New app helps police rescue stranded hikers in Sault Ste. Marie

Good News Notes: “Three people who got lost hiking Jan. 10 in the Connor Road area of Sault Ste. Marie were able to use the ‘what3words’ app to let police know where they were located. One of the hikers called the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service at 3:57 p.m., and dispatchers were able to get…

Hero Police Dog Locates Iowa Boy, 2, Who Wandered From Home

Good News Notes: “Thanks to Kilo the police dog, one Iowa family can rest easy knowing that their 2-year-old son is safe after wandering from home. The Mason City family contacted authorities on Tuesday when their little boy went missing from his family’s rural home. The family also reported that their dog had gone missing…

3 Mariners Rescued from Island After Spelling Out ‘SOS’ in Sand

Good News Notes: “Three missing mariners were rescued from a tiny, uninhabited Pacific island on Tuesday thanks to an ‘SOS’ message they wrote in the sand, authorities said. Guardsmen from the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG) and the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania National Guard found the men on the tiny…

Heart attack survivor says knowledge of heart disease saved her life

 Good News Notes: “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. In February we celebrate American Heart Month. The saying goes, ‘You don’t know what you don’t know.’ For Judi King, knowledge about a problem she thought she’d never have likely saved her life. ‘I didn’t have high cholesterol…

Family dog helps protect young lost child

Good News Notes: “The 911 Call came in around noon on Tuesday from a mother after she noticed her 3-year-old son was missing. Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John explained, ‘you could naturally tell she was upset and claimed that her 3-year-old son was missing, that he was playing in the front yard with some…