Tuesday Dec 17
State of Michigan
MPSC: Otsego County Earns "Connected" Broadband Status
Contact : Judy Palnau, 517-241-3323 Agency : Michigan Public Service Commission December 17, 2013 The Michigan Public Service Commission today commended Otsego County for becoming the eighth community in Michigan to be certified as a "connected" community that has developed a broadband and technology plan to expand broadband access, adoption and ... (more)
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Northern Michigan News
MOISD educator's trial proceeding
The case of a former Osceola County educator accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her students is proceeding to trial.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Man, 72, and wife, 78, dead after vehicle swerves down rocky embankment
A 72-year-old man and his 78-year-old wife were killed in a crash Thursday, Dec. 12, after a vehicle they were traveling in swerved off the roadway and down a steep embankment, authorities say.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Stanwood strip club blaze challenging for firefighters as water turns to ice
A Stanwood strip club was destroyed Wednesday evening in a blaze that kept firefighters on scene for six hours, battling ice and frigid temperatures.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
11 Departments On the Scene of Mecosta Co. Strip Club Fire
The Gentleman 131 club, located at M-20 and US-131 south of Big Rapids, caught on fire at roughly 4:27 p.m. Tuesday, according to Mecosta County Sheriff's Department.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Clare County Review
Farwell Historical Society thanks Village for support
During a very brief Farwell Village Council meeting Monday evening, Maxine Paesons, representing the Farwell Historical Museum, thanked the Village for their support of the museum activities over the past year.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Showers Weds. Evening
Thundershowers tracked thru Montcalm, Mecosta and Isabella County and we still have a little lightning up near Alpena.
Forecast: Heavy fog covering area roads as temperatures rise into the 50s today
Wow, it's foggy out there. Heavy fog blanketing area highways has greatly reduced visibility, so allow some extra time for the morning drive and be careful.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Flood Watch Continues For Some Residents Along the Muskegon River
A flood watch continues for residents in Mecosta Township whose homes are on the Muskegon River.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Lake Effect Snow Warning for Berrien and Cass Counties in Michigan and for La Porte, St. Joseph, Starke and Marshall Counties in Indiana will expire at midnight.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Freezing rain advisory issued for most of Southwest Michigan until 7 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until 7 a.m. Tuesday for most of Southwest Michigan.
Driver suffers life-threatening injuries when car hits tree in Mecosta County
A 26-year-old male was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Monday after a single-vehicle crash on an icy Mecosta County road.
Family of Mecosta County murder, assault suspect 'shocked,' praying for victims
Relatives of a Big Rapids area man accused of fatally shooting a woman and sexually assaulting three others in an overnight standoff last week say their hearts deeply hurt for the victims and they are at a loss to understand what happened.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press
Kalamazoo police say they arrested a suspected drunken driver who tried to run down people in a bar parking lot, tore up grass at a school and got stuck in a pond.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Man charged with murder after woman killed, 3 others sexually assaulted during standoff in Michigan
A man surrendered Friday after a 10-hour standoff with police at a western Michigan home where a woman was fatally shot and three other women were sexually assaulted, authorities said.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Suspect named in Mecosta murder, standoff
The incident began at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday when police were called to the home on Cramer Drive on reports of a shot being fired.
Police: Woman Killed During Standoff At Mich. Home
Crime Stoppers of mid-Michigan is asking for the public's help in one party store robbery and finding two people watned for felonies.
'It's just heartbreaking,' says father of woman assaulted during 10-hour standoff
Hours after his 21-year-old niece and her 7-month-old daughter escaped a home where they had been held hostage for hours Thursday night, Jeff Nelson spoke in disbelief of the horror in hearing what she had experienced.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Mecosta Co. standoff ends
Michigan State Police say a standoff at a Mecosta County home has ended, but they are not releasing further details.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Police surround home near Big Rapids
The incident is at a mobile home park in the 10500 block of Cramer Road in Mecosta Township, not far from Northland Drive and Rogers Dam.