Mike has been at TV6 for nearly 30 years, with the first three or so in the news department, and the remainder in sports.
Mike feels there's nothing like covering U.P. sports because every time you go below the Mackinac Bridge, you're automatically the underdog in the eyes of most Lower Peninsula folks. That makes winning state titles even better, Mike says.
Mike graduated from Grand Ledge HS in 1981 and from Michigan State in 1985 with a B.A. in Telecommunication. His wife, Julie, is a Negaunee and NMU grad. She's a nurse in Marquette. They have two sons; Steven and Eric. Both attended Negaunee Schools. Both boys have been heavily involved in football, basketball, tennis and baseball.
Police are working to determine how many shooters were involved in the fatal incident near Pike Place Market.
"The one-drop rule ... which is what identifies and defines what a black man is, or a Negro," Capt. Javier Ortiz said during a public hearing.
The teen's family is from Trinidad. He said that his dreadlocks are part of his heritage and that many men in his family wear them.
The National Weather Service even issued a “a falling iguana” forecast.
Under the Department of Transportation’s proposed new rules, only dogs trained to help persons with a disability will be considered “service animals” and allowed in the passenger cabin.