Whitmer Asks Biden To Declare Major Disaster In GaylordMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asked President Joe Biden on Wednesday to declare a major disaster in Otsego County, where an EF-3 tornado struck Gaylord on May 20.
Replacement Food Assistance Benefits, Emergency Relief Available To Residents Affected By Gaylord-Area TornadoThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced that residents who were affected by the deadly tornado last week in the Gaylord area may be eligible for replacement food assistance and state emergency relief.
FEMA Grants Expedited Damage Assessment Request After Tornado In GaylordThe joint teams will include personnel from FEMA, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD), local governments and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
State Fears Confusion After Michigan Restaurant Wins In Dining Ban CaseA court decision in favor of a northern Michigan restaurant could have dangerous consequences for confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, the state health department said in asking a judge to suspend the ruling or at least publicly clarify the impact.
Northern Michigan Restaurant Wins Challenge To Law Used During Dining BanA judge in northern Michigan has ruled in favor of a restaurant in a challenge to a law that was used to stop indoor dining during the pandemic in 2020.
Otsego County Man Charged With Making Death Threats Against Judge On FacebookJonathan Brisson, 32, of Vanderbilt, is charged with one count of communicating a false threat of terrorism and faces up to 20 years in prison. He was arraigned Monday in the county's 87-A District Court.