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MSU’s New Head Football Coach: Mel Tucker

Michigan State University has a new head football coach, according to Bruce Feldman with The Athletic. The subscription-based sports journalism website reports Coach Mel Tucker with the University of Colorado has the job. The Athletic says this comes after Tucker turned down the offer initially last week. MSU continued to extend offers to the Cleveland native. The Athletic reports Tucker’s…

Oakland Co. Sheriff Pulls Over Fake Police Officer

A fake police officer got busted downstate this weekend. The Oakland County sheriff pulled over a copy-cat-cop—driving an SUV that was made to look like a police vehicle. Sheriff Mike Bouchard says the fake police car had police push bumpers, lights, and canine cages in the rear seats. It also had a suspicious decal that says “emergency response” and that’s…

North American VASA Attracts Record Number of Junior Participants

The 44th Annual North American VASA wrapped up its races on Sunday. This year, the North American VASA had the most junior participants in its history. On Sunday, high school skiers, as well as snowshoers, ran through the course at Timber Ridge. Volunteers hope the young athletes will keep coming back year after year. The VASA attracts regulars from around…

BC Pizza Hosts Benefit to Help Pay Off TCAPS Lunch Debts

Sunday was National Pizza Day and many celebrated while also helping out a worthy Northern Michigan nonprofit. BC Pizza in Traverse City hosted Pizza for a Cause with all net proceeds benefiting the TCAPS Food Assistance Program. The program pays off cafeteria balances for kids who are having a hard time affording lunch. Last year, the fundraiser took care of…

WMU Student Stuck in China After Coronavirus Outbreak

A Western Michigan University student is now stuck in China because of the coronavirus outbreak. Dylan Tulett is a senior studying Mandarin at a Beijing university. He was on winter break visiting a small village and now he is trapped there. Tulett says no one in the village is sick but the roads have been blocked off. He says he…

Northern Michigan Law Enforcement Teams Up to Crackdown on Railroad Violations

Multiple law enforcement agencies teamed up Sunday for Operation Life Saver, a yearly crackdown on railroad violations. A train marked with two MSP shields traveled from Grayling to Gaylord with officers on board. They called out violations to following patrol cars and nearby DNR snowmobiles. Officers cited three cars for crossing while trains were approaching and seven snowmobilers were ticketed…

2 Arrested After Crashing Snowmobile in Otsego County

Two people are facing multiple charges after crashing a snowmobile by railroad tracks in Otsego County. Michigan State Police say they found a ski from snowmobile stuck under train tracks in Bagley Township around 4:00 a.m. Sunday. They say it took a wrecking company hours to pull the vehicle from the tracks. Two snowmobile riders were located and arrested for…

Driver Arrested After Leading Lake County Deputies on Chase

Deputies say a driver was arrested in Lake County after leading them on a chase. They say they tried to stop a car on US-10 in Yates Township Friday around noon. The driver did not stop for the deputy’s lights and siren. After officers followed the vehicle for eight miles, the driver pulled over in Chase Township. The sheriff’s office…