Isabella County / Metro / Police/Courts
A neighbor took this photo of the crash after the driver of the red truck was chased by police over a domestic assault case on Saturday. The neighbor lives a few houses down from the scene of the crash.

(Courtesy Photo)

Alcohol a factor in assault-turned-police chase, charges filed against suspect

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in an assault case that turned into a police chase and crash on Saturday, according to a press release issued by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. The name of the suspect, a 51-year-old […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts
After a police chase, a red truck crashed into a car and a house at the corner of Blue Grass and Isabella roads.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

Police chase, crash started as domestic assault case

A police chase that ended in a violent crash at the corner of Isabella and Bluegrass roads started as a domestic assault case, according to Mount Pleasant police. Officers were dispatched to the Super 8, 2323 S. Mission St., at […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts
After a police chase, a red truck crashed into a car and a house at the corner of Blue Grass and Isabella roads.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

Police chase ends in crash at corner of Bluegrass, Isabella roads

  Editor’s note: This story was updated at 1:10 a.m. on Sunday. After a chase with Mount Pleasant police, a red truck crashed into a house in Union Township at around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday. The driver of the vehicle […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant City Commission urges residents to vote ‘yes’ on Proposal 1

Mount Pleasant’s city commissioners are urging people to vote yes on Proposal 1 in the August 5 election. The state-wide proposal would remove personal property taxes from businesses and replace the lost revenue with state funding in a use tax. The […]
Isabella County / Metro
Tribal court hears argument to dismiss reopened disenrollment cases

Tribal court hears argument to dismiss reopened disenrollment cases

  If the Tribal Council of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has their way, some 234 members who call themselves Saginaw Chippewa may be cut off from their culture and the benefits of tribal membership. On Thursday, a hearing was […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant
The Malt Shop was filled with a line to the door starting at 11 a.m. when the Mount Pleasant cornerstone reopened its doors on Friday. Tim Otteman and his brother Jim Otteman purchased the restaurant in June and have reopened it with a new menu. (Katherine Ranzenberger | News Editor)

The Malt Shop reopens with a touch of maroon and gold

With Tim Otteman running The Malt Shop, he can achieve his goal of turning the eatery into a Central Michigan University Chippewas-enthusiasts dream destination. The new owners, Otteman and his brother Jim, took over of the shop on the corner of […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant

Planning Commission reviews comments from public hearing on master plan

Mount Pleasant’s Planning Commission moved forward with its master planning process at its regular meeting Thursday, this time wading through a list noteworthy comments about the document made at a June public hearing. Alan Bean, a consultant for Spicer Group […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Planning Commission to hold public hearing, site review on new Pickard duplex

Planning commissioners will hold a public hearing and a site plan review for a proposed new duplex on Pickard Road at its regular meeting on Thursday. Commissioners postponed both items in April. The site plan review will also address any […]
Football / News / Police/Courts / Sports

CMU football’s Flory due back in court next week

Andrew Flory, the Central Michigan University wide receiver who was arrested after attempting to steal more than $500 worth of DVDs and snacks from WalMart last month, has a trial conference in Isabella County Trial Court scheduled for July 16. […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant
Max and Emily's Eatery, 125 E. Broadway St., will kick off their summer concert series on Thursday.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Brian Vander Ark to kick off Max and Emily’s Summer Concert series

No one is quite sure who Brian Vander Ark is bringing with him to jam on the first night of Max and Emily’s Summer Concert Series. However, Max and Emily’s owner Tim Brockman  the loose gig is going to be […]
Business/Nonprofits / Metro

CMU students play large role in Mount Pleasant economy

Approximately 20,000 on-campus Central Michigan University students migrate to and from the city each year, dividing the community’s fiscal year into two nine month halves. Managing the ebb and flow of a cycling consumer and employee base presents an unique […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant

Soaring Eagle continues to rock summer concerts

The Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort has a stacked line-up of shows for the rest of July and August. The shows will bring genres such as rock, country and comedy to Mount Pleasant. The concerts and events range from raunchy to […]

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