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BUSINESS BEAT: BCAR donates to Happy Feet

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The Branch County Association of Realtors affiliate members Devon Title and GreenStone Farm Credit Services recently sponsored an educational luncheon for association members at Wings Etc. in Coldwater.


Sobeski brothers turn love for cars into long-time business

If you happen to find yourself in Doug and Chuck Sobeski's garage, dropping off keys or stopping in to say “Hello,” you may notice the brothers are pretty even keeled. This attribute may have a lot to do with their ability to work together in the auto repair business for the past 18 years. Despite t


Detroit man who threatened 'massive shooting' in Michigan arrested, authorities say

A Detroit man accused of threatening "a massive shooting" in Michigan has been arrested in Youngstown, Ohio. U.S. Marshals said 28-year-old Cameron White posted on Facebook that he was "planning a massive shooting real soon."


Michigan's 58 lowest-income ZIP Codes, based on 2016 tax returns

Michigan has 58 ZIP Codes where the average income reported on 2016 federal tax returns was below $35,000. The statewide average was $61,618, according to recently released IRS data.


Jalisco's picks Starr Building instead of North Woods

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - It was thought last May that the downtown Coldwater building that used to house the North Woods Coffee Company was going to be the site of Jalisco's Mexican food products store.


Coldwater Gymnastics falls to Angola on Senior Night

COLDWATER — The Coldwater Lady Cardinal Gymnastics team hosted the Angola Hornets on Monday night to close out their regular season. Angola took the win, posting a new school record in the battle of the border with a point total of 141.3 points while the Cardinals tallied a very consistent score of


Ex-NFL star gets pre-approval for medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan

Former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson received preliminary approval this week to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan. Johnson was given unanimous pre-approval to open the business with his wife, Brittney Johnson, The Detroit Free Press reported Thursday.


Suspect spends hours stuck between warehouse equipment after running from police

COLDWATER, MI – A wanted man recently found himself in a tough spot while attempting to run from police. According to an official DNR report, the incident occurred while the Coldwater Police Department, Branch County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan State Police and DNR conservation officer Nick Wellm


Michigan Girl Dies After Ingesting Meth

ELKHART, Ind. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – A Michigan father and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after his 10-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine and died in Elkhart, IN. last June.


Michigan governor signs executive order to reorganize Department of Environmental Quality

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a new executive order today (Wednesday). It aims to reorganize the Department of Environmental Quality,. The new order replaces Whitmer's previous one, which was blocked by the State legislature.


Banks offer low interest downtown loans

Coldwater’s two local banks have committed to putting up $400,000 each for a low interest loan program to foster downtown redevelopment. The announcement came Tuesday at the Downtown Redevelopment Authority meeting.


Michigan couple finds lottery loophole, wins $27 million in 9 years

Jerry Selbee has spent his life looking for patterns. And it's paid off -- quite literally: to the tune of $27 million, in fact. Yes, that's how much Selbee won once he figured out a loophole in a lottery game. If you knew the trick, you could do it, too. (Well, if lottery officials hadn't pulled th


Multiple Calhoun County drug busts Wednesday

ALBION, MI (WTVB) - Calhoun County law enforcement authorities were busy Wednesday executing search warrants at three residents in Albion and Sheridan Township as part of a drug trafficking investigation by detectives with the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department.


Michigan Is Ranked As One Of The Most Sinful States

Recently a company named Wallethub (which is a credit score web-site) decided to to rank what states are most sinful and Michigan found it's self on the top 10! Here is how the web-site broke it down by...

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Police detail timeline, motive of mother in West Michigan murder-suicide

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The shooting deaths of three young girls and their mother in West Michigan earlier this week has been ruled a murder-suicide. The Kent County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday afternoon that the medical examiner ruled that the deaths of Alaina Rau, 2; Cassidy Rodery, 6; and


These are the 10 best diners in Michigan

The search for Michigan's Best Diner was all about breaking records, and waistlines. After receiving more than 370 nominees and 40,000-plus votes, we set out to visit about 30 of the top contenders, including our 12 poll winners across the state.


Winter Weather Advisory for snow and freezing rain

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - While Branch County is not expected to be hit as hard as some parts of Michigan, National Weather Service forecasters says light snow will spread north through the early morning Wednesday, becoming freezing rain between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. and then transitioning to rain fr


Cardinals split in high school bowling Wednesday

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - In high school bowling, Coldwater split their final Interstate 8 Conference match of the season with Jackson Northwest Wednesday night at Midway Lanes. The Coldwater boys had to settle for a tie with Northwest for the conference title as they were beaten by the Mounties 20-10.


Michigan man faces 10 years to life in prison for heroin ring targeting Western Pa.

A Michigan man caught with more than 1,300 grams of heroin pleaded guilty for scheming to sell the illegal street drug to addicts in Western Pennsylvania, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.


Michigan DNR: Animal caught on video could be rare lynx

An animal caught on video in Michigan could be a rare lynx, according to the DNR. Monique Touchette-Soper of Lexington, Michigan captured the animal walking through woods near her home on Saturday.