AG’s office to investigate Aramark employee accused in ‘murder-for-hire’ plot

Attorney General Bill Schuette (R-Midland).

Attorney General Bill Schuette (R-Midland).

State Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office will investigate a possible murder-for-hire plot involving a prison food service worker.

Michigan State Police suspects an Aramark employee of approaching an inmate of an Upper Peninsula prison about having another inmate killed.
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Art and music event comes to Mid Michigan for a seventh year

Organizers are counting on good weather to boost attendance at an outdoor art event this weekend.

Katrina Stock is with Isabella County Parks and Recreation. She says this is the seventh year for the “Art from our Parks” event.

The day focuses on what organizers call park inspired art. And it gives local artists a chance to share their talents. Read more

Deer are threatening the safety of air travelers

goofy deer

Wildlife and aviation experts say deer have become nuisances for airports and threats to pilots, especially during this time of year.

Officials say deer are attracted to airport runways for warmth. Runways maintain heat longer than the bare ground.
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