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Person of the Week: Tight Lines for Troops Charter Boat Captains

Every year countless people donate their time, energy, and their boats to help honor the men and women who serve our country with the annual Tight Lines for Troops event in Manistee. For this week’s Person Of The Week we received nominations for some of those very people that help make sure the event takes […]

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45th Annual Blessing of the Bikes

The 45th Annual Blessing of the Bikes was held in Baldwin this past weekend. MI News 26’s Dave Fortin has the story.

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Special Olympics Spring Games in Cadillac

Area 32 Special Olympics holds events all year round and Wednesday was their annual Spring games. Athletes at the event had eight weeks to train and practice for several competitions such as runs, walks, softball throw, long jump and more. Medals were awarded at the end of each event by Wexford County Sheriff members. This […]


Three People Seriously Injured In Explosion at Manton Motel

Three people were injured in an explosion at a local motel. It happened at the Green Mill Motel in Manton Wednesday morning. Deputies were called to that location for the report of an explosion and a fire at approximately 4 in the morning. On scene deputies say the motel was engulfed in flames. Three people […]

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A Couples Restaurant Story

The Stone Oven in Lake Ann is owned by a couple who met and started a restaurant together. Vic McCarty and Photojournalist Wyatt VanDuinen spoke with Samantha Lathwell to learn how everything started.

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Delta Airlines Flight Dumps Fuel, Returns to Detroit Airport

Over the weekend a flight from Detroit to South Korea was forced to release fuel over Lake Michigan. It happened on Saturday. According to Delta, shortly after takeoff – the crew of Flight 159 noticed a maintenance light indicating a potential problem with the aircraft. Out of caution the pilot chose to release fuel and […]

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Deputies Respond to Large Underage Drinking Party

A large underage drinking party was shut down and several people were arrested in Benzie County. The incident happened on North Reynolds Road in Lake Ann at around 11:20 Friday night. That’s when the Benzie County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan State Police responded to reports of a large party. Once on scene, deputies and […]


MSP Responds to Fatal Tractor Accident

A norther Michigan man was killed after an accident pinned him under his tractor in Alcona County this weekend. The accident happened on E. Wissmiller Road near Coville Road in Alcona County’s Mikado Township at around 1:30 in the afternoon on Sunday. That’s when MSP troopers responded to a single vehicle accident involving a tractor. […]

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Two Arrested on Numerous Charges After Police Say They were Going over 100mph in Mason County

Two people were arrested on multiple charges after police say they were doing over 100mph in a 40mph zone. The incident happened on State Street near Reinberg in Scottville. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office – the Mason/Oceana 911 Center got a report of a reckless driver traveling east on US-10. A be on […]

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Driver Allegedly Attempts to Flee Scene of Crash by Hiding in Woods

A Traverse City woman was arrested after police say she crashed her car and then attempted to flee on foot. It happened on M-22 north of East Lakeview Hills Road in Leelanau County’s Bingham Township at approximately 10 o’clock Sunday night. A caller told dispatch they’d seen a black 2011 Cadillac driving erratically before crossing […]


Deputy Attacked by Dog in Grand Traverse County

An officer was injured and a dog was killed by a dog in Grand Traverse County. It happened on Friday at approximately 5pm in Green Lake Township. That’s where a homeowner called for assistance after being injured by a dog. The officer arrived, and yelled at the dog, a Pitbull, to try to stop it […]