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Book written by Cheboygan native offers view of the world through young person's eyes

CHEBOYGAN - An 18-year-old Cheboygan resident recently finished writing a book that's main theme addresses the large, cultural change in the United States and what the ramifications of those changes may be through his eyes. Cory Compton started writing the book when he was 16 years old and finished

CHEBOYGAN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 05:01:00

National Guard and police officers skate it out for Toys for Tots

CHEBOYGAN - The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 122 and the Michigan Army National Guard will be competing in a friendly hockey game Sunday, Dec. 3 to raise donations of toys and cash for the Toys for Tots program. The game will be held at the Cheboygan Ice Rink Pavilion at 1 p.m. This is the twenti

CHEBOYGAN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 05:01:00

Soon-to-open deli nets Grand Event's top $15,000 prize

Matt Mikus/News-Review Hannah Sanderson (left) presents the first place prize of $15,000 to Kaila Thomas of South Arm Market in East Jordan. Thomas also took first place at the Green Light East Jordan pitch competition, and in total has received $25,000 towards her new business venture. Courtesy Pho


Christmas in Indian River a great event to get everyone in the holiday spirit

INDIAN RIVER - For the last 37 years, people have come to Indian River to enjoy the annual Christmas Craft Show and Christmas in Indian River festivities the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 24. Christmas in Indian River is a fun tradition that kicks off the holiday season and reminds people to

CHEBOYGAN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 05:01:00

Neil Francis Wing Jr.

Neil Francis Wing Jr., 65, of Afton passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital, Petoskey. Surviving are two sisters, Doreen Hotsinpiller of Afton and Denise Roberson of Canton; a broher, John (Karen) Wing of Howell; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation arrang


EUP Regional Science & Engineering Fair announces results

The Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD Mathematics and Science Center held its annual EUP Regional Science & Engineering Fair for grades K-8 on November 16 at Lake Superior State University. Brimley, Cedarville, Engadine, JKL Bahweting, Ojibwe Charter, Pickford, Rudyard, St. Ignace, Soo Township Elementary

MARIE EVENING NEWS - 2017-11-21 15:00:00

Onaway city commission and speedway plan for big 2018 event

After a successful 2017 at the Onaway Speedway, new owner Mike Sturgill already has his sights set on another successful year in 2018. Sturgill attended Monday's Onaway City Commission and talked about a marquee event that is likely to bring thousands of people to the sturgeon capital. The second


Cross Village holiday festivities set for Friday

CROSS VILLAGE - Opportunities to celebrate the holidays will be available from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, in Cross Village. There will be a variety of activities throughout the day. People can enjoy Northern Michigan chestnuts on the porch of Three Pines Studio, 5959 W. Levering Road. The studi


Former WAFB employee charged with video voyeurism

Baton Rouge police arrested a former WAFB employee and charged him with two counts of video voyeurism. Morgan McDermitt, age 27, was being transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail for booking early Wednesday evening, police say. McDermitt resigned from the station earlier this month after wor

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-23 01:15:08

BRPD surprises one of their own during Thanksgiving meal giveaway

The Baton Rouge Police Department surprised one of their own Wednesday with a Thanksgiving dinner during their annual Adopt a Family Thanksgiving community event. The dining hall of Bayou Cafe and Catering was slammed with turkeys and all the fixins' early Wednesday morning. There was enough food to

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-23 02:23:55

Consumer says 'keep on clicking' to avoid secret shopper email scams

Just last week, Louciann Mims got an email asking her to be a secret shopper for Walmart offering $200 per day for doing it. "I figured hey, I shop every day. It's just easy. They wanted me to go in and be a mystery shopper, get the cashier's name tag, and report about how the store looked," Mims sa

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-23 01:17:04

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, LSU and Southern

On this Thanksgiving, weather watchers can be thankful for quiet conditions. Chilly mornings will give way to sunny afternoons over the next several days. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Thanksgiving may well be the chilliest afternoon of the extended forecast with highs struggling to reach 60 desp

WBRZ.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Miracle or menace? Experts and users weigh in on kratom

Every day, Catherine Nieves drinks a cup of kratom tea. She compares it to a cup of coffee, giving her energy throughout the day and helping her focus on the tasks at hand. The tea leaves come from an herbal shop where she works in Florida. Ask Nieves to tell you about kratom and why she uses it, an

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-23 03:12:18

Governor's office employee resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

One of Governor John Bel Edwards' staff members has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. A spokesperson with the governor's office confirmed the resignation of Johnny Anderson Wednesday night. "We take these allegations very seriously. Upon commencement of the investigative process, Johnn

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-23 02:03:32

Will Baton Rouge voters get behind a new tax for police pay raises?

A proposed 10-year, 8-mill property tax that would fund pay raises for Baton Rouge police officers has been introduced by the Metro Council, and could very well make its way onto the April ballot. If it does, political observers warn the more crowded the ballot becomes with tax measures, the less li

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT - 2017-11-22 16:02:34

Longtime Baton Rouge Metro Council administrator retiring, council gives him send off

Those who have attended Baton Rouge Metro Council meetings over the past many years have grown familiar with Casey Cashio's voice. His is not one of the ones frequently yelling into microphones or arguing with colleagues over how to vote on an item. Instead, Cashio has consistently read out agenda i

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2017-11-22 22:18:00

Police release name of 21-year-old fatally shot at Modesto park

The 21-year-old man shot and killed at Ustach Park in northeast Modesto on Wednesday night has been identified by police as Cody Lea, a Modesto resident. Lea was a 2014 graduate of Enochs High School. The shooting occurred shortly before 8:40 p.m. Police were called to Hillglen Avenue just west of B

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-22 18:47:00

Modesto police describe fatal shooting in northeSt Midesto

Package thief caught on camera in Modesto A woman was caught on camera stealing packages from the front porch of a house in the Church Street area in Modesto recently. Crime Residents come out in support of slain Modesto security guard Randy Limburg talks about Karl Whitehead, the 70-year-ol

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Navy veteran struck, killed in hit-and-run along East Hammer Lane

STOCKTON - A 58-year-old disabled Navy veteran was struck and killed Tuesday evening on East Hammer Lane by a motorist who fled the scene without stopping, police and a family member reported. The man was riding a bicycle and crossing Hammer southbound at Lan Ark Drive about 6:15 p.m. when he was hi

RECORD - 2017-11-22 14:58:59

Modesto man killed in crash near Vernalis

A Modesto man died in a crash on Highway 132 near Vernalis early Wednesday morning. At about 4 a.m., Bobby Young, 54, was driving a Honda westbound on 132 near Kasson Road at an unknown speed when the vehicle drifted to the right side of the road onto the north shoulder, according to the California

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-23 00:48:00