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Reed City man bound over to circuit court for part in assault of senior citizen
Originally, Ranjel was arraigned in 77th District Court on a charge of attempted murder, which carries a possible life sentence. He was also charged with first-degree home invasion. Osceola County Prosecutor Tony Badovinac said Ranjel had to be recharged in 77th District Court due to the fact that w
Alma crushes Big Rapids to finish 8-1
Alward opened the scoring in the first with a 3-yard jaunt before senior QB Drew Humm got humming. He hit Marcus Owens Jr., with a 20-yard scoring pass in the first quarter to make it 13-0. Justin VanBlaricum, who went 7-for-8 in PATs, then hit the extra point to make it 14-0.
Top 5 things to do this weekend
Haunted Museum — 1-5 p.m. Saturday at theTri-Cities Historical Museum, 200 Washington Ave., downtown Grand Haven. Every year, the museum is decked out in Halloween finery and the community is invited to experience some “ghostly” interactions in this family-friendly event. Spotlight Dance Academy dan
Do you know this man?
Police are looking for the man that robbed Chase Bank, located at 3539 Plainfield near 4 Mile Rd, last Friday, October 12.
Highway closed due to accident
The northbound lanes of US-127 are closed near mile marker 55, between Baseline and Bellevue, due to an accident.
Child molester sentenced to 10 years in prison
CORUNNA — Mark Gates, 31, of Owosso was sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct by Judge Matthew Stewart Thursday in 35th Circuit Court.Stewart told Gates that even though he had sentenced Gates to prison, Gates had “sentenced” his victim, now 14, “to a lifetime of traum
Coats sentenced up to 20 years on drug charges
Joshua Steven Coats of Harrison, arrested on multiple drug charges in a Hamilton Township traffic stop on Rogers Road and M-61 June 1st, has been sentenced
Corrections officers exonerated in jail death lawsuit
Jurors in U.S. District Court in Kalamazoo came to a unanimous verdict on Monday, following a 12-day trial, according to Douglas Van Essen, attorney for Ottawa County.
Reed City clinches 9-0 season with 46-0 win over Pine River | The Pioneer Newspaper
Pine River’s Elijah Lewis, behind the blocking of Brock Nelson (5), looks for a hole against Reed City. (Pioneer photo/John Raffel)
Dad, daughters hurt in crash
Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post responded to a two vehicle rear-end collision that occurred on Tuesday, October 16, at approximately 6:12 a.m. on Federal Rd. near M-46 Hwy in Reynolds Township, Montcalm County.
Big Rapids uses early lead to beat Grant
Later in the drive though, Chase Lowery would hand off to Trevor Lowery and Trevor would drop the ball. The Cardinals’ Elliott Blair would scoop up the ball and bring it down within Tiger’s territory, leading to another Cards’ touchdown.
Local woman wins big playing Michigan Lottery game
An Ogemaw County woman cried tears of joy after learning she'd won $162,917 playing the Michigan Lottery's Club Keno The Jack game. "Winning this prize is so unbelievable. It's going to make me debt-free and stress-free!" said the big winner, Julie Garrison, of West Branch. She won the big prize whe
Henderson woman charged with multiple thefts from Walmart
CORUNNA — Ashley Taphouse, 30, of Henderson, has been charged with seven counts of retail fraud and one count of trespassing for alleged thefts from Walmart.Prosecutors issued a warrant for Taphouse Aug. 24 and she was arrested after Michigan State Police were able to identify her from surveillance
Police looking for two women suspected of stealing credit cards
Suspects in credit card theftsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Police are looking for two women suspected of stealing credit cards from several purses in downtown Grand Rapids.Police say the cards were then used to buy items around the Grand Rapids area.Police posted surveillance photos of the two suspects and
Man walks out of Walmart with 55-inch TV, speeds away, police say
MECOSTA COUNTY, MI - Sheriff's deputies say a man stole a 55-inch television from the Walmart Supercenter in Big Rapids.Police are hoping that surveillance photographs will lead to the man's identity.The theft happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Walmart store on Perry Avenue.The man carr
Osceola County 77th District Court reports | The Pioneer Newspaper
• Arnold Robert Thompson, 55, of Marion, pleaded guilty to attempted assault and assault and battery. He was sentenced to time served and must complete outpatient treatment. Thompson also must pay fines and court fees.
Woman: Meijer pharmacist refused to give miscarriage drug
A Sept. 16, 2008 file photo of a Meijer store in Michigan.(AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Jeff Schrier)
Mt. Pleasant man jailed for filing false felony report
A 32-year-old Mt. Pleasant man who police say fabricated the tale of a felony in order to obtain a personal protection order is in the Isabella County Jail.Ryan Lee Hughes, held in lieu of posting $1,000 of a $10,000 bond, was arraigned in Isabella County Trial Court on Monday.When first interviewed
Deputies identify retail theft suspects | The Pioneer Newspaper
Deputies were dispatched at 5 p.m. to the store for a theft complaint. Upon investigation, deputies found an unknown man stole a 55″ TV and sound bar. Once the man left the store, he got into a light green-colored Jeep Liberty, occupied by two unknown women. The vehicle left the parking lot in a rec
Cadillac man headed to prison after meth-related conviction
Scott Patrick Yates, 44, of Cadillac is headed to prison after he was sentenced on a methamphetamine-related case recently in 28th Circuit Court.Wexford County Jail