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2 Owosso companies hosting job fairs this weekend

OWOSSO (WJRT) (11/17/2017) - Two Owosso companies are looking for workers on Saturday. Cargill Incorporated currently has more than 20 immediate openings across multiple departments and locations. The company is hosting a job fair from 8 a.m. to noon at G-S-T Michigan Works. Midwest Bus Corp., the n

ABC12.COM - 2017-11-17 23:52:00

Man who fled District Court captured

OWOSSO TWP. - Derec Shears, the man who walked out of District Court Wednesday after having his bond increased, was captured at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office received a tip from Bond Bonding that Shears might be hiding out in a residence on Bock Street in Owosso Township.

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-11-18 23:35:00

WUNDERLICH: Deer hunting with a purpose

Never have I hunted an opening day of firearms deer season without the desire to tag a buck or even an antlerless deer for that matter. However, there I was sitting in the dark in observation mode with my new Ruger American deer rifle in Zone III-compliant .450 Bushmaster caliber only watching for c

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-11-19 07:15:00

Group seeks EPA funding to study brownfields

CORUNNA - Several local groups are working together to secure a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would pay for a survey of brownfield sites. Several governmental entities and business groups expressed their support for the grant application; including the SEDP,

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-11-17 19:25:00

Sheriff IDs crash victim, lauds resident for aid

CORUNNA - Shiawassee County Sheriff Brian BeGole Thursday afternoon identified the driver of an early morning crash as Duncan Robertson of Henderson. Robertson was thrown from his vehicle and seriously injured when his westbound pickup truck rolled over on North Ridge Road between Cram and Kerby roa

ARGUS PRESS - 2017-11-17 19:15:00

MSP: Registered sex offender caught with child porn

SHIAWASSEE COUNTY (WJRT) - (11-17-17) - State police say a convicted sex offender in Shiawassee County is facing charges of possession of child pornography. Investigators say 47-year-old Jeffrey Drown of Laingsburg was taken into custody Tuesday. He is currently on probation and listed on the Mich


Local man arrested for child sexually abusive material

LAINGSBURG, Mich. (WILX) -- The Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force along with other police organizations across the country, have arrested a man from Laingsburg on three counts of child sexually abusive material possession. Jeffrey Drown, 47, from Laingsburg, was take


Road dieting project would eliminate a lane of Flushing Road in Flint Township

FLINT TOWNSHP (WJRT) - (11/16/17) - Have you ever heard of the term road dieting? That's what the Genesee County Road Commission wants to do to a 4-lane stretch of Flushing Road between Elms and Warner in Flint Township. Officials held a community forum at the township hall Thursday evening to ex


Highway Patrol investigates fatal hit-and-run on Route 160 in Pahrump

Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating fatal accident Friday morning in which a vehicle struck a 52-year-old man who was illegally walking on the highway. (Nevada Highway Patrol) Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit-and-run Friday morning in Pahrump. The patrol said in a news release t


Nevada motorist killed in wreck along Highway 160 between Pahrump, Las Vegas

A motorist was killed along Nevada Highway 160 early Thursday morning near Mountain Springs, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported. The victim was identified as Douglas Baird, 58, of Las Vegas, the NHP said. Baird was driving a silver 2017 Infiniti QX80 SUV northbound, approaching the community of Moun


New mystery book includes some Pahrump flavor

Las Vegas writer Megan Edwards gives a nod to Pahrump in her newest mystery, "Full Service Blonde," launched recently at the Writer's Block bookstore in Las Vegas. The book's main character, Copper Black, is an aspiring feature writer for the fictional Las Vegas Light. Black hopes to get a byline wr


Community Thanksgiving Dinner returns to Pahrump

As incredible as it may sound, there is a hot Thanksgiving Day meal guaranteed for anyone and everyone residing in the Pahrump Valley, come next Thursday, Nov. 23. The kind, thoughtful gesture is courtesy of officials with Pahrump's Holiday Task Force, who are now preparing for the annual Community


Boil water order lifted in Pahrump

Great Basin Water Company customers affected by a precautionary notice earlier this week no longer need to boil their water, company officials said in a statement on Thursday. "The second sample came back clean and we've notified the impacted customers via voice reach that they no longer need to boi


Nye County District Attorney's report

Lance Anthony Nelson was charged on Oct. 26 with possession of a controlled substance, with priors, a felony; and resisting public officer and obstructing a public officer, both misdemeanors. Duane Andrew Johnson was charged on Nov. 2 with failure to appear after admission to bail, a felony. Jane


Moose making themselves at home in Northern Nevada

The plural of moose is moose, and plural is what these animals have become in the northern reaches of Nevada. The Silver State now appears to be home to a resident population of moose, which have been sighted and photographed with increasing regularity in northern Elko and Humboldt counties. Until a


Volunteer ambulance service collapsing in Nye County town

A private nonprofit community-based service is stepping in for a short-term period as Tonopah has lost its 24/7 volunteer ambulance. Reno-based Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority, REMSA, which provides ground ambulance services under a performance-based franchise agreement with the Washoe


Downtown development pushes boundaries of city's center

There's hardly a block in downtown Spartanburg today where you won't find economic development taking place. Whether it's the construction of new residential units or hotel rooms, expansion of longtime staple restaurants, or renovation of historic buildings for a variety of uses, activity in the cit

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 07:00:00

Former Fuji CEO honored by home country

A longtime Fujifilm executive was honored by his home nation in October for more than a decade of service to the company. On Oct. 22 at the 40th annual SEUS-Japan Conference in Greenville, Hirokuni "Harry" Watanabe was awarded the Consul General's Certificate of Commendation in front of dignitaries,

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Emissions testing status awaits EPA review

Burke County drivers who have been hoping to pay less for vehicle inspections will have to wait a while longer. In May, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill that exempted 26 of 48 counties where vehicle emissions testing were required. When car owners have their yearly vehicle inspectio

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-11-18 21:00:00

Family of Tigers fans needs your help to find cherished Clemson hat lost at football game

It's been passed down in the family for years. Emily Whitaker Poetz said her son Ryan lost a pretty unique hat at the Clemson vs. Florida State game on Friday. It's very special to him. In a Facebook post, Poetz shared a photo of the hat, which she says was a gift from his grandfather: Emily Whitake

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-19 09:00:00