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1 Person & Dog Killed In Harbor Springs House Explosion

A homeowner and his dog were found deceased Tuesday morning following a house explosion in Harbor Springs. The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office and the Harbor Springs Fire Department responded to a house explosion/structure fire at 3456 Middle Road in West Traverse Township around 1:08 a.m. Tuesday. The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office says the homeowner, Robert Alan Mangus, 73, of Orchard…

Two Drivers Die In Montcalm County Car Crash

1/2 Photo Courtesy of Michigan State Police Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Photo Courtesy of Michigan State Police Show Caption Hide Caption Two drivers have died and a passenger has been taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries following a two-car crash in Montcalm County, according to Michigan State Police. On Monday around 1:23 p.m., troopers were dispatched to a…

457 COVID-19 Patients Admitted to State Hospitals, 61 Deaths Reported Monday

457 patients with a positive COVID-19 status were admitted to Michigan hospitals on Monday, according to Frontline UPdates JIC. Additionally, 61 deaths were also reported Monday. Of the 457 patients admitted to Michigan hospitals Monday, 59% were reported to be unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. Meanwhile, 41% of those 457 patients were reported to be fully vaccinated. According to Frontline UPdates…

Munson Healthcare to Provide COVID-19 Update on Tuesday

Officials from Munson Healthcare will provide a COVID-19 update Tuesday morning. You can view the press conference from 11-11:45 a.m. on 9&10 Plus. Munson Healthcare officials will be providing updates and taking your questions on the coronavirus and vaccines. The following health care officials will be present during the press conference: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare…

Harrison Twp. Man Dies in Grand Traverse Co. Snowmobile Crash

A downstate man died after a snowmobile crash in Fife Lake Township Friday afternoon. The Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department says 49-year-old old Brian Vesnaugh of Harrison Township was traveling east on East County Line Road around 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, when he hit a tree. Speed is believed to be the main factor in the crash. Alcohol and…

Shepherd Schools Moves to Remote Learning

Shepherd Public Schools announced Monday that it will transition to remote learning for the remainder of the week, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18. The school district plans to return to in-person instruction on Monday, Jan. 14. All in-district scheduled events for this week will be canceled. Shepherd Public Schools says the move is necessary because of a large number of overall…

Texas Synagogue Hostage-Taker’s Identity Released

The FBI is still investigating after a man took four hostages at a synagogue in Texas. The hours-long standoff ended with police killing the man. FBI investigators say Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, started shouting during Saturday morning’s service. He was armed with a gun and claimed he had bombs. Akram told negotiators he wanted to speak with a…

Djokovic Back In Serbia After Being Deported From Australia

Tennis star Novak Djokovic is back in Serbia after losing his bid to compete in the Australian open. It comes after a two week ordeal over his COVID-19 vaccination status. The world’s number one tennis player had no choice but to leave Australia after a court tossed out his appeal against the government. Australia canceled his visa after finding out…

Winter Storm Pummels Southeast, Headed North to Canada

Hundreds of thousands are without power in the southeast as a winter storm moves through. And people in the northeast are bracing for the bad weather. The storm is bringing freezing rain, snow and ice to states that don’t normally see it. In north Carolina, high winds and bad roads are making driving dangerous. Snow fell in Georgia on Sunday,…