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Sunday, February 26, 2017
United Way Logo

United Way Merger Made Official

The United Way of Isabella County and United Way of Gratiot County will officially merge on July 1st. Volunteer boards from both organizations unanimously approved the consolidation after public town halls discussing the issue....
St Louis Farmers Market

St Louis To Introduce Farmers Market

The city of St Louis will debut a farmers market starting this summer. The market, set to debut on June 2nd, will be located outside city hall in downtown St Louis. The market will...
Veterans Freedom Park

Veterans Freedom Park Grand Opening Set

A grand opening ceremony is set for 1pm on May 25th for the new Veterans Freedom Park in Harrison. The grand opening includes the unveiling of the ‘Wall of Tears,’ which serves as the...
James Kuhns Leonard Hempel Murder

Daughter Of Leonard Hempel Charged With Murder

Angela Hempel has been charged with open murder in the death of her father Leonard Hempel. James Kuhns, who was arrested on Monday along with Hempel has also been charged with murder in the...
mid-michigan election

School Funding Proposals Pass In Tuesday Election

Voters in Mount Pleasant and in Clare and Gladwin Counties both passed bond issues and millage proposals for local school districts. The bond issue at Mount Pleasant Public Schools passed by a 1,207 to...
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...

Jury Selection Begins For Third Bigford Trial

For the third time, a group of potential jurors appeared at Isabella County Trial Court to possibly sit on the jury of the Mary Lou Bigford murder trial. Two prior attempts ended in mistrial,...
cmu board of trustees tuition meeting

CMU Board of Trustees Sets Fall Tuition

CMU’s Board of Trustees voted on Friday to raise the cost of undergraduate tuition to $405 a credit hour for the 2016-2017 school year, a $10 increase from 2015-2016. Graduate tuition was raised to...
Lions Club Chicken Barbecue

Lions Club Raises $20,000 At Annual Chicken Barbecue

Over 4,400 chicken halves were served on Sunday at the annual Lions Club chicken barbecue at Island Park. Lions Club member, and chairman of the chicken barbecue John Scheide said this year’s event raised...
Donald Bebee II

Mt Pleasant Man Charged With Abusing Toddler

30-year-old Donald Bebee II of Mount Pleasant could face up to life in prison after his 2-year-old son was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital with life-threatening injuries while Bebee was watching him. The...