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Alcohol believed to be a factor in fatal crash
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police believe that alcohol played a factor in a head on collision leaving one person is dead and another injured.This happened just after midnight on 5 Mile Rd. and Fruit-Ridge Ave. in Grand Rapids.FOX 17 is told an SUV traveling southbound swerved across the road colliding he
Stolen Big Rapids items recovered in Clare
Suspects in break-ins at 10 storage units in Mecosta County Wednesday were identified Thursday and arrested at a Clare County residence, state police said.A trooper from the Mt. Pleasant post investigated the breaking and entering and larceny of property from 10 storage units located in Big Rapids T
Horse Progress Days comes to Clare again
Horse Progress Days, which rotates through Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Northern Indiana, Southern Indiana and Pennsylvania each year, was last held in Clare in 2012 at the same location.
MidMichigan Urgent Care, Family Medicine moving to new location in Gladwin
MidMichigan Health Park - Gladwin will open in mid-July offering Urgent Care, Family Medicine, lab, X-ray and a Primary Care Access Clinic. (Rendering provided)
Man shot, killed while trying to break up fight in Flint
FLINT, Mich. --Flint Police say 33-year-old Antijuan Moore was shot and later died at a hospital after trying to break up a fight.The fight started in the 1100 block of North Chevrolet Avenue in Flint just after 1 a.m. Saturday.Police say Moore was break up a fight between a group of women; one of t
Owner renovates historic Michigan ranch with 1920s gang past
Owner Jim Paetschow is renovating the Tobacco Ranch in Clare into a venue for weddings and business retreats, theMorning Sunof Mount Pleasant reported. The ranch was once owned by lawyer Isaiah Leebove, who worked for one of Detroit's most prominent gangs in the 1920s, the Purple Gang. The allies of
Witnesses: 2 rushed to hospital following officer-involved crash in downtown Flint
FLINT, Mich.--Authorities are on scene following an officer-involved accident in downtown Flint involving a Genesee County Sheriff cruiser.Witnesses say no one had passed away, but at least two people were rushed to the hospital.We’ll update as we learn more.
Now, even cemetery flowers get no respect
•WB in Fort Gratiot:“I was out to the Mount Pleasant cemetery in the spring to pick up my father’s urn and it was gone. I bought a new urn and filled it up and planted flowers, and it was quite nice. I guess someone else thought it was nice, too, because they took it. Imagine that. Someone stealing
A look back at the Flood of 1986
The rain started on Sept. 9, 1986. By the time the floodgates closed, crops were ruined, homes were destroyed and possessions were wrecked.
Pinconning Police searching for shoplifting suspects
PINCONNING, Mich - The Pinconning Police Department posted on it's Facebook page pictures of two people who they say are shoplifting suspects.The two suspects police say were observed at the Town and Country Supermarket.A picture of the pickup truck they were in was posted on the page.In one of the
Shepherd child awarded with bike for kind behavior
His Shepherd Elementary teacher, Annette Sponseller, thought his attitude and behavior deserved recognition. Sponseller nominated Eisenberger to win a bike through Barberi Law’s Bikes for Kids program.
Flooding caused $14 million in damage to roads, bridges
"We're going to get there," said Terry Palmer, Midland County Road Commission (MCRC) managing director. "We will probably be two to three years catching up from the flood."
Arenac County teen now missing for more than a month
STANDISH, MI-- It's been more than a month since a 15-year-old girl seemingly slipped out of her bedroom window and vanished into the night.Kaitlyn Leonard, a student at Standish-Sterling High School, left her home the night of Sunday, May 20. She took a packed backpack with her, but left her cellph
Saginaw's Newest Business Place Offers Farm Fresh Food & More | WSGW 790 AM
The main tenant is Saginaw’s Downtown Farmers Market, providing both indoor and outdoor sales areas. In addition to more than 30 other vendors, the building includes a business incubator complete with a certified commercial kitchen offering facilities for budding entrepreneurs. The Central Michigan
Health department reports spike of pertussis cases in Osceola County
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Health officials in central Michigan say they are seeing a spike in cases involving a disease that can be lethal to infants.Central Michigan District Health Department has received increased reports of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, primarily in Clare County, but al
Clare BOE adopts $14.8 million budget
Revenues for the coming year are estimated at $14,940,892 and expenditures are projected to be $14,766,648.During her presentation to the BOE, Kruskamp said, “We anticipate an excess of revenues over expenditures of $487,091 which would give us an ending fund balance of $2,840,252.”
Historic Clare gang property becomes event venue while preserving history
Jim Paetschow, owner of the historic Tobacco Ranch in Clare, is working on making the landmark a venue for weddings and businesses. The ranch was once owned by Isaiah Leebove, a lawyer who did work with the infamous Detroit-based Purple Gang in the 1930s.
Area children to benefit from Toys For Tots group
One Midland resident, Loretta Ferris, wants to make sure every area child has toys for Christmas and has begun a Midland Area Toys For Tots.
ATV hits tree, passenger dies, driver arrested
Brashaw was riding with Nicole Eysenbach, 43 of Florida, who has a seasonal residence in Lake.
Best’s sculptures at Horse Progress Days
Artist Jeff Best, of Clare is well known in the Clare area. His lifelike and creative works of art have been displayed and enjoyed right in downtown Clare as well as all around the area.Jeff lives just down the road from the Alvin Yoder farm, the site of this year’s Horse Progress Days and many neig