Emmet County Newswire

Emmet County Newswire

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  1. Former school athletic director sentenced in sex assault casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | MLive.com

    The former athletic director of the Alanson/Littlefield school system accused of sexually assaulting multiple students was sentenced to prison on Wednesday, Nov. 16. James Barkley was sentenced to a minimum of 16 months to 24 months for each count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. The charges stemmed from complaints filed with the Emmet County Sheriff's Office Tuesday, March 8. Barkley was arraigned Thursday, March 24, which was the day after his arrest.

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  2. What hungry deer mean for Michigan's northern forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Michigan Radio

    ... that's no secret, but on a larger scale I don't actually think that that has occurred," she says. Back in Emmet County, Mike Walters is trying to figure out if Michigan can have its cake and eat it too: that is, have a lot of deer and forests with a ...

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  3. TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | The Estherville Spirit

    Donald J. Trump trended toward victory in Emmet County throughout the night, and ended with 3,121 votes to Hillary Clinton's 1,356 votes. The results from key battlground states delayed the calling of the election for Trump until the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

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  4. Tribe aims to make Petoskey area Michigan's largest Indian reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... take years to resolve. But, if a judge decides a reservation was established more than 160 years ago, most of Emmet County, part of Charlevoix County, the cities of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Good Hart, part of Charlevoix and two Lake Michigan ...

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  5. One dead, one injured in head-on collision in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | MLive.com

    On Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., Emmet County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an accident on US-31 north near Shaw Road. 49-year-old Unionville resident Derrick Rasch was driving north on US-31 when he began drifting left.

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  6. Authorities: Man, 62, dies in Michigan tree-cutting accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Authorities say a 62-year-old man has died after being struck by part of a tree he was cutting down in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula. The Emmet County sheriff's department says Myron Gray was working with two friends to cut down the tree in Emmet County's Bear Creek Township on Saturday when he was struck.

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  7. 62-year-old man dies after tree falls, lands on his headRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | MLive.com

    A 62-year-old Petoskey man died over the weekend when a tree fell and hit him in the head. Northern Michigan TV station 9&10 News reports that Myron Gray was cutting trees along Emmet County's Evergreen Trail with two friends on Oct. 15. Part of one of the trees fell and struck Gray in the head.

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  8. Her 'cheeks are missing:' Pit bull mauls young girl in foster home, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | MLive.com

    The girl was 21-months-old when she was attacked by a pit bull at an Emmet County foster home, according to federal lawsuit.

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  9. Michigan boy, 3, fatally struck by pickup driven by motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | WJRT

    A 3-year-old northern Michigan boy has been struck and killed by a pickup driven by his 27-year-old mother. The Emmet County sheriff's office says Monday that Nathan Cordray was pushing a stroller when he was hit Sunday afternoon.

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  10. Boy, 3, struck and killed by pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | MLive.com

    A 3-year-old boy was killed when he was run over by a pickup truck Sunday, Oct. 2, according to the Emmet County Sheriff's Department.

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  11. Michigan's 'Tunnel of Trees' among most scenic fall routes for motorcyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... scenic autumn rides. The 27.5-mile long road is actually M-119. It is located north of Harbor Springs in Emmet County is known as the Tunnel of Trees Scenic Heritage Route because of the seemingly endless variety of trees than line both sides of the ...

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  12. Michigan man ordered to pay $8,500 in restitution for wayward goatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A northern Michigan man has been ordered to pay more than $8,500 in restitution for damage his hungry goats caused to a neighbor's landscaping. The Petoskey News-Review reports 55-year-old Frederick Thomas-Edward Hinkley pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge under an Emmet County animal control ordinance.

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  13. The year of angry voters: Michigan county tosses out almost all county commissioners for overspendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | American Thinker

    ... only one will be on the fall ballot. "I did not anticipate such a dramatic and historic turnover on the Emmet County board," said Commissioner Charlie MacInnis, who ran unopposed in the primary. "The community clearly didn't support the massive ...

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  14. Construction Worker Run Over by RollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Construction Equipment

    ... roller to go into drive and continued to drive forward, running over the other worker. The accident happened in Emmet County in far northern Michigan on U.S.31 near Pellston. Razendez was take to McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital and is in critical ...

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  15. Emmet County, Michigan, residents welcome recycling cartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Recycling Today

    Emmet County Recycling , has announced residents of single-family homes in the county's five curbside recycling service communities have welcomed the arrival of 7,000 new household recycling carts. "We set the containers tote out every other week, the cart once a month," says Petoskey resident Dora Hartson.

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  16. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... Recreation Area, Thompson's Harbor State Park and Wilderness State Park. The Headlands Dark Sky Park, an Emmet County park, is the only internationally designated Dark Sky Park in the state and offers another opportunity for viewing the night sky. ...

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  17. Woman, 61, hit and killed while riding bicycle in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | MLive.com

    A 61-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed while riding her bicycle on Sunday, Aug. 7, according to the Emmet County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. US-31 resurfacing through Pellston to begin Aug. 15Read the original story

    Aug 4, 2016 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation will be resurfacing 7.2 miles of US-31 in Emmet County, from Milton Road north through Pellston to Douglas Lake Road. This $2.1 million project includes concrete joint and crack repairs and new asphalt pavement.

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  19. Pre-school teacher dies in crash, other driver charged with drunken drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | MLive.com

    A man was allegedly driving drunk when he crashed into a vehicle containing a Godfrey-Lee Early Childhood Center teacher and her family, police said. Dawes's husband, 53-year-old Jeffrey Dawes, was driving a vehicle on M-119 north of U.S. 31 when an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck his vehicle head-on, Emmet County sheriff's deputies said.

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  20. Enjoy 'Meteors & S'mores' at state parks Aug. 10-13 during Perseid meteor showerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | State of Michigan

    ... Recreation Area, Thompson's Harbor State Park and Wilderness State Park. The Headlands Dark Sky Park, an Emmet County park, is the only internationally designated Dark Sky Park in the state and offers another opportunity for viewing the night sky. ...

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