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Sunday, February 26, 2017
Kevin Cotter Morbark

Kevin Cotter Takes Job At Morbark

Former state representative Kevin Cotter will now oversee governmental sales efforts for Morbark. Cotter served three terms representing Isabella County and part of Midland County. The republican ended his political tenure in January because...
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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...
Bella Barricklow CMU Study Abroad

First CMU Student Studies Abroad in Cuba

Central Michigan University sophomore Bella Barricklow became the university’s first student to study abroad in Cuba. The Ann Arbor English major spent the month of June in the country, which had been shut off...
New Morbark CEO Dave Herr

Morbark Introduces New CEO

Isabella County wood chipper manufacturer Morbark named David Herr as the new chief executive officer. Herr served as a member of the Board of Directors prior to the appointment. He replaces Dan Ruskin, who...
mary lou bigford courtroom

Mary Lou Bigford Is Guilty

Mary Lou Bigford is guilty on all counts of the murder of Lawrence Howard Jr. on April 18th, 2015. A jury took a little more than two hours on Tuesday to reach the verdict...
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....
Mt Pleasant Garbage Truck

Mt Pleasant Delays Vote On Garbage Collection Restrictions

Mt Pleasant city commissioners voted to put new rules for garbage-pickup times on-hold. Commissioners were set to vote on an ordinance change that would restrict garbage pickup in the city between 8:00PM and 7:00AM...
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Police Find Body of Missing Edmore Man

Police found the body of a missing Edmore man in the woods near his home, nearly a month after he was reported missing. 27-year-old Eric Hodge was last seen on January 26th by his...
Central Michigan University Research Corp.

CMU Research Corp. Land Rezoned

The Mt Pleasant City Commission recently voted to rezone the 300 acres of land near the Central Michigan University Research Corp. to be consistent with university zoning. The rezoning effort helps with the master...
Mt Pleasant theft robbery

Two Robbery Suspects Turn Themselves In

The two people who police sought in connection with a robbery from surveillance photos at Celebration! Cinema in Mt Pleasant turned themselves in on Monday. The two suspects contacted the sheriff’s department over the...