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Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Awarded $200,000 in Grants from Besser Foundation

Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Awarded $200,000 in Grants from Besser Foundation

ALPENA, MI – Thanks to support from the Besser Foundation, Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is expanding education and economic development opportunities in the Alpena area. The Besser Foundation board of directors recently approved two grant proposals submitted by the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) totaling $200,000. “The Besser Foundation […]

2017 Boater’s Safety classes being offered in Cheboygan County

2017 Boater’s Safety classes being offered in Cheboygan County

CHEBOYGAN, MI – Cheboygan County Sheriff Dale Clarmont stated do to overwhelming response his department is once again offering free boater’s safety classes. Two classes will be offered. The first class will be on Saturday June 10, 2017 from 8:30am-4:00pm at the Fraternal Order of Eagles 5743 S. Straits Hwy. Indian River MI co-sponsored by […]

Extra Patrols will be added in Cheboygan County for Memorial Weekend

Extra Patrols will be added in Cheboygan County for Memorial Weekend

CHEBOYGAN, MI – In almost every county in Michigan, extra road patrols will be added over the Memorial Holiday Weekend. Cheboygan County Sheriff Dale Clarmont stated his department is stepping up patrols for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. “Memorial Day kicks off our summer and with that many visitors come to Northern Michigan and we […]

UP Man Sentenced to up to 30 Years in Prison for Running Large-Scale Cocaine Operation

UP Man Sentenced to up to 30 Years in Prison for Running Large-Scale Cocaine Operation

MANISTIQUE, MI – Kenneth Brunke, 47-years-old, of Schoolcraft County, was sentenced to 225 to 360 months in prison. Brunke pleaded no contest to 3 felony counts related to the delivery of cocaine in March 2017. “Mr. Brunke’s drug crimes were very serious and his sentence today reflects that,” said Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. “While […]

Traffic changes announced for 2017 Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk

Traffic changes announced for 2017 Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk

LANSING, MI – Citing safety and security recommendations by the Michigan State Police (MSP) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will close the bridge to most vehicle traffic during the 2017 Annual Bridge Walk on Labor Day. Unlike in prior years, only buses used to transport walkers to the […]

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