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Dog Left Outside In Heat Without Food Or Water

Mt Pleasant police rescued a dog that was left outside for hours without food or water in 90 degree heat. Police responded to a call from neighbors on Oak Street Sunday morning after hearing...
Frank DuBois

Funeral Set For Frank DuBois

A funeral service has been set for Thursday at Berry Funeral Home in Shepherd for 44-year-old Frank DuBois. His 7-year-old stepson accidentally shot him at their Alma home while he was sleeping on Friday....
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Catalytic Converter Stolen From Local Park-and-Ride

Thieves stole catalytic converters from two vehicles parked in the Isabella County car pool lots on East Pickard and U.S. 127 sometime between 6:00AM Monday and 1:00PM Wednesday. One of the victims reported the...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Won’t Hear SCIT Labor Case

The United States Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving a dispute between the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and the National Labor Relations board. The Tribe battled the NLRB for years over efforts...
Central Michigan University Research Corporation CMURC

CMURC Expands to Bay City

The Central Michigan University Research Corporation plans to expand operations into two new cities. The first facility will be built in Bay City, and the second location hasn’t been decided yet. The CMURC works...
education

Ithaca School District Granted Temporary Relief From Penalty Payment

The Michigan Department of Education granted the Ithaca School District temporary relief from its $1 million penalty being paid monthly over five years. The penalty came from the school’s improper documentation of a relationship...
Bryan Mielke runs for Kevin Cotter seat

Three Candidates Vying For Kevin Cotter Seat

Two Republicans and a Democrat will vie for the seat currently held by Rep. Kevin Cotter in November’s general election. Former Union Township trustee Roger Hauck, and Mount Pleasant realtor Robin Stressman will run...
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Court of Appeals Overturns Gratiot Marijuana Charge

The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned a 2013 conviction of a Gratiot County man for possession of marijuana. Jason Johnson pleaded guilty to a Gratiot County Circuit Court judge in 2013 while he was...
Mt Pleasant

Mt Pleasant City Commissioners Draft New Trash Proposal

Mt Pleasant City Commissioners drafted a new trash pick-up ordinance that will be ready for public comment early next year. Residents complaining of early morning dumpster and garbage pick-up noise prompted the discussion in...
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Man and Woman Land in Jail After Wayside Fight

A man and woman were arrested early Wednesday morning after a fight outside the Wayside in Mt Pleasant. Two women broke out into a fight outside the bar just after midnight. One of their...