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Morbark President James Shoemaker Jr.

Morbark President Receives Trade Award

Morbark President James Shoemaker Jr. has been honored with the 2015 John G. Thodis award as Michigan Manufacturer of the Year from the Michigan Manufacturers Association. Shoemaker was honored for his dedication to community...
Mt Pleasant Oilers Softball

Mt Pleasant Softball Sweeps Midland Dow

The Mount Pleasant Oilers softball team picked up a doubleheader sweep over Midland Dow on Monday night. Oaklie Mogg allowed one run on three hits with seven strikeouts en route to a 10-1 victory...
mid-michigan election

School District Millage Votes Set For May 3rd

Mount Pleasant Public Schools and Clare-Gladwin RESD will both ask voters to approve their funding through a bond issue and millage. Mount Pleasant schools are asking for a bond that would generate $30 million...

Driver In Jail After Excessive Speeding On M-20

A Midland man is in jail after his van was clocked driving 146 mph in a 55 mph zone. The 24-year-old, whose name hasn’t been released, was driving his 2000 Pontiac Transport van on...
Detroit Pistons Reggie Jackson

Pistons Swept By Cavaliers

The Detroit Pistons fought hard, but ultimately their season came to an end in a 100-98 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers yesterday at the Palace. The Pistons were swept in four games by Cleveland...

Fire Crews Respond Blaze At Lazy-K Ranch

Fire crews responded to a fire at a home on the Lazy K Ranch in Clare County’s Hayes Township Sunday morning. No one was hurt in the fire, though it caused substantial heat and...
Detroit Tigers Matt Boyd

Tigers Lose In Battle of Injured Pitchers

The Detroit Tigers continued to struggle, falling 6-3 yesterday to the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park for their fourth straight loss. Tigers starter Shane Greene and Indians starter Carlos Carrasco both left the game...
Mary Lou Bigford

Judge Must Decide On Expert Testimony

Isabella County Chief Judge Paul Chamberlain must decide whether an expert witness hired by the defense will have to submit a report on his findings in the Mary Lou Bigford murder trial. A hearing...
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Michael Boyle Leads Loons Over Hot Rods

More strong pitching led the Great Lakes Loons to a 5-2 victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods yesterday at Dow Diamond. Michael Boyle pitched seven strong innings of five hit, one run baseball....
Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation Directory Brittany Sherrill

Sherrill Named New Community Foundation Director

Brittany Sherrill was named the new program officer at the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation. Sherrill will serve as a resource for local nonprofits, schools, units of government and students interested in pursuing scholarships...