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Petoskey man accused of exposing himself to woman outside Wal-Mart

EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Petoskey area man was arrested after a woman claimed he exposed himself to her outside Wal-Mart.

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-10-19 11:22:16

Michigan woman claims pharmacist denied her medication for miscarriage because of his religious beliefs

Peterson said a pharmacist at a Petoskey, Mich., location in July declined to fill her prescription for misoprostol because of his Catholic faith. When she told him she needed it to help with her miscarriage, the pharmacist allegedly said he didn’t believe her.

FOX NEWS - 2018-10-18 15:19:25

Petoskey outlasts rival Gaylord in district semifinal shootout

EMMET COUNTY -- Big North Conference rivals Petoskey and Gaylord met up Thursday night in the Division 2 district semifinal soccer tournament.The two played 100 minutes against each other in regulation and two overtime sessions and zeroes still sat on the scoreboard.The two went to a shootout sessio

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-10-18 22:55:26

Gaylord man arrested on arson charge

OTSEGO COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Gaylord man is accused of intentionally setting a house fire back in April.

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-10-19 10:58:26

Woman: Meijer pharmacist refused to give miscarriage drug

A Sept. 16, 2008 file photo of a Meijer store in Michigan.(AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Jeff Schrier)


Pharmacist who wouldn't fill miscarriage drug is out

PETOSKEY, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan pharmacist accused of refusing to fill a prescription to help a woman complete a miscarriage no longer works for the Meijer retail chain. Meijer spokeswoman Christina Fecher says the pharmacist last worked in July. She didn't say whether he was fired from the Petosk

FOX17 - 2018-10-19 17:29:04

Coast Guard planning a No-Anchor Zone in Straits of Mackinac

The restriction zone barring anchoring and loitering by certain boats in the Straits spans about 40 miles wide, from just west of Sturgeon Bay to just east of Bois Blanc Island. North to south, it extends from about St. Ignace to Cheboygan.

FOX17 - 2018-10-20 05:32:14

Local woman wins big playing Michigan Lottery game

An Ogemaw County woman cried tears of joy after learning she'd won $162,917 playing the Michigan Lottery's Club Keno The Jack game. "Winning this prize is so unbelievable. It's going to make me debt-free and stress-free!" said the big winner, Julie Garrison, of West Branch. She won the big prize whe

WNEM - 2018-10-18 14:56:00

Christian pharmacist refused to fill prescription for woman who was having a miscarriage: lawsuit

Weeks later, after the second fetus died, she was advised to take the drug misoprostol, which can be prescribed to help miscarriages along more quickly.


Henderson woman charged with multiple thefts from Walmart

CORUNNA — Ashley Taphouse, 30, of Henderson, has been charged with seven counts of retail fraud and one count of trespassing for alleged thefts from Walmart.Prosecutors issued a warrant for Taphouse Aug. 24 and she was arrested after Michigan State Police were able to identify her from surveillance

ARGUS PRESS - 2018-10-18 15:25:00

Crafty thieves: Two women arrested for stealing hundreds of dollars of craft items

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two women were arrested in Grand Traverse County after hundreds of dollars worth of stolen crafting goods were found in their vehicle.

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-10-18 10:59:30

Meijer customer says Catholic pharmacist denied her miscarriage meds

Oct. 18 (UPI) --A Michigan woman says a Meijer pharmacist, citing his religious beliefs, refused to fill her prescription during a miscarriage.

UPI - 2018-10-18 17:12:24

Portion of major Traverse City street closed because of crash

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A multi-car crash has closed part of a major road in Traverse City.

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-10-18 17:59:37

ACLU of Michigan files complaint over pharmacist's refusal to fill prescription - Metro Weekly

On July 1, 2018, Rachel Peterson’s OB/GYN called in a prescription to the Meijer pharmacy in Petoskey, Mich., for medication to treat Peterson’s recent miscarriage. It was crucial for her to take the medication in a timely manner in order to avoid having to undergo a more invasive surgical procedure


POLICE BLOTTER: Officers find homeless man; two injured in minor crash | The Pioneer Newspaper

BIG RAPIDS — Big Rapids Department of Public Safety officers responded to the following calls Tuesday. All calls might not be reported.• Officers performed an area check at 7:17 a.m. at Maple and State streets for an upset man walking wearing only jeans and a white T-shirt. The area was checked, but


Missing over the weekend, two teens found safe Sunday

Two Harbor Springs teenagers are safe after going missing over the weekend.According to a news release from Harbor Springs Police Chief Kyle Knight, on Friday, Oct. 12, his department received word that a 16-year old male and a 15-year old female, b...


New Police Car Joins Fleet in Mackinaw City | St. Ignace News

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"Good Catholic male" pharmacist allegedly denied medicine to a woman having a miscarriage

Rachel Peterson, 35, toldThe Detroit Newsthat she had had a miscarriage in her first trimester while on vacation with her family in Petoskey. Peterson said that a pharmacist at a Meijer store refused to fill her prescription for misoprostol, which was prescribed by her doctor,The Detroit Newsreporte

NEWSWEEK - 2018-10-18 14:57:14

Pharmacist denies to fill prescription for woman who miscarried

PETOSKEY, Mich. (WILX) --A woman from Ionia is demanding answers from Meijer after a pharmacist refused to fill a prescription medically necessary for her miscarriage. He said he refused to do it because of his religious beliefs.Rachel Peterson said she was humiliated and demeaned during this incide


TCAPS reassures parents of no danger when letter was sent home about inappropriate item

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Parents of a Traverse City elementary school received a letter from the principal after a student brought an inappropriate item to school.