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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


New Café Coming to Downtown Traverse City this June

A new café and deli is coming to Park Street in Downtown Traverse City this spring. Entrepreneur and owner Carolyn Weeks and managing partner Christine Skibowski are projecting an early June opening for Park Street Café, and expect to hit the ground running. “I know it’s tough to get out of the offi


Multi-state listeria outbreak kills one in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — One person has died in Michigan from the listeria outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight people are reported to be infected with listeria in four states.


Traverse City’s ATLAS Space Operations Wins Defense Prototype Contract

ATLAS Space Operations Inc., a Traverse City-based space communications company, has won a 12-month Department of Defense contract to develop a prototype satellite communications solution for multiple U.S. Air Force mission applications based on its LINKS platform.


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


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


Michigan DNR conservation officers confiscate 80 walleye from Detroit River fishermen

DETROIT - Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers confiscated 80 walleye from three fishermen Thursday, 65 more than the Detroit River limit for the fish.


Goats deployed to devour invasive plants at this Northern Michigan nature preserve

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. -- Invasive plants are a major issue in some Michigan landscapes, where they can wreak havoc on the native flora and fauna. As it so happens, invasive plants are also a delicious dinner for goats.


GT County Jail Administrator Resigns

Grand Traverse County Jail Administrator Captain Todd Ritter – who has been on paid administrative leave since April 4 pending the results of an internal investigation – has resigned from his position.


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.


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.


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


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


Michigan House targets unlicensed pot shops still operating

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — 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.


Suttons Bay man facing drug, weapons charges in 84th District Court

CADILLAC — A 27-year-old Suttons Bay man is facing drug and weapons-related charges after he was arraigned Thursday in 84th District Court. Robert James Corwin was charged with one count each of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a felon for his connection with an incident


Looking Back for April 20

Industrial growth last year in this county ranked second in northern Michigan only to Grand Traverse County, according to figures from Site Selection magazine. Michigan ranks at the top in the nation for new plants and expansions. Manistee County boasted six new projects last year: Sadler Machine To


Michigan restaurant installs barbecue meat vending machine

(CNN) — Do you ever have late night cravings for some really good barbecue or smokehouse meat -- and can't find a restaurant that's still open?. Well, a Michigan company has come up with a solution for that very problem -- a meat vending machine.


Midland High girls, Traverse City Central boys win Graves/Swayze Relays

Mother Nature washed away a long list of high school sports events on Thursday, but the annual Graves/Swayze Relays hung in there and toughed it out. And after five hours on a rainy, cool afternoon and evening, the Midland High girls' track and field team came up aces.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Easter Egg Hunt, Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville

Follow the signs on Mountain Center Rd. for the egg hunt. Search for over 3,000 eggs! Find the golden egg & win an Easter basket of fun. Get a photo with the Easter Bunny at the Inn Lounge at 11am.