Author: Nichelle Hulka

Hook & Hunting: DNR Sees Large Increase in New Hunters

Like many outdoor activities this year, hunting saw a large increase in participants. The total number of deer hunters has been decreasing about 2 to 4% over the last few years, but this year there was a 4.8% increase. Most of that was thanks to a large number of new hunters. The amount of hunters aged 10  to 16 doubled,…

UPDATE: Missing Woman Found Dead in Moran Township

Investigators say they have found the body of a downstate woman they have been searching for. Channelle Dennard’s body was found on Friday in Moran Township. State police say they did another ground and water search for the missing woman in Mackinac County. Dennard went missing from Southfield on Oct. 27 and her car was found abandoned on US-2 in…

Vice Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris Makes Last Minute Stop in Michigan on Election Day

Kamala Harris’s last minute swing through Michigan shows how important our state’s electoral votes are to the Democratic campaign.  The vice presidential nominee was in Detroit reminding voters that they have until 8 p.m. to vote. She made several stops and was joined by Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist and Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow. Michigan was narrowly won by…

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

The Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday. This comes just over a week before Election Day and solidifies the conservative majority on the court. Barrett was confirmed by a vote of 52-48 with only one Republican voting against confirming her. Barrett will be the third Supreme Court justice nominated by President Trump. Barrett will…

Central Grade School Closed Due to Sewage Backup

TCAPS says Central Grade School will be closed on Friday, October 23 due to a sewer line backup at the building. There will not be face-to-face or remote schooling for Central Grade students only. TCAPS says that heavy rains caused the sewage backup at the building. The City of Traverse City is onsite helping with the problem. Parents who would…

US Officials Say Russia, Iran Have Obtained Voter Registration Information

Top United States intelligence officials say both Russia and Iran have obtained U.S. voting information. John Ratcliffe, the intelligence director, spoke at a rare and brief news conference Wednesday night. Ratcliffe says that despite foreign efforts to interfere with elections, “you should be confident that your vote counts.” Government officials also say that Iran is responsible for emails that were…

Joe Biden to Campaign in Southfield and Detroit Friday

On Friday, Joe Biden will be campaigning in Michigan. His first stop will be in Southfield and he will talk about affordable healthcare around 2:30 p.m. After, Biden will attend an event in Detroit to urge Michiganders to vote early in person. The speeches will come after Biden and President Donald Trump participate in competing town halls Thursday evening. President…