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MI WFO North Central Lower Michigan Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE. ...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Gaylord has cancelled the. Although a few areas of dense freezing fog remain, with widespread.
Take a sleigh ride to a four-course dinner, learn to ski and more winter fun in the Midwest
Here are some of the more interesting events, deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:. •If you have to endure winter, you might as well enjoy it. The Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Mich., has that end in mind with its Wilderness Sleigh Ride Dinner. Offered on s
Was LaMelo Ball at a Michigan basketball game?
The relevance of the Ball family has mellowed out since its not-so-humble beginnings. Nonetheless, there’s still one more amateur in the family to enter college basketball and he’s widely believed to be the best of the bunch.
Michigan gov signs controversial minimum wage, paid sick leave laws
(CNN) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed two controversial measures into law Friday that critics say go against the will of voters by watering down changes to the state's minimum wage and medical leave rules after Republicans removed more aggressive proposals from the November ballot.
Domestic Fight Lands Flint Man in Otsego County Jail
GAYLORD, MI – On December 4th, 2018, at about 12:40AM, troopers from the Gaylord Post were sent to a residence on a suspicious situation call in Otsego Lake Township. The caller who was identified as 25-year-old Chelesa Duty, later attempted to call off the police response but troopers continued whe
Man sentenced after pleading guilty to strangling pregnant woman
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan man is going to prison after pleading guilty to strangulation. Ernest Sulkowski, 32 or Boyne Falls pleaded guilty November 6 to a charge of attempted assault by strangulation, according to Charlevoix County Prosecutor Allen Talgenhof.
Our ten favorite Michigan books for 2018
We partnered with independent bookstore Mclean & Eakin in Petoskey to come up with a list of ten great books that have a Michigan connection for 2018. The bookstore, a gem of a spot located right downtown, has a special area just for books about Michigan or written by Michigan authors. They also hav
Best between the pipes: Black, Evola highlight matchup between Alpena, Country Day
Behind every great hockey team is a great goaltender. This explains why the Alpena Wildcats and Detroit Country Day Yellowjackets are among the top teams in Division 3 this season.
Coming to a Chimney Near You
Bellaire resident grows the beard, dons the suit, tells the stories. Jeffery Schatzer isn’t Santa Claus. At least, for most of the year he isn’t. He’s a clean-shaven writer who now makes Bellaire his home after working in Indianapolis and Midland. But as the days shorten, the beard starts to grow, a
MSP: Registered sex offender charged after contacting teens
MONTMORENCY COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A registered sex offender has been charged after investigators said he contacted teenagers on social media. According to Michigan State Police, the investigation into 42-year-old Marc Whitney, from Hillman, started in August.
Wildcats, Hurons show improvement on the mats
ROGERS CITY – The Alpena and Rogers City wrestling teams were back in action on Wednesday in against the same opponents from a week ago, except in a different gymnasium. The Wildcats, Hurons and Gaylord Blue Devils took to the mats and both Alpena and Rogers City showed improvements on the mat.
Create Farm-to-Door Wreaths with Kalin Sheick of Sweetwater Floral
Welcome friends with a farm-to-door wreath. Petoskey floral designer Kalin Sheick of Sweetwater Floral shows us how. This story is featured in the December 2018 issue of Traverse Magazine. Get your copy.
Michigan mom calls cops when son refuses to get out of bed for school
GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WTHR) - A Michigan mom called for reinforcements when her son wouldn't get up for school. Crystal Towns had been struggling to get her son out of bed when she came up with an idea.
Michigan finds more PFAS in northern Michigan town
PFAS contamination in a northern Michigan community continues to threaten drinking water supplies, two years after two forms of the toxic chemicals were discovered on military installations and spreading off-base.
Michigan governor signs measures to scale-back initiatives
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers.
12-Year-Old Michigan Boy Raises $2,500 to Pay for Best Friend’s Headstone After Death
A 12-year-old boy in Michigan is winning praise after he raised thousands of dollars to buy his best friend a headstone. K.J. Gross beat cancer twice, but local reports said that six years later, he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Gross died in the spring, but Kaleb Klakulak, the friend
Ogemaw Heights wrestlers host quad meet
The Ogemaw Heights wrestling team hosted Grayling, Kalkaska and Traverse City West for a quad meet Dec. 12. Please keep comments on topic and appropriate for all ages. Remember that people of all ages read our website. Those that are not appropriate will be removed. Please read our full community gu
NCMC Petoskey installs small-scale waste-water treatment unit in residence hall
EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan college now has a small-scale waste-water treatment unit installed. North Central Michigan College, in partnership with SludgeHammer Group, Ltd. and the Little Traverse Bay Protection & Restoration Fund of the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Commu
Freshwater Art Gallery Welcomes Artists, Musicians to Boyne City
Combining a love of art and music led husband-and-wife team Tony Williams and Robin Lee Berry on the path from artists to owners of Freshwater Art Gallery. Their story starts in the ’90s. Tony had transitioned from building log cabins to furniture. It could take up to three years to build a cabin, a
Lady Cardinals use defense to top Inland Lakes, 51-40
INDIAN RIVER — Last season, it was the Onaway Lady Cardinals starting out 0-2 under first-year head coach John George. In George's second campaign, though, things turned out the exact opposite.