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Mount Pleasant Police release homecoming weekend crime stats

Mount Pleasant Police have released crime statistics from this weekend's Central Michigan University homecoming. Officers responded to a total of 205 calls for service between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Sunday. Those calls included two assaults, two hit and run traffic accidents, eight drunken driving

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 13:19:20

Mothers Against Drunk Driving of Michigan recognize Mount Pleasant police officers

Four Mount Pleasant police officers have received statewide recognition for their efforts to stop drunken driving. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of Michigan awarded Officer Jeff Thompson with its Outstanding Officer Award. Officers Mike Covarrubias, Kipp Moe and Kurt Solmonson were recipient


Ceremonial kickoff starts United Way Campaign off right

GLADWIN COUNTY - United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties did things a little different this year, starting their 2017 Campaign off with Ceremonial Kickoffs and Miracle Minute fundraisers at each of our five public school districts. All the money has been counted from our Miracle Minute fundraisers,

GLADWIN COUNTY RECORD - 2017-10-18 10:00:00

Pickler's legacy of community service showcased in student clean up program

A post-party weekend tradition in Mt. Pleasant in recent years, Sunday's Greeks Clean the Streets was a little bittersweet; it was the first since the creator of the collaborative clean up effort died in late summer. Jeff Pickler was a code enforcement for the city for nine years and before he reti

MORNING SUN - 2017-10-17 04:00:00

Police: Man convicted of child porn years ago caught again

A 53-year-old Ypsilanti man convicted on child pornography charges in Gratiot County 13 years ago is in the Isabella County Jail facing new and similar charges. Jeffrey S. Harris is accused of using a computer on the Central Michigan University campus to commit a crime, a felony punishable by six to


Bluejay pride: Old Shepherd sign found, restored

Courtesy photos - Shepherd teachers recent refurbished the original Shepherd Bluejays sign that sat atop the press box at the district's old football field. A new home for it was found on the side of Mitchell's Gourmet Deli, a popular stop for residents and students a couple of blocks from the scho

MORNING SUN - 2017-10-17 04:00:00

Driver enters plea in Alma nun hit-and-run fatal

A Gratiot County man faces sentencing in the hit-and-run death of an Alma nun after entering into a plea agreement with prosecutors Monday. Justin Fell, 33, pleaded no contest to failure to stop at the scene of an accident when at fault and/or causing death, a 15-year felony; and a moving violation


Isabella deputies arrest four men stopped or found in road

Three men found in vehicles stopped along Isabella County roadways were arrested in recent days and a fourth one went to jail after being found wandering lost in the middle of a road, the county sheriff's department said. Just after 5 p.m. on Wednesday deputies stopped to help occupants of a car wit

MORNING SUN - 2017-10-17 04:00:00

Wexford County Crash Sends Three To Hosptial

A crash in Wexford County sent three people to the hospital Sunday afternoon. It happened at the intersection of East 48 Road and South 45 Road in Clam Lake Township just before 2 p.m. Deputies say a van went through the stop sign and hit the side of a SUV. The driver of the van and passengers in bo

9&10 NEWS

DEVELOPING: One Dead After M-72 Crash in Kalkaska County

One person is dead after a two-car crash on M-72 in Kalkaska County. Crews have blocked off M-72 and Bear Lake Road. They have stopped our crew and others about a half mile from the scene. The Bear Lake fire chief tells us two vehicles were involved and one person has died. Right now we are working

9&10 NEWS - 2017-10-17 20:44:30

'Voices behind the phone'

Amy Thomas of Belding is the new director of Montcalm County Central Dispatch. She has goals of continuing to improve the constantly changing technology used for public safety and 9-1-1 calls. (Courtesy photo) STANTON - Montcalm County's 9-1-1 call center has a new director to oversee "the voices be

DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Civil trial involving young woman's death leads to clash between attorney, judge

STANTON - A Montcalm County attorney was held in contempt of court and nearly caused a mistrial in what a judge called "snarky, slimy and lawyering to the lowest common denominator." The civil trial unfolded over Oct. 2-5 in 8th Judicial Circuit Court and centered on the death of Mariah Kohn of Howa


Joseph T. 'Tim' Letson

Joseph T. "Tim" Letson, 58, of Devils Lake, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, Mich. He was born on Nov. 26, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio to Joseph E. and Nancy (Adamcek) Letson. He lived in the Devils Lake area most of his life. He graduated from Addison H

BROOKLYN EXPONENT - 2017-10-17 19:39:50

Experiencing Northern Michigan: Fall Color Countryside Tour via Vintage Locomotive

Fall colors in Northern Michigan were near their peak this past weekend, the season's most vivid shades of gold, red, green, and orange harmonizing throughout our region's October landscapes, putting on a vibrant show. Given the changing foliage and gorgeous scenery Up North, autumn offers the perfe

9&10 NEWS - 2017-10-17 13:30:23

Lakeview moves to get school projects back on track

The Lakeview School District hired a new architecture firm Monday to get planned upgrades to Westlake and Prairieview elementary schools back on track. "We're going back to the design phase for the next two buildings to make sure we fulfill the promises to the community and make sure we keep it in b

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2017-10-17 17:53:40

PHOTOS: My Favorites - Sean Miller

With my last day at the News-Review being Friday, Oct. 20, I have been going through and archiving all of the thousands of pictures I have taken in the last two and a half years. In doing so I have found and re-found some of my favorite shots. In no particular order, here are just a few. All photos


Northern Michigan From Above: Halloween Spooktacular

The owners of the Tee Lake Resort in Lewiston have a lot of fun with their Halloween display. Thousands of people go there to walk through their Halloween Spooktacular! Chief photojournalist Corey Adkins has some fun with effects in this spooky Northern Michigan from Above. The owners of the Tee Lak

9&10 NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:00:57

Beaverton City and DDA receive grant for trailhead

BEAVERTON - The City of Beaverton, recently received a grant from the Gladwin County Community Foundation to help create a Ross Lake Trailhead near the Beaverton hydroelectric facility, that will ultimately connect with the Beaverton to Gladwin walking/biking path. The Gladwin County Community Found

GLADWIN COUNTY RECORD - 2017-10-18 10:00:00

LRSB hands out $4.5 million

NEW BUFFALO - The Local Revenue Sharing Board is handing out $4.5 million in Four Winds Casino and Resort receipts to 12 taxing bodies. With little discussion, the board voted this month on the distribution. The board agreed earlier on specifc payments: New Buffalo Township, $138,000, to cover the f

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-10-18 10:00:00

Ward Four incumbent John Meinhardt will face challenger Stephen King

CADILLAC - Ward Four incumbent Cadillac City Councilman John Meinhardt will face challenger Stephen King this November. The Cadillac News sent each candidate a list of questions to help voters get to know them and where they stand on certain issues. Incumbent John Meinhardt Tell us a little about y

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00