Kalin Sheick / Sweetwater Floral

A florist left an unexpected deposit in a downtown Petoskey trash can. 

Flickr User Clodette /

Colorful leaves and colorful wines. According to tourism experts in northern Michigan, those two things are going to sustain the region’s dramatic fall tourism growth. 



Sander Sloots| / Flickr

Money is headed to Petoskey Schools to provide farm fresh meals to students. Officials say the $48,750 will help expand the farm to school program to kids in grades K through 12. 


Shawn Hoskey

WCMU Public Media conducted this community conversation on the Great Lakes on March 19, 2019, to hear thoughts from residents in northern Michigan  about our waterways. The event was recorded live at the Petoskey District Library, and  served as the basis for a WCMU Public Radio special, which you can listen to here.

Take This Job and Love It: Winemaker

May 30, 2019
Ariana Strzalka

On the farms just outside of downtown Petoskey, 11 acres of land with Minnesota cold-hardy grapes belong to Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery. It is here where Head Winemaker Josh Morgan creates the wine that the small business sells.