Mt. Pleasant Police ask UP residents to help in search for attempted murder suspect
UPPER MICHIGAN (WLUC) - The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of attempted murder who has connections in Upper Michigan. Paul Vance Ellingson, 57, is the main suspect in an attempted homicide that took place Friday, Feb. 16 around 5 p.m....
Multiple people hospitalized after head-on crash in Montcalm County
MONTCALM COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Multiple people were hospitalized and one man was arrested after a head-on crash in Eureka Township on Friday, according to the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were dispatched at 8:47 p.m. on Friday for a report of a head-on crash on Carson City Road near...
Isabella County Proposal Would Raise County Operating Millage
Isabella County voters will decide on a proposal increase to the county’s annual operating millage Tuesday. The proposal would see a 2.5 mill increase for the next 6 years. According to officials, the county was already facing financial troubles before the discovery of asbestos in the County Administration building, which remains closed. The rehabilitation of the building has exacerbated those financial woes, according to officials. The millage increase would raise an estimated $6.1 million in its first year of levy.
Former Kelsey Hospital land in Montcalm County to be transferred to village of Lakeview
The village of Lakeview in rural Montcalm County is expected buy the land on which the shuttered Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital is situated for $1 after the hospital is razed. The announcement came Thursday in a joint release from the village and Corewell Health, which owns the closed hospital in the village's three-block downtown. ...
62-Year-Old Missing from Isabella County
Police are asking for help locating a missing man from Isabella County. According to the Shepherd Police Department, 62-year-old Steven Walton was last seen Tuesday leaving for Walmart in Mount Pleasant. Walton is a veteran suffering from PTSD and other medical issues, according to police, and is missing his left ear.
Motley Crue At Soaring Eagle In Michigan – What You Need To Know
A date has been set for Motley Crue at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. After a few weeks of the band being featured on a billboard of upcoming shows at the popular casino, an exact date has been confirmed for summer 2024. Here is everything you...
Cross country success helps St. Louis continue wrestling run to state semifinals
KALAMAZOO, MI – One sport involves athletes traversing a 5-kilometer path, while the other confines them to 28-foot circle. At first glance, cross country and wrestling don’t share a ton of similarities, but a few athletes at St. Louis High School have mastered both and are convinced there’s a correlation between success in both.
Blanchard, February 26 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Tri County High School basketball team will have a game with Montabella High School on February 26, 2024, 16:30:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Miami Blasts Central Michigan 88-60
OXFORD, Ohio— Bradley Dean scored a season-high 20 points and led five RedHawks in double figures as the Miami University men's basketball team defeated Central Michigan 88-60 Saturday afternoon in front of 6,732 fans at Millett Hall. Reece Potter and Evan Ipsaro added 15 points apiece for the RedHawks...
Report: $2.4B needed to fix Michigan county roads
(The Center Square) – A new Michigan County Road Association report says an additional $2.4 billion is needed to fix county roads and bridges. The biennial 2023 County Road Investment Plan report found the additional funding gap grew 28% from two years ago. Mark Christensen, CRA president and superintendent-manager of the road commission for Montcalm County, said Michigan roads are facing a "fiscal cliff.” ...
Vestaburg, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Montabella High School basketball team will have a game with Vestaburg High School on February 23, 2024, 17:30:00 CST.
Person taken to the hospital in Mount Pleasant after being hit by a car
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (WJRT) - The Central Michigan University Police say that one person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after getting hit by a vehicle Monday evening. The crash happened on Broomfield Road, west of East Campus Drive, just after 6 p.m. Police say the pedestrian was...
The total snowfall Montcalm County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Montcalm County, Michigan received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
Mid-Michigan builder criminally charged after taking couple's money, doesn't do work
WHEELER TOWNSHIP, MI. (WJRT) - A mid-Michigan contractor is facing a felony for allegedly taking a couple's money for a home renovation project, and then not doing the work. The contractor is a former candidate for the state house and he also worked on another project that had some controversy.
Isabella County seeks 2.5 mill increase on operating millage
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (WJRT) - Isabella County officials say they are facing a significant budget deficit without the passage of a new operating millage. The millage proposal is a 2.5 mill increase for the next 6 years. County Administrator Nicole Frost says they were forecasting the county was a few...
MSU wrestling beats Central Michigan 18-13 on Senior Night, Malczewski earns 100th career win
Michigan State wrestling closed out its season by beating Central Michigan University 18-13 in a nail-biting meet. With the victory, the Spartans ended the season with a 10-6 overall record and a 2-6 record in the Big Ten.Before the meet, five Spartan wrestlers were honored for Senior Night:No. 6 graduate student Layne Malczewski, redshirt junior Marty Larkin, senior Colton Blaha, redshirt junior Blake Noonanand No. 27 redshirt seniorJordan Hamdan.Head coach Roger Chandler praised the growth he has seen in the graduating Spartans and the commitment his wrestlers made to not only bettering themselves but the program as a whole."There's no...
Today the gas price is close to $3.23 in Ithaca as of 2024-02-24. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Mount Pleasant bond proposal asks for $25 million to build aquatic center
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (WJRT) - Voters in Mount Pleasant are weighing a bond proposal that would build a new indoor aquatics center. The proposal is on the ballot for those living in the City of Mount Pleasant, the Charter Township of Union, and the Mount Pleasant School District. It would allow the Mid-Michigan Aquatics Recreational Authority to borrow $25 million.
Lottery player wins $25k for life; winning ticket purchased in Mt. Pleasant
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (WNEM) - A Michigan Lottery player is waking up to a lifetime of cash after playing Lucky for Life. The Michigan Lottery said the player won $25,000 a year for life. The ticket matched the five white balls drawn Tuesday night: 05-01-13-37-39, winning a big prize. The...
Isabella County deploys 75 new AEDs
Isabella County Emergency Management passed out 75 AEDs to treat people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.