Possible Parvo Outbreak Kills Several Dogs in Northern MichiganA mysterious illness has caused the deaths of several dogs in northern Michigan. The Otsego County Animal Shelter posted on Facebook that many dogs, especially those under two years of age, have gotten sick over the past month with symptoms consistent with parvo.
Whitmer Approves Additional Emergency Funding For Otsego County After TornadoMore than $500,000 in state funding is being allocated to Otsego County and surrounding communities that were impacted by the May 20 tornado, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday.
Small Business Administration Grants Declaration Of Disaster For Otsego County After Deadly TornadoThe U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) granted an administrative declaration of disaster for Otsego County after a deadly tornado in May, also after the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied the state's request for a major disaster declaration.
2 Toddlers Die After Being Pulled From Northern Michigan PondTroopers found them about 5 p.m. Monday face-down in the water in Otsego County's Hayes Township, the state police said in a release.
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.