State News Archive

GT board questions NMSAS buyouts

TRAVERSE CITY — Some Grand Traverse County commissioners hope to stop more than $260,000 in buyout payments to northern Michigan addiction treatment nonprofit group’s 14 employees because they’re worried the payments constitute a misuse of public money. But commissioners’ efforts might be too little, too late, as their appointed representative on Northwestern Michigan Substance Abuse Services, […]

TC man charged with sexual assault

By Matt Troutman The Record-Eagle   TRAVERSE CITY (MCT) — A woman’s woozy realization that she sported bruises after a night of drinking led authorities to charge a Traverse City man with sexual assault. Christopher Martin Pinkowski, 34, had drinks with the woman at Inside Out Gallery on April 12, an evening that ended with […]