Author: Johnathon Gustin

Trooper, Driver in Critical Condition After Head-On Crash

Michigan State Police say a trooper is in critical condition after a head-on crash in Ionia County. MSP says a trooper was going west on Grand River Ave. in Boston Township just before 10 p.m Friday. They say Jeep driven by a Utah woman crossed the center line and hit his patrol car head-on. Pictures show a patrol car with…

Police Investigating Armed Robbery Near CMU’s Campus

Police are searching for four people after an armed robbery at the edge of Central Michigan University’s campus. Officers were called to the vicinity of Preston and West Campus Drive in Mount Pleasant after 12 a.m Saturday. According to Central Alert,  the suspects are three white men and one white woman. The three robbery victims were unhurt. Police searched the…

Michigan Reporting 653 New COVID-19 Cases, 28 Deaths

Michigan is now seeing an uptick in new coronavirus cases after experiencing record low numbers in June. The state confirmed 653 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. Just one week ago, the rolling seven-day average was 394. With these new cases, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan is at 68,948. Saturday also noted 28 new deaths. 22 were…

Mid-Michigan Flooding: Timeline of Events

President Trump approved of a major disaster declaration for Michigan Counties devastated by flooding. The declaration unlocks money and resources to help families and businesses rebuild after the Edenville Dam failed, sending water thrashing through mid-Michigan communities. Here’s a look back at what’s happened since the devastating flooding. On May 19, Governor Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Midland…

Chippewa County Fair Canceled Due to COVID-19

The virus has led to another cancellation of a northern Michigan event. The 2020 Chippewa County Fair has been canceled. The board says it was a hard decision but with cases increasing in the tri county area, everyone’s health and safety had to come first. Crowd size restrictions and zip lines being the only permitted amusement ride also were factors….

Farwell Teen in Critical Condition After Motorcycle Crash

A teenager is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash in Clare County. It happened Wednesday afternoon on West Surrey Road near South Old State Ave. in Surrey Township. Clare County deputies say a 17-year-old from Farwell passed a vehicle and lost control of his motorcycle. He went in to a ditch and hit a gate, throwing him off the…

Republic National Distributing Co. Fined $3 Million for Liquor Shortage

Michigan’s largest liquor distributor got fined $3 million. It’s for delays in shipping alcohol to vendors. Last November, we told you restaurants and stores were having issues getting deliveries from Republic National Distributing Co. It has now admitted to 88 violations of state law to settle an investigation into supply shortages. The agreement requires an independent audit for RNDC, requires…