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Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor

Board of Trustee member Tim Lannen listens to community member Edward Peters voice his concerns about meeting pay at the Mount Pleasant Union Township Board of Trustees meeting at the Union Township Hall on Wednesday night.

Pay corruption complaints addressed during Union Township meeting

  Pay rates and the attendance policy for the Union Township Board of Trustees were heavily discussed in a Wednesday workshop meeting, after complaints of corruption from residents, Meeting pay is a small, but important part of the more than […]
Crime Log / Metro
Two men cited by MPPD for drag racing incident

Two men cited by MPPD for drag racing incident

Two men were arrested for drag racing by the Mount Pleasant Police Department on March 26. Police ticketed a 19-year-old Westland man and a 20-year-old Mount Pleasant man after pulling them over at 4855 Encore Blvd. MPPD Public Information Officer Jeff […]
Metro / Multimedia / Video
Sarah White | Staff Photographer

Mount Pleasant resident Clayton Nedwash pieces together bones from a crime scene at the "Crime Scene at the Museum" event at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History in Rowe Hall on Wednesday.

Local children help CMU Police solve mock murder

Madeline Lee solved her first murder before she could even drive a car. The 10-year-old and her classmates worked closely with the Central Michigan University Police Department and its forensics unit at the Crime Scene at the Museum mock investigation […]
Politics
Obama’s Ann Arbor speech highlights challenges for young Americans, divisions among parties

Obama’s Ann Arbor speech highlights challenges for young Americans, divisions among parties

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Matt Roughton is worried about how his children will be able to pay for college. Roughton, 52, was among dozens who gathered along East Hoover Avenue in Ann Arbor on Wednesday to watch President Barack Obama […]
Metro / Politics / Top Stories
Hundreds of attendees listen to President Barack Obama speak about minimum wage reform, Wednesday at the University of Michigan's Intramural Sports building in Ann Arbor.

Obama in Ann Arbor: $10.10 minimum wage a ‘no-brainer’

  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — President Barack Obama blasted congressional Republicans for opposing a minimum wage increase, Wednesday in Ann Arbor. Obama also urged voters to call their congressmen to get them to vote for the wage increase. “Nobody who […]
Crime Log / Metro
Crime Log March 26-31

Crime Log March 26-31

The following incidents were reported from 12:03 a.m. on March 26 to 1:38 p.m. on March 31 by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. March 26 12:03 a.m. – Police jailed a 22-year-old Mount Pleasant woman from 1799 E. Preston St. […]
Metro / Politics
Obama to push for $10.10 minimum wage in Ann Arbor as debate heats up in Congress

Obama to push for $10.10 minimum wage in Ann Arbor as debate heats up in Congress

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at the University of Michigan at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Intramural Building to push for a raise in the federally-mandated minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour over the next […]
Business/Nonprofits / Metro / Mount Pleasant
Director of Client Services and Peer Counselor Rosie Ridgway thumbs through informational materials for young parents in the Central Michigan Pregnancy Services offices on Preston St. on Thursday.(Katy Kildee/Staff Photographer)

Voice of the voiceless: Students find local abortion services lacking

Students at Central Michigan University and residents of Mount Pleasant have many options to address sexual health, but abortion and pro-choice counseling is rarely included. The environment of purely pro-life facilities worries Rachel McDaniel, president of Voices for Planned Parenthood, […]
Politics
Camp to retire from Congress after 24 years

Camp to retire from Congress after 24 years

U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced Monday he will retire at the end of his current term. “This decision was reached after much consideration and discussion with my family,” Camp said […]
Business/Nonprofits / Metro / Mount Pleasant
Local dog park nears construction, expects to bring people to Mount Pleasant

Local dog park nears construction, expects to bring people to Mount Pleasant

With more than 90 percent of their goal reached this spring, Friends of the Dog Park could see a completed park by the fall. There are only four fundraisers left to reach the goal of $39,188 set for the nonprofit […]
Metro / News
Students, faculty voice opinions on federal government decision to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Students, faculty voice opinions on federal government decision to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Despite the ban on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Troy junior Emily Herbon believes the debate over changing the law comes down to religion. “The issue of people not wanting same-sex couples to be married is kind of not an issue […]
Metro / Police/Courts

Police: Impaired driver kills pedestrian Saturday

A man was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver on East Broadway Road, Saturday, close to Makawa Drive in Mount Pleasant. Witnesses found Kyle Baldwin, 22, of Mount pleasant alive at first and lying on the ground […]


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