Mackinac Bridge Is Ready To Host Walkers On Labor Day
The ever-popular Labor Day annual Mackinac Bridge Walk is all set for Monday. Good news for participants. Not so good if you want to get across the straits Monday morning.
Officer Involved Shooting In Battle Creek – Few Details Yet
Exactly what happened when officers reached the scene is not known, other than at least one officer was involved in a shooting there.
Northern Michigan School Mask Order Under Fire
There’s a battle brewing in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula. It amounts to an internal struggle between board members and staff of the Health Department of Northwest Michigan.
Marshall Police Looking For Suspect Vehicle And Owner
The City of Marshall Police Department is asking for your help. The department is posting a couple of photos of a suspect vehicle on its Facebook page. The owner of a pickup shown in surveillance camera photos is wanted for questioning.
2021 Battle Creek Christmas Parade Will Be Staged
The date is set. November 20th is the date for the 2021 Battle Creek Christmas Parade. The local Harper Creek Optimist Club is staging the event after it was canceled last year due to Covid-19 virus restrictions
Michigan’s Unemployment Benefits Mess – Is Still A Mess
Michigan state lawmakers are again looking over serious issues surrounding the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. The findings they say are troubling. One is going so far as to say the agency needs to be “razed” and rebuilt from scratch.
How Many Local Gyms Will Survive?
The Battle Creek Family YMCA is not unlike most other public health and fitness facilities across Michigan. It’s faced a year and a half of rigid shutdowns and restrictions imposed by the state due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. But there is one key difference with many others. It is still open.
Thousands Still Without Power From Last Week’s Storms
Overnight, another 20,000 or so were back on the Consumers Energy grid, leaving about 28,000 remaining without service. That’s a long haul considering the first power outages began Late last Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
Michigan Slammed By More Storms – 800K Without Power
If you are without power from the severe weather this week, it may be a while before service is restored. Consumers Energy is reporting that some areas left without power from the strong storms that have rolled over the region may not have service restored until Sunday.
Monster Storms Rock Michigan’s Lower Peninsula
Another big line of storms roared across the state overnight. The sounds at times were more like sensations with homes and buildings shaking from pressure waves from the lightning and thunder.