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Mt. Pleasant tip-jar thief identified, arrested

A 30-year-old Farwell man is jailed after local residents identified him as the man in surveillance video who stole a tip jar at a downtown Mt. Pleasant pizzaria.City police on Monday released video of the man taking the jar on July 8 from Pisanell’s Pizza at 110 N. Main St.Around 9:35 p.m. that nig

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-17 15:37:06

Firefighters battle blaze at Gratiot County waste management company

The blaze at center, located at 2355 Michigan Avenue —an Alma mailing address that is actually within the boundaries of St. Louis— is under the jurisdiction of the St. Louis Area Fire Department, said Alma City Manager Matt Schooley.

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-17 13:00:53

Maddux heads to prison for attempted meth robbery, shooting

An agreement set sentencing recommendations to 14.25 years to 22.5 years after Maddux pleaded no contest last month to assault with intent to cause great harm less than murder, first degree home invasion and armed robbery, a life offense.

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-16 16:07:19

Cause undetermined of fire at Gratiot County Granger facility

Courtesy photo A photo from a drone showing an aerial view of the Granger Disposal Center on fire late on the night of Monday July 16, 2018 in St. Louis. Fire officials were on scene from approximately 9 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday July 17, 2018.

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-17 16:24:48

Crossbow-wielding suspect in Alma domestic disturbance call still hospitalized

A domestic disturbance investigation on July 10 escalated when a suspect armed with a crossbow confronted police in his home, prompting two of the three officers to fire their guns, hitting the man in the shoulder.

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-16 21:11:42

Victim from fatal fire in Alma identified

Ruth Elaine Ferman, 69, was identified as the victim of the fire that occurred late Thursday night at Scottish Pines Apartments, per information Monday from Mark Williams, Alma Public Safety Administrator. The family was notified before her name was released.

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-16 20:12:23

Alma police officers back on duty after fatal fire

A pair of Alma Police Department officers are back to work after a leave of absence following a fire last week.The smoke and flames from a fire Friday at Scottish Pines Apartments forced first responders out of the complex and two police officers were treated at MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot in

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-16 17:54:42

Fishing has ups and downs in the area

MIDLAND — Fishing continues to have its ups and downs in the area.“They’ve been catching crappies on Sanford and Wixom,” Woody Raymond, of Sanford Sports Shop, said. “Bass are doing good. We some rain. It’s been kind of tough the last few days.”“Fishing is pretty outstanding right now,” Brandon Stan

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-18 02:24:35

Man sent to prison in child sex assault case

James Edward Boynton, 33, was charged with one count each of first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct, and second-degree child abuse. He entered a guilty plea to counts of second-degree child abuse and third-degree criminal sexual conduct and was sentenced recently.


Weather advisory: Storms in mid-Michigan

Locations expected to be subject to these storms include Mount Pleasant, Clare, Morley, Mecosta, Rosebush, Canadian Lakes, Lake Isabella, Stanwood, Sylvester, Altona, Loomis, Blanchard, Delwin, Beal City, Winn and Weidman.

MORNING SUN - 2018-07-16 17:28:35

Trooper shot on traffic stop in Michigan, alleged shooter dead

HOUGHTON LAKE, Mich. (WXYZ) - A Houghton Lake Michigan State Police trooper was shot Friday during a traffic stop in Lake Township in Missaukee County.Police say the trooper stopped a car occupied by two men and one woman. One man, identified as 32-year-old Douglas Robert Sawyer from Fenton, fled fr

WXYZ - 2018-07-16 16:03:42

Boil Water Advisory issued for Lakeview

LAKEVIEW, Mich. – The Village of Lakeview, in Montcalm County, has issued a precautionary Boil Water Advisory.

FOX17 - 2018-07-16 20:58:00

Rain expected for most of the week in mid-Michigan

A rainy week is expected for mid-Michigan with storms predicted to start and end the week.The high on Monday is expected to reach 84 degrees with a low of 59.There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation with winds flowing to the west at 8 mph.Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Tuesday with a hig


Construction starts for Gratiot County bat houses

Sean Bradley - Morning SunMembers of Girl Scout Troop No. 50649 worked Saturday July 14, 2018 in Alma to construct bat houses that it solicited sponsors for from around the county. The group members constructed them from start to finish, including putting stain on the wood to darken it, cutting the


Shepherd, Mt. Pleasant police participate in lip sync challenge

“It’s not like any department does it for the fame and the glory. We have such as a crazy job to begin with so it’s good to have fun and laugh a little bit,” said Luke Sawyer, Chief of the Shepherd Police Department, on Friday.


Two arrested after allegedly fleeing Isabella County Sheriff's Office

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – A man entering a local sheriff’s office on other business allegedly resists arrest and leads deputies on a chase.According to the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, the man came into the department to speak to a detective about retrieving property.The man was una


Woman found dead in Alma apartment fire

A 69-year-old woman was discovered dead by firefighters battling a blaze late Thursday night at Scottish Pines Apartments in Alma.The woman was discovered after firefighters entered the building to combat the fire, according to a media release from Alma city officials.The woman’s name is withheld by


Jaguar escapes at New Orleans zoo, goes on killing rampage

Audubon Zoo said the 3-year-old male jaguar, named Valero, was spotted outside his enclosure by a zoo employee prior to the zoo opening for the day.


Hamann seeks GOP nod for 98th House

The 98th District encompasses the towns of Midland, Auburn and Pinconning. It also includes Homer, Jerome, Larkin, Lee, Lincoln and Midland townships in Midland County along with Beaver, Fraser, Garfield, Gibson, Mount Forest, Pinconning and Williams townships in Bay County.

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-16 11:51:56

What Happened to Dr. Brenda Grettenberger? - 2018 Update - Gazette Review

A television personality, Dr. Brenda Grettenberger is perhaps best known for her appearances on the reality series,The Incredible Dr. Pol. An established veterinarian, she works alongside Dr. Pol at his rural clinic Pol Veterinary Services in Weidman, Michigan.As of 2018, there are twelve seasons.