State News Archive

Two dead in separate Leelanau vehicle crashes

SUTTONS BAY — An Elmwood Township man’s pickup truck rolled down his driveway and pinned him against another vehicle in Leelanau County’s second vehicle-related fatality in three days, authorities said. Alvin T. Lien, 71, died Monday at Munson Medical Center from internal injuries. His death followed an all-terrain vehicle crash on Saturday that claimed the […]

Suspect breaks into Toys ‘R’ Us

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse County sheriff’s deputies seek a suspect who broke into Toys “R” Us and stole electronics. An alarm tripped at the Garfield Township retail store Sunday at about 4:15 a.m. A sheriff’s deputy arrived minutes later to find a window broken and boxes of electronic products scattered outside. “It appears one […]

Flight returns to Cherry Capital

TRAVERSE CITY — A Delta Airlines flight returned to Cherry Capital Airport minutes after takeoff because of a problem with the plane’s landing gear. Airport Director Kevin Klein said the two-engine jet plane departed Cherry Capital Airport at 8 a.m. destined for Detroit with 49 passengers and three crew members on board. Pilots turned the plane […]

Kalkaska fire destroys rentals

TRAVERSE CITY — Fire tore through an apartment building in the south end of the Village of Kalkaska. Kalkaska County Sheriff David Israel said he didn’t think anyone was seriously injured or killed in the Thursday afternoon blaze, but the entire building had yet to be checked. Fire department officials were still sweeping through the […]