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Isabella Co. Sheriff’s Office Investigating Theft of Power Tools
Deputies in Isabella County are investigating a thefts of power tools. Deputies say the man seen in these photos – is the suspect in their investigation of the theft from Menards on March 5th.
Every DTE Electric customer in Michigan will see refunds in upcoming bills
DETROIT - DTE Energy electric customers will see credits in two bills this year after the conclusion of an investigation into the company's billing practices. In 2017, Michigan Public Service Commission staff received numerous complaints through its Customer Assistance Division about improper shutof
Do you recognize this man? He is wanted for theft in Isabella County
ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich. - The Isabella County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help identifying a man wanted for theft. He is a suspect in the theft of power tools from Mendards on March 5th.
Michigan men cheat DNA paternity test, threaten woman when she finds out
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. - Two men allegedly used a fake ID to cheat a DNA paternity test then threatened a woman when she found out. Officials in Macomb County said Ken May was ordered to take a DNA test to prove whether he was the father of a woman's baby. May is accused of paying another man, Markhai
This Small Michigan Town Could Become a Spaceport
When you think about launching into space, you probably think of Cape Canaveral in Florida or NASA's Houston Mission Control. Or maybe that Spaceport America launch pad in the middle of the New Mexico desert. So would it surprise you that 5 sites in Northern Michigan could become America's newest sp
Students plan to walk from Mount Pleasant to Flint to raise awareness
Program Board President Galen Miller is planning and raising money for a walk from Mount Pleasant to Flint to deliver water to the community during the ongoing water crisis. Miller, who is a senior from Bad Axe, said it is currently being planned to take place across two days — April 19-20. One can
Michigan bill would put drivers in jail for 0.05 blood-alcohol limit
Michigan may soon join Utah with the nation’s lowest drunken driving limit. Rep. Abdullah Hammond, D-Dearborn, sponsored a bill that would lower the state’s blood-alcohol content (BAC) for driving under the influence from 0.08 to 0.05.
SHOP TALK: Jon's Country Burgers offers look at 1957 Mount Pleasant
For 62 years, Jon’s Country Burgers has offered a little bit of everything to the Mount Pleasant community from its location at the corner of South Mission and Bellows Street.
Michigan priest acquitted of sexual assault charges
SAGINAW, Mich. – A 72-year-old Michigan priest has been acquitted of sexually assaulting two teens with his hands in the first of three trials. There were gasps Thursday as the jury's verdict was announced. The Rev. Robert DeLand testified in his own defense and denied the allegations during a two-d
Amanda Hanover: Police looking for Michigan woman whose car was found in Kenosha
KENOSHA -- Kenosha Police are asking for your help in locating a missing endangered woman. 39-year-old Amanda Hanover's car was found unoccupied near Fisherman's Circle in Kenosha, police say. A phone was found in her vehicle.
Boy struck by hit and run driver on way to bus stop
REYNOLDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Montcalm Co. Sheriff is asking for help in finding a driver who hit an 11-year-old boy as he was walking to his bus stop Wednesday morning. The incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. on Maple Hill Road north of Lake Montcalm Road in Reynolds Township.
Mecosta County 49th Circuit Court report
BIG RAPIDS — The following case was heard this week in Mecosta County’s 49th Circuit Court. All cases may not be reported. • Jackie Dillon Webb, 29, of Bitely, pleaded guilty to third-degree home invasion. She was sentenced to six months in jail and given credit for serving 68 days. Per a plea agree
Miller sentenced to jail term for CSC assault
BIG RAPIDS — A Morley man will spend time behind bars for sexual assault after being sentenced this week in Mecosta County’s 49th Circuit Court. Elmer J. Miller, 21, was sentenced to seven months in jail for second-degree criminal sexual conduct (assault), according to court records. He was given cr
Gratiot Treasurer Asked to Resign
Commissioners: Job Performance is a Disservice to Taxpayers. Turmoil bubbling undetected since late last year in the Gratiot County Courthouse came to light on March 13 with a public reprimand of County Treasurer Michelle Thomas.
Break-in at vacant building prompts lockdown at Lakeview schools
LAKEVIEW, Mich. — Lakeview schools were put on a precautionary lockdown Thursday after someone was found in a vacant building. In a Facebook post, Lakeview Community Schools said a vacant elementary building had its doors kicked in and had someone in the boiler storage room.
Kettlewell sentenced for assaulting teens
Brian Kettlewell, 64 of Harrison, will spend up to 15 years in prison, Circuit Court Judge Roy Mienk said Monday. February 11th, Kettlewell pled guilty to two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 2nd degree.
One person hurt in crash in Montcalm County
WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – One person has been injured in a crash on M-46 Wednesday morning in Montcalm County. The crash happened about 7:30 in Winfield Township, on M-46 at Kohler Road, between a vehicle and a semi-truck. One driver has been flown to the hospital via Aero Med.
Police increase patrol for drivers passing buses in Midland County
MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. -- The nicer weather means more people are on the roads and the increase of drivers is causing some concern for bus drivers in Midland County. Drivers are ignoring the bus's flashing red lights. However, Michigan State Police is stepping in to help.
Clare BOE honors winter season athletes
Max Hofweber, a duel enrolled senior at CHS, was named the Male Scholar Athlete of the Season at the Clare Board of Education Meeting Monday evening. Athletic Director Lisa Burns outlined his accomplishments. Max, a senior, has a grade point average.
Evart residents share concerns with Dvoracek, city officials
EVART — With the aroma of pizza and breadsticks hanging in the air, city residents spoke with Evart officials about their concerns with city services. Around a dozen residents attended the second “Community Coffee” this year hosted by interim-city manager Sarah Dvoracek on Thursday afternoon at BC P