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1-800 WATER DAMAGE of Rochester/Clarkston Marks Seventh Great Lakes State Location

Rochester/Clarkston, MI – February 22, 2019 – Today, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE® announced the opening of its seventh Michigan location, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE of Rochester/Clarkston.


Mega Millions results for 02/22/19; $1 million winner sold in Michigan

LANSING, MI – A player from Michigan won $1 million, but there was no winner of the $224 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Feb. 22. That means the drawing on Tuesday, Feb. 26 will be worth $245 million with a cash option of $148.3 million.


Suspect in White Lake shooting bound over to circuit court

A White Lake man charged with shooting his former roommate has been bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court, following a preliminary exam Thursday in Clarkston. Brandon Lee Morfitt, 23, faces one count of assault with intent to murder and three weapons charges in the shooting of a 22-year-old man


Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds

CLARKSTON, MI – The city of Clarkston has until March 1 to raise $50,000 for improvements to Depot Park. After the fund-raising drive, the city intends to apply for a grant through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to provide matching funds for a total of $100,000.


Oakland County releases list of 2019 road construction projects

Oakland County has approved a $25 million program to resurface more than 90 miles of roads in the county in 2019. The preservation overlay program involves simple resurfacing with two inches of asphalt of roads that are in fair condition. The program provides a smooth, new road surface and extends t


Michigan mother pleads for information on son’s whereabouts

ADRIAN, MI (WTOL) - A Michigan mother is pleading for her son’s safe return. "This takes me back to when I had breast cancer five years ago, and it's that fear of the unknown. That is the most horrific fear you can have,” Tracena Dickerson said, fighting back tears.


Clarkston 7-footer Matt Nicholson goes from riding bench to dominating opponents

CLARKSTON, Mich. -- Nearly 11 months ago, Matt Nicholson’s most memorable highlight of his young basketball career was making a basket that did not matter. Well, of course, it mattered to Nicholson. In the grand scheme of the game he was playing, however, it was nothing more than a footnote.


Bomb cyclone: Michigan to be hit with 50 mph winds

Michigan will be hit this weekend with a low-pressure system that has the potential to turn into a "bomb cyclone," meteorologists said Friday. Strong wind gusts in excess of 50 mph are possible Sunday, the National Weather Service.


27 of the most delicious diners we found on the search for Michigan's Best

BY AMY SHERMAN | asherma2@mlive.com and JOHN GONZALEZ | gonzo@mlive.com. It was quite a trip, but worth it in the end. The search for Michigan's Best Diner took us all over the state, from Sault Ste. Marie to Jackson, Saginaw and Muskegon. We got to visit 27 spots on our search for Best Diner, and w


Update: Missing Michigan truck driver found dead

UPDATE, Feb. 21, 5 p.m. CT: Truck driver Patrick Paul Weinheimer was found dead Feb. 21, reports WNEM. Additional details about the circumstances of his death were not immediately available. Truckers News has contacted the police for updated information and will provide an update as new details emer


Michigan State Police: Get ready for widespread, lengthy power outages

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - Consumers Energy is planning ahead for the prospect of widespread power outages caused by high winds this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for all of Mid-Michigan along and south of U.S. 10 for Sunday. A Winter Storm Watch is in eff


This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling

Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,

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Michigan Eats Honda Accord

If a street has been barricaded for construction, it’s not wise to drive past those barricades, lest you injure a construction worker. There also might be a massive hole in the street, like this one, on Goodson Street in Hamtramck, Michigan.


Do You Know These 52 Things About Michigan?

I was burning some internet time and stumbled across some things I knew and mostly didn't know about the great state of Michigan. 1. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas that include an upper and a lower. Florida is known for being called the Peninsula State...but we know who t


The Odd History of “White Rock, Michigan.”

Ron Rademacher, author of several books on Michigan Oddities joins Tim Collins in the 95.3 WBCK Morning Show a couple of Fridays each month, and he certainly had an odd one with the history of “White Rock, Michigan”


Holly girls run past Brandon in rivalry game

BRANDON >> After ending up on the wrong side of a few close games, Holly’s girls basketball team was a big winner on Friday. The Bronchos defeated Ortonville Brandon, 56-26, in the first game of a Flint Metro League doubleheader at Brandon High School. In the nightcap, the Holly boys basketball team


Michigan appeals court: Medical pot patient can be denied job

A Dimondale woman whose employment offer was rescinded after a positive marijuana screen may appeal her case to the Michigan Supreme Court. An appellate panel ruled this week that Michigan’s medical marijuana law did not protect Angela Eplee from the Lansing Board of Water and Light’s workplace drug


Marijuana most prevalent drug in Michigan roadside testing, police find

A trial program of a five-minute roadside drug test conducted last year in Michigan found most of the drivers suspected of impairment had marijuana in their system. The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their report on the pilot program, which put Alere DDS2 saliva test devices in the hands of 3


New Coffee Shop Owner: We Believe 'Pontiac Will Be the Next Best Cool Spot'

Over the decades downtown Pontiac has seen a lot of highs and lows. Bryan Weaver, who opened the Fourth Dimension Coffee Company on at 7 North Saginaw in January with Bryan Weaver and Brad Petrinec, sees a big high coming.


That’s a wrap. Michigan gerrymandering case now in hands of three judges

The final arguments are in. Now, it’s up to three federal judges to decide whether Michigan’s political districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered and new lines should be drawn for the 2020 election.