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Mecosta Co. Woman Wins $300k

*A Mecosta County woman plans to spoil her grandson and give to charity after winning $300,000 in the Michigan Lottery’s Double Bonus Cashword instant game. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, bought her...

Smoke Causes Hotel Evacuation

Hotel guests at the Fairfield Inn in Mt Pleasant were evacuated Friday night after smoke began pouring out of a heating unit from a hotel room. The hotel lobby now has water damage and...

Men Arrested For Armed Robbery

Isabella County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men after allegedly robbing someone at gun point early Saturday morning. The victim says he invited a friend over to his apartment in Union Township to smoke...

Whitmer approves legislation to prohibit sales of over the counter medication to minors

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to prohibit the sale of an over-the-counter cough suppressant to minors unless they have a prescription. DXM, is found in many cough and cold medicines but has...

First day of hunting season

Thousands of hunters will trek into Michigan woods and fields Friday as firearms deer season opens. The season runs through Nov. 30. The Department of Natural Resources says buck sightings have been limited in...

Isabella County police investigate two assault cases

Isabella County sheriff's deputies investigated two separate assaults in Union Township last week. The Morning Sun reports that the first case involved a 40-year-old Mt. Pleasant man who picked up his Beaverton girlfriend,  she...

Ford Recall

Ford is recalling over 168,000 F-150 pickup trucks to fix an electrical problem that could cause engine stalling or fires. The recall covers certain trucks from the 2019 and 2020 model years. Ford says...

Midland highway pays tribute to Marine killed in training exercise

A section of US-10 in Midland is going to be dedicated to a Marine who was killed during a training exercise in 2014. The Marine Lane Corporal Steven Szymanski Highway was signed into law...

Fee Cut To Insurance

Michigan drivers who want unlimited lifetime coverage for crash injuries will pay $100 per vehicle starting in July. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association announced the 55% fee cut Wednesday, months after the passage of...

House Burns In Beaverton

A Tuesday afternoon fire at a Beaverton home has displaced six adults and five children, including a 4-week-old infant. The climate and unstable structure made it tougher to get to some of the areas...