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Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2016: Third Place

Gerald’s Talking Dog loves cherries. That’s all he talks about, but when he got into the sauce he began to slur his words so that, “I’d like some more cherries, please,” came out as, “Idrike zhumor sherrish, shpleeeesh.”
geralds talking dog

Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2016: Second Place

Gerald’s talking dog loves cherries. That’s all he ever talks about. So when Gerald took his dog, Mont, on a trip to the world’s cherry capital, Mont just about lost his mind.
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Gerald’s Talking Dog Essay Contest 2016: First Place

Gerald's Talking Dog loves cherries. That's all he ever talks about. To understand why, you must hear his first spoken words,  learn how he lived off the land and  became..the Most Interesting Dog in the World.
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Frankfort48 Film Festival

Filmmakers and film enthusiasts invited to participate
Thompsonville SummerFest 2017 Shirley Damore Sarah May human services coordinator for Benzie County
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The Sun Shines in Thomponsville

17th Annual SummerFest provides family fun and community resources
Carolyn Thayer owner of Designs In Bloom Frankfort landscape designer Plant It Wild The Betsie Current native plants
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BREAKING: Jordan Bates Cleans His Room!

From staff reports There's breaking news in downtown Frankfort, Michigan, tonight. Jordan Bates has cleaned his room! The Betsie Current co-editor and all-around-town cheery good guy has lived almost his entire life in Frankfort (in the…
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Benzie’s Decoration Man

When the holidays arrive, Marley’s decorations thrive. By Jacob Wheeler Current Editor Back when he was a student at Benzie Central, native son Marley Demers got the idea to place Christmas decorations in the school cafeteria. He contacted…
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From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock

A Benzie Thanksgiving among the Dakota Sioux to protest an oil pipeline. By Jacob Wheeler Current Editor “They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took…
The 2016 presidential primary helped to close the gap between the number of Benzie County’s registered voters who vote (in blue) compared with the number who do not vote (in red). Graphic by Aubrey Ann Parker.
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Voting in Benzie County

A look at voter registration and turnout