Author: Nichelle Hulka

National Cherry Festival Begins Plans for Safe 2021 Cherry Celebration

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Chippewa Co. Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Federal Prison for Child Exploitation

A Chippewa County man will spend 50 years in federal prison for child exploitation. Duane Forrest was arrested last February after a witness told police Forrest sexually abused teenage boys. Police searched his Sault Ste. Marie home and found sexual pictures and video of multiple children. Forrest was also separately charged in state court and has pleaded guilty to a…

What’s Happening in Northern Michigan: Oryana Cooking Class, Le Griffon Shipwreck, Jeep the Mac

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MSP No Longer Searching for Armed Man in Elmira Twp. Accused of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Woman

UPDATE March 31, 4:02 p.m.: After a woman claimed she had been kidnapped and raped, terrifying the community and sending police on a manhunt, police now say—it never happened. Michigan State Police are looking for an armed man in Elmira Township who allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman from the Lansing area at gunpoint. Police say the woman escaped…

The Pandemic: A Year of Change

One year ago, we learned the State of Michigan confirmed its first two positive coronavirus cases. While Michigan watched election results pour in on that Tuesday night, many of us were thrown off guard by the governor making the prime-time announcement. Like many of you, we were not personally prepared for the 365 days that would follow. The last year…

Strong Winds Cause Wind Escort on Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge Authority says that all high profile vehicles require an escort across the Mackinac Bridge due to strong winds in the Straits area. High profile vehicles include pickup trucks with campers, cars with boats or any luggage attached, U-Haul trucks, semi-tractors with enclosed trailers and all trailers with side walls over two feet in height. The Mackinac Bridge…

US Expert Panel Endorses Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

On Friday, U.S. health advisors endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine is expected to provide an easier-to-use option to help in the fight against the pandemic. The FDA is expected to make the final decision soon. If the FDA approves of the vaccine, it will be the third authorized for emergency use. More…