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Misplaced registration forms by SGA could have changed Union Township election results

The Student Government Association’s misplacement of 32 student voter registration forms last fall could have changed the results of the Union Township supervisor race. On Oct. 11, SGA Vice President and Hesperia senior Killian Richeson found 32 registration forms in […]
Isabella County / Mount Pleasant / Top Stories / Union Township

Larger 2 percent allocation from Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe seen by local officials as sign of growing economy

Local officials hope the economy is turning around as the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe distributed nearly $2.3 million to Isabella County and local communities Thursday for its most recent 2 percent allocation. Tribe Public Relations Director Frank Cloutier said the […]
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Union Township to enter lighting contract with Consumers Energy, cost unknown

The Union Township Board of Trustees Wednesday approved to advance the standard lighting contract for all Consumers Energy-owned lighting in the township. Township Manager Brian Smith said a total of 141 lights within the township will be paid out of […]
Mount Pleasant / Politics / Union Township

Several local races finish after going down to the wire

Sheila Murphy and Patty Strong were elected to the Mount Pleasant Public Schools board Tuesday night after a close race finally pulled in their favor. Murphy, a veteran Mount Pleasant businesswoman, and Strong, a former federal public defender and reporter […]
Metro / Top Stories / Union Township

Copper Beech Townhomes to expand, adding 10 more buildings, for 2013 school year

Copper Beech Townhomes is planning to add 10 buildings with 256 bedrooms,  a pool, tennis court and a basketball court to its 4750 E. Blue Grass Road housing complex. The project will cost an estimated $8 million. The Charter Township of […]
Metro / Union Township

Union Township passes human rights ordinance

Union Township Board of Trustees approved a human rights ordinance Wednesday night, following suit of the city of Mount Pleasant. “I come to you as a concerned citizen and as a chairperson for the Isabella County Human Rights Committee,” said […]
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Union Township approves revision to human rights ordinance

Union Township is following suit of the City of Mount Pleasant regarding human rights. Union Township approved a proposed draft for the Charter Township of Union Human Rights Ordinance with a vote of 6-1 on Sept. 26. The ordinance will […]
Isabella County / News / Union Township

Union Township approves addition to Animal Health Clinic

The Isabella County Animal Shelter will soon begin construction on its new Animal Health Clinic. Charter Township of Union Board of Trustees approved plans Wednesday night for the clinic that will be added onto the current building, 1105 S. Isabella Road. […]
News / Union Township

Human rights ordinance proposed at Union Township town hall meeting

A human rights ordinance for the Charter Township of Union was presented at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting. Norma Bailey, president of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Michigan, and United Methodist church Reverend David Hills teamed up to give the […]
Mount Pleasant / News / Police/Courts / Union Township

Three arrested, charged following home invasions

Three men were arrested and charged following a string of summer home invasions. The incidents occurred throughout Union Township and the city of Mount Pleasant. Ryan Edward Hones, 23, and Patrick William Mulholland, 24, of Mount Pleasant, have been charged […]
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Union Township approves fireworks ordinance

Students looking to start the school year off with a bang will have to make sure to stay outside of Union Township. The Union Township board approved a fireworks ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting with a 6-1 vote. The ordinance limits […]
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Union Township bike path project to begin in coming months

Union Township officials are hoping to start the construction of bike paths and sidewalks in May as part of the Greater Mount Pleasant Non-Motorized Plan. “This is a high priority,” said Union Township Zoning Administrator Woody Woodruff. “There are people […]

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