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Woman Arrested After Fight at Wedding Reception

Also in Leelanau County — A fight at a wedding led to one woman being arrested for domestic assault. Shortly before 11pm on Saturday Leelanau County deputies were called to a fight in progress at a home in the 9100 block of Kasson Street in the Village of Cedar. There deputies say they found a […]


Motorcyclist Hit by Intoxicated Driver

A motorcyclist was injured after being hit by a drunk driver over the weekend. The accident happened at the intersection of Quarterline and Nurnberg Road in Mason County. There police say a vehicle driven by a 61-year-old man from Free Soil failed to stop at the intersection and hit two motorcycles. Police determined the man […]


Three Injured in Charlevoix County Crash

Three people were injured in a crash in Charlevoix County on Friday. The crash happened shortly before 1pm near the intersection of US-31 and Burgess Road in Hayes Township. There police say a vehicle driven by Malcolm Williams, an 18-year-old from Charlevoix rear-ended a vehicle driven by Tabitha Sprague, a 26-year-old woman from Alanson.  Sprague’s […]


Couple Escapes Serious Injury in Leelanau County Rollover

In Leelanau County — A couple escaped serious injury when their Jeep rolled over after swerving to avoid a deer. The accident happened Sunday night shortly before 9pm on North Manitou Trail just south of Golfview Drive in Leeland Township. There emergency crews located a yellow Jeep on it’s side in the roadway. The driver […]

Benzie Sheriff

Benzie County Sheriff K-9 Service Temporarily Suspended

The Benzie County Sheriff recently announced that their K-9 program is temporarily out of service, as their current K-9, Dasty, has to retire for medical reasons. According to Sheriff Schendel the county’s K-9 program will be out of service until the sheriff’s office can raise the funds to purchase a new dog.  Until that time […]

Grand Traverse County Child Care Provider's License Suspended

Grand Traverse County Child Care Provider’s License Suspended

A Grand Traverse County group child care provider has had their license suspended due to a recent compliant investigation of the home. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) issued the suspension of Roberta Benedict, who operated a group child care home on Pine Tree Road in Grawn. According to LARA on August […]