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Georgia Senatorial Candidates Squared Off in Their First Debate for the Run-Off Election

All eyes are on Georgia as the balance of power in the U.S. Senate rests on voters in the peach state. Three of the four senatorial candidates squared off as they fight for traction with voters before the January 5th run-off election. Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are defending their seats, and the Republican Senate majority against Democrats…

Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department Annual Food Drive

Tis the season of giving. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department teamed up with Scott Shackleton for their annual food drive. This tradition has been kept alive for 22 years. Organizers collected donations at Walmart and Pats Food in the Soo this weekend. “People were ready to donate items even before they were officially set up,” said the Sheriff. Deputies volunteered…

Chippewa County Sheriff, Scott Shackleton Team up for 22nd Holiday Food Drive

Tis the season for giving! The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department once again teamed up with Scott Shackleton for their annual food drive. The event was held today at Walmart and Pat’s Foods in Sault Ste Marie. The sheriff said people were ready to donate items even before they got set up at 9 a.m. Deputies volunteered their time to help…

Michigan Officials Report 6,004 New COVID-19 Cases,193 Deaths

    Michigan health officials are reporting 6,004 new cases of the coronavirus and 193 additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan has now had 395,036 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 9,854 COVID-19 deaths. However, 145 of the deaths were identified during a vital records review. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is now providing weekly updates on the number of…

Charlevoix Co. Deputies Seek Help Finding Driver for Illegally Passing a School Bus

The Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office says this car illegally passed a Boyne City school bus with its red flashers on. It happened Thursday around 3:25 p.m. on Pleasant Valley Road. If you have any information about these cars they urge you to contact the sheriff’s office. UPDATE: The driver of one of the vehicles came forward. We’re still looking for…

Newberry Woman Charged with Having Meth in Luce Co.

Michigan State Police say a traffic stop lead to a woman’s arrest for having meth. Troopers pulled over Heather Kimbler on M-123 in Luce County’s McMillian Township around 12:30 a.m. Friday morning. After investigating they say they found out she had meth. She was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

Hotel Businesses Pick Up After Ironman Announces Frankfort as 2021 Host

Many Benzie County hotel owners are already looking forward to next fall. Frankfort is slated to host the Ironman 70.3 Michigan Triathlon on September 12th, 2021. Steve Campbell, owner of Harbor Lights Resort says, “A ton of people are going to come to the area and experience Frankfort and Benzie County for the the first time. We’re very proud of…

Kiwanis Club of Gaylord Holds Food Drive for Local Families

Organizations across the state are pitching in to make sure families will have a meal for the holidays. For the 64th year, the Kiwanis Club of Gaylord is holding a food drive to feed local families. Businesses around town have already made $15,000 worth of donations. Treasurer of the Kiwanis Club, Michael Swik says they usually do well with donations…