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Sunday, February 26, 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...
timber town playground

Kids Input Sought For New Playground

The City of Mount Pleasant has asked for input from children to describe their vision of a dream playground for Island Park. Designers will visit various elementary schools this week to talk to the...
police

Armed Robbery Reported At Union Township Park and Ride

Sheriff’s deputies in Isabella County are investigating an armed robbery reported early Sunday morning in Union Township. Two men stopped at the park-and-ride on the U.S. 127 entrance from Pickard on Saturday night, and...

5 Bicyclists Dead After Being Hit By Truck

Five people are dead and four people are injured after a pickup truck ran into a group of bicyclists north of Kalamazoo. The crash happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Earlier reports indicated children...
education

Ithaca Schools Still On The Hook For $1 Million

The Michigan Department of Education denied a final appeal from Ithaca Schools to avoid paying $1 million in per pupil funding for improper documentation in the school’s online education program. The district must now...
CMU Board of Trustees meeting

CMU Plans to Increase Retention

The CMU Board of Trustees plans to raise the University’s freshman-to-sophomore retention rate from 77 percent to 80 percent by 2019. Trustee Steven Johnson suggested the first step to reaching the 80 percent mark...
Isabella County 4-H Fair Royalty Court

Isabella County 4-H Fair Royalty Named

The royalty for this year’s Isabella County 4-H fair was unveiled Monday at the 4-H Camp at Coldwater Lake. Second runner-up junior court Evelyn Goffnet, first runner-up junior court Elizabeth Herron, Princess Maya Beeg,...
Joel Ibarra Six Lakes crash

Grand Rapids Man Faces Felony In Six Lakes Crash

A Grand Rapids-area man faces four felonies after killing an elderly couple while passing multiple vehicles on M-66 near Six Lakes in May. 26-year-old Joel Ibarra of Wyoming drove his Audi drunk when he...