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Police situation in Stanwood puts schools, parents on alert

STANWOOD — A police situation Friday afternoon in Stanwood disrupted bus service for Morley Stanwood Schools and sparked rumors. About 3:45 p.m. Friday, May 27, Morley Stanwood posted on its Facebook page that a police situation in the greater Stanwood area would delay some buses, but that "Morley Stanwood High School, Middle School and Elementary Schools are not involved in current police situation."
STANWOOD, MI
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Fatal motorcycle crash in Isabella County

ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A 45-year-old man from Big Rapids has died after his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck, according to the Isabella County Sheriff's Office. The crash occurred at the intersection of Drew Road and Old State Road at 11:05 a.m., Friday. Upon arrival at the scene,...
ISABELLA COUNTY, MI
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Fatal accident occurs at intersection of Drew and Old State Road

A 45-year-old male motorcyclist from Big Rapids died at the scene of a fatal accident at the intersection of Drew and Old State Road. The accident occurred on Friday, May 27 around 11 a.m. Authorities at the scene learned that the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Drew Road when a...
BIG RAPIDS, MI
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Police arrest St. Louis man who allegedly threatened woman with gun, knife

BETHANY TWP., Mich. (WNEM) - Police in Gratiot County arrested 59-year-old Michael Wittig after police say he threatened a woman with a gun and knife on Thursday. The Gratiot County Sheriff’s Office says officers responded to a report of an intoxicated person with a gun on E. McGregor Rd. in Bethany Township. Police say the caller said Wittig threatened a woman inside the residence with the gun and a knife.
GRATIOT COUNTY, MI
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Possible Threat Made Against Farwell School District

A potential threat against a Clare County school district prompted its closure for Friday, May 27. In a Facebook post Thursday night, administrators with Farwell Area Schools informed parents and families the district would be closed Friday following the alleged threat, which was made against staff and students. Police are investigating to determine if there is any danger.
FARWELL, MI
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Blanchard native returns to Mecosta County to help dairy farmers

MECOSTA COUNTY — When it came to dairy education, returning home to help the dairy community was an easy decision for Cora Okkema. Growing up on her family's dairy farm in Blanchard, working in the dairy industry is almost second nature for Okkema. Now, recently graduated with a Master’s...
MECOSTA COUNTY, MI
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Midland, Sanford, Coleman holding Memorial Day celebrations

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed in the United States for mourning the military personnel who have died while serving in America's armed forces. Originally known as Decoration Day, the holiday is observed on the last Monday of...
MIDLAND, MI
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Big Rapids 7-year-old's lemonade stand teaches life lessons

BIG RAPIDS — Supporting childhood dreams can help a kid’s confidence, and one Big Rapids mom has been helping her son start and run a lemonade stand to raise money for purchases supporting his interests. Bethany Laugavitz shares four kids with her partner Michael. Her son Mikey Dorame...
BIG RAPIDS, MI

Clare coaching legend Kelly Luplow steps down after 40 years

In his head, Kelly Luplow knows this is the right time. But his heart, the one he used to lead 34 varsity football teams at Clare High School, remains unconvinced. Luplow, who compiled a 251-95 record in 34 seasons as the head coach at Clare High School, announced his retirement to his players Thursday, ending an era at the Jack Pine Conference school.
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