Lansing State Journal
Pediatrician Maria Budai, MD, named 2013 Margaret S. Gulick Humanitarian of the Year
At its annual Holiday Reception on Thursday, December 5, Memorial Healthcare recognized outstanding individuals for their efforts in support of the services and programs offered by the Owosso-based 150-bed, not-for-profit health care facility.
Monday Dec 16
National Public Radio
All Aboard! Real-Life Polar Express Chugs Through Michigan
The Pere Marquette 1225 rolls into view in Owosso, Mich. It's been a local favorite for decades and especially gained popularity after inspiring the look and sounds of the train in a 2004 film.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Shiawassee County Road Commission men help woman with house fire
Two members of the Shiawassee County Road Commission went above and beyond the call of duty earlier this month to help a woman whose house was catching fire.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
3 men arrested, suspected in organized auto theft ring
Three Detroit men are in the Shiawassee County jail, now charged, for their alleged roles in what authorities said was an organized auto theft ring.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
North Pole Express Rolls Out In Owosso
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas outside, and to help local families get in the holiday spirit, the North Pole Express is running here in Mid-Michigan.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Wedding: Carol Fett & Robert Fett
The daughter of the late Edwin and Zelia Pierson, the bride is a graduate of Owosso, MI High School and Michigan State University.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Michigan superintendents joining chorus opposing changes to federal special education funding requirements
Superintendents from across Michigan are joining growing opposition to proposed U.S. Department of Education regulations that would prevent local school districts from reducing spending on special education services.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Polar Express Heads to the North Pole
Once again this season, the Pere Marquette 1225, which is the train modeled in The Polar Express, a 2004 fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg is pulling the passenger cars or coaches headed to the North Pole.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Drive for The Tots begins Friday in Owosso
Organizers of a toy drive in Shiawassee County have set an impressive goal. The annual Drive For The Tots wants to collect and distribute more than 1,000 before Christmas.
Fund set up for funeral expenses after teen dies in fire
An Owosso family who lost a loved one in a fire needs help paying for her funeral expenses.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Grass Lake train lovers greet return of rail car
As they have so many times throughout the years, people gathered in downtown Grass Lake on Nov. 19, to meet a train.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Pere Marquette steam locomotive back on track after $900K rehab
A World War II-era steam engine is back on track in central Michigan. A crowd cheered Wednesday night as the Pere Marquette 1225 steam locomotive's whistle sounded to announce its arrival at the Steam Railroading Institute yard in Owosso, The Argus-Press reported.
VIDEO: Real-life Polar Express back on the tracks in Michigan
The steam engine that inspired the children's book The Polar Express and provided sounds for the movie version is back in service after a four-year refurbishment project.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Polar Express Train Rolls Into Owosso - 6 News Exclusive Preview
It happened just before 1 p.m. along the 5400 block of S. Cedar St. Smoke rising from the scene Reports of storm damage are coming in from all over the Mid-Michigan viewing area.