$18M winning Lotto 47 ticket sold in Michigan, are you the lucky winner?
The lucky winner matched all six numbers drawn on July 31 -- 03-05-10-20-28-31 -- to win the jackpot prize. Prior to Saturday’s win, no one had won the Lotto 47 jackpot since January, leading to one of the larger jackpots in the history of the game. The winner must contact the Michigan Lottery’s Public Relations division at 517-373-1237 to setup an appointment to claim their prize. For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games. If you’d like to be the next player from Michigan to win a huge lottery prize, take a look at these tips from lottery expert Richard Lustig.mlive.com
Fire engulfs Northern Michigan lumberyard, damages neighboring homes
PRUDENVILLE, MI – A large structure fire broke out at a Northern Michigan lumberyard on Tuesday morning, Nov. 24. Denton Township Fire Department and Michigan State Police Houghton Lake Post responded around 8 a.m. to the fire at Penney’s Lumber on M-18 in Prudenville, Roscommon County, MSP said in a news release. The fire had already spread from the lumberyard to the neighboring trailer park. Michigan State Police troopers assist at the scene of a large structure fire at Penney's Lumberyard on Tuesday morning, Nov. 24, on M-18 in Prudenville, Roscommon County.Michigan State PoliceCrew are still working at the scene. READ MORE:Michigan man accused of kidnapping Texas girl for sexual purposesNorthern Michigan county board ‘supports impeachment’ of Gov.mlive.com
Its like being released from jail -- How first day of reopening has gone in Northern Michigan
Rod checked out the Frog Tiki Bar just a few minutes west of West Branch. Frog Tiki Bar also offered a glimpse at the challenges businesses will face when they reopen. As the signs went up and the doors started opening, Michiganders said theyre happy to see even a partial reopening. Weve been waiting for this for honestly two months, Frog Tiki Bar Owner Kathy Grover said. Its a big weekend.The bar is one of three tourist businesses Grover owns and runs.
Photos show snowmobiles that fell through thin ice on Houghton Lake
ROSCOMMON COUNTY, Mich. – On Sunday at around 12:40 p.m. officers from the Michigan State Police Houghton Lake Post responded to an address on Holly Avenue in Prudenville where a snowmobile had gone through the ice on the East Bay of Houghton Lake. The rider was not injured and refused medical treatment. Shortly after, two more snowmobiles went through the ice about 1,000 feet south of the same area.