A swimmer identified as Charles Krause of Neenah, Wis., is brought to an ambulance on Thursday evening in an apparent drowning at West End Beach in Traverse City.
Man drowns in bay
TRAVERSE CITY A 21-year-old man's evening swim turned tragic when he was pulled lifeless from seven feet of gently waving water at a West Grand Traverse Bay beach.
Grandvilles Chase Sherrod breaks a tackle by Traverse City West defensive back Seth Chargo.
Gordon to start for MSU
TRAVERSE CITY Entering preseason practice, red-shirt freshman linebacker Eric Gordon (Traverse City West) was installed as Michigan State's starter at weakside linebacker.
Director Kenneth Bloomquist is a former director of bands and of the School of Music at Michigan State University.
'NEVER A DULL MOMENT'
Popular Northport Community Band marks end of summer
NORTHPORT When musician and Northport resident Kenneth Bloomquist decided to organize a community band 10 years ago, six players showed up counting him. Most hadn't picked up an instrument in years. Despite that inauspicious start, the band stuck with it. Now it's one of the most popular groups in the area.