Author: Nichelle Hulka

COVID-19 Exposure Sites Identified in Chippewa, Mackinac Counties

There have been multiple possible COVID-19 exposure sites in Chippewa and Mackinac Counties. The following locations have been identified: June 20, 2020 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. AGLOW meeting, Ashmun Creek Apartments Community Room, Sault, MI June 20, 2020 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pickford Pickers, Pickford Township Hall, Pickford, MI June 20, 2020 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sundown Lounge,…

UPDATE: Missing Newaygo County Woman Found Safe

Update: Michigan State Police say the missing Newaygo County woman has been found safe. ————————————————————————– The Michigan State Police Hart Post is seeking assistance locating a 52-year-old Big Prairie Township woman. The woman had been staying at a relative’s home in Newaygo County. She was last seen walking away in an unknown direction. The home is in the area of…

Grand Traverse Co. Officials Release Updated Advisories for River, Beaches

BEACH ADVISORY UPDATE 2 Show Caption Hide Caption BEACH ADVISORY UPDATE Show Caption Hide Caption We’ve received updated advisories for several beaches in the northwestern Lower Peninsula. We told you earlier this week about the second sewage spill in Traverse City’s portion of the Boardman River in just two weeks. On Friday, we learned only partial body contact is allowed…

Michigan Reports 125 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 Deaths

Michigan is reporting 125 new cases of the coronavirus and 8 additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 59,621 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 5,745 COVID-19 deaths. The state updates these numbers every day at 3 p.m. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday….

Gov. Whitmer Adds Civil Rights Positions to Law Enforcement Commission

On Friday, Governor Whitmer signed an executive order that added four seats to The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards. The death of George Floyd has sparked legislative efforts targeting police violence. The order adds the Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Governor Whitmer will appoint three community members to the remaining seats. Under the order, the three…

Michigan Reports 218 New COVID-19 Cases, 26 Deaths

Michigan is reporting 218 new cases of the coronavirus and 26 additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 59,496 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 5,737 COVID-19 deaths. The state updates these numbers every day at 3 p.m. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday….

M-55 Crash Leaves One Dead, Another Injured

06-11-20 MANISTEE CO DEADLY CRASH 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 06-11-20 MANISTEE CO DEADLY CRASH 1 Show Caption Hide Caption   On Wednesday, Michigan State Police were called to a fatal car crash involving two vehicles on M-55. The crash happened near Seaman Road in Norman Township. Thomas Sievert of Manistee was pronounced dead at the scene. A 60-year-old male…

Midland Co. Flood Relief Distribution Sites Close for Severe Weather

After the floods, many relief distribution sites have been set up across Midland County. But many of them will close because of the threat of severe weather. The United Way says it’s to protect the safety of their volunteers and the residents. The site at Meridian Elementary School on North Meridian Road will remain open. There are seven total that will not…

Race to Mackinac Canceled Due to COVID-19

The Chicago Yacht Club and the Race to Mackinac Committee announced on Friday their decision to cancel the 2020 Race of Mackinac due to COVID-19. According to the Chicago Yacht Club, the race started in 1898 and the last year they canceled was in 1920 due to World War I. Since 1921, the race has run consecutively every year and…