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Lansing man charged for crash in northern Michigan
A Lansing man has been arraigned on a charge of leaving a crash causing serious injury or death in the northern Michigan county of Missaukee.
Mild week ahead with stray showers on Wednesday, brief cool spell by weekend
WEDNESDAY (FEB 21): Wednesday will be another above-average quiet day for most of Northern Michigan. Highs will range in the upper 30's to 40's. A weak disturbance will move in and we could see some isolated sprinkles/flurries mainly around the Straits and north of the Mackinac Bridge. SW-West wind 10-15 mph.
Tip Up Town magic
HOUGHTON LAKE– Cold temps and cautionary ice didn’t stop the fun at this year’s Tip Up Town Festival in Houghton Lake. The kickoff event took place at the Northern Center where they announced this year’s TUT Queen, Heather Emmerick and guests could enjoy the many tasty foods the area has to offer. The TUT festival creates memories and enjoyment each year for our special community.
Northern Michigan experts look for solutions to revive whitefish populations
LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- It is a staple at northern Michigan restaurants, but it's getting harder and harder for fisherman to find younger whitefish in the wild. And that's sparked an effort to hopefully see their reproducing population rebound. "Right now, we have a lot of whitefish. They're getting...
Houghton Lake, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Manton High School basketball team will have a game with Houghton Lake High School on February 22, 2024, 16:30:00 CST.
Believe in magic
ROSCOMMON COUNTY- This year’s Tip Up Town did not disappoint. Even though we missed the ice events, and the parade had a slightly different route, it didn’t stop the crowd from visiting. Pictured (l-r) Mallory Daugherty, Julien Brinkman, Giovanni Brinkman (back), and Sebastian Brinkman enjoying the cold and the fun during the festival.
Leroy man taken into custody after East Bay Township crash
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A man from Leroy was arrested after a crash involving five vehicles in East Bay Township on Monday, according to the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office. The man's identity has been withheld pending his arraignment. At 7:21 a.m. on Monday, deputies responded to a...
New welding registered apprenticeship program coming to Northern Michigan
TRAVERSE CITY — Northwest Michigan Works and JanTec Incorporated have partnered together to bring the region’s first welding registered apprenticeship. It would provide those enrolled with over 400 hours of educated hands-on instruction. Completion will also include credentials like the U.S. Department of Labor National Journeyworker Certification. “It’s built in two different paths. One is a on the job path that we provide inside of our our production environment. And then there’s the classroom training path,” Troy Curran, the president of JanTec Incorporated said. “We focus on the employer demand as far as training and retention and registered apprenticeship is very much focused on retention and training for the region,” Evelyn Szpliet from Northwest Michigan Works said.
How personal income has changed in Roscommon County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Roscommon County, Michigan and how it compares to state and national levels.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.15 and $3.19 in Harrison as of 2024-02-21. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
McBain gets first non-conference win of the year, beating Reed City
McBAIN - The McBain Ramblers beat the Reed City Coyotes on Tuesday night 40-36, as the Ramblers earned their first non-conference win of the year. The Ramblers trailed early in the game, but were able to come back in the 2nd half. McBain now moves to 10-9 on the season with just two games remaining, Reed City falls to 11-8, they have just one regular season game left.
Nonprofit seeks to collect essential items for those experiencing homelessness
WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A plea tonight to help those who are experiencing homelessness. The Share the Warmth campaign in Cadillac is in need of items to help those who are living on the streets. Items include things like blankets, tarps, rain gear, ponchos and more. You can drop...
State police find container of meth, loaded pistol during traffic stop
WEXFORD COUNTY, MI – A man was arrested during a traffic stop after troopers found a loaded pistol in the vehicle and drugs in the man’s pants, Michigan State Police reported. The stop happened around 1:10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, on Smith Street, near Riverside Street, in...
Mild weather week ahead with possible showers Wednesday and brief cold snap at weekend
TUESDAY (FEB 20): We should be warmer and dry on Tuesday, other than that and the clear skies, there is nothing to speak of weather-wise. Another mild-above-average day for Northern Michigan. Temps will range from 36-46F. South wind 10-20 mph. WEDNESDAY (FEB 21): Wednesday will be another above-average quiet day...
Four contributors recognized for supporting Toys for Tots in northwest Michigan
Representatives of Midwestern Broadcasting and the Young Marines, along with two sisters were recognized for their unwavering support of the annual Toys for Tots Campaign in northwest Michigan. The four were presented awards during a dinner last night that wrapped up last year’s campaign. Star Awards were given to...
Cadillac wins nailbiter against Big Rapids
CADILLAC - The Cadillac Vikings won a tight game 41-39 against the Big Rapids Cardinals. With the game coming down to the very last possession. Kaleigh Swiger led the Vikings with 14, Mackenzie Johns chipped with 11. For Big Rapids, Hadley Fox had 16. Cadillac moves to 11-8 on the year, while Big Rapids falls to 10-8.
Letter to the Editor: The Higgins Lake STEP sewer project smells fishy
The use of anecdotal information as a substitute for science-based thinking is alive and well at Higgins Lake. Some sewer advocates have adopted testimonials as their new ‘science.’ We all need to take a closer look at the Septic Tank Effluent Pumping (STEP) sewer proposal and all the confusion and stress this is causing in Lyon and Gerrish townships.
Consumers Energy to end power purchase agreement with Cadillac Renewable Energy
WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Consumers Energy is ending its power purchase agreement with Cadillac Renewable Energy in Wexford County. Consumers Energy said its contract with the biomass plant will end in May 2024. Under the current agreement, Consumers would buy and use the energy that was produced by the...
Weekend snow will continue across Northern Michigan, add up to another 8 inches
A couple of periods of snow are going to make it a fairly wintry, snowy weekend across the northern third of Lower Michigan and the eastern half of the Upper Peninsula. Here’s a look at how much total additional snow will fall today, tonight and Sunday. The snow is...
Mild February morning with light flurries; quiet, dry weather ahead
Some light-isolated flurries north will be possible this morning. Aside from that this begins our dry and quiet weather period. Cooler weather with lake-effect snow could impact the Eastern Upper by late this week. Overall a mild February week here!. MONDAY-PRESIDENTS DAY: (FEB 19): A few early day flurries across...