• Women’s self-defense training in Charlevoix

    The Charlevoix County Sheriff Office may host free self-defense training for women in Charlevoix County in December. The sheriff office is looking for input to see if there is a need or desire for the class. Class size is yet-to-be determined based on need. Potential date for the training is Dec. 5 or 6. If…

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  • Safe driving tips for Michigan winters

    It’s looking like winter may have arrived to stay for a while here in northern lower Michigan. That makes it a great time to review what drivers should expect during winter storm events and what their responsibilities are for getting to their destinations safely. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Michigan State Police (MSP)…

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  • Helping seniors and caregivers find services

    The Aging & Adult Services Agency (AASA), under the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, announced today the release of a new resource guide, A Guide to Services for Older Adults, that is aimed at helping older adults have better access to local services to help them live at home safely and independently. As people…

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  • Watch for deer as hunters head out

    Michigan’s firearms deer season has begun and the Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM) has a warning to drivers: Be on the lookout for deer. “As hunters head into fields and forests deer will become more active – especially at dawn and dusk. It’s important for drivers to keep their eyes peeled for deer, which can dart out in…

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  • Michigan expands ‘Move Over Law’

    Drivers will now be required to slow down and move over when passing emergency, maintenance, and utility vehicles on the road under legislation signed today by Gov. Rick Snyder. “This legislation will better protect those responding to emergencies as well as workers on busy roadways,” Snyder said. “My hope by signing this bill is that…

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