Stories tagged: "Karl Manke"

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor
The ‘Imminent Threat’ Posed By Barbershops and Salons During the Pandemic

The barber from Owosso is trying to get his licenses back, but Michigan's chief health official says that risks lives.

A Michigan State Police trooper talks with hair stylist Jody Hebberd while giving free haircuts at the State Capitol during a rally in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Barbers and hair stylists are protesting the state's stay-at-home orders, a defiant demonstration that reflects how salons have become a symbol for small businesses that are eager to reopen two months after the COVID-19 pandemic began. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
IN PHOTOS: ‘Operation Haircut’ Stylists Get $500 Fines for Risking Spread of Coronavirus

Hundreds of Michiganders lined up for 25 stylists at Lansing’s Operation Haircut, risking coronavirus infection for a free trim and a chance to protest Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s protections.