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Mim’s Zesty Falafel Gyro

In the heady, cutthroat world of North American sandwiches, the Greek gyro has successfully battled its way into the hearts and mouths of Americans everywhere. We seem to love the tasty, long-sliced gyro meat and the way it mingles with creamy, magical tzatzski sauce, onions and tomatoes. Mim’s Medi


Mega Millions results for 02/22/19; $1 million winner sold in Michigan

LANSING, MI – A player from Michigan won $1 million, but there was no winner of the $224 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Feb. 22. That means the drawing on Tuesday, Feb. 26 will be worth $245 million with a cash option of $148.3 million.


Emmet County Man Found Guilty in Sex Crimes Case

A man accused of sex crimes in Emmet County has been found guilty. In October of last year, 29 year-old Jacob Weld of Petoskey was arrested after an investigation into a sexual assault of a nine year-old.


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.


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A Dimondale woman whose employment offer was rescinded after a positive marijuana screen may appeal her case to the Michigan Supreme Court.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


Power and Peril at the Great Lakes

There are few remains of the Big Rock Point Nuclear Plant; only a spent fuel storage facility is left at its former home on the bright blue shores of Lake Michigan, near Charlevoix at the northern tip of Michigan’s lower peninsula. But before the plant was demolished in 1997, its giant, bluish orb o


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


"Here and There"

A photographic exhibition showcasing the work of photographers Jin Lee, Larson Shindelman & Regan Golden. Runs through March 30.


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


That’s a wrap. Michigan gerrymandering case now in hands of three judges

The final arguments are in. Now, it’s up to three federal judges to decide whether Michigan’s political districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered and new lines should be drawn for the 2020 election.


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.


Blake's Best Bites: Best Petoskey Burger

EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- In this week's segment of Blake's Best Bites, we asked you on our UpNorthLive Facebook Page where is the best burger in Petoskey?. We sent 7&4 Storm Team Meteorologist, Blake Hansen to Petoskey Brewing to check out their burger.


27 of the most delicious diners we found on the search for Michigan's Best

BY AMY SHERMAN | asherma2@mlive.com and JOHN GONZALEZ | gonzo@mlive.com. It was quite a trip, but worth it in the end. The search for Michigan's Best Diner took us all over the state, from Sault Ste. Marie to Jackson, Saginaw and Muskegon. We got to visit 27 spots on our search for Best Diner, and w


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


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.


After AG report, Michigan dioceses clarify cooperation in reporting abuse

.- Catholic dioceses in the state of Michigan are reaffirming their commitment to reporting sex abuse, while asking for clarifications about recent claims made by state Attorney General Dana Nessel.


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


The Odd History of “White Rock, Michigan.”

Ron Rademacher, author of several books on Michigan Oddities joins Tim Collins in the 95.3 WBCK Morning Show a couple of Fridays each month, and he certainly had an odd one with the history of “White Rock, Michigan”


Petoskey tops Alpena for the lead in the Big North Conference

Petoskey, Mich. — The Petoskey Northmen hosted the Alpena Wildcats for a Big North Conference showdown. The winner would take the top spot in the league. This one was a back-and-forth battle the entire game, but it came down to free throws. Petoskey made 21 of 26 from the charity strike, while Alpen


Gaylord Man Arrested for Selling Fentanyl To Undercover Officer

A Gaylord man was arrested in Ludington after allegedly selling drugs to undercover detectives. Last Tuesday, 34 year-old Anthony Brock of Gaylord was arrested by the SSCENT. The arrest was the result of a 6-month investigation initiated by the detectives, when Brock allegedly sold suspected heroin