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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.
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
Former Crawford County Sheriff’s Passes Away
Former Crawford County Sheriff Kirk Wakefield has died. Wakefield, who retired in december after 17 years on the job, started his career with the Howell police department in 1979.
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
Arauco's $450 million particleboard operation open for business
GRAYLING, Mich. – Arauco marked the grand opening of its $450 million particleboard and lamination facility in Grayling Michigan, with an April 16 ribbon-cutting ceremony and plant tour attended by executives from Arauco, Arauco North America, as well as key customers and public officials from Chile
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
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.
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
Court affirms Michigan man must pay $50k in Islamic marriage agreement
DETROIT - A court says a Detroit-area man must pay his former wife $50,000 under the terms of their Islamic marriage certificate. The man argued that a Wayne County judge exceeded her authority by trying to resolve a religious issue in a divorce. But the Michigan appeals court says Judge Melissa Cox
Traffic stop ends with arrest, meth charges
A traffic stop ended with an arrest, and meth charges. Michigan State Police Troopers from Houghton Lake stopped a car on April 17 on West Houghton Lake Drive for a signal violation.
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.
Michigan House targets unlicensed pot shops still operating
LANSING, Mich. (AP) â€” 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.
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
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
Kids Bowl Free Michigan 2019
Kids Bowl Free Michigan 2019 – Participating bowling alleys and bowling centers that participate in the annual FREE bowling for kids program. Each year, Kids Bowl Free dot com allows kids to sign up at one Michigan bowling alley of their choice for free bowling through the summer.
Mio legend, Jay Smith, honored as 1979 Retro Mr. Basketball
Michigan — For a decade, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan looked to fill in the gaps for their top basketball stars. Starting in 1981, the BCAM gave the honor of Mr. Basketball to the top athlete. They decided to go back as far as 1920. Now the project is complete and one local legend
Nearly 500 without power in Mio
MIO — Consumers Energy is reporting roughly 500 residents living around Mio are without power. According to Consumers the outage was initially reported at approximately 5 p.m. The company is attributing the outage to equipment failure. A crew has been assigned to address the problem. According to a
Erick "bones" Taysom
PRUDENVILLE, MICH. — Erick "bones" Taysom, 44, most recently of prudenville michigan, passed away unexpectedly April 18th, 2019. Erick resided in norwalk with his family for nearly 27 years. He was born in boise idaho to the late Joanna and David Taysom. He is survived by his estranged wife Amber Ta
Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Week
April 17-24. Participating restaurants offer $25 dinner specials & $15 lunch specials.
KPS board appoints ‘acting’ supt as administrator faces charges
KALKASKA – Less than a year ago, the Kalkaska Public Schools Board of Education hired Terry Starr, then a middle school principal with Elk Rapids Public Schools, to take the school district in a more positive direction and improve staff morale.