Friday Dec 6
Clare County Review
Farwell Historical Society thanks Village for support
During a very brief Farwell Village Council meeting Monday evening, Maxine Paesons, representing the Farwell Historical Museum, thanked the Village for their support of the museum activities over the past year.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Showers Weds. Evening
Thundershowers tracked thru Montcalm, Mecosta and Isabella County and we still have a little lightning up near Alpena.
Forecast: Heavy fog covering area roads as temperatures rise into the 50s today
Wow, it's foggy out there. Heavy fog blanketing area highways has greatly reduced visibility, so allow some extra time for the morning drive and be careful.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Flood Watch Continues For Some Residents Along the Muskegon River
A flood watch continues for residents in Mecosta Township whose homes are on the Muskegon River.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Lake Effect Snow Warning for Berrien and Cass Counties in Michigan and for La Porte, St. Joseph, Starke and Marshall Counties in Indiana will expire at midnight.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Freezing rain advisory issued for most of Southwest Michigan until 7 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until 7 a.m. Tuesday for most of Southwest Michigan.
Driver suffers life-threatening injuries when car hits tree in Mecosta County
A 26-year-old male was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Monday after a single-vehicle crash on an icy Mecosta County road.
Family of Mecosta County murder, assault suspect 'shocked,' praying for victims
Relatives of a Big Rapids area man accused of fatally shooting a woman and sexually assaulting three others in an overnight standoff last week say their hearts deeply hurt for the victims and they are at a loss to understand what happened.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press
Kalamazoo police say they arrested a suspected drunken driver who tried to run down people in a bar parking lot, tore up grass at a school and got stuck in a pond.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Man charged with murder after woman killed, 3 others sexually assaulted during standoff in Michigan
A man surrendered Friday after a 10-hour standoff with police at a western Michigan home where a woman was fatally shot and three other women were sexually assaulted, authorities said.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Suspect named in Mecosta murder, standoff
The incident began at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday when police were called to the home on Cramer Drive on reports of a shot being fired.
Police: Woman Killed During Standoff At Mich. Home
Crime Stoppers of mid-Michigan is asking for the public's help in one party store robbery and finding two people watned for felonies.
'It's just heartbreaking,' says father of woman assaulted during 10-hour standoff
Hours after his 21-year-old niece and her 7-month-old daughter escaped a home where they had been held hostage for hours Thursday night, Jeff Nelson spoke in disbelief of the horror in hearing what she had experienced.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Mecosta Co. standoff ends
Michigan State Police say a standoff at a Mecosta County home has ended, but they are not releasing further details.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Police surround home near Big Rapids
The incident is at a mobile home park in the 10500 block of Cramer Road in Mecosta Township, not far from Northland Drive and Rogers Dam.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Mecosta Fairgrounds Arson Under Investigation
A 1970 Ford grain truck was completely engulfed in flames when officials arrived on the scene at 6:53 p.m. No other vehicles at the pavilion where the truck was parked were damaged.
Nov. 17 Tornadoes
The first graphic is one Cort linked to and shows the Storm Prediction Center Severe Weather Outlook for this Sunday with the severe weather reports .
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Tornado Newaygo Co. NE & Mattawan Wind Damage
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Damage and power outages in wake of fall storm
A powerful storm system that wreaked havoc across the Midwest and Northern Michigan is exiting with brisk winds and some lake effect snow following in its wake.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Kent and Ottawa counties under severe thunderstorm warning
All or portions of Muskegon, Mecosta, Oceana, Newaygo, Lake, Mason, Allegan, Van Buren and Berrien counties are also under a severe thunderstorm warning.