Metro

Police/Courts

Woman charged with identity theft in Isabella County

A 23-year-old Clare County probationer has been charged with identity theft in Isabella County. Caitlyn Barbara Mozurkewich Lee is being charged with two counts of identity theft, one count of credit card possession theft and one count of financial transaction […]
Metro

Mubarak refuses to step down, says he will hand over some duties to Suleiman

CAIRO — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refused to step down Thursday but said in a nationally televised speech that he would hand more authority to his vice president, a move that drew rage and bewilderment from hundreds of thousands of […]
Isabella County

Ziibiwing Center hosts Fiber Arts Workshop through Friday, teaches basket weaving

A small class of 15 shuffled out a side door to watch as Jeff Church pounded an ash tree with a short tree trunk that had been already been cut down. Thirty minutes later, 14 to 15 long strips were […]
Police/Courts
David A. Cheatham

Former CMU wrestler faces second charge after being dismissed from team

A former Central Michigan University wrestler faces an additional charge after being accused in January of violating the Michigan Sex Offender Registration Act. Prosecutors have now charged Zeeland freshman David A. Cheatham, 19, with receiving and concealing a stolen university […]
Metro

New advancements, discoveries fuel space program’s future

Humans may orbit Mars by the time many current CMU students are in their 40s or even sooner, thanks to advancements in rocket technology. President Barack Obama announced a $6 billion budget increase to the space program as well as […]
Isabella County / Student Life

Department of Human Services changes Bridge Card eligibility requirements for college students

Central Michigan University students who are enrolled in Michigan’s Bridge Card food assistance program could see that monthly allowance of money for food come to a complete halt. Beginning April 1, being a college student will no longer be enough […]
Union Township

Six-month medical marijuana moratorium approved in Union Township

Medical marijuana dispensaries and apothecaries cannot be developed in Union Township for six months as officials determine how to best work with them. Township board members approved a moratorium Wednesday night after attending seminars on the subject and recent changes […]
Politics

Camp hopes to have oft-delayed free trade agreements enacted this summer

The economy and foreign presence of the United States hangs in the balance and Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, is playing a strong role in setting the scales. Free trade agreements originally negotiated under the Bush administration with South Korea, Colombia, […]
Business/Nonprofits / Student Groups
Mt. Pleasant resident Kailey Moore, 12, inspects stitches while sewing a tote bag with her "big sister", Canton junior, Brooke Graham, during a West Intermediate, Big Brothers Big Sisters workshop at the Dream Key Design Academy, located at 2120 E Remus Rd., Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Perry FIsh/Staff Photographer

CMU students volunteer as Big Sisters at West Intermediate Middle School

Big Brothers, Big Sisters is providing friends and mentors to local junior high school kids to make potentially troubled lives a little easier. Central Michigan University students are invited to volunteer for the new Big Brothers, Big Sisters program at […]
Police/Courts

Assault in Mount Pleasant cab still under investigation

An assault between two individuals in a local taxi Sunday is still under police investigation. on Broomfield and Tallgrass Roads, according to the Mount Pleasant Police Department press log. The incident occurred in the taxi near Broomfield and Tallgrass roads. […]
Union Township

Repairs on U.S. Route 127 bridge slow Pickard Street traffic, will be completed Friday

Traffic on a portion of East Pickard Street remains constricted to a lane as crews finish repairs to the U.S. Route 127 bridge in Union Township. The stretch of Pickard underneath and on both sides of the bridge have been […]
Business/Nonprofits

Jarrett the Jeweler expands to include creative glass workshop

Stained glass isn't just for church windows. Jarrett the Jeweler, 406 S. Mission St., recently expanded its storefront to include a creative glass workshop on the second floor of the building.


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