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Fortin Polka Fest

Village of Cedar Polkafest Runs Through Sunday

This holiday weekend is a very busy time as many different events vie for our attention.  From the usual holiday parties, to fireworks, and the National Cherry Festival – there is always something going on. And one of those events is the Polkafest – in the Village of Cedar in Leelanau County. The Polka Festival […]

MON Loop - Car Chase

Man Leads Deputies on Car Chase Across County Lines

Also in Grand Traverse County – deputies were led on a chase across two counties last night. It all started when a deputy was patrolling in the Village of Fife Lake and ran a registration plate.  That plate came back as stolen.  The deputy then tried to stop the vehicle – but the driver refused […]

MON Loop - Car-Ped Accident

Pedestrian Hit by Truck in Grand Traverse County

Early this morning officers in Grand Traverse County were called to a crash where a pedestrian was hit by a truck. According to the sheriff’s office, a call came in around 3am about a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian near the Casino on M-72. Emergency crews found that a 26-year-old man from New […]

MON Loop - Drug Bust

Five Arrested in Leelanau County Drug Bust

Five people were arrested in Leelanau County for selling drugs – after a sting operation. The investigation began when an undercover officer was able to purchase heroin on East Carter Rd in Elmwood Township.  From there a 51-year-old man from Leelanau County was arrested for selling the drug to the undercover detectives. Officers from the […]

Moving Stuff in GTC-2

Beams Used for Bridge Construction Shut Down Roads Grand Traverse County

Multiple roads were closed in Grand Traverse County Wednesday afternoon as crews transported the oversized structural beams needed for an ongoing road project. The beams, seen in these photos, are being used for the Cass Road Bridge that’s under construction. The beams are 137 feet long and five trucks were used to transport them up […]

MON Loop - Police Investigation

Ludington Woman Allegedly Attempts to Smuggle Pills into Prison

In other news… a Ludington woman has been accused of trying to smuggle contraband into a jail and assaulting a deputy. According to the Mason County Sheriff – the 27-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for a probation violation.  Officers say she then attempted to smuggle pills into the jail. When discovered by deputies, the woman […]