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Military veteran writes 'Znipper,' a sniper's journey in the apocalypse

LAKE CITY – It took Clare Ward over two years to write his new book “Zniped.” Now that it’s published, the military veteran is excited to share it with the community. The story follows a former Marine Scout Sniper and his kids as they battle their way through the apocalypse. The book contains a lotContinue reading “Military veteran writes 'Znipper,' a sniper's journey in the apocalypse”

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Ebels General Store process over 140 deer on opening day

FALMOUTH – Ebels General Store had a busy weekend after processing over 140 deer on opening day. Conditions for hunters were good and that showed on the buck pole. Ebels also held a buck pole event that hunters could enter to win money, rifles and other prizes depending on the time of entry. They hadContinue reading “Ebels General Store process over 140 deer on opening day”

Children’s author James Minthorn introduces kids to his dog in new book

MERRITT – James Minthorn, a newly published children’s author, has been waiting for some time to publish his first book. Now that it’s out, he’s excited to share “Dewee’s ABCs” with the community. It took Minthorn over two years to complete the book and get it on bookshelves around Michigan. The story follows Dewee, aContinue reading “Children’s author James Minthorn introduces kids to his dog in new book”

Excessive heat warning issued through Saturday evening for Southeastern Michigan

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning on Thursday for Southeastern Michigan due to hazardous weather. Temperatures in Ypsilanti are expected to top 90° by 1 p.m. on Friday and feel like 100°. Take extra precautions … if you work or spend time outside. When possible … reschedule strenuous activities to early morningContinue reading “Excessive heat warning issued through Saturday evening for Southeastern Michigan”

Residents of Tecumseh celebrate Music in the Park

The rain didn’t stop residents of Tecumseh, Michigan from celebrating their first Music in the Park of the summer. American roots music group the Sweet Water Warblers performed at the Tecumseh Center for the Arts on Thursday, June 20 to kick off the summer series Moving the festivities inside, Rachael Davis, Lindsay Lou and MayContinue reading “Residents of Tecumseh celebrate Music in the Park”

The power of music within a family and community

For most, growing up in a musical household would be a unique experience. For Rachael Davis, it was the norm. Moving to Cadillac from Chicago at a young age, Rachael, now a touring musician with multiple albums, has always thought of music as a normal part of life. “It was almost like a second language.Continue reading “The power of music within a family and community”

Thunder Over Michigan Air Show returning to Ypsilanti

The Thunder Over Michigan Air Show will return to Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti on August 3 and 4. The two day event will feature flying performances and dozens of aircraft on the ground, according to a press release. This year’s event will feature the world’s largest gathering of Corsair fighter-bombers. These carrier-based aircraft servedContinue reading “Thunder Over Michigan Air Show returning to Ypsilanti”

EMU Dining Services announces temporary closures to locations

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (EMU) – With the recent announcement that the hot water on campus would be interrupted, EMU Dining announced the following closures starting Thursday, May 9: Starbucks Hasty Rabbit Chick-Fil-A Smashburger will have limited menu items, with no eggs or chicken sandwiches. There are “possible interruptions” to hot coffee at the lobby shopsContinue reading “EMU Dining Services announces temporary closures to locations”

Student Government hosts ‘Rec/IM Forum’ to inform students of upcoming renovations

Eastern Michigan University’s Student Government hosted a forum Monday to discuss the future renovations to the Rec/IM at the Student Center. Wes Howell, director of recreation and Michelle Owens, assistant director of recreation, gave a presentation on the benefits of the upcoming renovations to the Rec/IM. “We wanted to incorporate some areas that we don’tContinue reading “Student Government hosts ‘Rec/IM Forum’ to inform students of upcoming renovations”

Governor declares ‘State of Emergency’ with sub-zero temperatures in the forecast

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan declared a state of emergency Monday night in response to abnormal temperatures in the forecast for the upcoming week. Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw Community College closed their university on Monday following harsh weather conditions. They have not announced any cancellations for Tuesday. Ypsilanti is predicted to hitContinue reading “Governor declares ‘State of Emergency’ with sub-zero temperatures in the forecast”

EMU students react to Trump’s presidential address

President Trump announced there is a humanitarian crisis at our southern board Tuesday night in a presidential address.  He is unwilling to support a spending bill proposed by Democrats that doesn’t include $5.7 billion in funding for a steel barrier along the border shared by the U.S. and Mexico.  The president insisted that he will keep the government shutContinue reading “EMU students react to Trump’s presidential address”

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