david kallman Owosso barber vows to stay open while he appeals to Michigan Supreme Court By Steve Carmody • May 31, 2020 steve carmody / Michigan Radio An Owosso barber hopes the Michigan Supreme Court will get involved in his case Monday so he can stay open. Last week, A Shiawassee County Circuit Court judge ordered Karl Manke to close and lock his barbershop. State suspends barber's license for violating governor's COVID-19 orders By Steve Carmody • May 13, 2020 steve carmody / Michigan Radio The legal battle by a Michigan barber against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 orders escalated Wednesday. State regulators suspended Karl Manke’s professional license and pulled his barbershop license on Wednesday.