Author: Gabriella Galloway

Sheriff: Benzie County Bar Caught Serving Alcohol to Minors

“Act responsibly and then also understand that you will be held accountable if you do something wrong,” said Ted Schendel, the Benzie County Sheriff. A Northern Michigan bar is facing the consequences after deputies say they served alcohol to more than a dozen underage college students. The Benzie County Sheriff’s Department got an anonymous tip about the underage drinking. It…

Five People Arrested After Major Drug Bust in Benzie County

There was a major methamphetamine bust that left five people arrested on drug related charges in Benzie County. Michigan State Police say the Traverse Narcotics Team served a search warrant for a home in Beulah last Thursday. When they entered the home, they say they saw several people actively injecting meth. They say one man overdosed. They immediately took that…

More Arrests Made in Prostitution Ring Bust in Benzie County

“A big city, you know, you can see it, but not here,” said Barbara Maxwell of Benzie County. Three people were arrested on prostitution charges. We can now update you on all three suspects involved. Last week, we told you police arrested Kevin Bonney for hiring a suspected prostitute in Benzie County. Now, the woman and another man involved have…

Flooding is Closing Parks in Mount Pleasant

Flooding is causing some issues for parks in Mount Pleasant. Both Island and Nelson parks are closed. The Mount Pleasant Director of Parks and Recreation says they’re seeing more flooding than usual. That’s because things usually thaw out before we see river levels rise so much. However, since the ground is still pretty frozen right now, the water can’t seep…

Explosion Destroys Clare County Cabin

An explosion destroyed a Clare County cabin. Thankfully, no one was at the cabin at the time. The explosion startled neighbors on Judy Drive, near Harrison, late Wednesday night. The home was a seasonal cabin, so the owners are not in the area.  Neighbors say it sounded like sticks of dynamite going off before an orange glow filled their window….

Stolen Missaukee County Road Commission Truck Found in Detroit

State police say they found a stolen Missaukee County Road Commission truck in Detroit.  Someone stole a road commission truck Tuesday night. The truck had a plow, salter and road commission decal. In addition to the truck, multiple tools were stolen as well. Right now, it’s not clear if anyone has been arrested in the case.

Road Commissions Expect Potholes to Be Bad This Year

The Missaukee County Road Commission says they expect to be busier than last year when it comes to filling potholes. “It’s bad because it wrecks your front end alignment which we’ve had to pay like twice in the last four or five years,” said John Hager, a concerned driver. Drivers are not looking forward to dodging potholes again this year,…