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Traverse City Whiskey Co. Receives Prestigious Spirits Award

There’s a lot happening at Traverse City Whiskey Co.! They recently released a refreshing, canned whiskey highball, that is available at your local grocery stores, and the pop-up bar, the home of the Pit Spitters, Turtle Creek Stadium. Then, they just took a gold medal for the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition with their North Coast Rye. And, for…

Single Vehicle Crash Claimed Life Of Beaverton Woman

The Midland County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that took place on July 24. The Sheriff’s Office says the traffic crash claimed the life of a 54-year-old woman from Beaverton. The crash took place on westbound US-10, east of M-18 in Jerome Township around 4:10 p.m. Tresa Hause, 54 was driving her gold 2005 Jeep Liberty…

VA Mandates Covid-19 Vaccine For Health Care Workers

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced on Monday they will be requiring their health care workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine will now be mandatory for specified health care personnel – including physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, registered nurses, physician assistants and others who work in departmental facilities or provide direct care to veterans. The VA says employees will…

Third Round of ‘MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes’ Winners Announcement On Tuesday

The third round of winners in the “MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes” on Tuesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. The Protect Michigan Commission Director, Kerry Ebersole Singh will be joined by U.P. native and MTV ‘Real World’ star Norman Korpi and Miss Michigan 2021 Vivian Zhong to make the announcement during a virtual news conference this week. The next round…

Nessel Files Brief in Lawsuit Against US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Decision To Delist Gray Wolves

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced on Monday that she has submitted a brief in a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services for their decision to remove gray wolves from the endangered species list. The brief was filed on Friday, June 23 in the U.S. District Court Northern District of California. The brief states that the Service unlawfully delisted…

Marion Man Arrested For Stealing Relative’s Vehicle

A Marion man was arraigned in the 84th District Court in Wexford County on Monday for allegedly stealing a relative’s vehicle. Raymond Danniel Finnigan, 30, was arraigned on one count unlawful driving of a motor vehicle.   In June, a trooper from the from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post was dispatched to a residence on M-55 Highway in Cherry…

ArtBright School Supply Kit Giveaway

ArtBright is hosting another School Supply Kit Giveaway this summer to families that are in financial need and have vulnerable youth or children with disabilities living at home age 12 and under. Qualified families can register on ArtBright’s Facebook page for the limited free kits following registration instructions. School Supply Kit Giveaway Events are scheduled for August 6, August 13,…

Tornado Cleanup In Lower Michigan Is Underway

Tornado clean-up is underway downstate after several hit the lower region over the weekend. The tornados struck near Detroit and Flint on Saturday evening. The National Weather Service says two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Genesee County’s Clayton Township around 6:30 p.m. Then in Oakland County around 7:45 p.m. Damage from both storms were consistent with winds of 100 mph….

Grant Me Hope: Oscar

Unlike his “Sesame Street” namesake, this Oscar is definitely no grouch. “Oscar is very silly; he has a good sense of humor,” says one of the people close to him. “Oscar has a sweet personality that given the right family, he will thrive.” This energetic and athletic young boy loves sports, playing outside and going swimming and to the park….

Methamphetamine Investigation In Emmet County Leads To Arrest

                The Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement team announced on Monday that two men from Jackson were arrested on July 1 for selling methamphetamine in Emmet County. Michael Anthony Cunningham, 40, was charged with the following: One count delivery of methamphetamine; One count conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine; One count delivery of fentanyl; One count…