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Instructor had 14 seconds to land plane in Traverse City

May. 13, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A flight instructor had 14 seconds to safely land a plane after its engine died during its final approach, preliminary fact-finding by Federal Aviation Administration investigators indicates. The crash landing sent the Northwestern Michigan College...

No injuries reported after Traverse City small plane crash

May. 10, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — No injuries have been reported after a small plane crashed Tuesday evening in Traverse City, authorities said. The crash occurred at 5:37 p.m. on the grounds of the Grand Traverse County Civic Center, Grand Traverse 911 said. The grounds are a 45-acre...

Report says Michigan 2020 dam failures were 'preventable'

May. 04, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The failure of two Michigan dams that forced evacuation of 10,000 people and destroyed 150 homes was “foreseeable and preventable,” resulting from errors and miscalculations over nearly a century, an expert panel said Wednesday. The Edenville Dam on...

Detroit's Chansey Willis Jr. wins Michigan AP D1 hoops POY

Apr. 07, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King ___ First-Team All-State Chansey...

Michigan AP Division 3 basketball All-State boys team

Apr. 05, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

The 2021 Associated Press Division 3 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Carmelo Harris, Flint Beecher ___ First-Team All-State Carmelo Harris, Flint...

AP names Ypsilanti Arbor Prep's Petticord top Div. 3 player

Apr. 04, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

The 2022 Associated Press Division 3 girls’ basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of eight Michigan sportswriters. Player of the Year: Mya Petticord, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep Coach of the Year: Aleah Holcomb, Kent City First Team All-State ...

AP Division 4 basketball All-State boys team

Apr. 04, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

The 2021 Associated Press Division 4 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. Player of the Year: Brady Titus, Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian First-Team All-State Brady Titus, Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian, Sr. ...

Forest Hills Central's Hallock leads Michigan AP Div. 1 team

Mar. 31, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

The 2022 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 girls’ basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of eight sports writers: ___ Player of the Year: Theryn Hallock, Forest Hills Central Coach of the Year: Kyle Theisen, Midland Dow ___...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Mar. 28, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

Detroit News. March 26, 2022. Editorial: Stop bickering, offer drivers relief at pump Republicans and Democrats in Lansing continue to fight over how best to offer relief at the pump, and it’s Michigan drivers who are left in the lurch. The aggravating back and...

Fungus-ravaged bat proposed for endangered species listing

Mar. 22, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials on Tuesday proposed designating the northern long-eared bat, once common but ravaged by a deadly fungus, as an endangered species. The population has plummeted since colonies infected with white-nose syndrome were spotted in New York...