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Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking and Other Sex Crimes

A man has been convicted of sex trafficking and other charges involving a child he met at a Grand Rapids Park. 39-year-old, Terrence Clay, of Kent County, was recently convicted by a federal jury...

Marijuana May Be Getting Reclassified as a Schedule 3 Drug

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is moving towards reclassifying pot as a less dangerous drug. The Justice Department proposal would recognize the medical uses of cannabis, but wouldn’t legalize it for recreational use. This...

New Michigan Lottery Instant Game Includes Local Dog

A golden retriever from Clare is among 30 dogs around the state to be featured in an upcoming Michigan Lottery instant game.  (30) Paw-Sitivley precious pups have been selected so far. The new game...

CMU’s Dean of Health Professionals is Stepping Down

Tom Masterson, the Dean of The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professionals at CMU, has announced he’s stepping down from his role, this summer. He will serve as Dean through...

Bird Flu Breakout in Isabella and Other Michigan Counties

In an effort to protect poultry and livestock industries following a breakout of bird flu in Isabella and other Michigan counties, the state has declared a “Determination of Extraordinary Emergency!”  Michigan Department of Agriculture...

Man dies in market fire

The Saginaw Police Department has identified the man found dead inside the K and D Market on the city’s east side.  He’s been ID'd at 40-year old, Tyrone Cannady of Saginaw. Police say he...

Man arrested for failing to return property

Allegedly failing to return high-dollar rental property has resulted in a Detroit man being lodged in the Midland County Jail. 38-year-old, Anthony Chatman, was arraigned on Monday & being held on a $100,000 bond. ...

Mt. Pleasant Town Center completion scheduled

After nearly two weeks of construction, the Mt. Pleasant Town Center project is on schedule to be completed by the end of August.  Work began April 22nd at the site, located north & west...

Union workers record high raises

Unionized workers in the U.S. saw record raises, while non-union workers pay barely beat inflation over the past 12 months.  Wages of private sector union workers rose 6.3% in the year ending in March,...

Midland County man arrested for murder

A Midland County man remains jailed without bond after being charged yesterday in connection with the shooting death of a 56-year-old woman, on Monday. Timothy John Rivard was arraigned in Midland District Court on...