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Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival

Shepherd Police Announce Maple Syrup Festival Street Closures

Believe it or not, we're only a month away from the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival. Thousands flock to the sweetest little town anywhere around for this annual April event. This year, the Maple Syrup...
Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox One of Three to Speak at CMU in April

“Orange is the New Black” star Laverne Cox is one of three speakers scheduled to appear at Central Michigan University in April. Cox will speak at 7:00PM on Monday, April 24th at Finch Fieldhouse....
Jenny's Diner Shepherd

Jenny’s Diner in Shepherd to Close on April 2nd

Jenny Packer plans to close the doors at Jenny's Diner on April 2nd. After 18 years of serving Shepherd, Packer said she wants to spend more time with her grandchildren. Jenny’s Catering business will...
United Way of Gratiot and Isabella Counties

United Way of Gratiot and Isabella Counties Nearing $900,000 Annual Goal

The United Way of Gratiot and Isabella Counties is about 99% of the way toward its $900,000 goal for the annual giving campaign. The community has donated $890,310 to United Way causes so far,...
National Weather Service Skywarn Spotter Training

Skywarn Storm Spotter Training Coming to Alma College

The National Weather Service Skywarn training program for mid-Michigan is set for Saturday, March 25th at Alma College. Training, hosted by meteorologist Jim Maskco, starts at 2:00PM, and runs until about 6:00PM. Training is held...
Timber Town 2.0

Timber Town 2.0 Build Week Volunteers Needed

Just like the original, Mt Pleasant’s Timber Town 2.0 will be constructed with the help of community volunteers. The city of Mt Pleasant, along with the United Way of Gratiot and Isabella Counties set...
Tina Sawyer Matt Collins Cops & Doughnuts

Join That Show Friday Morning at Cops & Doughnuts

The Clare Irish Festival officially kicks off tonight. So, Tina Sawyer and Matt Collins from That Show on My 1043 figured out the perfect way to celebrate: doughnuts! Make sure you join That Show Friday, March...
MDOT Michigan road construction

MDOT Releases 2017 Construction Map

Winter is just about over, and construction season will soon arrive. MDOT (Michigan Department of Transportation) released its 2017 statewide road construction map on Monday. As expected, plenty of mid-Michigan motorists will feel the...
Alma Highland Festival Mid-Michigan Festivals

Mid-Michigan Festivals to Keep on Your Radar This Spring

It may seem like the doldrums of winter, but we are just one month away from the Clare Irish Festival, which will be followed by the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival, and before you know...
Alma Action Association Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce

Alma Action Association Seeks New Members

The Alma Action Association seeks new members and volunteers to join their team and help put events together for the community. The group, part of the Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce, puts on the...