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CMU Surpasses Fundraising Goals

CMU announced Thursday they hit and surpassed their $100 million fundraising goal in just three years. The money will help create 82 new scholarships and support other programs on campus.

Former CMU Student To Go To Trial For Assault

A former Central Michigan University Student Government Association president is going to trial for sexual assault. 9 and 10 News reports that Ian Elliott from Cheboygan was charged last November by the attorney general’s office. The...

Whitmer Shoots Back After Wardrobe Criticism

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is criticizing a Detroit TV station’s decision to broadcast a segment that features people’s unflattering and sexist comments about her appearance during the State of the State speech. She tweeted that...

Mich. SOS Shutting Down Online For The Weekend

Michigan Secretary of State offices and online services will go dark during a major weekend computer upgrade. All branches and online sites will be closed from 5 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Truck Driver Injured Crashing Into Snowplow

A driver was seriously injured after he was unable to brake on snow-covered roads and rear-ending a snowplow truck in Isabella County. Shepherd Police say the crash happened   on U.S. 127 . The driver...

Lottery For Marijuana Apps Delayed

A lottery to see who gets three Mt. Pleasant medical marijuana applications, has been delayed. That deadline was supposed to happen at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at city hall but now two circuit court...

Gov. Whitmer Gives First State Of State

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants Michigan to be the 17th state to adopt a hands-free driving law that restricts the use of mobile devices while driving.  Whitmer talked about that legislation, as well as roads and education...

Mt Pleasant Man Arrested For Robbing Couple Who Shared Fake Photo of Money

After a man and woman posted a photo on social media having a large amount of cash as a joke, a Mt Pleasant man and two other men went to Timber Creek Apartments with...

Gov. Whitmer Focusing On Roads In First State Of The State

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she will use her first State of the State address to focus on Michigan’s “fundamentals” _ such as the roads, drinking water and workforce. The Democrat will speak Tuesday night during a...

State Rep Works On Snow Day Plan

State Rep. Ben Frederick announced he is working on a solution that would help school districts that have exceeded the number of allowed snow days for the year. Under the plan, schools that close during any...