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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Parks

National Parks Celebrate Birthday With Free Admission

The National Parks Service will celebrate its 100th birthday next week by offering free entry. The free week runs from Saturday, April 16th through Sunday, April 24th. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Pictured Rocks...
Mt Pleasant Moped Drivervideo

Moped Driver Arrested After Leading Police On Chase

A 26-year-old Mount Pleasant man is in jail this morning after fleeing from police on a moped on Wednesday night. A Mount Pleasant police officer noticed the moped was unregistered and attempted to pull...
Marijuana Plant

Shepherd Couple Arrested After Marijuana Bust

Police arrested 49-year-old Steven and Leslie Fisher of Shepherd yesterday after finding between 11 and 99 pounds of marijuana in a home and business. Police obtained the search warrants after performing two trash pulls...
Matthew Liesch

Matthew Liesch Named To Planning Commission

Matthew Liesch, a professor in the Geography Department at CMU, has been appointed to fill the position vacated by Mark Ranzenberger on the Mt. Pleasant Planning Commission. Liesch was one of ten applicants for...
Christopher Bott-Fleming Mt Pleasant fire arson suspect

Mt Pleasant Man Arrested In Connection With Fire

25-year-old Christopher Bott-Fleming was arrested on Friday on arson charges in connection with the fire that destroyed the storage warehouse at 200 Walnut in downtown Mt Pleasant on Wednesday. Witnesses told police that they...
Courtroom gavel

Dad Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs To Son In Prison

65-year-old Danny Spickerman will spend the next three months in jail after attempting to smuggle drugs to his son in prison. Spickerman was visiting his son Michael Spickerman at the Central Michigan Correctional Facility...
Ithaca Superintendent Chairman Fletcher

New Ithaca Superintendent Ready To Learn and Move Forward

Ithaca’s new superintendent says she’s ready to move the district forward while listening to those in the community and learning about the district and the area. Chairman Fletcher accepted the Ithaca superintendent position after...
Mt Pleasant City Hall

Mt Pleasant Considering Waste Collection Limits

The city of Mt Pleasant plans to restrict the time when waste collectors can pick up garbage and recycling in parts of the city. The proposal would restrict trash or recycling pickup before 7:00AM...
Courtroom gavel

Mt Pleasant Man Gets Life For Sexually Assaulting Children

45-year-old Mt Pleasant man George Mandoka was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday. Mandoka repeatedly sexually assaulted three children over a period of 17 years. The children ranged in age from 10 to...
Alma College

Alma College Welcomes Stan Goff for Veterans Day

Alma College booked retired veteran Stan Goff to give their annual Veterans Day talk. Goff is an author, anti-war activist and Christian pacifist who is a strong critic of U.S. foreign policy. The speech...