Author: Nichelle Hulka

Michigan State Police: Troopers Must Remove App That Makes Texts Disappear

Michigan State Police told troopers to remove an app from their phones that keeps no record of outgoing text messages. The Signal app removes any record of outgoing text messages once deleted. Colonel Joseph Gasper issued the order. The Detroit Free Press published stories about the use of the Signal app by high ranking members of the department. The use…

Northern Michigan School Closings for Feb. 5

Several northern Michigan schools are closing for Feb. 5 due to inclement weather. Stick with 9&10 News as we keep you up to date with any school closings and weather alerts. For school closings, click here. For weather updates, click here.

Village of Farwell Under Water Run Advisory

The Village of Farwell is under a “Let Water Run” advisory for all water customers in the village. They say that you should run a pencil-sized amount of water from one faucet to prevent pipes from freezing and bursting. NOTICE TO ALL VILLAGE OF FARWELL RESIDENTS: Due to the cold weather, The Village of Farwell has issued a “Let Water……

Newaygo Co. Deputies Seek Help Finding Missing Man

Police in Newaygo County need your help finding a man who has been missing for almost a week. The sheriff’s office says Lucas Ames was last seen January 28. He was driving a green 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. Ames is known to frequent the Muskegon area. Anyone with information should contact the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office. Missing Person: The Newaygo County…

Judge Upholds Food License Suspension for Iron Pig Smokehouse

A judge upheld the food license suspension for the Iron Pig Smokehouse in Gaylord. The judge says the restaurant poses an imminent threat to public health, safety, and welfare by refusing to follow the state’s COVID-19 safety procedures. The Iron Pig has continued to offer dine-in service, seated patrons less than six feet apart, and hasn’t required staff or customers…

98-Year-Old World War II Veteran from Cheboygan Receives Coronavirus Vaccine

District Health Department #4 gave an update on Tuesday on its recent vaccination clinics. Yesterday, health officials administered 560 doses in Alpena and 530 in Cheboygan. That includes to Mr. Maurice Van Gordon. The 98-year-old World War II Veteran from Cheboygan received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. District Health Department #4 says you can pre-register for a vaccination…

WATCH NOW: Farewell Address of President Donald Trump

On Tuesday afternoon, The White House posted President Trump’s farewell address to YouTube. The president celebrated his administration’s achievements on his last full day as president ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. This comes just one day after First Lady Melania Trump posted a message as well. “Now, as I prepare to hand power over to a new administration…

WATCH LIVE: Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20

We have extensive coverage planned for next week’s inauguration. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take Oaths of Office which usually take place at noon, followed by an inaugural address. Join us at 2 p.m. for an in-depth analysis with two Central Michigan University professors that will be breaking down the day. 9&10’s Eric Lloyd will also…

President-Elect Biden Picks Gov. Whitmer for DNC Vice Chair

President-elect Joe Biden announced who he wants leading the Democratic National Committee while he’s president and there’s a Michigan connection. Biden chose Governor Gretchen Whitmer to be a vice chair of the DNC. He said Whitmer and his other picks are battle tested and ready to get the job of getting Democrats elected done. Biden’s pick for chairman of the…