INTERLOCHEN — Pandemic bonuses are on hold for Green Lake Township board members, administrators and emergency services personnel as the township seeks guidance for how federal COVID-19 relief funds can be spent.
Whistling the melody to “The Farmer In the Dell,” Omar Little strolled through the drug-ravaged neighborhoods of Baltimore, shotgun in hand, while any civilians within earshot knew to spread the word and get out of his way: “Omar’s comin’!”
LANSING — Michigan’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate changed little in August, edging down by a tenth of a percentage point to 4.7 percent, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Employment in Michigan increased by 14,000 and unemployment declined by 3,…
When I was a senior in college, I woke up (early) each Saturday morning and drove 100 miles to my internship in downtown Chicago. I had a pretty good system down: a full tank of gas, rolls of quarters for tollbooth payments (electronic tolling wasn’t really widespread yet), a parking permit …
LANSING — A Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation requested rate increase before the Michigan Public Service Commission resulted in a settlement, according to a release from the office of state Attorney General Dana Nessel.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide and individual hospital systems in Alaska and Montana have enacted similar crisis standards amid a spike in the number of unvacc…
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City West players posed with the Nowak-Olson Trophy on Friday night, proudly raising three fingers, each signifying a victory over their biggest rival.
President Biden has directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to write a rule requiring employers with 100 or more workers to mandate employees either get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free. (Sept. 16)
LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) — A virus is being blamed on the deaths of between 300 and 600 mostly adult common carp this summer in a Detroit-area lake.
HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker who was jailed for violating his bond conditions in a drunken driving case must complete a mental health exam, a judge ordered Friday.
MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — A kayaker died and another paddler was missing Friday in Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, authorities said.
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85, of Traverse City, died Sept. 13 in Traverse City. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. with a sharing of memories at 4:00 p.m. at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Leel…
86, of Empire, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be celebrated in the upcoming days. The Bennett-Barz Funeral Home in Beulah, is in charge of arrangements. Share your thoughts at ben…
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An attack with explosive devices laid along a natural gas pipeline southeast of Syria's capital knocked out power in parts of the country before it was quickly restored, the electricity minister said Saturday.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels Saturday said they executed nine people for their alleged involvement in the killing of a senior Houthi official in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition more than three years ago.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice" in the building that once housed the Women's Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers Saturday as part of the forced move.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Witnesses say a series of three explosions that targeted Taliban vehicles in the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province has left at least three dead and 20 wounded,