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Cloverland Electric Cooperative Warns Michiganders of Scam Calls

Cloverland Electric Cooperative is warning Michiganders to stay alert of scam calls. They say the calls threaten to disconnect electrical service or demand immediate payment by phone. Scammers identify themselves as representatives from Cloverland Electric and use legitimate 906 area phone numbers to target Cloverland’s business and residential members. Cloverland says signs of a scam call include a sense of…

M-185 Repair Project on Mackinac Island Completed

The project to rebuild M-185 on Mackinac Island and protect it against future erosion has been completed on time and on budget, according to MDOT. They say M-185 is approximately eight miles long, and is the only Michigan highway that does not regularly allow automobile traffic. Most of M-185 is within and maintained in cooperation with the Mackinac Island State…

Mackinac Island Man Arrested for Having Aggravated Child Sexually Abusive Material

The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit and the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force say a Mackinac Island man has been arrested for having aggravated child sexually abusive material. Troopers say the investigation was initiated when a tip was received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). They say as a result of the investigation,…

City of Traverse City Issues Update on Delayed Utility Bill Distribution

The City of Traverse City has provided an update on delayed customer utility bill delivery. They say the City of Traverse City/Traverse City Light & Power’s customer utility bill delivery (paper only) has been delayed since early Sept. due to staffing shortages at a third party printing and distribution center. The City says as a result, they have contracted with…

Oceana County Woman Wins $100,000 In Lottery

An Oceana County woman has won $100,000 after playing the Michigan Lottery’s Robo Cash instant win game online. “I like playing Robo Cash and Steampunk Treasures online,” said 80-year-old Wilma Seng of Hesperia. “I seem to be pretty lucky on those games, but I was shocked to win $100,000! It didn’t sink in right away that I had won. I…

Gov. Whitmer Lowers Flags In Honor of Former Congressman Dan Benishek

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered Michigan and U.S. flags within the State Capitol Complex and on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, Oct. 23 to honor the life and service of former Congressman Dan Benishek. The lowering of the flags coincides with his funeral. “Our state mourns the passing of Congressman Dan Benishek,” said Gov. Whitmer….

CDC Authorizes all Three COVID-19 Booster Shots

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee has authorized booster shots for all three Covid vaccines. The C.D.C. says those 65 and older or are at high risk and have gotten the Moderna vaccine should get a booster shot. The advisory committee also suggests people 18 and older who got the Johnson and Johnson vaccine should also take…

Dental Records Show Remains Found Are Brian Laundrie’s

The FBI has confirmed the human remains found in a wildlife area outside Sarasota, Florida belong to Brian Laundrie. He was the sole person of interest in the disappearance of his fiancé Gabby Petito, whose body was found last month in Wyoming. The FBI says they were able to use dental records to identify the remains. Laundrie returned home from…