Mecosta County Newswire (Page 2)

Mecosta County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mecosta County, MI. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 109 in Mecosta County, MI

  1. 50-year-old man dies in single vehicle motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    MORTON TWP., Mich. - According to witnesses, a motorcycle on 90th Avenue north of Buchanan Road in Mecosta County was traveling south when it left the roadway, entered a ditch and rolled.


  2. Cook Plant Is Statea s Largest Water User, ButaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    There is a lot of debate in the state over Nestle wanting to increase the amount of groundwater it's pulling for its Ice Mountain bottled water plant in Mecosta County, which has prompted a "Detroit Free Press" report into the top water users in the state. The entity which uses the most water in Michigan is the DC Cook Nuclear Plant in Bridgman at over 765-billion gallons in 2015.


  3. Michigan giving away its water by the trillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Times Herald

    ... Ice Mountain employee Dan Decator of Hersey checks packages of bottled water coming off the line in the Mecosta County water bottling plant in Stanwood, Mich., Feb. 16, 2003. While Swiss-based food giant NestlA 's northern Michigan bottled ...


  4. US-131 project in Montcalm County caters to the weekend warriorRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT DETAILS: The Michigan Department of Transportation will invest $6 million to resurface 3.5 miles of US-131 between M-46 and the Montcalm/Mecosta county line. Work also includes new guardrail and culvert upgrades.


  5. Flint Water Crisis comes up at town hall for Nestle water permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WJRT

    ... in on whether or not Nestle should be allowed to draw more water from an underground well near Evart in Mecosta County. The company is already pumping 150 gallons per minute to fill bottles of Ice Mountain water - they want take 400 gallons per ...


  6. MDEQ holding public hearing on bottled water proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 |

    ... Nestle Waters North America, Inc. announced in November a $36 million expansion of its Ice Mountain plant in Mecosta County . As part of the expansion, the company is asking to increase the capacity of water they're allowed to pull from its White ...


  7. Wet snow and strong winds to impact West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 2 AM early Thursday morning to 11 PM Thursday night for Mecosta County. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for the remainder of West Michigan.


  8. Winter Weather Advisories updated ahead of Thursday snow stormRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    All of West Michigan is now under a Winter Weather Advisory beginning at 2:00am Thursday, except for Mecosta County. Mecosta County, in the northeastern corner of the viewing area, and more counties to the north and east, are under a Winter Storm Warning starting at the same time.


  9. DNR requests road-killed deer in southern Mecosta, northwestern...Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | State of Michigan

    The Michigan departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development announced the finding of chronic wasting disease in a Mecosta County deer farm in late January 2017. As part of the CWD surveillance effort in the area, the DNR requests that road-killed deer within specific townships in Mecosta and Montcalm counties be reported to a wildlife disease hotline.


  10. 6 hospitalized after crash in BarrytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 |

    ... - One person was airlifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car crash in northeastern Mecosta County that also injured five others. The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of M-66 and 19 Mile Road in ...


  11. Intoxicated woman hit while crossing street in Mecosta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Crews were called to southbound Northland Drive just before 11 p.m. Friday after the 19-year-old woman was struck. Police say the driver tried to avoid the woman as she was walking down the southbound lane of traffic but struck her with his passenger side mirror.


  12. Chronic wasting disease identified in two Mecosta County farmed deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | White Lake Beacon

    Chronic wasting disease was confirmed last week in two female deer from a Mecosta County deer farm. CWD is a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose.


  13. Clayton Picks the Entire Tournament Correctly: The Miss Cleo of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Down The Drive

    ... fishing shows off-and-on till the break of dawn from Thanksgiving night until that night last week when the Mecosta County Sheriffs showed up and made you leave Room 235 for refusing to pay your bill. Or maybe that was just me. "Yes, I gained fame ...


  14. Michigan Attorney Accused of Raping Incapacitated WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | JD Journal

    ... conduct and felony obstruction of justice. He was arrested at a home in Farmington Hills, according to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office. The police claim he sexually assaulted in incapacitated woman last October and then failed to comply with a ...


  15. An undated courtesy photo of Vicki Vergote.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 |

    ... she told 24 Hour News 8. "I love the fall and the spring. We mushroom hunt in the spring." However, the Mecosta County grandmother said that many of her passions were put on the backburner beginning during the summer of 2015. A trip back to her ...


  16. Wintry mix for parts of West Michigan tonightRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... e freezing. Our computer model has a band of freezing rain and rain at 4 AM from northern Newaygo county into Mecosta county. The computer model at 6 AM moves the freezing rain north and changes the freezing rain to rain for most of West Michigan.


  17. Man killed when vehicle hits tree in Mecosta Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 |

    An 88-year-old Newaygo man was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash on US-131 in Mecosta County. It happened around 4:30 p.m. on northbound US-131 near Jefferson Road in Aetna Township, north of Howard City.


  18. Searchers find Saginaw police dog that was missing for 13 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 |

    ... "Deebo" was found around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, walking along the side of a road near Chippewa Lake in Mecosta County. Williams said it's believed the dog, one of three with the Saginaw Police Department, did not suffer any injury during the 13 ...


  19. DEQ sets table for strict review of Nestle water bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 |

    ... 2009 agreed to a settlement that limited pumping to an average of 218-gpm from its Sanctuary Springs wells in Mecosta County, with restrictions on spring and summer pumping. Olson represented the Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, the chief ...


  20. State says 9-township deer cull could begin by end of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 |

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources could kill as many as 2,800 deer within a nine-township area over the next year after two farm-raised deer in Mecosta County tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease last month. The affected surveillance area covers a five-mile radius and includes lands within the townships of Aetna, Deerfield, Hinton, Mecosta, Morton, Montcalm, Cato, Winfield and Reynolds - all in Mecosta and Montcalm counties.