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One Lenawee: Focusing on entrepreneurship
For some time now, Lenawee County economic development efforts have been evolving to focus on entrepreneurs and on the culture and infrastructure needed to grow our own Lenawee County businesses.
Man killed in crash in Columbia Township
COLUMBIA TWP. — A man from Blackman Charter Township in Jackson County died following a one-vehicle crash early Monday west of Brooklyn, the Columbia Township Police Department reported.
Country-style Christmas show coming to Adrian’s Croswell Opera House
ADRIAN, MI (WTOL) - If you love Christmas music and raucous live performances played in a country style have we got a show for you. Not only that, but it’s taking place at one of the most beautiful theatres in the area.
Consumers Energy warns customers about possible imposters trying to enter homes
JACKSON, Mich. - Consumers Energy has a warning for home owners this holiday season. According to a press release, imposters claiming to be from the energy provider are trying to coerce residents to let them inside their homes.
18 Year Old Gunshot Victim Dies From Injuries in Michigan City
In Michigan City, an 18 year old male gunshot victim was pronounced dead this afternoon after being hospitalized for his injuries and the gunman remain at-large. Officers were called to the 200 block of Karwick Road at 12:53pm for a report of multiple gunshots. The victim has been identified as Dare
Fans flock to Adrian gym to watch hoops phenom
When a sophomore named Earvin Johnson brought his Lansing Everett basketball team to Adrian back in the mid-1970s, only a few people had any idea that the player they were watching would one day help change the sport.
Paroled after 47 years in store clerk’s execution, killer says: ‘One split second has done a lifetime of damage'
KENT COUNTY, MI – Her son had been in prison for a decade when he finally told her what happened that awful night, four days before Christmas 1970. Chester Patterson, then 17, shot and killed Rick Tholen, a teacher moonlighting at a party store. Patterson called the shooting an accident.
Fortress Cafe opens doors in downtown Jackson
JACKSON, MI – What started as a hobby has turned into a business, as Fortress Café has opened its doors in downtown Jackson. The healthy, grab-and-go style shop offers customers a quick, "good healthy bite" in the morning to get them through the afternoon, Owner Duncan Bone said.
Fatal Accident Investigation Near Village of Brooklyn
The Columbia Township Police Department is currently investigating a fatal accident that occurred at approximately 6:40 am Monday, December 17th on Jefferson Road about 1 mile west of the Brooklyn Village limits.
Bike Lane Symbols: What Do They Mean?
The City of Adrian, in an attempt to become a more bicycle friendly community, has added bicycle lanes and shared use lanes on various streets throughout the City. The symbol below denotes a dedicated bike lane. This lane is for the use of bicyclists only. No parking is allowed in this lane.
Michigan police investigate Lenawee County homicide
RIGA TOWNSHIP (WTOL) - The body of a black man was found in a cornfield in Riga Township on Monday, and an investigation is currently underway. The Michigan State Police Monroe Post and First District Special Investigation Section are involved in the investigation into what’s been ruled a homicide i
Body of homicide victim found in Lenawee County field
RIGA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A body has been found in a cornfield in Lenawee County in southeastern Michigan. State police say the man likely was the victim of a homicide. The body was found Monday in Riga Township, just north of the Michigan-Ohio border.
Remains in SW Michigan Identified As Missing Lansing Father
Remains found near Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan have been identified as a Lansing-area man who disappeared 13 months ago. Jerome Ezell was supposed to pick up his girlfriend in November 2017 but never appeared with her car. Human remains were discovered last week more than 100 miles away i
MSP First District Investigating Murder in Lenawee County
RIGA TOWNSHIP, MI – MSP First District personnel are currently investigating a homicide in Lenawee County. This investigation is on-going with several detectives actively working the case.
Man shoots girlfriend’s father during fight, police say
JACKSON, MI – A Jackson man was shot in leg by his daughter’s boyfriend during a fight inside an apartment Saturday afternoon. At about 3 p.m. Dec. 15, the 40-year-old father entered an apartment in the 300 block of W. Franklin Street to confront his daughter’s boyfriend, Jackson Director of Police
Low-speed chase ends in arrest
A Michigan man who was driving an old pickup truck pulling a trailer allegedly full of stolen goods led authorities on a chase Monday morning. The low-speed pursuit began in Hillsdale, Michigan, and ended with an arrest by Williams County Sheriff’s deputies.
Michigan woman dies after being crushed by her own vehicle at Indiana tollbooth
HAMMOND, Ind. - A Michigan woman who was crushed by her own vehicle at a tollbooth along the Indiana Toll Road has died from her injuries. State Police say 40-year-old Luciana Ortiz of Otsego, Michigan, died Wednesday, four days after she was injured after dropping her debit card while trying to pay
The Last Old Country Buffet In Michigan Is Closed
Old Country Buffet is waving goodbye to Michigan as the last location has closed their doors. When the Flint OCB closed last month, the Saginaw location became the last OCB in the state. After a Facebook post appeared today, it looks like there will be no more Old Country Buffet meals for Michigande
Large vehicles barred from deteriorating Jackson County bridge
HENRIETTA TWP., MI – Officials are limiting the amount of weight allowed on the Kennedy Road bridge near Pleasant Lake because the beams are showing excessive deterioration. The bridge between Bunkerhill and McCreary roads was built in 1934, according to a Jackson County Department of Transportation
Set on fire, hit by cars: Michigan native details life as a Hollywood stuntman
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Matt Philliben remembers rambling about the movie stars he saw on television as a kid, telling everyone he would one day be on the screen. Today, the Michigan man is a movie stuntman and actor working alongside Hollywood’s best. You probably won’t recognize his face and may not know