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Grayling Man Arrested For Accosting Boy on Social Media

A Grayling man was taken into custody after police say he accosted a boy. The case began when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provided information to the state police.


Northern Michigan’s Safety Net is Broken

As a brutal winter rages on, a new policy at DHHS is causing serious problems for people in need. A change in how the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services processes applications for benefits like food stamps and emergency heating assistance was supposed to increase efficiency and ensure


Morley Stanwood clinche title tie

KENT CITY — Morley Stanwood’s boys basketball team clinched a share of the Central State Activities Association Silver Division title on Saturday with a 62-50 win over Kent City.


Michigan bill to end most civil forfeiture heads to House

The Michigan Senate on Friday passed legislation that would prohibit most asset forfeiture until there is a criminal conviction. The bill will be sent to the Michigan House, which has also been open to forfeiture reform.


Free fishing weekend in Michigan: No license required

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No fishing license? No problem — for the next two days in Michigan. The state Department of Natural Resources says you can fish for free in any of the state's waters Saturday and Sunday.


When The Outdoors is Great!

Outdoor winter enthusiasts Sherry and Dave Weber of Arcada Township and their three oldest grandchildren took advantage of perfect weather on Jan. 19 at Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling. They plunked down inside snow tubes and zoomed downhill. The activity is a “rite of passage” in the Weber


Alleged drug dealer charged in death of Michigan City overdose victim

MICHIGAN CITY — A man was arrested in connection with the death of a 31-year-old woman who died from a heroin overdose in Michigan City. Scott A. Clemons, 29, of Michigan City, was charged with dealing a controlled substance resulting in death, a level 1 felony, according to a news release from the


Operation Lifesaver returns to keep safety along railroads

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Operation Lifesaver is a unique campaign that brings the Department of National Resources and Michigan State Police together on a train. All in the name of safety along rail lines and crossings.


Michigan man allegedly sold nearly $450,000 worth of stolen Amtrak vouchers to travelers on eBay

DETROIT - A Michigan man sold $449,000 worth of stolen Amtrak vouchers to unsuspecting travelers via eBay, officials said. Watch Jermont Terry's full report above. Christian Newby is accused of using stolen credit card information to buy vouchers that he would then sell.


Judges in five Michigan courtrooms are using risk assessments to decide bond

Early this month, judges in five Michigan district courts started using a new tool to make bond decisions. It’s part of a new pilot program spearheaded by the Michigan Supreme Court. The judges will use a standard risk assessment to help make those bond decisions.


One pediatric death from H1N1 confirmed in Michigan, health department says

One pediatric influenza death has been confirmed in the state for the 2018-2019 flu season, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The health department did not release the location of where the case was reported and confirmed.


13 Michigan water systems fail excessive lead test: report

More than a dozen water systems in Michigan were found to have excessive lead compared to federal standards in the second half of 2018, according to a new report. The 13 systems that failed the federal test were throughout the state, MLive reported Friday, citing data it had obtained from the Michig


Now heading North on the search for Michigan’s Best Diner

ROSEBUSH, MI -- We’re back on the road again!. Now it’s time to continue our search for Michigan’s Best Diner as we head to the Northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula to visit five more contenders in our statewide search.


Deputies still trying to identify 2 suspects in Roscommon County

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for two suspects. The office asked for the public’s help in identifying the two men on Friday, Feb. 8. Deputies said the two suspects keep showing up but have not been identified.


Texting & Driving Fines May Increase in Michigan

Distracted driving continues to be a problem, with texting being the major one so a new legislation was introduced to increase the fines in Michigan. Currently, if you get caught texting & driving in the state the fines are:


Northern Michigan Winter Weather 2019

MyNorth has partnered with Tom O’Hare, chief meteorologist at 9&10 News, to bring you the latest Northern Michigan snowfall map and winter storm predictions. Northern Michigan, are you tired of the snow! Well, a break is coming this weekend and early next week. For the last two weeks, the snow has b


Michigan DHHS is urging residents to be safe on the slopes

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is urging skiers and snowboarders to heed to some safety practices while out on the slopes. The department says safety should be everyone’s first priority when heading out. Wearing a certified helmet and using extreme caution while getting


Flashpoint 2/17/19: Michigan State of the State address; Tax filers getting nasty surprises

DETROIT - Here is what to expect on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint:. In her first State of the State address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discussed critical issues facing people statewide. Did Whitmer do enough to convince Michigan residents she can fix these problems? On Sunday's episode of Flas


Kalkaska Pick-Kwik's Pulled Pork Tacos

In a town chock-full of fast food restaurants, tasty tacos can be hard to find. “People think Kalkaska doesn’t have tacos,” Glenn Hunter tells Northern Express. But come Taco Tuesday, the owner of the town’s Pick Kwik convenience store proves ’em all wrong. Their pulled pork tacos are the star of th


28th Circuit Court Public Record from Feb. 11

CADILLAC — The following are arraignments, pleas or sentences occurring in 28th Circuit Court in Wexford County from Feb. 11:. • Christopher Leo Cherette, 49, of Kalkaska, was sentenced to 270 days in jail with 77 days credited for guilty pleas to possession of methamphetamine and possession of mari