CMU student’s lawsuit against former Catholic priest alleges sexual relationship

CMU senior Megan Winans filed the lawsuit in Isabella County Circuit Court, alleging the Rev. Denis Heames asked her to keep their sexual relationship a secret.

Ex-Bay City Manager James Palenick recruited for economic development job

James Palenick, who served as Bay City’s manager from 1996 to 2002, announced his resignation as interim town manager of Dallas, N.C., earlier this month.

Possible lead exposure-miscarriage link probed in Flint water crisis

The Hurley Medical Center pediatrician who exposed rising blood lead levels in young children in the city and the state of Michigan are separately investigating whether pregnant women who drank… Read more »

Parent says school apologized for comment about daughter’s clothing being ‘distracting to boys’

On her Facebook page, parent Brooke Fields said the situation at Marshall Middle School on Wednesday, Feb. 10, was never about the school dress code, but was about the way… Read more »

Police respond to injury crash at busy intersection in Freeland

Police responded to an injury crash along Freeland Road at Main (M-47) in Tittabawassee Township just before noon on Thursday, Feb. 11.