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Two men rescued from flooding boat on Lake Huron

The U.S. Coast Guard, the Alpena Sheriff’s Office, and several good samaritans made an astounding rescue on Lake Huron, Wednesday morning. Two men, aboard a 42-foot sailboat that began taking on water, 18 miles east of Alpena, were saved by their joint efforts. Just after 9 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie […]

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Drunk driver crashes into house

A drunk driver drove into a house in Grand Traverse County on Thursday. Around 2:20 a.m. deputies were called to Cedar Run Road in Traverse City on a complaint that someone had driven into the side of their home and also struck a parked car. Upon arrival, deputies found out that a 25-year-old Traverse City […]

Road Failure

US-31 major road failure

US-31 north of Alanson has been closed because part of the road completely fell apart. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), while contractors were working on the road Wednesday evening, the ground beneath them began to crumble. An area of the ground about 25 to 30 feet beneath the road surface gave way, […]

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Police search for thief in Roscommon County

Police are looking to the community for help in identifying the man who was caught on camera breaking into two ice cream shops and stealing money. The incidents took place over the weekend at Big Lake Creamery and Dairy Queen in Prudenville. Images were obtained from surveillance cameras of the suspect. The images show the […]

Bridge Walk

40,000 expected to participate in 58th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk

The 58th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk is just over a week away. More than 40,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk, according to the Mackinaw Bridge Authority (MBA). Gov. Rick Snyder will lead the thousands of walkers across the bridge’s 5-mile span beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, […]

MON Loop - Scam Alert

Student loan forgiveness scam

The promises of this scam are enticing, but the reality is frightening. Several people have reported receiving an email which claims they are eligible for their student loan debt to be dissolved. The email appears to have come from American Education Services (AES). It states they have exciting news relating to their Teacher Forgiveness Program […]