Author: Quinton Zuk

Marijuana Regulatory Agency Recalls Contaminated Pre-Rolls

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced a marijuana product recall of contaminated pre-rolls made by 3843 Euclid LLC. The agency says someone at the business licked a pre-roll marijuana product while making it. 3843 Euclid LLC in Bay City has had its license suspended for 14 days as state officials continue investigating. The contaminated product was sold at several locations across…

Michigan Supreme Court Declines Hearing Case for Mail-In Ballot Deadlines

The State Supreme Court declined to hear a case about the timing of mail in ballots. The 4-3 decision means a recent appeals court decision will remain intact. That decision was on state law requiring absentee ballots to be received by the time polls close on Election Day to be counted. Some voters had sued seeking a declaration that ballots…

Michigan Dislikes Social Media More Than Every Other State

According to a new study, people in Michigan are not fans of social media. According to the website thinkbiganalytics.com, people in Michigan have expressed a dislike for social media more than people in any other state. The website analyzed what people were saying, ironically on social media, about their dislike of social media. They searched 350,000 tweets for phrases like…

Pentwater’s Brews & Beats Postponed Until May 2021

A popular music festival in Pentwater has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Brews & Beats is postponed until May 1, 2021. Organizers say they held off on canceling just in case the state improved to the point the festival could take place. All tickets sold are being rolled over to next year’s event. If you can’t attend the new…

Feedback at 5: New Executive Order Limiting Indoor Gatherings, Closing Dine-in Service at Bars

Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced indoor gatherings were limited to 10 people down from 50, along with closing dine-in service at bars if 70% of their sales come from alcohol. What do you think about the governor’s new executive orders? How do you think the rollback will affect businesses in northern Michigan? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook…

Man Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Smuggle Opium into U.S.

A man learned his punishment on Friday for trying to bring more than 200 pounds of opium paste into the U.S. The Department of Justice says the man crossed into Sault Ste. Marie last December with opium paste. They say he told customs he had towels but an X-ray of his rental truck showed otherwise. The man, who’s formerly from…

Police Arrest Three During Meth Investigation in Gladwin

Investigators arrested three people in Gladwin for having meth. The Michigan State Police Drug Team says they arrested the main suspect in a hotel parking lot after he sold meth to a suspect from the Gladwin area. They later stopped and arrested the Gladwin suspect after he threw a bag of meth out the window. They then searched a hotel…

Emmet County Man Sentenced to Jail for Selling Meth

An Emmet County man learned his punishment for selling meth. On Tuesday, a judge sentenced Ryan Hendricks to 7 to 20 years in prison. Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement Detectives arrested Hendricks in late January. They raided his home finding meth, ammunition, stolen property, and some other drugs. Two children were also in the home. A couple weeks after that arrest,…

Manton Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child

A sexual assault complaint led to the arrest of a Manton man. State police say the alleged assault happened July 9 when the victim was with Richard Ensing at Sleeping Bear Dunes. Upon investigating troopers arrested Ensing. He now faces two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13-years-old. His next court date is July 21.

Horizon Books in Traverse City Works on Plan to Remain Open

Traverse City’s largest downtown bookstore has been saved from closure. In January, Horizon Books announced their closure after 58 years in business. They were working on a proposal to remain open, but it fell through during the coronavirus closure. Now, owner Amy Reynolds believes by using part of the Horizon building as a community space, they can work something out…