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Cadillac detective resigns amid investigation into dealings with gun shop
CADILLAC — Detective Roger Collins abruptly resigned amid a Cadillac Police Department internal investigation into his dealings with a now-shuttered gun shop. Investigation into Collins’ involvement with the shop began in 2018, after several people filed complaints alleging the owner had not provide
City of Cadillac approves solar garden agreement
WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Mitchell Bentley site in Cadillac is covered in rubble and debris and has been since a the Mitchell Corp. fire in 2013. Now, the city has plans to redevelop the site.
Family identifies mother, 3 young girls killed in Michigan home
KENT COUNTY, Mich. – Family members identified a mother and three young girls found dead inside a rural Michigan home. Aubrianne Moore, 28, and her three young daughters Alaina, 2, Cassidy, 6, and Kyrie, 8, died of gunshot wounds, WOOD-TV reports.
U.S. Supreme Court won't change Indiana ruling: Lake Michigan's shoreline belongs to all Hoosiers
INDIANAPOLIS — There no longer is any legal question that Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline is owned by the state and held in trust for all Hoosiers to enjoy. The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it would not hear an appeal by lake-adjacent land owners who were seeking to extend their prope
Another storm system brings freezing rain, snow and rain to Michigan
The storm system moving through Michigan Wednesday will have three different zones of weather. The zones can be divided into southern Lower, northern Lower and the Upper Peninsula.
National Forests to delay alcohol ban
CADILLAC, Mich – The Huron-Manistee National Forests will delay implementation of a closure order prohibiting alcohol on sections of three National Wild and Scenic Rivers until at least 2020.
Why? Kent County mom shoots dead three kids then self
Aubrianne Moore guns down kids then self: A Kent County mother suffering from mental illness has shot dead her three children then self in a suspected murder suicide. A mother and her three young children have been found shot dead at their rural Michigan home on Monday.
Public hearing scheduled fpr Monday on plan to clean up Mitchell Corp. site
CADILLAC — The twisted heap of charred wood and assorted rubble that was once the site of a flooring factory in Cadillac may not be long for this world. The Cadillac City Council has set a public hearing for Monday on a proposal to ask the Department of Environmental Quality for a $700,000 grant and
Michigan sheriff: 'Horrific' scene where 4 people, including children, found dead
SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Authorities say four people, including children, have been fatally shot at a property in western Michigan. WOOD-TV reports Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young says authorities discovered the victims Monday at a property near Cedar Springs, a community about 30 miles nor
To find help for her disabled daughter, Michigan mother had to leave the state
Parents of children with severe autism in Michigan have limited options when it comes to finding long-term care for their kids. Securing reliable in-home care is often a challenge, and the state’s residential mental health care facilities often lack the resources necessary to accommodate patients wi
Young man sought in slaying of 14-year-old at Michigan hotel
Authorities are seeking an 18-year-old man suspected in the weekend slaying of a 14-year-old boy that's believed to be gang-related at a hotel in western Michigan. The Ottawa County sheriff's office says warrants have been issued charging Juan Sandro Cabrera with open murder, using a firearm during
Environmental groups want state to pay more attention to inland lakes
CADILLAC — By the end of her first 100 days of governor, environmental groups are hoping Gretchen Whitmer will order the Department of Environmental Quality to pay more attention to lakes and streams.
Michigan Issuing Food Assistance Benefits Early
Livingston County families and individuals will be receiving food assistance benefits early to help make sure they can put food on their tables following the partial federal government shutdown.
If You Eat Lay’s Chips, Your Potatoes Likely Came from This Southern Michigan Farm
There's a large farm in southern Michigan that grows potatoes for Lay's potato chips. Tear open that next bag knowing there's a good chance your chips were home grown. The plot is near Sturgis close to the Indiana state line. Black Gold Farms potatoes are sent to Lay's processing plants following Mi
Where can we get high in Michigan?
The question of where to get high has always dogged marijuana users. It's been crucial: Marijuana has been illegal for most of our lives, and nobody wanted to get caught using it. The smell of marijuana smoke is distinct and it floats around pretty freely.
Michigan teen rescued after becoming stranded on ice while trying to save her dog
PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A 15-year old girl in West Michigan had to be rescued after she became stranded on ice trying to get her dog. It happened in Park Township along the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Report: Woman, 3 daughters found shot to death in West Michigan home
SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Three children and a woman, their mother, were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a home in West Michigan on Monday. Family members identified the children as sisters Alaina, 2; Cassidy, 6; and Kyrie, 8; and the woman as Aubrianne Moore, 28. They were found at a home in
Dogs rescued from South Korean dog meat and puppy mill farm arriving in West Michigan
The Humane Society of West Michigan is taking in at least three dogs who were rescued from a dog meat and puppy mill farm in South Korea. In total, the Humane Society International has plans to rescue 200 dogs from the farm. So far they have removed 90 dogs and transported them to temporary shelters
Manton gets rivalry win over McBain to tie things atop Highland Conference
WEXFORD COUNTY -- Manton knew what was on the line in its rematch with McBain on Tuesday night in boys basketball. The memory of a buzzer beating loss at the hands of the Ramblers a few weeks back knocked them out of first place in the Highland Conference but a win in the second meeting would tie th
Severe weather prompts Missaukee County policy update
LAKE CITY — Even though Missaukee County only closed for half a day during the recent bout of severe weather, the circumstances prompted the county to re-examine its policies.