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Matt Collins

Whether it's nature or the city, I love to travel. Craft beer enthusiast, big Detroit Tigers fan, born and raised in West Michigan. Fire up Chips!
Justin Upton Detroit Tigers

Justin Upton Gives Tigers Walk-Off Win

Justin Upton delivered the Detroit Tigers their first walk-off of the season, a three-run shot for a 7-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Justin Verlander left the game in the 3rd...
Isabella County firefighters certification

Local Firefighters Take Certification Exam

17 firefighters from Isabella and Clare counties spent their Saturday at the Deerfield Township Fire Department for their final exam to earn firefighter certification. Students, who are required to already be volunteer firefighters, demonstrated...
Great Lakes Loons

Loons Dominate Hot Rods

The Great Lakes Loons dominated the Bowling Green Hot Rods 11-0 Sunday afternoon at Dow Diamond. Loons players collected 15 hits. Dustin May pitched seven innings of five hit baseball for the win. The...
Mt Pleasant gas stations beer and wine licenses

Three Mt Pleasant Gas Stations Get Beer/Wine Licenses

Three gas stations in Mt Pleasant received special use permits to sell beer and wine. Next Door Food Stores at 1622 S. Mission, 629 S. Mission and 1041 S. Mission all went before the...
Unity Church of Clare food pantry

Unity Church of Clare Opens Food Pantry

The Unity Church of Clare added a food pantry to its building as part of a new addition. The church posted news of the food pantry on their Facebook page on May 20th in...
special olympics summer games torch lighting

Special Olympics Summer Games Kick Off at CMU

Thousands gathered on Thursday night at Kelly/Shorts Stadium for the Opening Ceremonies for the Special Olympics Summer Games. 2,900 athletes will participate in the annual event throughout the weekend at Central Michigan University. Closing...
Great Lakes Loons vs. West Michigan Whitecaps

Loons Fall After Late Surge From Whitecaps

A late surge lifted the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 3-2 victory over the Great Lakes Loons Thursday night at Dow Diamond. Errol Robinson struck first blood with a two-run home run in the...
Alma Public Safety Director and Police

Alma Police Investigate Theft of Safe

Alma Police are investigating the theft of a safe from a home in the city. The theft is one of several home invasions over the past two weeks. Police say the thief likely entered...
Jack McCloskey Detroit Pistons

Former Pistons GM Jack McCloskey Dies at 91

Former Detroit Pistons general manager Jack McCloskey died on Thursday at the age of 91 after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. McCloskey, a World War II veteran, was the architect that put together the...
A gun

Teens Brought Gun to Meridian High School

The Midland County Sheriff opened an investigation of two teenagers after they were arrested and one of the boys was caught with a loaded handgun at school. Deputies were called to Meridian High School...