Author: Emily DeRuiter

MTM On The Road: Hoppy Hound Coffee and Dog Bakery in Boyne City

Grab your dog and head to this cafe in Boyne City where dogs are allowed! Hoppy Hound Coffee and Dog Bakery is new to Boyne City. The new received a $16,000 grant from the Michigan Economic Development and Main Street program to expand their existing business, The Outdoor Beerdsman. And now the coffee shop also offers painting classes! They are…

DEVELOPING: Semi Trailer Fire on U.S. 10

UPDATE: Meceola Central Dispatch says the fire is out. Meceola Central Dispatch says crews are responding to a call about a semi-truck trailer on fire on US-10 near 66. Details are limited, but we know Evart Fire is responding. Stick with Northern Michigan’s News Leader for more information as we work on getting more details.

Man Dies in Crash on M-72 in Leelanau County

One person is dead after a crash in Leelanau County on Saturday. The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the intersection of M-72 and South Cedar Road in Solon Township. They say 80-year-old Richard Szatkiewicz, from Traverse City, was severely injured in the crash. He was transported to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Deputies say…

Submit Your Photos: Favorite Opening Day Moments

Submit Your Photo Submit Your Photos: Favorite Opening Day Moments Show Caption Hide Caption Opening day of firearm season is Friday, which means hunters are cleaning guns and digging out everything orange. In anticipation, we want to see your favorite photos from past opening days! It doesn’t matter if the photo is from last year or 1973. Whether you were warming…

Submit a Photo: What’s The Weather Like Near You?

Submit Your Photo 63CB540F-99A9-4DB0-B564-49D0D2DC4BC7.jpeg So proud of my daughter she got our snowblower running all by herself cleaned the carb out in oil and gas only took her two hours but who needs a man!!! Go Mackenzie! Show Caption Hide Caption 8555DB03-2B7B-47CB-B6BA-ECC55AC90D7F.jpeg Just chillin’ in the snow. Show Caption Hide Caption FB_IMG_15735734584831.jpg Waking up in Northport Michigan. Photo taken by…

Paramedics in Portland Train in Defense After Series of Attacks

Paramedics in Portland, Oregon are receiving training in self-defense after a series of high-profile attacks. The city’s ambulance provider, American Medical Response, says the training is mandatory because of attacks that happened while paramedics were responding to 911 calls for people in a mental health or drug-induced crisis The company began transporting patients on a mental health hold in 2016….

SwingShift and the Stars 2019: Round 2, Lip-Sync Battle

It’s getting cold across Northern Michigan, but things just heated up for SwingShift and the Stars in Traverse City. There have been two shows in 2019 so far, and Events Coordinator Sherry Galbraith says the eight nonprofits have collectively raised more than $245,000 at this point. “They have worked so very hard,” she says. “And we’re really, really excited about…

VOTE: Who is The Best Pumpkin Carver on Michigan This Morning?

Halloween just started and it’s already getting thrilling on Michigan This Morning. We’re scaring ourselves with a grand challenge—who can carve the best pumpkin on live T.V.? Our contestants are the chilling co-anchors Lauren Scafidi and Adam Bartelmay and, of course, the maniacal meteorologist Michael Stevens. They’ll begin the carve live on 9&10 around 6:45 a.m. You can see their…

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Enters 2nd Week

Students at Chicago Public Schools are not returning to class just yet. Monday will be the eighth day of canceled classes because of the teacher’s strike, which has become the longest since 1987. Bargaining talks went for 14 hours on Saturday, and on Sunday Chicago’s mayor said a tentative agreement had been reached. But no deal was struck. Both sides…