Author: Joe Buczek

Tennessee Man Charged in Newaygo County Shooting

A Tennessee man is facing charges for a March shooting in Newaygo County. According to Michigan State Police, Levi Hubler was extradited back to Michigan and is charged with assault with intent to commit murder and felony firearm, among several other charges. Hubler is accused of firing several shots into a Grant Township home in March and hitting a woman….

Majority of Michigan School Employees Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19

A recent Michigan Education Association survey shows that nearly 90% of Michigan school employees are either fully or in process of being vaccinated against COVID-19. The survey was completed by more than 22,000 MEA members. Beyond the 82.3% who report being fully vaccinated, some educators are still in the vaccination process – 3.6% having received the first of two Pfizer…

Munson Announces Changes to Visitor Policies

Munson Healthcare announced Thursday that beginning Friday, April 16, one COVID-19 vaccinated visitor per patient at all Munson hospitals and clinics. “We know that our patients want to be with their loved ones during their time of need,” said Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, in a statement. “This is also something consistent with what other health…

Focus Podcast: Majoring In Marijuana

Lake Superior State University was the first in the nation to open a cannabis chemistry program. The Cannabis Center of Excellence is leading the way, and just announced the first in the nation scholarship for students specifically in the cannabis program. Kevin Essebaggers asked Dr. Steven Johnson about it. Johnson is the Dean of LSSU’s College of Science and the…

For The Community, By The Community Podcast: Chelsea’s Closet

Prom, Homecoming and so many other special occasions are such joyful moments in a teen’s life, but sometimes spending money on that perfect dress just isn’t in the cards. That’s where Chelsea’s Closet in Cheboygan comes into play. This month’s For the Community, By the Community Podcast features Chelsea’s Closet, the touching story behind it’s creation, and the woman who…

Unsolved Podcast: The Lisa Knight Case

Unsolved is a true crime podcast series from 9&10 News. Each month, David Lyden will dive into an unsolved crime in northern Michigan. The family of Lisa Knight has been looking for answers about her disappearance in Alpena County since June 2012. The case is now being investigated as a homicide. Knight loved just about everything that came with life in…

MISportsNow Podcast: Episode 110 – Phil Fortier

On the latest episode of the MISportsNow Podcast, we sit down with new Shelby football coach Phil Fortier to discuss the new direction the Tiger program is taking. Fortier is no stranger to Shelby, having served as an assistant coach with the Tigers the last 13 years. This marks Fortier’s third high school head coaching job, with previous stints at…

Focus Podcast: Restoring the Great Lakes for Birds and People

Coastal wetlands around the Great Lakes harbor wildlife and improve water quality for humans. Audubon Great Lakes announced a new, ambitious plan to restore coastal wetland areas under siege from development, pollution, and climate change. Kevin Essebaggers talks with Conservation Director Nat Miller about the plan, and what it means for birds and people. 9&10News · Focus – Restoring the…