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Michigan Senate Republicans Block to Natural Resources Commission

Michigan Senate Republicans have blocked Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s appointee to a commission that regulates hunting and fishing. It marks the first time in nearly a decade that a governor’s nominee to the Natural...

Gourmet International Recalling Bars of Chocolate

A Michigan company is recalling about 1,900 bars of chocolate that may contain milk which is not listed in the ingredients. Grand Rapids-based Gourmet International on Thursday issued an allergy alert for Butlers Irish...

Union Township Board of Trustees Approves Installation of Third Water Well Screw Pump

The Union Township Board of Trustees approved the bid for the installation of a third water well screw pump as well as the 2020 Poverty Exemption and Guidelines and Resolution. The Morning Sun reports...

Town and Country Group to Pay Off Lunch Debts for Select Schools

Electrical company Town & Country Group, with locations in Midland, Ithaca and Zeeland, said they are paying off student lunch account deficits at Midland, Bullock Creek and Ithaca schools as part of the program....

Police Arrest Mt. Pleasant Man for Domestic Abuse

Deputies from the Isabella County Sheriff's Office arrested a 25-year-old Mt. Pleasant man after he chambered a round in his gun during a dispute over children. The domestic dispute took place in an apartment...

Mecosta Family Makes Toy Donation in Honor of Son

A Mecosta County family is celebrating the memory of their son died from a rare brain tumor. The family of 8-year-old Bentley Thatcher made a donation of all the toys given to Bentley to...

Mt. Pleasant City Commissioners Delay Vote Due to Lack of Attendance

For the second meeting in a row, Mt. Pleasant city commissioners delayed action on a proposed special assessment district for parts of Michigan Street. The Morning Sun reports that Commissioners had only four members...

Ford Recalls Vehicles Due To Increase Risk of Crash With Suspension

Ford is recalling over 240,000 SUVs and cars worldwide because a suspension part can fracture and increase the risk of a crash. The recall covers the Ford Flex, Taurus police car, Taurus SHO and...

Lack of Heat Causes Lansing Buildings to Close

Many government buildings downtown in Lansing have been closed due to a lack of heat following an issue at a power plant. The Capitol building closed Tuesday, after the Senate and House canceled voting...

Adoption Scandal Puts Two In Prison

A Michigan woman has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for an adoption scam. Enhelica Wiggins of Saginaw County admits she faked her own pregnancy and committed other acts of deception. Another woman,...