Tag Archives: family

As the number of women reporting domestic abuse rises, so does the need for emergency housing

file00046714188Officials say the number of women looking for shelter from domestic abuse relationships is growing nationally.

Dawn Jevicks is the shelter manager at Women’s Aid Service in Mt. Pleasant. She said she thinks women now are just more likely to report cases of abuse than they were in the past. Continue reading

Seventy years later, man receives award for WWII service



IMG_7441It took seven decades, but at the Gladwin County Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Private First Class William Yoder was awarded both the bronze star and the purple heart  for his service in World War II.

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A new vehicle for fun

The Truck and students.

The Truck and students.

This Summer Central Michigan University is rolling out a new program aimed at getting children more active.

The program is called ‘Play on the Way’ and through it, CMU will send out a truck and trailer fully equipped with everything kids need to have fun outdoors.
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Adoption agencies are looking to raise awareness for children who need families during national adoption month


November is national adoption month, and adoption agencies are trying to do their part to, as they say, find children a family for the holidays.

Over three-thousand children are waiting to be adopted in Michigan. Continue reading

Funding to aid in recruitment for foster families in Montmorency

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is starting off the new year awarding more than two dozen new grants in the region.

One of the grants is earmarked to recruit foster families in Montmorency county. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

CMU opens a unique family-training facility on campus

Central Michigan University is now home to one of the more unique research centers in the country, competing with the likes of Duke, the University of North Carolina and the University of Southern California.
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