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Harrison man convicted after 6 malnourished dogs found

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Harrison man, George Wayne Loy, 59, faces four months in jail and 24 months probation after he was convicted of animal cruelty and neglect June…

Harrison man, Lake woman face meth, fraud charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Harrison man, Zachary Allen Thompson, 25, and a Lake woman, Autumn Nicole Wonsey, 19, were arrested July 9 at Wal-Mart in Mt. Pleasant on meth…

Child abuse charges dropped against Pettigrove

Child abuse charges are dropped against a Wexford County man.  The prosecutor says there is not enough evidence in the case. Calvin Pettigrove was accused of abusing his one-month-old baby…

Harrison Man Arrested for Hospital Threat

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Charles Shane Sprinkle, 46, was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly made a threat against the MidMichigan Medical Center – Clare. MMMC notified the Clare City…

Correction officers complete academy

Local Corrections Officer Academy Completion The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officers, Zach Robbins and Casey Simon recently completed a local corrections officer training academy held at Grand Traverse County.…

Missing man found dead in Chippewa River

Missing man found dead in Chippewa River

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department located the body of Joshua VanHorn this morning. Officers walking the bank of the Chippewa River discovered VanHorn’s body in the water. The Mt. Pleasant…

State to open Lake prison

State Sen. Darwin Booher, R-Evart, said legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday to help reopen the North Lake Correctional Facility in Lake County is good for the region and…

Teen uses baseball bat to chase naked man from home

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Another “naked incident” has been reported in Clare County. Just over a month ago a naked couple were both arrested after the woman left her naked…

Two arrested for armed robbery

Two arrested for armed robbery

Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Mt. Pleasant Post investigated an attempted armed robbery that occurred on May 23rd, 2015 in Coldwater Township, Isabella County. After identifying a suspect, two…

Evart police officer honored by Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church

Evart police officer honored by Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church

In the March 6, 2015 issue of the Marion Press, it was reported that the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police recognized Sgt. John Beam of the Evart Police Department…