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Thursday Jul 10 | MLive.com

New Jackson Public Schools superintendent off to a quick start, will...

One month into the job, while working alongside retiring Superintendent Dan Evans , JPS has settled a contract with its teachers' union, completed the privatization of its transportation system, adopted a balanced budget for 2014-15 and refocused the central office staff.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jackson, MI

Mon Jun 30, 2014

MLive.com

Two injured after deer goes through windshield

Two women were sent to the hospital after a deer went through the windshield of the car they were driving on Saturday.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Lightning Strike Causes Fire at Party Store

According to Montcalm County Dispatchers, Carson City Fire Department responded to a fire at Butternut Corners Party Store located at 7870 S Crystal Rd Saturday evening at around 5 p.m. Fire inspectors believe that the fire was started by a lightning strike.

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Related Topix: Fire, Carson City, MI

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Detroit Man Arrested in Montcalm County

A 54 year old man finds himself in trouble with Montcalm County deputies who say the man was seen slumped in his seat behind the wheel of his car Wednesday in Howard City.

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Related Topix: Howard City, MI

Thu Jun 26, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Detroit man arrested in Montcalm County for fleeing from deputies

A 54-year-old man, from Detroit, was arrested Wednesday night for running away from deputies after hitting a person in Reynolds Township.

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Related Topix: Howard City, MI

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Family Files Lawsuit Against West Michigan Hospital After Sona s Death

MONTCALM COUNTY, Mich. - A local family is filing a lawsuit against a hospital in West Michigan, claiming it's responsible for the death of their son.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Man Accused of Sexual Contact with Minors Arrested and Charged

The Montcalm County Sheriff's Office arrested Geselman on June 24 after a long investigation.

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Detroit Free Press

Autopsy: Michigan pastor drowned in submerged vehicle

An autopsy has confirmed that drowning caused the death of a 53-year-old western Michigan minister whose body was found in his car submerged in a Montcalm County lake.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

a oeAll the good things you see, he had a part ofa : Pastor Found Dead in Submerged Car

A well-known beloved pastor from Stanton was killed over the weekend, according to the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Stanton, MI

MLive.com

Stanton minister found dead in car submerged in Montcalm County lake

A 53-year-old Stanton pastor was found dead in a vehicle that was discovered submerged in Sidney Township's Lampman Lake on Sunday, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Stanton, MI

Sun Jun 22, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

a oeI have your dog and you cana t have her backa : Honey the Hopeful Pit Bull Takes Major Strides

Her adopted family calls her "Honey the Hopeful Pit Bull," after they rescued a four-month-old puppy partially paralyzed from suspected abuse April 9. On Saturday, Honey's owner Brandi Glaske, founder of Saving Argo Dog Rescue, posted a letter to Craigslist titled, "I have your dog and you can't have her back."

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Man admits to killing brother-in-law

A Montcalm County man facing life in prison without parole for the murder of his brother-in-law has reached a plea deal that gives him a chance at freedom someday.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Howell, MI

Wed Jun 18, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Early Morning Storm Downs Tree, Traps Gowen Teens Near Greenville

Most of the tree trouble from Wednesday's storms in Montcalm County involved getting around branches or boughs in the road.

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Related Topix: Gowen, MI, Greenville, MI, Weather

MLive.com

Montcalm County sawmill destroyed in fire likely started by lightning strike

A Montcalm County sawmill was destroyed overnight in a fire that officials believe may have been caused by a lightning strike.

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Related Topix: Lakeview, MI

MLive.com

Fallen tree, downed power lines trap teen siblings in car

Two teenagers escaped injury Wednesday when a tree fell along a Montcalm County road, trapping their car under branches and live power lines.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

MLive.com

Kent County leading the state in power outages after overnight storms

Kent County is leading the state in the number of Consumers Energy power outages after storms ripped through last night , bringing heavy rain, high winds and lightning.

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Related Topix: Kent County, MI, Weather, Grand Rapids, MI, Ottawa County, MI

MLive.com

Large barn fire, downed trees, crashes keep emergency crews busy after strong storms

Thunder and lightning, along with strong winds and heavy rain overnight, has caused havoc in many parts of West Michigan where trees are down and power lines are damaged.

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Related Topix: Weather, Michigan, Rockford, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

Tue Jun 17, 2014

WHMI-FM Howell

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50-year-old Mark David Jackson of Vestaburg is charged with a single count of Open Murder as a Fourth Habitual Offender in the death of 52-year-old Jonathan Risinger.

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Related Topix: Vestaburg, MI

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Court Docket: Flint nurse admits to taking patients' medications

Carrie Lynn Peters, 38, pleaded guilty to possession of oxycodone in exchange for the state's attorney general's office dismissing a count alleging larceny in a building.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Howell, MI, Brighton, MI

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