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Isabella County Man Facing Felony Charges for Abuse

An Isabella County man already wanted for attacking his girlfriend last fall is facing new felony charges after beating her with a construction tool last week. According to the Morning Sun, the man also...

Jo-Ann’s Told It Does Not Qualify to Stay Open During Stay Home, Stay Safe

Craft time in store is done temporarily. The Michigan Department of Attorney General has denied a request from Jo-Ann Fabric that asked the office to agree that its storefronts should remain open during the...

Unemployment Website Crashes, Officials Recommend Trying Odd Hours to Apply

There’s been a surge in unemployment claims, slamming Michigan’s unemployment hotline and website. This has caused it to crash. Officials recommend to try odd hours when fewer other people are trying to access the...

Public Health Institutions Urge People Who Are Sick to Stay Home

The Central Michigan District Health Department has collaborated with the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance and issued an advisory to protect the health of the public. Central and northern Michigan counties are seeing an...

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Rise

As of Tuesday afternoon, the number of corona cases is over 7,600 with more than 250 deaths in the state of Michigan.

Central Michigan University Reschedules Commencement

Central Michigan University has set a date for its rescheduled spring commencement ceremonies.CMU President Doctor Bob Davies announced the new date on twitter.He says ceremonies will now take place the weekend of August 15.

Gov. Whitmer Bans Non-Essential Veterinary Procedures

The Michigan governor has banned all non-essential veterinary procedures during the pandemic.The order also encourages veterinarians and veterinary technicians to practice telemedicine as much as possible to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Kroger to Add New Employees

Kroger Michigan plans to add new employees “over the next several weeks” to “continuing to provide fresh food and useful supplies to communities across the state during the pandemic. The company is on-boarding new...

Michigan Coronavirus Cases Rise Again

The state released the updated numbers Monday afternoon for cases of COVID-19. State numbers report 6,498 confirmed cases and 184 deaths, as of 10 a.m. Monday morning.

Ford Motor Company to Produce Ventilators in Ypsilanti

Ford Motor Company announced Monday that it will begin producing ventilators at its Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti, The goal is to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days and up to 30,000 per month thereafter...