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Senior right handed pitcher Pat Kaminska throws a ball down the plate against Ball State Saturday afternoon. 

(Andrew Whitaker | File Photo)

Kaminska signs with Texas Rangers after going undrafted

Every pitcher who has ever picked up a baseball has struggled through a rough inning. Pat Kaminska is no different, and has tussled with a turbulent career defined by one word: Comeback. Kaminska was not picked during the 2014 Major […]
Isabella County / Metro / News / Police/Courts / University
Central Michigan University professor Robert Dale Lee was charged with one count of felonious assault and one count of carrying a firearm with unlawful intent after shooting at two traveling salesmen on June 5. Lee's preliminary examination is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. on Thursday.

(Courtesy Photo | Isabella County Trial Court)

CMU professor Lee’s preliminary exam adjourned one week

Robert Dale Lee, the Central Michigan University professor who has been charged with allegedly shooting at vacuum cleaner salesmen, had his preliminary exam put on hold this morning until next week. Lee’s attorney, Jeffrey D. Lynch, will meet with Isabella […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / News / Top Stories
Mount Pleasant's City Commission announced the names of its finalists for the vacant city manager position Monday night.

(Gokul Kumar | Staff Photographer)

Mount Pleasant City Commission release names of three city manager finalists

Mount Pleasant’s City Commission announced the names of three finalists vying for the city manager position at its regular meeting on Monday. Finalists for the position are Interim City Manager Nancy Ridley, Robert Bruner of Mount Clemens, and Pete Olson […]
Facilities Management / Galleries / Life on Campus / News / Top Stories
A construction worker stands guard to make sure residents of students do not come within 20 feet of the safety fence surrounding the demolition of the Washington Apartments. (Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Crews begin demolition on Washington Square Apartments

Marking the end of a long-time fixture in Central Michigan University’s student housing, deconstruction crews began tearing down the Washington Square Apartments on Monday. Demolition crew officials tore down the north building at 9:40 a.m. All four of the buildings are […]
Baseball / News / Sports
Junior pitcher Jordan Foley delivers a pitch to the mound during a 2013 game against Bowling Green at Theunissen Stadium. Foley had been drafted to the New York Yankees and will forego his senior year.

(Victoria Zegler | File Photo)

CMU baseball’s Foley headed to sign with New York Yankees

  Central Michigan University’s top pitcher is potentially headed to baseball’s biggest stage and its most esteemed organization. Junior right-hand pitcher Jordan Foley will forgo his senior year to play Major League Baseball after being drafted Friday by the New […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / News

City Commission: Discussion of city manager candidates, resolution on scandal are top agenda items

Mount Pleasant City Commission has not released the names of its city manager applicants or its finalists, however, the group will discuss the candidates in a closed session during its regular June 9 meeting. According to its agenda, commissioners will […]
News / On Campus / Sports / University
Mount Pleasant, CMU programs promote healthy living during summer months

Mount Pleasant, CMU programs promote healthy living during summer months

While the number of students living on or around the campus of Central Michigan University might be low during the summer time, those students who do stay have a bevy of program options to help them stay fit and healthy. […]
Metro / News / Sports
Central Michigan University football players, including senior wide receiver Titus Davis and senior linebacker Justin Cherocci, signed autographs for Special Olympics Michigan athletes during the first day the 2014 Special Olympics Michigan Summer Games.

(Dominick Mastrangelo | Associate Editor)

Special Olympics Michigan: CMU athletes, Miss Michigan winners sign autographs

  Chippewas such as football players Titus Davis, linebacker Justin Cherocci and gymnasts Kirsten and Brittany Petzold chatted with athletes while signing photographs and posters. “A lot of what being a college athlete is about is giving back,” Davis said. […]
Administration / College of Medicine / News / Sports / University

CMU Athletics hires new head physician for all sports

Dr. Jason Davenport has been named medical director and head team physician for the Central Michigan University Athletics department. The hiring is part of an agreement between the athletics and CMU’s College of Medicine, where Davenport will serve as fixed-term faculty member […]
Features / Life on Campus / Metro / News / On Campus
Dr. Bob with Special Smiles checks athlete John Lynch's teeth at the Healthy Athletes Village oral health booth. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Healthy Athletes Village booming with Special Olympics athletes on ‘busiest’ day of weekend

David White stood in the Central Michigan University Indoor Athletic Complex’s Turf Bay Friday morning with tears in his eyes as he described what the Special Olympics Michigan Healthy Athletes Opening Eyes optometry program means to his 18-year-old son, Alex. […]
Metro / News
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe receives response from CEO, ‘not interested’ in hearing apology

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe receives response from CEO, ‘not interested’ in hearing apology

Members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe are “not interested” in an apology issued by high-ranking officials at, the telecommunications company whose CFO was caught on tape uttering racially-charged comments over a voicemail. Tribal leaders said the voicemail message […]
Metro / News / Top Stories

Racial comments left by Mid-Michigan executive triggers uproar within Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe released a transcription of a racially charged voicemail message on Wednesday. The tribal leaders said the message was left on tribal engineer Donald Seal’s phone by CFO Kirk Shewchuck of, a Lansing-based telecommunications network. […]

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