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MI Appeals Court Rejects Gun Ban Appeal

The Michigan appeals court rejected an appeal from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson who wants to ban the open carry of guns outside polling places. The court of appeals says voter intimidation is already...

Gov. Whitmer Tightens Gathering Restrictions

Gov.Whitmer is tightening restrictions on indoor gatherings. Effective immediately, indoor venues without fixed seating must limit gatherings to no more than 50 people. Restaurants and bars must seat no more than six people at...

Union Twp Adopts Sanitary Sewer Rate Plan

Union Township Board of Trustees approved an adoption of a Sanitary Sewer Rate Plan Resolution and McGuirk Subdivision Paving Special Assessment District Resolution #2. They said the purpose of the Sanitary Sewer Asset Management...

COVID-19 Cases Over 3k In Michigan

Michigan health officials are reporting 3,271 new cases of the coronavirus and 18 additional COVID-19 deaths. The U.S. is now averaging more than 69,000 new cases a day, which is an all-time high. Wisconsin...

Tony’s In St Louis Will Not Reopen

Tony's Restaurant, located on M-46 on the west side of St Louis, will not re-open after being gutted by a fire earlier this year. Owner Mike Zwingman said he had hoped to be able...

MP Fire Chief Gives Fire Call Overview

The Mt Pleasant Fire Chief Rick Beltinck gave city commissioners an overview of their activity for 2019 this week. His department responded to 584 calls in Mt. Pleasant, 355 in Union Township and eight...

Hit And Run Victim Named

A hit and run victim has been named by law enforcement. 37-year-old Jedidiah "JD" Bobzien remains critical but stable at a Flint hospital. He was airlifted after being found unconscious by passing motorists in...

Man Facing Child Rape Charges

A 32-year-old Mt. Pleasant man is facing charges of molesting and raping  a child under the age of 13. Jeremy Terrell Williamson was charged Monday. The incident is believed to have occurred between July...

Michigan Teacher Grants Available

Eligible Michigan teachers and support staff who worked additional time and incurred additional costs during the 2019-2020 school year due to the pandemic can get help. Governor Whitmer announced the Teacher COVID-19 Grant and...

2 More COVID Deaths In Clare County

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Clare County over the weekend, including the fourth and fifth among the 55 cases at a Farwell nursing home. Gratiot County became the latest mid-Michigan county coded...