Antrim County Newswire

Antrim County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Antrim County, MI.

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  1. Boy, 11, shot dead after tripping while carrying his grandfather's gun in a play fortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Thomas, 11, and his 14-year-old brother, Ashten, took unloaded .357 revolver from a dresser drawer and found ammunition in a shed An 11-year-old Michigan boy is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself in the face while playing with his grandfather's gun in a makeshift fort. According to the Antrim County Sheriff's Department, Thomas Belanger and his 14-year-old brother, Ashten, were playing in their grandparents' yard in Alba Thursday when a revolver went off.

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  2. Authorities identify boy, 11, killed while playing with gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WJRT

    Authorities are releasing more details after an 11-year-old boy was fatally shot while playing with a gun in northern Michigan. The Antrim County sheriff's department says Monday that Thomas Belanger and his 14-year-old brother were playing in a fort in their grandparents' yard on Thursday when a revolver discharged.

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  3. Authorities Identify Michigan Boy, Killed While Playing With GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Authorities are releasing more details after an 11-year-old boy was fatally shot while playing with a gun in northern Michigan. The Antrim County sheriff's department says Monday that Thomas Belanger and his 14-year-old brother were playing in a fort in their grandparents' yard on Thursday when a revolver discharged.

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  4. 1 boy killed, another hurt in separate gun play incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | NewsCenter 25

    Antrim County Sheriff Daniel Bean says two brothers who are under 14 years old were building a fort on their grandparent's property Thursday when one produced a handgun. The Saginaw News reports that Lt.

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  5. Details of boy's fatal shooting in Northern Michigan play fort unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | MLive.com

    Police say they expect to release more information Monday about a boy's fatal shooting death in a Northern Michigan play fort. Antrim County Sheriff Daniel Bean on Friday, July 24, in a news release said he wanted to make it clear the investigation is ongoing, and that it's not clarified how the boy was shot.

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  6. 1 boy killed, another hurt in separate Michigan gun play incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    Antrim County Sheriff Daniel Bean says two brothers who are under 14 years old were building a fort on their grandparent's property Thursday when one produced a handgun. The Saginaw News reports that Lt.

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  7. 1 Boy Killed, 1 Injured in Accidental ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... authorities say one boy is dead and another wounded after separate cases of children playing with firearms. Antrim County Sheriff Daniel Bean says two brothers who are under 14 years old were building a fort on their grandparent's property Thursday ...

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  8. Michigan boy fires handgun inside play fort, killing brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | MLive.com

    A young boy died after a gun, held by his brother, discharged in an Antrim County fort

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  9. Sheriff: Young boy dead from gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | UpNorthLive.com

    Star Township Fire and Rescue, Township Ambulance service, Michigan State Police, Mancelona Police Department as well as Antrim County Sheriff's Department arrived to the scene. Antrim County Sheriff's Office tells us that two young brothers, who were at their grandparents, had a gun in a makeshift fort when gun fired, killing one of the boys.

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  10. Three Lakes Association holds annual water fair Saturday Alden DepotRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Examiner.com

    ... talk about the importance of boat washing. In addition, exhibitors include the Grass River Natural Area, the Antrim County Fair, Bellaire Conservation Club, the Coast Guard, and many more. SILENT AUCTION The silent auction will be the main ...

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  11. Michigan man killed in metal drum explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... A northern Michigan man has died after authorities say he was struck by part of a metal drum that exploded. Antrim County Sheriff Dan Bean says 70-year-old Charles Lundy of Kewadin was welding something onto an enclosed, 55-gallon drum Monday ...

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  12. Man, 70, killed after welding explosion while working on home projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | MLive.com

    Charles Frederick Lundy was in a pole barn on his Birch Lake Road property in Kewadin, attempting to weld an end onto an enclosed 55-gallon drum when the end blew out and struck Lundy, Antrim County Sheriff Dan Bean said.

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  13. Northern Michigan man killed in metal drum explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A northern Michigan man has died after authorities say he was struck by part of a metal drum that exploded. Antrim County Sheriff Dan Bean says the 70-year-old man from Kewadin was welding something onto an enclosed, 55-gallon drum Monday afternoon.

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  14. Torch Lake Residents Fed Up with 4th of July PartiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... is a significant contributor to the behavior and the local residents are fed up with the behavior." The Antrim County Sheriff estimates between 8,000-10,000 people attended this year. It's a crowd community leaders say has gotten larger each year ...

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  15. Michigan Political Points: Tea party furious with gas tax plan, gay marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | MLive.com

    ... death to any plans of Calley seeking the nomination for Michigan Governor or any other office in the future!," Antrim County Republican Party Chairman "Trucker" Randy Bishop wrote on Facebook. Calley, known as a conservative lawmaker before joining ...

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  16. Dog allegedly shot by neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... ls up because people can't be the leash law Mancelona Township." Short said she filed a police report with the Antrim County Sheriff's Office and the prosecutor is looking at it.

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  17. Stateside for Tuesday, June 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    ... This summer marks the 32nd season for Stone Circle , a space for poetry, storytelling, and music on the Antrim County family farm near Elk Rapids. As part of our ongoing series "Poetically Speaking," we talk with Terry Wooten about Stone Circle and ...

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  18. One injured after semi-truck overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    According to the Antrim County Sheriff's Office, the semi-truck was north of Mancelona near Green River Road. That area will remain closed for a few hours while authorities clear the scene.

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  19. The politics of petulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    ... unsavory real estate dealings there. He has since reinvented himself as a right-wing radio talk show host in Antrim County in the Northwest Lower Peninsula, and gotten himself elected county GOP chair. A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Arlan ...

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  20. Mancelona Annual Bass Festival reels in new attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    This weekend of June 4-7th anglers and families alike can reel in some fun at the 60th Annual Bass Festival in Mancelona. Thursday morning 7&4's Alyssa Hearin was live from Palmer Park in Antrim County to share some of the events that will be happening this weekend.

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