Missing family found in Florida after reported domestic abuse

Police said a family that went missing from Cheboygan has been found in Florida. We told you about the family last night, after police had asked for the public’s help in locating them.

Officials said Shavon Fero had contacted police over the weekend to report her husband of abusing her children. Police had arranged for her to enter a safe house, but she did not arrive as expected. Read more

Hillary Clinton energizes Democrats during Michigan visit

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rallied thousands of Democrats in Michigan Thursday at Oakland University in Rochester.

Clinton was in the state to campaign for candidate for governor Mark Schauer and candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Peters. She aimed to link the two to what she characterized as Michigan’s tradition of hard work.

“If you look throughout American history, no place embodies the dignity of work more than Michigan,” said Clinton.

The former first lady said Republicans in Lansing and Washington have slowed down job creation and economic growth, and that it is time for a change.

“When, despite all the progress we’ve made, too many people in Michigan are still looking for work it is time to elect leaders who know how to create jobs and deliver results.”

Clinton is the most recent potential presidential candidate to visit Michigan in the last month. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made campaign stops across the state earlier this week for Governor Rick Snyder and U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land.

CMU President talks about enrollment goals

2009-788-086 Ross George_CMU presidentCentral Michigan President Dr. George Ross sat down with David Nicholas in studio this week talking numbers.

This fall’s enrollment was a twenty-seven percent increase from last year while at the same time population declines are producing decreasing graduation numbers from Michigan high schools.

Last week in his State of the University address, Dr. Ross issued a challenge to maintain a level of at least twenty-thousand students on the Mt Pleasant campus…

Alterations made to award-winning license plate


Displayed is the original plate (top) and the updated plate (bottom). Photo courtesy of the Secretary of State.

Displayed is the original plate (top) and the updated plate (bottom). Photo courtesy of the Secretary of State.


It’s been out for just about a year, and changes have already been made to Michigan’s newest, and award-winning, license plate.
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DNR grants more than $1 million in wildlife grants

On The Ground MUCC Courtesy  Photo.

On The Ground MUCC Courtesy Photo.

Wildlife enthusiasts, landowners and hunters may see more wildlife in the coming year thanks to habitat funding.

DNR officials announced this month that one million dollars in grant money has been awarded to Michigan individuals and organizations.
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Clean Water Act marks anniversary on Saturday

October 18 is the 42nd anniversary of the Clean Water Act, but National Wildlife Federation officials say the bill’s current ambiguity puts miles of streams and wetlands at risk of losing protection.

The questionable language was found as the result of two recent Supreme Court challenges to the act.
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