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Accident at Sherman, Mavis in Hamlin Township

Emergency responders were called to an accident at Sherman and Mavis roads about 7:45 p.m. Sunday. A "side-by-side" vehicle rolled over and one person was reportedly injured. Help us highlight National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Use your artistic talent in photography or drawing t

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-03-18 23:44:00

Manistee native wins writing contest

MANISTEE COUNTY - Michigan Writers Cooperative Press (MWCP) recently announced the two winners of its annual chapbook contest, one in poetry and one in creative nonfiction. Margaret Fedder, of Manistee, is the [...] MANISTEE COUNTY - Michigan Writers Cooperative Press (MWCP) recently announced the t

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-03-19 00:06:32

Homeowner shocked by Room Redo ransformation

"Wow. It's amazing," said Melissa Slimmen, looking at her newly renovated living room. It had been a minimally decorated, two-toned room with fluorescent lighting, a brown sectional sofa and dark brick left over in a corner from a wood stove since removed. The space is now gray and white, or white


Missed vote sparks contention in Lake City

LAKE CITY - An item that was accidentally overlooked at the February meeting of the Lake City Council became a matter of contention at the March meeting of the council held on Monday, March 12, at the city office. At the February meeting, Department of Public Works Director Ray Vasser asked the coun

CADILLAC NEWS - 2018-03-19 04:00:00

Hometown boys plan West Michigan brewery with hot dogs

MONTAGUE, MI - Two Montague natives plan to open a brewpub in the small West Michigan town. North Grove Brewers could open as early as August, said co-owner/co-founder RJ Nordlund. "Craft brew is doing really well in Muskegon," he said. "Montague needs a brewpub." Montague is located in northern

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 16:13:55

Flood waters down, costs up

BRANCH COUNTY - Three weeks after heavy rains and snow melt caused serious flooding around Branch County, water levels are down but still a foot above normal spring levels. Branch County Drain Commissioner Mike Hard said lake levels would normally be a foot lower this time of year. "We still have a

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2018-03-19 14:17:02

Animal control seeks new truck

TRAVERSE CITY - It's not uncommon to see Grand Traverse County animal control officer Deb Zerafa stand up during public meetings to admittedly beg and plead for funding. "I know it's not mandated (but) we have to fund it," she said during one such meeting on Oct. 25. "We have to do something because

TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE - 2018-03-19 12:00:00

Where there's smoke, there's whitefish

Whether it's eaten in an Upper Peninsula gas station parking lot on saltines, or sliced thin with shaved red onion and a schmear of cream cheese on a toasted sesame bagel in a Detroit deli, smoked fish has a niche in the pantheon of foods Michiganders crave. "It's sort of an old tradition," said Dic


Woman dies in crash on M-45

Ottawa County deputies say the woman, whose name has not yet been released, was driving a Chevy Cobalt west on Lake Michigan Drive near 26th Avenue in Tallmadge Township. Investigators believe the woman crossed the grassy median before crashing into a Chevy Malibu driven by 25-year-old Tyler Clark o


Luther man charged with drunken driving, other driving offenses

CADILLAC - A 52-year-old Luther man is facing multiple driving offenses including drunken driving after he was charged recently in 84th District Court. Gabriel Richard Rodriguez was charged with operating with a high blood alcohol content, third offense; fourth-degree fleeing police; reckless drivi


Injury accident at Scottville and Wilson roads

Emergency responders are being dispatched to a personal injury accident with two people involved at Scottville and Wilson roads in Custer Township. More information as it becomes available. Help us highlight National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Use your artistic talent in photograph


West Mich. teachers accused of sexual abuse identified

Veldt is currently a teacher for Jenison Public Schools. He was placed on leave Jan. 29. The Sheriff's Office said the investigation was handed over to the Newaygo County Prosecutor's Office, where it is being determined if any charges will be filed. Police said the alleged abuse involving Veldt beg


Woman dies in Tallmadge Township crash

TALLMADGE TWP. - A 32-year-old woman has died after a fatal two-car crash in Tallmadge Township. The crash took place at 10:42 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 on Lake Michigan Drive near 26th Avenue. The female driver, whose name is being withheld pending family notification, was driving a 2010 Chevrole


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Local teen launches Blessed with a Dress

A Spring Lake girl looks to help fellow teens find a prom dress and, in turn, help them see their inner beauty. While shopping for dresses for homecoming, 16-year-old Chloe Mitchell said she received a confidence boost from a stranger who stepped in after seeing Mitchell's unhappiness with the dress