JUST IN: Edmore man killed while walking on sidewalk


An Edmore man was struck by a vehicle and killed while walking on a sidewalk on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post, the incident occurred at 3:10 p.m. on M-46 near Neff Road.

Rockford motorcyclist dies after Greenville woman’s car pulled out in front of him


A 53-year-old Rockford man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon in Montcalm County’s Eureka Township.

Sidney man killed in Saturday crash

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post responded to a single-vehicle traffic crash resulting in the death of a 68-year-old male from Sidney.

Troopers were dispatched to the scene about 9 p.m. on Saturday on M-66 near Dick Road in Montcalm County. 

Jury will hear about prior drunken driving convictions of woman charged in trooper’s death

The jury in the trial of a woman charged with killing a Michigan State Police trooper in an alleged drunken driving head-on crash will hear about the woman’s two prior convictions for drunken driving.

On Tuesday in Ionia County Circuit Court, Ionia County Prosecutor Kyle Butler argued a motion of intent to admit evidence during the trial of Thomasina Shani Jones, 29.

Edmore boy, 8, killed in Monday ORV crash


A child from Edmore was killed in an outdoor recreational vehicle (ORV) crash on Monday.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Police responded to a one-vehicle ORV crash that resulted in fatal injuries to an 8-year-old male driver.

UPDATE: CC-C elementary school student killed in Friday night car-pedestrian crash


A child from Middleton was killed in a car-pedestrian accident over the weekend.

Valerie Bruce, 7, was struck by an eastbound passenger vehicle on Cleveland Road (M-57) and Ely Highway in Fulton Township, Gratiot County, while attempting to cross M-57 with her 4-year-old sister at approximately 9 p.m. Friday, according to the Gratiot County Sheriff’s Office.

BREAKING: One victim identified in double-fatal Fairplain Township house fire

FREE Investigation being treated as a homicide

FAIRPLAIN TOWNSHIP — The Michigan State Police have released the identity of one of two people found dead following Thursday’s house fire on Fenwick Road. The Michigan State Police tweeted at 4:52 p.m. Friday that one of the deceased individuals has been identified as Serafina Wyckoff, 68, who resided at the residence. “Due to the intensity of the fire DNA […]

UPDATE: Reynolds Township man dies in house fire, wood stove believed to be the cause

A 75-year-old man died in a house fire Monday evening on the Montcalm-Newaygo county border near Howard City.

Howard City Fire Chief Randy Heckman, who is also the Howard City village president, was preparing for a village budget meeting when the fire department received the call of a structure fire at 6:15 p.m. at 10506 N. West County Line Road north of M-82.

UPDATE: Sheridan man killed in single-car Bushnell Township crash 


Edward Gerald Schneider, 42, of Sheridan was killed in a single-car accident early Thursday morning.

Deputies with the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a vehicle in the ditch of Sessions Road near Township Road at approximately 1:10 a.m.