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CMU Wrestling earns two wins in Sunday meet

After a victory over NIU on Friday, Central Michigan wasn't stopping on its weekend of wrestling. The Chippewas earned two more victories Sunday, defeating SIUE 34-4 and South Dakota State 21-17 Sunday. Senior Brock Bergelin for the Chippewas and senior Austin Macias took the mat for the first match of...
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
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MPACF announces 2022 scholarship and grant opportunities

In 2021, the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (MPACF) awarded around $800,000 through scholarships and grants benefitting local students, charitable organizations, schools and units of government. “Thanks to the power of endowment, the Community Foundation was able to support more than 400 organizations and individuals last year,” CEO Amanda Schafer...
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Mecosta-Osceola Career Center uses grant to buy auto equipment

MECOSTA COUNTY — The Mecosta-Osceola Career Center recently purchased a new Hunter Equipment TC39ss center clamp tire machine and a new Hunter Equipment Road Force Elite RFE02 tire balancer. In 2021, the automotive technology program received a $30,000 grant from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to purchase new tire equipment....
MECOSTA, MI
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2021 Mount Pleasant SmartZone Small Business of the Year announced

Maternal 911 has been recognized as the 2021 CMURC Mount Pleasant SmartZone Small Business of the Year, honoring founders Michelle Becher and Shelly Betancourt for their lifesaving maternal education system. With more than 50 years of combined experience in obstetrics, Becher and Betancourt saw a need for consistent, standardized continued...
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
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Man Robs Mt. Pleasant Auto Dealership but Leaves Own Vehicle Behind

A 20-year-old Mount Pleasant man was arrested Wednesday, January 19 after stealing a vehicle from a Mt. Pleasant auto dealership. Police arrived at the Right Way Auto at 1119 S. Mission St. just before 10 a.m., where witnesses say the suspect produced a handgun and stole the vehicle, then fled the scene. Police were able to identify the suspect because he left his own vehicle at the scene of the crime.
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
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Oceana Cross Country Ski Association holds event Saturday

CRYSTAL TWP. — Cold temperatures and high winds may have caused a slight decrease in the number of cross country skiers who attended Saturday’s Oceana Cross Country Ski Associations free winter event, where the public could use both adult and children’s ski equipment for free. The ski...
CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP, MI
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Deputies investigating deadly crash in Gratiot Co.

A woman from Breckenridge is dead after authorities say her vehicle crossed the center line and collided with another vehicle. On Jan. 21 at 5:52 a.m., deputies from the Gratiot County Sheriff’s Office were sent to M-46 and Blair Road in Bethany Township for the crash. A westbound vehicle,...
GRATIOT COUNTY, MI
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On a Roll: Montabella improves to 9-0

A like-minded group of people brought together by a single goal, winning. For the past decade the core group of players on Montabella’s boys basketball team has been collectively working together on the court, working day-in and day-out in hopes of one day being a great collective. Over the...
MERRILL, MI
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Breckenridge woman killed in Gratiot crash

A Breckenridge woman was killed early Friday morning in a two-car traffic crash in Bethany Township. According to Gratiot County Sheriff Mike Morris, Maria Delgado, 20, was driving westbound on M-46 near Blair Road about 5:52 a.m. when her vehicle crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound pickup broadside. Delgado...
BRECKENRIDGE, MI
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Another St. Louis contaminated site to get cleanup funding

When anyone thinks of contaminated properties in St. Louis the 52-acre former Velsicol Chemical Co. plant site, where remediation has been ongoing for a number of years, immediately comes to mind. However, there’s another smaller parcel across the Pine River that’s also in need of remediation. Known as...
SAINT LOUIS, MI
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Barryton man arrested on drunk driving charges following two vehicle crash in Fork Twp.

A Barryton man is behind bars after causing a two vehicle crash in Mecosta County's Fork Township. It happened on 20 Mile Rd just east of 30th Ave in Barryton. Deputies say 56-year-old Barryton man was traveling at a high rate of speed on 20 Mile Rd heading east bound when he went through a stop sign at 30th Ave and collided with another east bound vehicle that had just pulled onto 20 Mile Rd from the Dollar General in Barryton.
BARRYTON, MI
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Column: Mt. Pleasant area seems ‘dead in the water’

For many years the area has been and still is a great place to raise a family. The area has been, for the most part, recession proof, meaning that we didn’t suffer recessions to the degree that most of the auto-dependent State of Michigan would. In my opinion there...
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
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Laingsburg Wolfpack topple Fowler on the road

FOWLER, Mich. (WILX) - The Laingsburg Wolfpack came into Fowler and beat the Eagles on the road in a big CMAC Matchup. The Wolfpack built momentum early on in the first quarter and didn’t look back. The final score was 61-48. Subscribe to our News 10 newsletter and receive...
FOWLER, MI

Police: Mt. Pleasant RightWay Auto Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

A suspect is in custody following an armed robbery at Mt. Pleasant RightWay Auto Sales Wednesday morning, according to police. Around 9:55 a.m. Wednesday, officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at RightWay Auto on South Mission Street. Upon arriving, officers learned that a male suspect brandished a gun and fled the scene in a vehicle stolen from the dealer lot.
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