Author: Jacob Johnson

Cadillac Trucking School Helping Truckers Impacted by Closing of Indiana Based Trucking Company

A northern Michigan trucking school is working to help drivers impacted after an Indianapolis based trucking company declared bankruptcy. Celadon Trucking filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week and immediately announced it was ending all operations. That left thousands of truck drivers without jobs. Pinnacle Truck Driver Training in Cadillac is now offering free placement services to any of those…

Interlochen Community Library Brings Back Mitten Tree

A tradition of caring and giving has returned for another year at a northern Michigan library. The mitten tree is currently inside the lobby at the Interlochen Community Library. Anyone can drop off mittens or hat around the tree to be donated to students in need at the local elementary school. Last year, the library collected more than 260 hats,…

Evart Recreational Marijuana Business Opens Doors

The sale of marijuana is legal in Michigan. On Friday, hundreds of people filled a recreational marijuana shop in Osceola County for their first day of sales. Lit Provisioning Centers in Evart is the first in northern Michigan to sell legal, recreational marijuana. Their opening comes more than a year after voters in Michigan approved legalizing marijuana. Lisa Higgins was…

Impeachment Inquiry: What’s Next?

We wanted to take a closer look at what Thursday’s announcement by speaker Pelosi means for the future of the impeachment inquiry. This is one of the final steps before an impeachment vote in congress. That could prompt an impeachment trial in the senate. The announcement by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi means the house judiciary committee can now start drafting…

Ferris State Optometry Students Perform Eye Exams for Local Students

Some local students got free eye exams and glasses Thursday at Ferris State University. More than 70 students from Fremont and Hesperia Schools were able to receive eye care. All the exams were performed by students in the Ferris State optometry program. It’s something the university has been doing for local districts since 2013 and these future eye doctors say…