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Amasa Stone Freighter Exhibit Opens in Sault Ste. Marie

Many people are familiar with the Paul R. Tregurtha, Wilfred Sykes and of course the Edmund Fitzgerald freighters, but few know about the Amasa Stone. The Amasa Stone is a freighter that was in service between 1905 and 1959. After it was decommissioned in 1965, it was made into a break wall in Lake Michigan near the Medusa Cement Company…

U.S., North Korean Officials Discuss Resurrecting Trump-Kim Summit

Negotiators from the United States are meeting with North Korean officials inside the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea in an attempt to revive the historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. The meeting would focus on easing nuclear tensions and would be the first time an American president has ever met with a North Korean leader….

Man Killed in Ogemaw County Crash Involving Downed Tree

An east Michigan man is dead after a tree fell on his vehicle in Ogemaw County.   The Ogemaw County sheriff says it happened Sunday just after 3:30 p.m. on Sage Lake Road near Craun Road in Richland Township. Frederick Green of Hale was driving with his wife when a tree fell and hit their vehicle. Green was killed. His…

Hometown Tourist: Sanctuary in Traverse City

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President Trump: US Now Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

“It’s an announcement concerning Israel and the Palestinians and the Middle East, and I think it’s long overdue.” President Donald Trump is in with an announcement that could hold consequences across the globe. The U.S. will now recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Per his announcement, President Trump also plans to move the U.S. embassy there. While the controversial move is…

Senator Al Franken to Make Announcement Amid Calls for Him to Resign

Senator Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, plans to make an announcement Thursday amid growing demands for him to resign. Franken’s support among Democrats has been crumbling, primarily among women, after several women came forward with accusations of sexual misconduct against him. So far, at least six Democratic senators have since called for his resignation.