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As Weather Warms Up, DNR Reminds Ice Fishers to Stay Safe

As the weather starts to warm up, the DNR wants to remind people to be safe on the ice. Even just a couple of consecutive days of warm weather can make a big different on ice conditions. Owners at Lyman's On the Lake say be sure to look for dark spots in the ice, because that could mean standing water…

10:30pm Haiti Update: Quake Aid Snarled; Up to 50,000 Feared Dead

Dozens of aid flights have arrived in Haiti, but the small damaged airport, poor roads and a damaged port are slowing the delivery of aid. The airport is short on jet fuel and ramp space. The control tower was destroyed by Tuesday's killer quake. Flight operations have been taken over by the U.S. military. The international Red Cross estimates 45,000…

T.C. College Prep. Academy Covered In Graffiti

Last night someone used black spray paint to vandalize Traverse City College Preparatory Academy. Today, students walked into a building covered with racial and sexual slurs. The Grand Traverse County Sheriff says deputies are questioning several suspects they found in the area last night. The school leader called police when a maintenance man discovered the vandalism around 11:30pm. Clean-up efforts…

Community Blood Banks Not Called On To Help Haiti

Reports from Haiti have many people calling their community blood banks wondering if blood donations are needed. Michigan Blood says that civilian blood banks are not being called on for help in Haiti. For now, the United States Armed Services Blood Program is handling all needs. At this time they say the need is being met, and community blood banks…

The Day on 9&10 News at 11

A northern Michigan family spent the last couple days on an emotional roller coaster ride. Norm Clark II says his mother and father were helping a friend with an orphanage in Haiti when the earthquake struck. His parents live in Florida but spend summers in northern Michigan with their son's family near Elk Rapids in Antrim County. After it happened,…

New Cadillac YMCA Going Strong

Cadillac's newest workout facility has no complaints for their first few weeks of business. The YMCA in Cadillac opened three weeks ago, and workers say they're excited to be open for the community. The family-friendly center offers a full-sized gym, indoor track and pool, day care, and even a teen center. Members say they feel the 'Y' is a friendly…

Nokomis Challenge Center Closing Tomorrow

Budget cuts forced another Northern Michigan facility to close its doors. State funding stopped at the Nokomis Challenge Center, leaving dozens of employees and residents without a place to work and receive treatment. The Challenge Center in Prudenville in Roscommon County will close its doors tomorrow. It is the only State run facility that treats convicted, young male felons with…

Elk Rapids Couple Get a Welcome Surprise from Loved Ones in Haiti

A northern Michigan family spent the last couple days on an emotional roller coaster ride. Norm Clark II says his mother and father were helping a friend with an orphanage in Haiti when the earthquake struck. His parents live in Florida but spend summers in northern Michigan with their son's family near Elk Rapids in Antrim County. “The earthquake wasn't…

Winterfest held in Mackinaw City

The 17th annual Winterfest started today in Mackinaw City with the snow sculpture competition. You can head downtown to be a part of the Outhouse Races, a Chili Cook off and more. And it's easy on your wallet. Most of the Activities are free. Organizers say it's a good chance for people to get out and enjoy Northern Michigan no…