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Gov. Whitmer May Restrict Drone Use On Mackinac Island

A bill headed to the Governor’s desk would restrict drone use on Mackinac Island. On Tuesday, the Michigan Senate voted unanimously on final passage of Senate Bill 129, which would exempt Mackinac Island from a state...

Michigan Teachers Rally Outside State Capitol

More than 1,000 educators rallied outside Michigan’s Capitol for increased school funding. Teachers, support staff and others chanted “fund our schools” at the event Tuesday. The demonstration comes as the Republican legislative leaders and...

Isabella County Police Ask For Help In Finding Bell Thieves

Some ding dong is stealing bells in Isabella County. The Isabella County Sheriff’s office is asking the community for help locating large cast iron bells that were stolen from multiple locations in the northwest...

Clare County Official Placed On Administrative Leave

The Clare County Road Commission put one of its managers on administrative leave and  a worker has accused him of creating a hostile work environment. One employee said Deepak Gupta pitted coworkers against each other by...

Leaky Pipes Found In Chippewa River

A routine river check in Mount Pleasant lead to the discovery of five leaky pipes. The city never knew they existed and after initial tests found increased levels of ammonia, boron, PFOS and selenium...

Swastika Found In Local Cemetery

A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. The mayor of Jackson has reported the vandalism at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery to the police department....

U.S. Maple Syrup Production Rises

Good news for Shepherd-ites. U.S. production of maple syrup increased slightly this year, even though the season was shorter than last year’s. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the country produced 4.2 million gallons...

Interim Superintendent Of Beaverton Schools Named

Interim superintendent Dave Marston will be sitting at the helm of Beaverton Schools until a replacement is named. Marston served as interim superintendent six years ago before the hiring of Susan Wooden. She is...

Police Ask For Help In Finding Missing Woman

The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help finding Lisa Ann Bonhsack Phillips. Police say she went missing this weekend in the Higgins Lake area. She is from the Flushing area but...

Man Dies Following Crash On Coleman Raod

Isabella County Sheriff’s officials say a man died after a crash on Coleman Rd early Sunday morning. A person driving down the road around 6 am, found the Jeep in a ditch. The man...