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Enjoy a brew at the Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival and feel good about helping your community

For almost a decade, the Mt. Pleasant Jaycees have staged a craft beer festival to support nonprofit organizations throughout the community. This year’s event is set for Sept. 24.  

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Fall activities will have residents falling further in love with the Mt. Pleasant area

If fall fun is what you seek, opportunities abound in Isabella County. Whether you're looking for football games, markets, apple and pumpkin farms, or spooky-themed fun, we've got you covered!

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MyMichigan Health and CMU partner to enhance student athlete experience, create healthier adults

As part of a new sports medicine partnership started at the beginning of summer, MyMichigan Health is providing CMU student-athletes with specialized sports medicine care and streamlined access to comprehensive health care services. With fall sports kicking off, this is the first full sports season the partnership will be in effect – and the two organizations are excited about the potential this partnership has for student-athletes, as well as the community on the whole.  

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CMU is fired up for Fall 2022

Central Michigan University welcomes back students as they return to campus for a “back to normal” school year.  

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Pitch Competition invites community to bring fresh ideas for downtown spaces

For the first time ever, Downtown Mt. Pleasant is hosting a competitive pitch competition, and despite the name, this has nothing to do with baseball. The goal is to bring ideas to revitalize the area and enhance the vibrancy of the downtown district. The winning projects will be awarded over $15,000 in funding.

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Regional task force aims to spread accurate information about reducing the risk of monkeypox

Monkeypox is on the rise in this country. While health officials haven't seen it in Bay County yet, they believe it will be here soon.

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Charms of rural Michigan lure local man back from across the pond

Though he learned much from his time living in England, Guy Stickler is grateful to be back raising his family in rural Millbrook Township and working as a Survey Project Manager for Rowe PSC in Mt. Pleasant.  

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Improvements are on the way with Chippewa River Erosion and Canoe Launch Project

Under the Chippewa River Erosion and Canoe Launch Project, engineers work together to repair eroded riverbanks located at Deerfield Nature Park and Majeske Landing.

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Let's get ready to Crumbl, Mt. Pleasant: New cookie franchise to open later this fall

Look out, Mt. Pleasant - the Crumbl Cookie craze is coming to town! With the closest store currently in Novi, this sweet treat is moving a whole lot closer to those in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

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Radio consultant Tim Moore returns to his Mt. Pleasant roots

Radio consultant Tim Moore has spent most of his adult life outside of Michigan but recently made a return to his home of Mt. Pleasant.

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John Glenn Pompon dances its way into the hearts of the America's Got Talent judges

After a first-place finish at the state high kick competition in late 2021 and subsequent viral video of their Pitbull-inspired routine, the John Glenn Pompon team got a taste of the spotlight on America’s Got Talent. They would love to go back for more.  

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Your guide to becoming an informed voter

In the information age, it can be hard to know who to trust for the facts on candidates and ballot issues. Here, we offer some tips from the experts on how you can get the lowdown before the election.

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Mt. Pleasant Pickleball Club picks up in popularity

As Pickleball popularity picks up across the nation, Mt. Pleasant boasts a strong pickleball following right at Island Park, where new and experienced participants can be found six days a week.

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Seeing what Mt. Pleasant offers beyond the college experience proves crucial for talent retention

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum Executive Director Lizzie Dilg credits Central Michigan University's Nonprofit Program and Isabella County's robust nonprofit sector for influencing her decision to remain in the area after graduation.

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Isabella County Youth and Farm Fair teaches responsibility and dedication to youth

From July 24th until the 30th, the Isabella County Youth and Farm Fair is open to residents, showcasing its thrill-seeking rides, daily grandstand events, and auctions from youth.

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CVB lauded as ‘community ally’ as it markets Isabella County and drives tourism forward

The Mount Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau looks back on a few of the big projects it’s helped fund since 2019 – when it first received a funding increase – and looks forward to what the future holds; local organizations describe the impact CVB funding has had on their projects and on the community as a whole.

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Wood Shop Social promises patrons unique, delectable dishes and drinks

Jim and Jenelle Wood bring a new, Michigan-based cuisine to Wood Shop Social in Mt. Pleasant that appeals to both the eyes and tastebuds.

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MMDC Annual Meeting celebrates business and innovation leaders in Mt. Pleasant region

The Middle Michigan Development Corporation hosted its first Annual Meeting recently, celebrating the accomplishments of businesses and individuals who have shown innovation and commitment to the region.

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Boomeranging back: Jessica Blewett returns to serve Isabella County and beyond

Culture, job opportunities, and community values are just some of the traits that drew Jessica Blewett and her family back to work in the Isabella County area where she was raised.

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Accessory Dwelling Units are diversifying Mt. Pleasant’s housing market

Accessory Dwelling Units in Mt. Pleasant offer more low-income housing options and supplemental income for real estate owners, a win-win scenario that the city intends to encourage.