Author: 9and10news Site Staff

‘The Polar Express’ Train Rolls Through Northern Michigan

Saturday, a historic steam-powered train stopped in Northern Michigan. The Pere Marquette 1225 journeyed from Mount Pleasant to Cadillac to mark the 50th anniversary of the Michigan State University Rail Road Club. The MSU Rail Road Club started restoring the train back in 1969. At the time, it hadn’t been used in more than two decades. Saturday, the train made…

Crawford Co. Sheriff’s Office Arrests 4 People for Possible Involvement in Break-Ins

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people for their possible involvement in several break-ins. William and Amanda Wellington from Paw Paw and Justin and Maranda Wellington from Gobles got arrested Tuesday. Deputies say they found a large amount of stolen property on a remote property in the county. That led to another search downstate where more stolen property was…

Lake City Hosts 41st Annual Festival of the Pines

This weekend Lake City invites you to enjoy their 41st annual Festival of the Pines! The event kicked off Thursday. Saturday they’re having everything from a dog show and chili cook off to lumberjack competitions and live music. You can enter a raffle to win a John Deer gator! Raffle tickets are $20 each. Organizers say they look forward to…

Michigan Judge Rules Lame Duck Ballot Drive Law is Unconstitutional

A Michigan Judge has struck down the lame-duck law that made it harder for voters to initiate ballot drives. Judge Cynthia Stephens ruled on Friday that the new geographic requirement was unconstitutional. Lawmakers passed the law after Proposal 1 passed and legalized recreational marijuana state-wide last November. That was on the ballot in the first place because of a ballot…

UP Vape Shop First to Sue Over Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

A vape shop in the Upper Penninsula is suing to stop Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes. Mark Slis, owner of 906 Vapor in Houghton County, filed the lawsuit Wednesday. He says the emergency rules are illegal and will force him to close his store. The lawsuit also states the laws are invalid and arbitrary because tobacco products are…