Author: Meredith St. Henry

US Averages All-Time High in New COVID-19 Cases

As the nation continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, cases and hospitalizations are rising. The U.S. is now averaging more than 69,000 new cases a day, which is an all-time high. Wisconsin is one of the states reporting the highest number of new daily cases, forcing city officials in Milwaukee to put new restrictions on gatherings, bars and restaurants. Dr….

Hurricane Zeta Expected to Make Landfall in Louisiana Soon

Hurricane Zeta left behind plenty of damage on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It hit there as a Category 1 hurricane, bringing strong winds and a storm surge. Now Zeta is expected to strengthen into a Category 2 just before it makes landfall in Louisiana Wednesday afternoon. People in Louisiana are preparing for Zeta, their third hurricane this year. The mayor of…

Amy Coney Barrett Swears Oath, Joins Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett will officially join the supreme court today after a bitter partisan confirmation process. She was sworn into the high court seat Monday night after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Barrett’s nomination in a 52-48 decision. All 45 Democrats, two Independents and one Republican voted against the confirmation. Afterward, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave the…

COVID-19 Cases Rise in 44 States, Hospitals Reach Capacity in El Paso

Public health experts are seeing a dangerous surge in COVID-19 cases. Across the country, 44 states are experiencing a big jump in cases. There aren’t any states experiencing a decline. Hospitalizations are also on the rise. In El Paso, Texas, hospitals and ICUs reached capacity, forcing county officials to issue new stay-at-home orders and nightly curfews. And starting Tuesday in…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Cheetah, Chewie & Lily

CHEETAH Show Caption Hide Caption CHEWIE Show Caption Hide Caption LILY Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Cheetah, Chewie and Lily–just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. First up, meet Cheetah. She’s a 6-year-old lab mix that’s great with cats,…

Candidates’ Last Full Week on The Campaign Trail

The 2020 Presidential election is just one week from Tuesday. Both candidates are focused on key battleground states. President Trump held campaign events in some of those states over the weekend, including Wisconsin and New Hampshire. To cheers of the crowd, he said, “In 2016, you voted to fire the depraved political establishment and you elected an outsider as your president,…

Senate to Vote on Judge Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation

Monday the Senate will hold the final vote to confirm judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The Senate held a rare weekend session Sunday to debate the high court nomination. Last night, they voted mostly along party lines to end the debate and move forward in the process, ending the Democratic filibuster. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says…

Kaleva Woman Arrested for Meth in Manistee County

State police arrested a woman in Manistee County who they say had meth. Troopers say they arrested Lacey Kirk of Kaleva after she was throwing things out of her car during a traffic stop. They say they found a bottle with meth in it. Troopers say Kirk was also driving with a suspended license. She’s expected back in court at the end…

Human Remains Found at Suspected 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Grave Site

Investigators searching for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre say they found at least 10 bodies in an unmarked mass grave. There were 10 coffins discovered with what is presumed to be one person in each coffin. The massacre left an estimated 300, mostly black, Tulsa residents dead and 800 more wounded. Oklahoma’s state archaeologist says more…