Karie Herringa

Gov. Snyder Proposes $372M Budget Bill to Hire CPS Caseworkers, Combat Tainted Water

Governor Rick Snyder is looking to pass a final budget bill before leaving office. He’s now proposing a $372 million budget bill that will include money to address water contamination issues and to hire more child protective services caseworkers. The proposal includes deals reached in the original budget signed by Governor Snyder back in June in addition to new spending….

Cherry Capitol Airport Busy With Thanksgiving Travelers

Millions of people are expected to fly to their Thanksgiving destinations this year, and airports are expected to be busy over the next few days, includes Cherry Capitol Airport in Traverse City. TVC’s airport director says they were slammed Wednesday morning with their morning rush of passengers and flights, and that rush is expected to pick-up again in the afternoon….

Harrison Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child in Wexford County

A Harrison man is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under 10 years old in Wexford County.  State police say Mark Gainor is accused of assaulting the girl several years ago in Boon Township. They say it was first brought to their attention last July when the now teenage girl reported it to them. Gainor was on parole after serving…

Evart Man Killed in Osceola County Crash Identified

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has now released the name of the man who died in a car crash over the weekend.  An Evart man was driving south on Sylvan Road near Mackinaw Trail in Clinton Township Sunday afternoon. The sheriff’s office says Kevin Desjardin died from the crash. They say he drove his truck off the road and hit…

Isabella County Man Attacked Inside Apartment, Deputies Need Help Finding Suspect

Isabella County deputies are looking for the person who they say brutally attacked a man inside his apartment. The sheriff’s office says the attack happened last Tuesday in Chippewa Township. The sheriff’s office say they received a call from Jessie Sosa, who stated he had been attacked but was unable to tell them any other details. When they arrived at…

Harrison Woman Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Sausage, Home Invasion

A Harrison woman will spend some time behind bars for stealing sausage from a home.  The Clare County prosecutor says Crystal Meranda has admitted to going into a home back in July and stealing packages of sausage from a freezer. The prosecutor says that home she went into was not hers. She will now spend three to 20 years in…

Man Killed in Wexford County Crash Identified

We can now tell you the name of the man killed in a car crash in Wexford County.  It happened on East 48 Road and South 45 Road in Clam Lake Township around 1 p.m. Tuesday. The sheriff’s office says Uriah Bailey from Cadillac was driving and did not stop at the intersection, hitting a truck head-on. Bailey died later…

Man in Custody After Deadly Crash in Montcalm County

A crash in Montcalm County has left one man dead and another in custody. Michigan State Police say 20-year-old Max Szynkowski of Morley was killed after being struck by an oncoming vehicle on Tuesday. The crash happened around 10:15 p.m. at the intersection of Federal Road and Yankee Road in the township of Reynolds. Police say the suspects’ car crossed…

Carved in Stone: The Story of the Face in the Rock

Off the shore of Munising in the Upper Peninsula lies Grand Island. It’s an island full of natural beauty and deep historical ties. It’s also a place where a Chippewa Indian was immortalized in stone almost two centuries ago. Corey Adkins explains in this special report. “Exploring party came through here. Michigan is still a territory, it wasn’t yet the…

Traverse City Real Estate Office Raises Money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

A Northern Michigan real estate office spent the day raising money for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan. The Real Estate One Office on Front Street in Traverse City held a fund raising bake sale for the organization Tuesday. This is the fifth year they’ve held a bake sale to benefit a community organization.  Big Brothers and Big…