Author: Chris Clor

Elk Rapids Schools Superintendent: Staff Member Accused of Inappropriate Conduct On Administrative Leave

An Elk Rapids schools staff member is accused of inappropriate conduct. The district says the employee is on leave while they and police investigate. The district told parents about the situation in a letter obtained by 9&10 News. In it Superintendent Tom Enslen says the accused employee is on paid administrative leave. When the allegations surfaced, he says administration started…

49 Killed in New Zealand Terror Attack of 2 Mosques

New York City’s One World Trade Center’s spire was aglow in blue and red Friday night—the colors of the New Zealand flag. It’s a show of sympathy for the 49 victims shot and killed in two mosque attacks. The main suspect is Brenton Tarrant. He made his first appearance in court today. Police say they have three suspects in custody. Mosques…

Border Wall Debate: President Trump Uses 1st Veto of Presidency

The U.S. house has scheduled a tentative vote to try and override the president’s veto of a joint resolution. It was meant to block his national emergency to get a border wall built. The declaration lets him redirect billions of dollars from the military to construct the border barrier. Congress passed the joint resolution yesterday with a large majority, including…

Beaver Island Boat Co. to Move Ferry Dock

Charlevoix is moving it’s Beaver Island Ferry Dock. It will now sit on the western end of Lake Charlevoix. The Beaver Island Boat Company plans to buy the former Kelsey’s Lakeside Grille on Ferry Avenue. Under their re-development plan, the city will build a new ferry docking area in the northern portion of the parking lot of the Ferry Avenue…

Drivers, Pedestrians Asked to Remember These Flooding Safety Tips

3-14-19-NEWAYGO-FLOODING-2 Show Caption Hide Caption 3-14-19-NEWAYGO-FLOODING-1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3-14-19-NEWAYGO-FLOODING-3 Show Caption Hide Caption The flooding in Newaygo County has several roads closed because of water and washouts, as you can see from the photos above. Here are some things to remember if you come up against flood waters wherever you are. Flooding Safety Do not go around closed…

Oakland Co. Health Division Confirms Travel Related Measles Case

Health officials confirmed a case of travel-related measles downstate. The Oakland County Health Division says the person was visiting from Israel and came to the Detroit area after visiting New York. Symptoms include high fever, cough, rash and more. A vaccine is effective within three days of exposure. The list of locations that may have been exposed are below. Lincoln…

Michigan One of 5 States Opposing President’s Budget Cut to Great Lakes Funding

Michigan is one of the five states opposing the president’s budget calling for a 90 percent cut to a Great Lakes cleanup program. The governors of Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois are urging the president to fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The program removes toxic pollution, prevents invasive species and restores wildlife habitat. They argue the cut…

Videos of Luce County Snowmobile Crashes Highlight Importance of Riding Responsibly

The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning posted intense videos of snowmobile crashes in the Upper Peninsula. They’re doing it to remind everyone to ride responsibly. The videos come from the past few years in Luce County. Both riders involved survived, but were severely hurt. The state says 80 percent of snowmobile crashes in the U.P. last year were because…

Woman Heading to Jail for Role in Car Crash That Killed Couple in Isabella Co.

A woman will spend half a year in jail after allegedly causing a crash that killed a couple in Isabella County. Cathlyn Conaway was also sentenced to two years’ probation. She had pleaded no contest to causing a deadly crash. It means she does not admit guilt but accepts the punishment. The crash happened in September at the intersection of…