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State of Michigan
Kalkaska SOS office relocating, will be closed Sept. 22-26
KALKASKA, Mich. The Secretary of State office in Kalkaska will be closed for several days this month as it moves to a new location within the same office building that features customer-friendly upgrades, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today.
Detroit Free Press
Gov. Snyder orders flags lowered for Kalkaska County fire official
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags lowered in honor of a Kalkaska County fire official who died after responding to an emergency call.
Governor Orders Flags Lowered
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags lowered in honor of a Kalkaska County fire official who died after responding to an emergency call. According to the governor's office, Coldsprings-Excelsior Assistant Fire Chief William Russell Wiita died Sept.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Trails reopen in northern lower Mich. after Labor Day weekend damage cleared
Remaining damage caused by severe weather over the Labor Day weekend has been cleared from the state's off-road vehicle trails in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula. Debris and downed signs have been addressed at the Crapo Creek and North Branch trails in Otsego County, the Kalkaska trail in Kalkaska County and the Frederic Trail in Crawford County.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Snyder orders flags lowered for late fire official
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags to be lowered on Monday in honor of a Kalkaska County fire official killed in the line of duty. According to a statement Friday from the governor's office, Coldsprings-Excelsior Assistant Fire Chief William Russell Wiita died Monday.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
G's Pizzeria coming to Saginaw Township's Bay Road corridor
According to the G's Pizzeria website, a restaurant is opening at 3823 Bay, formerly Super Buffet, just south of McCarty. Bay City's G's Pizzeria is at 1005 Saginaw Street.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Kalkaska man freed by judge gets departing surprise from jail: A bill
In this photo provided by the University of Michigan Law School, Jamie Peterson, left, is released from the Kalkaska County jail in Kalkaska on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, after 16 years in a Michigan prison.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Tornado damage prompts some closures of Northern Michigan trails
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports the Kalkaska ORV Trail and Route, the Frederic ORV Trail and Route, the North Branch ORV Route and the Crapo Creek ORV Trail suffered the most damage from tornadoes on Labor Day.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Manufacturing showing biggest growth in years
"There's a lot of great manufacturing that's taking place in this area," Kevin Schlueter, Kalkaska Screw Products President & CEO, said.
The Detroit News
Severe storms produce tornadoes, knock out power to thousands in Michigan
The thunderstorms that swept through the metro area Monday night left up to 15,000 homes and businesses without power, but that number has been reduced to 3,000 as of Tuesday morning, according to DTE Energy Co.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Possible tornado brings down trees, power lines in Kalkaska County
Residents in northeast Kalkaska County are dealing with "pretty extensive" damage where a tornado may have touched down north of Bear Lake, an emergency dispatcher said.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Signs posted to clarify crosswalk confusion
City leaders created a city ordinance in 2011 mandating drivers to stop for pedestrians within marked crosswalks.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Finally a summer weekend with storms arriving early next week
Northern Michigan residents roll into the weekend with a more summer feel to the air as humidity will be up and while storm chances are minimal this weekend, they will increase early next week.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Man serving life in 1996 Kalkaska murder wins a new trial
Patty Cox holds a photo of her mother, Geraldine Montgomery, while standing in downtown Kalkaska on Thursday December 12, 2013.