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Whooping Cough Cases Found in Emmet County

Whooping cough is serious, miserable and preventable. Doctors diagnosed two siblings in Emmet County with whooping cough this week. Now the Health Department of Northwest Michigan wants to remind everyone to get vaccinated. The department says whooping cough can start off like a simple cold. But within a week or two, they say that mild cough can turn into painful…

Roadshow Buying Treasures in Cadillac This Week

Spring cleaning may be a few months away, but there's an opportunity in to sell antiques right now. The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is in Cadillac this week. Antique and collectible experts will be on hand to evaluate what you have in the attic or just hanging out in the garage. Vintage jewelry, coins and gold are just a few things…

HS Boys Basketball Rankings

BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS CLASS D 1. Muskegon WMC 2. Mason County Eastern 5. Sacred Heart 8. B.R. Crossroads HM: Gaylord St. Mary, Cedarville, Hillman CLASS C 1. Melvindale ABT 3. Meridian HM: Ithaca, Suttons Bay, Rudyard, Clare CLASS B 1. Detroit Country Day 3. Petoskey HM: Ludington

HS Girls Basketball Rankings

GIRLS BASKETBALL RANKINGS CLASS D 1. Central Lake 2. Jo'burg-Lewiston 3. Brimley 5. Sacred Heart 6. Arenac Eastern HM: Beal City, Frankfort CLASS C 1. Sandusky 5. Morley Stanwood 7. Kalkaska HM: Pine River, McBain, St. Ignace, Manton CLASS B 1. Detroit Country Day 3. Petoskey 10. Manistee

Lake Michigan Windfarm Meeting Draws Big Crowds

Scandia Wind proposed a windfarm off the shore of Lake Michigan about one month ago, leaving many people with questions and concerns. Almost 500 people attended a public meeting at Ludington High School Tuesday night to address the proposal. The company provided the details of their project and gave people a chance to voice their concerns. Scandia Wind says there…

Backstrom, Steckel rally Caps past Red Wings

Nicklas Backstrom and David Steckel scored 46 seconds apart late in the third period, rallying the Washington Capitals past the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Backstrom erased a 3-2 Red Wings lead by taking Alex Ovechkin's pass and skating by Brad Stuart in the left circle before beating Chris Osgood from close range on…

Grand Vision Focuses On Energy Use, Goals

The Grand Vision also focused on energy use tonight at a public forum in Traverse City. Energy has been a top priority on the public's list since the Grand Vision process began. Surveys show the community is interested in renewable resources and saving energy. A group working specifically on energy efficiency goals for the region met tonight. Experts educated the…

Goodwill Stores In Need Of More Donations

Goodwill stores across Northern Michigan are in need of more donations. Leaders at Goodwill say donations are down, while they're seeing an increase in shoppers. They say January, February and March are usually slow with donations, but this year is especially bad. Goodwill has even had to buy clothing to help keep racks full. Things like sweaters, house wares, furniture…

BREAKING NEWS: Republican Scott Brown Wins Massachusetts Senate Seat

A stunning loss in Massachusetts has cost President Barack Obama and the Democrats the 60-vote Senate majority they've needed to push health care overhaul to the verge of enactment. Now what? For Democrats, it's miles of bad road in any direction. Obama and party leaders anxiously worked through fallback options — none good — for salvaging the half-century quest to…

Father Fred Frostbite Food Drive Needs More Donations

A drive to help feed the hungry in Northern Michigan is almost over, but the Father Fred Foundation needs more help to reach its goal. The Frostbite Food drive is only at 25-percent of its goal; only five days remain for the drive. The operations director says while the drive is slightly ahead of last year's pace, Father Fred needs…