Author: Staff Report

Court: Sault PD can’t conceal police force policy

The Sault Ste Marie, MI Police Department has been ordered to release its full policy on the use of force after failing to convince the state appeals court that portions should be concealed from the public. The court noted that Amy Hjerstedt’s request in Sault Ste. Marie followed the killing […]

Karamo Holds Off DePerno To Be Elected GOP Chair

Former secretary of state candidate Kristina Karamo was elected the Michigan Republican Party’s new chairperson in a third and final ballot Saturday evening that truly came down to the wire as delegates rushed to cast their ballots before the contract to hold space in the Lansing Center expired. Ms. Karamo […]

DNR Officers honored for lifesaving efforts during Gaylord tornado

Two environmental investigations conservation officers received DNR Law Enforcement Division awards during the Michigan Natural Resources Commission’s February meeting in Lansing for their swift, effective response to the Gaylord tornado. Lt. Vence Woods, environmental investigations supervisor, was presented with a Distinguished Service Award and a Lifesaving Award. Det. Chris Bowen, […]

Police seek motive of gunman who killed 3 at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The gunman who killed three students and wounded five at Michigan State University was a 43-year-old with a previous gun violation who fatally shot himself after an hourslong manhunt that ended in a confrontation with police miles from campus, officials said Tuesday. Investigators still were […]

DNR warns deteriorating ice may prompt early shanty removal

Anglers taking advantage of winter ice fishing should keep a close watch on ice conditions, as unseasonable weather may prompt shanty removal prior to the seasonal dates required by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. “Throughout most of the Lower Peninsula, Mother Nature unfortunately didn’t cooperate with us this year,” […]

Two men die in accident that closed US-2 for hours Sunday past

According to the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred approximately 13 miles west of St. Ignace on US-2 in Moran Township on Saturday, February 4. Two Ohio residents, 22-year-old Jordan Hostetler and 27-year-old Joas Miller, both of Plain City, Ohio, were killed when the vehicle they were passengers in […]