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Girl, 14, drowns in pool in northern Michigan resort

BOYNE FALLS, Mich. — Officials at a northern Michigan resort say a 14-year-old girl has drowned in a pool inside the property. Boyne Mountain Resort officials said in a release Friday the teen was found unresponsive Thursday evening in three feet of water in the resort's Clock Tower Lodge pool. Atte


West Michigan men caught with 80 walleyes

LANSING, Mich. — Three West Michigan men were caught with 80 walleyes from the Detroit River on Thursday. Michigan Department of Natural Resources received an anonymous tip that three men had caught too many fish on the Detroit River and were heading towards Grand Rapids on I-96.


McLaren hosts medication take backs

CHEBOYGAN — McLaren Northern Michigan Campus hosted a medication and needle take back program Thursday in order to keep these materials off the streets and out of landfills. This event will be done three times this year at the Cheboygan Campus, along with several other McLaren locations around North


State Police make arrest in deadly crash

CLARK TOWNSHIP -- Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) St. Ignace Post have arrested a 25-year-old woman following a deadly traffic crash in September, which claimed the life of Zackeri Meingin of Cedarville.


4 Arrested on Outstanding Warrants from Cheboygan County

CHEBOYGAN, MI – The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office sought assistance from the Michigan State Police Fugitive Team to assist in locating Kaleob Joseph Stewart, 20-years-old, from Alanson and Michael Charles Martin, 20-years-old, from Mackinaw City, stemming from investigations by the Straits Area


Michigan is cracking down on payroll fraud

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - A new unit within the Michigan Attorney General’s Office will crack down on companies committing payroll fraud. Businesses stole about $429 million in wages and overtime pay from Michigan workers between 2013 and 2015. Payroll fraud effects more than 2.8 million workers accord


Registered sex offender leaves MH, moves to Michigan

Less than a week after being reported to live in Baxter County, a registered sex offender has moved out of the Twin Lakes Area. Sheriff John Montgomery says 66-year-old Steven Michael McNabb has relocated to Michigan.


Hundreds attend Earth Week Plus Expo at CAS

CHEBOYGAN — Hundreds of people turned out over the weekend to show their support for the environment and learn something new by attending the Earth Week Plus Expo at Cheboygan High School Saturday.


Michigan father allegedly shot 2-year-old during fight with boy's mom

JACKSON, Mich. - Prosecutors say a man intentionally shot and wounded his 2-year-old son in the face during a fight with the boy’s mother in southern Michigan. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports 32-year-old Michael Glance of Jackson County’s Blackman Township was arraigned by video Thursday on char


Police arrest suspect in Cheboygan drug case

ALPENA, Mich. — The Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement and Michigan State Police went on a car chase to stop a man fleeing from police in Cheboygan. Leading to the pursuit, the narcotics team got word the unnamed suspect was in possession of meth and other drugs at a motel. The suspect switched home


Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan is launching a pilot program to aid farmers and processors interested in growing industrial hemp during the 2019 planting season. The U.S. government is implementing a national program to start in 2020. But the state already has the authority to grow industrial hemp for res


Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed in Michigan

While medical marijuana has been under federal threat since Jeff Sessions became attorney general, a deal reached just last week with lawmakers seems to have safeguarded states’ legal marijuana programs, leading many in Michigan to take a deep (or, um, very deep) breath of relief. Since we’ve all do


Multi-state listeria outbreak kills one in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — One person has died in Michigan from the listeria outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight people are reported to be infected with listeria in four states.


Michigan House targets unlicensed pot shops still operating

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are intervening in a long-running legal dispute over unlicensed medical marijuana shops, pushing to enact a firm deadline by which the businesses must close or risk their ability to get a license.


Where to find 420 marijuana events in Michigan

Saturday will be a celebration of all things marijuana at dispensaries and other venues across the state as cannabis connoisseurs commemorate 420. That’s right, 420 became the shorthand for marijuana use, depending on who you believe, back in the 1970s. Some thought 420 was some sort of police code


Students learn the dangers of vaping

INDIAN RIVER — Michigan State Police Public Information Officer Corey Hebner and several local elected officials spoke to the eighth grade students at Inland Lakes Schools regarding the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping Friday morning.


Progress of Michigan's marijuana industry

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)-- - Saturday would be the biggest day of the year for dispensary owners, but without the green light from the state to sell recreational marijuana, they're turning away lots of potential customers.


Michigan mother gets jail for running over son in school parking lot

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A woman who pleaded guilty to reckless driving for running over her 9-year-old son while dropping him off at school in western Michigan has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail.


‘You think you have so much time’

ALPENA — An Alpena graduate who walked past the Notre Dame cathedral every day on his way to grad school classes in Paris reminisced about lost opportunities after Monday’s devastating fire that destroyed most of the historic building.


Isolation Challenge, day trips planned for White Shoal, Lake Michigan’s most remote lighthouse

EMMET COUNTY, MICH. -- Standing all by its lonesome some 13 miles from the nearest boat launch, the candy-cane striped White Shoal Lighthouse is the most remote lighthouse in Lake Michigan. Starting this summer, you can not only visit but stay the night there, for a truly secluded escape.