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The Up North Progressive has been busy this week with “Haha, you’re getting older” medical tests and birthday celebrations and stuff, but not too busy to receive the wonderful news that former for-profit cancer school and snake oil IVL huckster Dr. Steven Ingersoll was sentenced to 41 months at Club Fed on December 15, 2016. […]

Like a Grateful Dead free-form jam that seems to go on forever, Bay City Academy founder Steven Ingersoll’s federal sentencing hearing spectacle returns to U. S. District Court on Tuesday, January 26 for a three-day run. The disgraced charter school honcho’s month-long trial in Bay City ended on March 10, 2015, with a jury convicting […]

Last summer while the City of Flint suffered with lead poisoning and the Michigan media spent months laughing at tea party legislators Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat instead (thanks for reminding us, ABC), local media published stories about the foul water, people dying, and children getting sick. The state media paid no attention, and the […]

Have you been catching all the media coverage about Steve Ingersoll and his impending sentencing hearing on October 20, 2015? If you missed it, that’s because the media isn’t talking about all the pre-sentencing hijinks going on between the Bay City/Traverse City “philanthropist”, the court, and the federal government. As usual, the only place to […]

We’ve all laughed about Fox News being duped by The Onion, America’s finest news source, and publishing the parody websites’ stories as if they were actual news. It’s happened to a few other legitimate news sources often enough people now read a headline and ask, “Is this real, or The Onion?” Today, it happened to […]

Yes, this is a Steve Ingersoll story. While skimming through news sources to stay in touch with current events in Northern Michigan, an article from the Traverse City News Ticker caused the Up North Progressive to pause. The title of the article, “Summer’s here … And So Are (Illegal) Rentals In TC.” describes a growing […]

UPDATE: This article states Ingersoll’s new trial date is February 10, as reported in the Traverse City Record Eagle. At this time, no firm date is set for the Ingersoll Federal Trial. The Traverse City Record Eagle last Friday reported that Steve Ingersoll’s trial has been delayed a third time. The new date is February […]

Miss Fortune found me last spring when Up North Progressive published the first article about Steve Ingersoll and his for-profit charter school scam on the state of Michigan. This blog focused on methodology, their approach to special education services (Everyone’s a visual learner), and the fact that the same vision therapy used in his schools […]

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