Author: Gabriella Galloway

State Police: Be on the Look Out for Wanted Man in Missaukee Co. Area

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for Leslie Robinson. They say he is wanted and on the loose right now in the Missaukee County area. Police called off their perimeter search for Leslie Robinson. They say he is wanted for violating parole. He also has a history of running from police. This search started earlier Tuesday…

Clare Co. Road Commission Workers Accuse Manager of Creating Hostile Environment

The Clare County Road Commission put one of its managers on administrative leave. Now a worker accusing him of creating a hostile work environment is talking about the situation. Deepak Gupta has been the engineer manager for the Clare County Road Commission since 2014. But now there are allegations he created a hostile work environment. An investigation is currently looking…

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office Still Searching for Missing Woman

“We have several different things going on actively attempting to locate her,” said Undersheriff Ben Lowe with the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office. Police continue to search for a woman who went missing Saturday night. She was last seen around Higgins Lake. The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office believes Lisa Ann Bohnsack- Phillip was last wearing a black zip-up sweatshirt and carrying…

Few Resources Available for Animal Control in Roscommon County

Feral cats, becoming a more common problem around Higgins Lake. However, some say there aren’t enough resources to turn to for help.  Last week we told you about an elderly couple seen trying to drown six kittens in Higgins. The Roscommon County Prosecutor decided not to charge them. She says she believes the couple didn’t know what else they could…

Judge Allows Higgins Lake Levels Case to Move Forward

Some homeowners on Higgins Lake are continuing to take legal action on Roscommon County due to the mandatory lake levels. The Citizens for Higgins Lake Legal Levels Task Force says the county refuses to maintain the legal level the lake should be at.  They say the county is keeping the levels too low. The county and the task force were…

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office Receives $20K Grant to Add More Patrols To Higgins Lake

Those on Higgins Lake this summer will notice extra patrols on the water. The Higgins Lake Foundation gave the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office a grant of $20,000. Half of that came from an anonymous donor. The foundation challenged the community to match that half, allowing them to donate the $20,000. They hope this will increase safety and catch anyone speeding…

New Plan Replaces Alcohol Ban on Three Northern Michigan Rivers

There is a new plan to replace the outright alcohol ban on certain parts of northern Michigan rivers. The U.S. Forest Service says it’s going with a more self-policing approach.  The forest service, along with their community partners, presented the ‘It’s All Yours’ campaign Wednesday. It aims to educate river users on how they can do their part to take…

Storm Drains in Ludington Filled to Capacity Due to High Lake Levels

“Lake Michigan is going to do what she wants,” said Mitchell Foster, the Ludington City Manager. High water levels are causing issues beyond the shoreline in Ludington. Streets and sidewalks are covered with water, overwhelming the city’s drain system. Right now, the City of Ludington is looking for both short-term and long-term solutions. The NOAA Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Team…