call Exhibition

The exhibition will feature three printmakers: Andrew Jagniecki, Lauren Everett Finn & L.C. Lim. In addition, OAC is ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Pulped Under Pressure: The Art of Handmade Paper

With traditional hand papermaking at its core, this exhibit underscores important contemporary issues steeped in history & craft. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Visual Arts Student Exhibition

Browse artwork by Interlochen Arts Academy students at the Juried Student Exhibition, which represents the various forms of ... More Info >>

10:35 AM

Open Call for Submissions: "Citizen's Coping"-Artists respond to 4 years of an Administration

Higher Art Gallery is the incubator to new Non-Profit Art Organization: Project Civilization which is having it's first ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Plein Air: Call to Artists

Northport's 2020 Plein Air event takes place from Sat., July 25 at 7am through Sun., July 26 at ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Call for Artists: Art Fair

Artists & artisans are invited to apply for the 60th annual Crooked Tree Art Fair, now through February ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

The Iron Fish Winter Blizzard Art Invitational

Featuring artwork from Benzie Central & Frankfort High School students. Runs Jan. 12-30. An opening reception will be ... More Info >>

6:15 PM

Wednesday Night Connection Adult Ed: Caring for God's Creation--A Faith-based Approach to Climate Action

Family buffet meal from 5:30-6:15pm. More Info >>

3D Printing, Board Games, Instruments & More: TADL Expands Far Beyond Books

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Nominations Sought For Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award

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Visitor Center Closed, Getting A Facelift

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Coronavirus Poses Low Risk To Northern Michigan, Says Health Department

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Record $1 Billion In Home Sales In 2019, Another Banner Real Estate Year Ahead?

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Whitmer Selected To Deliver Democratic Response To Trump's State Of Union

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TC Man Faces Charges After Disturbance At Nursing Facility

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Man Arrested After Assaulting Daughter, Stabbing Her Friend

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Amid Nationwide Lucky's Market Closings, TC Store To Remain Open

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These Local Teachers Are Institutions

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Resident Feedback Shapes New Plan For Barlow-Garfield Corridor, With Emphasis On Redeveloping Cherryland Center

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TC Arts Commission Seeking Artists For Pitch Night

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Eighth/Boardman Light Planned For Early March Installation

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Road Commission Projects On Deck: Environmental Study For Possible Bypass, 2020 Bridge Replacements Over Boardman

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