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Mason County resident arrested for drug related charges

VICTORY TWP. — Nicholas Duane Franklin, 31, of Victory Township, was arrested on Feb. 13 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies after a traffic stop was made on Fountain Road.


Gaylord man arrested for selling suspected heroin, fentanyl

A 34-year-old Gaylord man suspected of supplying heroin to undercover officers in Ludington has been arrested by SSCENT officers, according to a report from the Michigan State Police.


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


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.


Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing

Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.


West Michigan woman sentenced for stealing patients' Valium

GRAND RAPIDS — A former Kalamazoo woman was sentenced to over six years in federal prison for stealing Valium from her special needs patients Wednesday, Feb. 20. Kristie Ann Mollohan, 42, currently lives in Cosby, Tenn., but was living and working in West Michigan in August 2016. At the time, she wa


$13k Grant Given to Mason, Oceana Counties for CodeRED System

Residents and visitors in Mason and Oceana counties will benefit from a grant provided by the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant. A $13,000 check was presented to the Mason County Board of Commissioners by both Consumers and DTE Energy, who co-own the plant.


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.


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


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


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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Weather 'bomb' possible in Michigan this weekend: What to know

DETROIT - The right mix of weather conditions this weekend in Michigan, including in Metro Detroit, will likely satisfy "bomb" criteria. No, it's not a word used to hype up weather. It's an actual meteorological term. So what does it all mean?


Felon Tasered at end of multi-county chase in Northern Michigan

MANISTEE COUNTY, MI – A Michigan State Police trooper ran 30 yards alongside a moving vehicle and trudged through deep snow to bring a wanted felon to justice. The multi-county chase began when a trooper from the Cadillac Post stopped 23-year-old Tyler McConnell of Manistee, who had failed to dim hi


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.


Police: Couple thought plot to murder Michigan soldier untraceable on Snapchat

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - A woman and her boyfriend were deployed with the U.S. Army in South Korea when they conspired via Snapchat to kill her husband so she could claim the life insurance money, police in Michigan said.


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


Groomsman not guilty of raping maid of honor in what attorney calls racially motivated case

OCEANA COUNTY, MI – A groomsman was acquitted of raping the maid of honor following a wedding they both were in by jurors who determined they had consensual sex. It took jurors less than an hour to return the verdict Thursday, Feb. 21, in Oceana County Circuit Court. Defense attorney Terry Nolan sai


More "hidden fees" alleged at BCBS of Michigan

A nonprofit company in Michigan filed a lawsuit this week against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, alleging the health insurance company "illegally skimmed" extra money from the company in the form of "hidden fees."


Michigan's Best Diner is The M-29 Diner in St. Clair County

IRA TOWNSHIP, MI -- Reveal day is one of our favorite days on the Michigan's Best beat. And none could have been better than surprising Chris Hart, owner of The M-29 Diner, as winner of Michigan's Best Diner.


Jericho House a place to move forward

The Women’s Jericho House of Mason County offers homeless women a safe place to live, move forward, find a job and be secure, according to Director Christy Sniegowski. “We’re in it for the long haul. Whatever it takes to get a girl on her feet,” Sniegowski said.