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Michigan man dies after contact with downed live wire

HILLSDALE COUNTY, Mich. (FOX 2) - A man died Tuesday morning after having contact with a downed live wire, Michigan State Police said. Police responded to the 2000 block of Chicago Road in Hilldale County's Scipio Township around 8 a.m. They found a 28-year-old Jonesville man dead from the power line. Police said he lived nearby.
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Court docs: Charges against Auburn detective dismissed

AUBURN, Ind. (WANE) – Felony theft and official misconduct charges filed against a retired Auburn Police Department detective were dismissed Monday, according to DeKalb Superior Court records. A special prosecutor from Whitley County had initially charged then 51-year-old Stacy E. Sexton with two Level 6 felony counts – one...
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MSP: 1 fatality, 1 critical in electrocution accident

The Michigan State Police confirmed that one person was killed and another was left in critical condition after being electrocuted at their home early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred at a home on U.S. 12 near Sterling Road and was caused by a downed power line, said Detective Sergeant Dan Bowman of the MSP Jackson Post. ...

ODNR Offers Special Deer Hunts on 14 State Nature Preserves

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a continuing effort to control deer populations, specifically those affecting native plant communities, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is coordinating special deer hunts at fourteen state nature preserves. Ohio’s nature preserve system protects some of the state’s rarest and highest quality ecology. By...

Railroad work forces week-long closure of US 6 in Butler

BUTLER, Ind. (WANE) — A stretch of U.S. 6 in Butler will be closed next week to allow for crews to reconstruct a railroad crossing. U.S. 6 will be closed between Maple Street and C.R. 28 starting Monday. The work is expected to take a week, INDOT said. Drivers...

Recipe share: It's peach season in Michigan

Julia from Pinconning can’t wait until the local peaches are ripe so she can make her scrumptious Peach Pie. MaryLou from Quincy sent in the recipe for Peach Puff Pudding that her grandmother used to make in the summer. Pat from Morenci says her Peach Coffeecake is a delicious way to serve a delicious...

Rare Osprey Nest Found Near Pioneer

BIRD SIGHTING … The osprey, a rare bird in Williams County, has a nest in the cell tower behind Main Stop in Pioneer. There could possibly be a second nest in the county at the cell tower on County Road 10 near the Ohio Turnpike. An osprey was recently heard calling from that spot. (PHOT...

Historic “Yellowstone Trail” Being Brought Back To Life

YELLOWSTONE TRAIL SIGNS … Julie Preston-Brink, Director of Fulton County, Ohio Visitors Bureau, displayed the new signs that have been purchased by FCVB for use in participating towns in Fulton County. The larger signs will be used as a marker in Swanton, Wauseon and Delta, towns that have a...

Ann’s Bright Beginnings Enjoys a Visit from Mark’s Ark

Ann’s Bright Beginnings summer program recently hosted Mark’s Ark from Auburn, Indiana. He brought along different exotic animals for us to touch and hold such as a blue tongue skink, a tortoise, a cinnamon hedgehog, snakes, ducks, doves, and Australian tree frogs! Do you have a 3 or 4 year old at home? Call 419-399-KIDS to get them registered for preschool! It all starts in September and you don’t want to miss out!

Jonesville Man Wins $115,000 Fantasy 5 Jackpot

Jonesville, MI – A Hillsdale County man is looking forward to living comfortably after winning a $115,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Michigan Lottery. 68-year-old Stephen Hammel, of Jonesville, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the July 24 drawing to win the big prize: 04-16-22-30-38. He bought his winning ticket at J&B Liquor, located at 319 Reading Avenue in Jonesville.

Student Health and Fitness Initiative to Begin This Fall

Hillsdale College is committed to developing students’ strength and resilience in mind, body, and soul. Sometimes the busyness of academic pursuits can result in neglecting physical well-being, but College leadership is taking a proactive approach. The College is launching a campus-wide health and fitness initiative that will encourage students to exercise their bodies as much as their minds and souls.

62nd Annual Chicken BBQ Held In Lyons

The 62nd Annual Chicken BBQ was held in Lyons this past weekend. The event however is more than what its name suggests. It took place at the Lyons Community Ball Park on Friday, July 29th, Saturday July 30th and Sunday July 31st. On Saturday, the event holds a ... PLEASE...

Cat Program Ends

For years, the city of Bryan and the Williams County Humane Society have had an agreement in which the society would catch unwanted feral cats reported by residents. But due to budget and staffing constraints, the humane society says it simply can’t provide that service any more. On Monday, city council approved legislation that removed the agreement from the city ordinance.