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‘Clare’s Downtown Gateway design finished, unveiled
Clare’s “Downtown Gateway” design is now developed and the City Commission got a nice surprise Monday evening when Dr. Patricia Crawford of the Michigan State University School of Planning, Design and Construction notified City Manager Ken Hibl that they would be waiving their $3,000 design fee to u
Woman shot overnight in Alma
A 39-year-old woman was shot in Alma early Friday morning, police said. Police were notified when the woman, who was not critically injured, sought treatment at a Mt. Pleasant hospital. Mt. Pleasant police were originally told the woman had been shot at Mill Pond Park in Mt. Pleasant. "It's not true
Two remain hospitalized after Missaukee County crash
MCBAIN - Two people remain in the hospital Friday after a two-car collision near McBain on Thursday afternoon left several people injured. Missaukee County Sheriff Jim Bosscher said Kristian Sheridan, 22, of Lake City, remained in Munson Medical Center in Traverse City Friday after he was critically
Mosquito control purchases fleet tracking system
“Sometimes we will have a dispute with a resident, either we did fog where we shouldn’t. Or we didn’t fog where we should. We could look at some tangible data to verify and then we can adjust if we need to,” Doud said.
Riverdale couple's medicinal pot transporter application denied by state
A Riverdale couple's state application to become licensed medical marijuana transporters has been denied. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board voted Thursday on two separate motions - that both failed to pass - in regard to the application submitted by Greentransport Services, a company p
Man jailed in connection to shooting in Alma
ALMA, Mich. --The Alma Police Department says a 40-year-old man is in jail in connection to a shooting.The shooting took place around 2:15 a.m. Friday in the 200 block of South State Street in Alma.Police say a 39-year old woman was shot, and she sought treatment for a non-life-threatening gunshot w
The U.S. Ethanol Industry Is Under Attack
Jerry Jung’s passion for reforming the nation’s ethanol laws started when he noticed that the monarch butterflies had vanished from his hobby farm north of Clare, Michigan. After doing a bit of research, he learned that the monarch population had plummeted in recent years.
Man charge after woman -shot in Alma- seeks help in Mt. Pleasant
A 40-year-old Alma man is facing multiple felonies including weapons and drugs charges after police say he shot a gun in an Alma building and injured a 39-year-old woman early Friday morning. That victim caused confusing for a short time when she sought treatment for that non-life threatening injur
Security footage leads to arrest related to break in
A 27-year-old Midland man has been charged with two counts of resisting and obstructing deputies after a report of a breaking and entering in progress on Monday. The Midland County Sheriff's Office reports a 9:37 a.m. call brought deputies to a Merritt Drive home in Lee Township. The resident, who w
Police search for missing woman
BIG RAPIDS, MI -- Authorities are seeking public assistance regarding a missing persons case in Big Rapids. Police said Crystal Louise Hawn, 27, was last seen in the Big Rapids area on Saturday, April 7. She has since been reported missing. Hawn is 5-foot-2, and about 150 pounds. She has brown hair
Ice Cream Truck to open in Isabella County
"In the (apartments) you have to go out of your way — because it is off campus — to go and get things," Carver said. "Everything is on Mission (Street) and I am off Mission, so if (the ice cream truck) were to come here to the apartments it would be a lot easier for us."
Plea offer made in homicide case
Zachary Quinn Bieski, 24, is charged with first-degree homicide, first-degree child abuse and second-degree homicide in the death of Delilah Quinn Bieski. He is being held in the Midland County Jail without bond.
Truck drives through the front of Family Video
Monday, April 16, at approximately 5 p.m., a dark-colored truck crashed through the front of Family Video in Big Rapids. The Big Rapids Department of Public Safety is investigating the incident but details have not yet been released.
Father calls child molester 'despicable'
BAD AXE — An Essexville man is heading to prison after receiving his sentence this week for forcing a 5-year-old girl to sexually stimulate him while being semi-restrained.Dietrich James Wilson, 35, was sentenced Monday to two to 10 years in prison on one count of assault with intent to commit penet
Bay City Western closed after threat tied to Confederate flag protest
AUBURN, MI -- Bay City Western High School closed today because of a threat made after two days of demonstrations involving Confederate flags flying from trucks parked outside the high school. Superintendent Stephen Bigelow said he was called after 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, because of rumors peo
Man gets jail for stealing wheelchair ramps
Midland Police investigated the thefts from First Community Care, 3024 James Savage Road, in April 2017. Staff there reported three full ramps, between 25 and 30 sections total -- valued at a total of $15,000 -- had been stolen from behind the building overnight. The hand railings that accompanied t
Life sentence reduced, man could see freedom before turning 60
In 2000, James Washington was given a life sentence for the June 27, 1999, murder of 38-year-old Joseph Kinville II.
K9 unit's discovery of crystal meth leads to arrest in Roscommon County
A suspect was arrested after a K9 unit discovered crystal meth in a vehicle. (Roscommon County Sheriff) ROSCOMMON COUNTY, Mich. --A suspect was arrested after a K9 unit discovered crystal meth in a vehicle. The incident took place in summer 2017 on the west side of Higgins Lake in Roscommon County.
Judge rules against moving trial from Montcalm County
STANTON - Montcalm County's civil lawsuit against its former auditor will remain in Montcalm County. Mecosta County Judge Scott Hill-Kennedy oversaw a motion to change venue hearing Monday as part of Montcalm County's lawsuit against the county's former auditor Abraham & Gaffney. - Daily News/Elisab
Mail carrier arrested for stealing $50 gift card in Midland Coun - WNEM TV 5
A mail carrier has been arrested in Mid-Michigan after authorities say he stole a gift card from a man's mailbox. Denver Lawrence, 41, of Coleman is facing two larceny charges, a misdemeanor and a felony. >>Slideshow: Mid-Michigan mug shots<< The arrest comes after Midland County resident Louis La