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Police identify Cadillac woman in fatal U.S. 131 crash
REED CITY — Police have identified the victim in a fatal crash Sunday afternoon. The Michigan State Police reported that a tow truck driven by a 22-year-old male from Paris, Michigan was southbound on U.S. 131 and turning left into the median turnaround when a passenger vehicle also traveling south
Manton woman charged after incident with police
CADILLAC — A 23-year-old Manton woman is facing two felony offenses after she was arraigned recently in 84th District Court. Ashley Sue Kroeze was charged with two counts of police assault, resist or obstruct after an incident on or about Dec. 6 in Manton. If convicted, Kroeze faces up to two years
Police: Suspect in missing Cadillac teens case knew girl’s family
CADILLAC — The suspect in the case of two Cadillac teens who were reported missing this past weekend knows one of the girl’s families, according to police. In a press conference Monday, Adam Ottjepka, Cadillac’s director of public safety, gave an update on the case of Trinity Machowski, 13, and Arri
Cadillac man charged after he was found with missing teenagers
WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Wexford County man is behind bars after authorities found him with two missing teenage girls. Christopher Wagenschutz, 34, appeared before a Wexford County judge Monday afternoon.
Today in history: Low bid on new Cadillac library comes in at $381K
John T. Thompson, former city treasurer and city clerk, was arraigned before Judge Millington this morning. Through his attorney, Mr. Thompson demanded a hearing of the charges preferred against him and his demand was granted. Dec. 27 was the date set for his hearing. Judge Millington placed bail at
Lake City man facing three financial transaction device charges
CADILLAC — A 29-year-old Lake City man is facing multiple charges associated with a financial transaction device after he was arraigned in 84th District Court Tuesday. Kristopher Willard-Joseph Williams was charged with one count of steal or retain a financial transaction device without consent and
Cadillac Mother Dead after Crash near Reed City
REED CITY, MI – On Sunday December 9th, 2018, at 2:34PM, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post were dispatched to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Southbound US-131 Fwy. near 22 Mile Rd., Green Twp.
Many districts still struggling with finding sub drivers, teachers
Plain and simple, finding substitute bus drivers and substitute teachers is a big issue for every school district in the Cadillac area and throughout the state. For years, school districts across Michigan have been seeking out the reasons why, but to no avail. To help attract substitute candidates,
Cadillac man faces life in prison in connection with August armed robbery
CADILLAC — The third suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a man in Cadillac this summer has been arraigned on charges and faces life in prison. Phillip Robert-Daniel Bartholomew, 20, was charged with armed robbery and illegal sale/use of a financial transaction device in connection
Young mother killed, child unhurt in crash on U.S. 131.
MECOSTA COUNTY, MI – A 23-year-old Cadillac woman was killed Sunday, Dec. 9, in a crash on U.S. 131. Her 14-month-old child, who was in a car seat in back, was unhurt. The crash was reported at 2:34 p.m. on U.S. 131 near 22 Mile Road in Mecosta County’s Green Township, state police said.
Manton schools cautions parents after student discovered to have scabies
MANTON — Manton Consolidated Schools officials are warning parents to be vigilant after they discovered a student had contracted a contagious skin disease. Superintendent Len Morrow said they informed parents about the discovery of scabies in a student and contacted the district health department.
MSP assigns full-time resident troopers to Manistee County
MANISTEE — Two troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) are now stationed permanently, for full-time work in Manistee County as part of the “resident trooper concept.” Trooper Chris Ingalls, formerly with the MSP Cadillac Post, and trooper Dave Skorka, formerly of the MSP Hart Post, are now sta
MSP Cadillac holds annual "Stuff A Blue Goose" event
WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Michigan State Police troopers from the Cadillac Post collected unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items during their annual "Stuff A Blue Goose" event.
Police: Suspect knew girl’s family in missing Cadillac teens case
CADILLAC — The suspect in the missing Cadillac teens case this past weekend knows one of the girl’s families, according to police. In a press conference Monday, Adam Ottjepka, Cadillac’s director of public safety, gave an update on the case of Trinity Machowski, 13, and Arrianna Schings, 14, who wer
Cadillac man accused of dealing meth
CADILLAC — A 38-year-old Cadillac man is facing two methamphetamine charges and one other drug-related charge after he was arraigned recently in 28th Circuit Court. Druce Andrew Hill stood mute and had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf to two counts of delivery or manufacture of methamphetamin
Police arrest McBain man for fleeing scene of possible breaking and entering
MCBAIN — A 23-year-old McBain man was arrested following a brief chase in Missaukee County Saturday morning. At around 3:45 a.m., deputies received a complaint of a seasonal residence possibly being broken in to in the area of Section 7 of Richland Township.
Michigan conservation officer finds missing Cadillac teens with alleged abductor
Two teenage girls reported missing after not returning home from their Cadillac Junior High School Friday were located Saturday night by Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Mike Hearn.
Update: Missing Cadillac teenage girls found safe
WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- UPDATE: Trinity Machowski and Arrianna Schings have been found safe. Cadillac Police say the suspect Wagenschutz was stopped in Kalkaska. Wagenschutz had the two girls in the vehicle with him.
Cadillac man facing assault charge involving strangulation
CADILLAC — A 41-year-old Cadillac man is facing multiple charges including one involving assault after he was arraigned Monday in 84th District Court. Shawn Phillip Francis was charged with one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder or by strangulation, and one count o
Potential changes coming to how Michiganders use fireworks
CADILLAC — While the lame-duck session in Lansing has some caused controversy, one bill that recently passed the House has one Cadillac business owner nodding with approval. On Thursday, the Michigan House voted to give local communities more control over the sale, use and safety of consumer-grade f