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Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Isabella County to Get New Voting Equipment

The State of Michigan is paying $287,000 for new, more secure, voting equipment in Isabella County. Isabella is one of many counties across Michigan receiving new equipment after voter fraud accusations became a hot...
Shepherd Police body cameras Luke Sawyer

Shepherd Police Get New Body Cameras

Shepherd Police recently ordered new, smaller body cameras for their officers. Chief Luke Sawyer and Officer Jay Janofsky will both wear the new cameras. The money came from a grant from a risk reduction...
Special Olympics Michigan Polar Plunge Mt Pleasant

Polar Plunge Raises $80,000 for Special Olympics Michigan

400 plungers took the dive on Saturday in the annual Mt Pleasant Polar Plunge fundraiser for Special Olympics Michigan. SOMI set a goal of $80,000 for this year’s event, and raised the money within...
Erin Long 24 pound cabbage Shepherd

Shepherd Girl Wins Scholarship for 24 Pound Cabbage

A Shepherd fourth grader grew a 24 pound cabbage that won her a college scholarship. Erin Long took first place in Michigan from the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. Erin received a $1,000 scholarship...
Izzy Kostrzewa Project Runway Junior

Mt Pleasant Teen A Finalist on Project Runway Junior

Mt Pleasant teen Izzy Kostrzewa is in the final four for national television show Project Runway Junior. Izzy was picked to be on the show last spring that filmed over the summer. She says...

High Speed Chase Suspect Charged

Roland Jackson was officially charged Friday in Isabella County Trial Court after a high speed chase with police' reaching speeds over 100 mph just after midnight Thursday. According to police an officer attempted to...

MC Sports Closing

MC Sports is set to close the doors at all 66 of its store, thus including its Mt. Pleasant location.  Customers will see significant discounts as the closing nears.  It is sad to see...
Lincoln Road

MDOT Grant Adds To Lincoln Road Upgrade

A Michigan Department of Transportation grant will provide additional upgrades to the Lincoln Road bridge in Union Township. The addition of turning lanes at the Broomfield intersection, a storm sewer, and modification to a...
McLaren Central Michigan

McLaren Central Michigan Earns ‘Gold Seal of Approval’

McLaren Central Michigan earned the “Gold Seal of Approval.” The national accreditation follows and on-site survey in December and demonstrates continued compliance with the Joint Commission’s performance standards. The Joint Commission has been accrediting...
Alma Public Safety Director and Police

Alma May Cut Police Because of Funding Cuts

The city of Alma may consider a reduction in the number of police officers to compensate for lower state funding. City manager Phil Moore says the use of fund balance money for operations this...