Muskegon County Sheriffs are asking for the public's help in finding a man who has been missing for three months. Justin Holt was last seen in January near Bayne and Maple Island Roads and may have gone to his home in Cedar Creek Township before disappearing.
The former Bangor police chief is facing dozens of charges from her time in the department. Elena Danishevskaya stepped down as police chief in 2015. She is accused of forging auto inspection documents and charged Thursday morning with 25 - 14-year felonies.
Ford Motor Company says two more executives will be leaving the company. Vice President and Chief Brand officer Musa Tariq will be step down later this year. Ford Smart Mobility CEO Raj Rao will step down May 1st.
Officials are trying to rebuild a historic bridge in Ionia County that was destroyed by arson. Whites Bridge was the state's oldest covered bridge, but in 2013 the structure over Flat River was burned to the ground.
A mandatory evacuation notice for two of five businesses in a Franklin shopping center has been lifted. The Oakland County Health Division says the Franklin Nail and Spa and Franklin Cleaners can reopen for business.
State officials say the third round of water sampling at Flint schools has been completed. Test results from sampling conducted during the weekend of March 17 have not yet been analyzed, according to the Department of Environmental Quality.
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Last year, the website Uplift Shiawassee (UpShia.com) launched the first-ever A-LIST contest, where visitors to the five local news websites of The Durand Now Network could nominate and vote for the best Shiawassee County businesses. More than 140,000 votes were cast and businesses across the county in 50 separate categories were recognized.
In its second year, the contest, which began January 1st, has expanded to 63 categories and in the first round of voting, 32,355 votes were cast. The final round of voting is now underway and it features only the five (maximum) businesses in each category that received the most votes.
THESE OWOSSO BUSINESSES GOT THE MOST VOTES IN THE 2018 A-LIST PRELIM
32,355 Votes Were Submitted for Shiawassee County Businesses in the First Round of Voting; The Final Round of Voting Has Just Begun
Residents pay respect to lost Pfc. Shane Cantu as Procession travels M-71 in Durand in 2012./Owosso Now photo
Governor Snyder signed legislation renaming a portion of M-71 between Owosso and Corunna for Pfc. Shane Cantu, a Shiawassee County native who died in 2012 while serving in Afghanistan.
State Representative Ben Frederick's bill renames the section of roadway "Pfc. Shane Cantu Veterans Memorial Highway."
“Shane Cantu’s sacrifice has greatly impacted the communities of Owosso and Corunna,” said Frederick, of Owosso. “This memorial connecting the two cities will honor his sacrifice and bravery.”
GOVERNOR SNYDER SIGNS M-71 CANTU BILL
Portion of M-71 To Be Named for Pfc. Shane Cantu