Author: Karie Herringa

Tech Tuesday: Ultimate Apps for Golfers

Does the warmer weather have you itching to get out on the links? We’ve found some fun golf apps to help weekend duffers and pros alike. In this week’s Tech Tuesday, we’re bringing you the ultimate guide to golf apps. 18Birdies  Take your golf game to the next level with the 18Birdies app. The app lets you explore tee times…

Traverse City Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For

The remains of a Traverse City man killed in the Korean War are now back in the U.S., accounted for after missing for almost 70 years. The Department of Defense’s POW/MIA agency says Army Cpl. Charles Lawler was killed in the Korean War back on November 2, 1950.  The Traverse City native was only 19 years old. That’s when his…

Chippewa County Beekeeper Offers Reward After Thief Steals 4 Beehives

A Chippewa County beekeeper is offering a reward to help find the thief that stole four of their beehives.  The sheriff’s office says they responded to a call on May 24 about stolen beehives in the area of 9 Mile Road. They say someone stole four beehives from D&S Beekeepers. The owner is now offering a $1,000 reward for information…

Tech Tuesday: Apps for Stargazers

Calling all stargazers, this week’s Tech Tuesday is for you! June’s night sky provides stellar views of a plethora of planets and constellations, and we’ve found some of the best apps to help you make the most of viewing the delightful dark sky! In this week’s Tech Tuesday, we’re showing you some out-of-this-world apps for stargazers. Star Walk 2  Star…

Breaking: Helicopter Crashes in Midtown Manhattan

The New York Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a midtown Manhattan building. According to the New York Fire Department, the crash happened around 2 p.m. but details are still very limited. A New York City Police department source said that the helicopter crash landed on the roof but did not go into the…

NASA Announces Plan to Open International Space Station to Tourists

NASA is given private citizens a chance to fly up to the International Space Station.  Non-NASA private-sector astronauts, up to perhaps a dozen a year if demand is high enough, will be able to hitch rides to the station aboard Boeing or SpaceX commercial crew spacecraft now under development and spend up to 30 days at a time aboard the…

Lockout Lifted at Houghton Lake Schools

A report of a young man seen walking through a school parking lot with a large knife on his belt prompted a lockout at Houghton Lake Schools. It happened Friday morning around 8:55 at the Houghton Lake Middle School after the middle school reported seeing the man walking through the lot near the library with a large knife on his…

Rep. Larry Inman Seeks Treatment for Opioid Use

Michigan Representative Larry Inman says he’s seeking treatment for his long-term use of prescription painkillers.  Rep. Inman, a Traverse City-area Republican charged in an alleged scheme to trade votes for campaign money, says he sought an evaluation and treatment late last week. Inman’s attorney says the opioids were prescribed to Inman after a number of major surgeries in the last…

Michigan House Introduces Resolution Urging Rep. Inman to Resign

A resolution has been introduced in the Michigan House urging state Representative Larry Inman to resign from the Legislature.  Representative Inman pleaded not guilty last month in federal court to accusations that he sold his vote. Tuesday Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Representative Christine Grieg introduced a resolution to urge Inman to resign. Inman is charged with attempted extortion,…

Tech Tuesday: Ultimate Family Road Trip Apps

Are we there yet? June marks the beginning of family road trip season, and it’s easier than ever to keep your little ones entertained through all stages of your journey. In this week’s Tech Tuesday, we’re checking out some apps for the ultimate family road trip! Sago Mini Road Trip While you focus on the road from the front seat,…