Memorial Day: A time to remember and celebrate
May31

Memorial Day: A time to remember and celebrate

EATON RAPIDS, MICH. (WLNS)— What makes a perfect Memorial Day? For some, it might be the parade. With the band marching by, the boy scouts waving, a lollipop on your day off from school. In its own way, cheering in the streets serves as tribute. “It’s to celebrate life, to honor the people that have died. And it just… To remember them as a happy person. I think that’s probably about the best thing, is to remember them how they were,”...

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Accident claims life in Mason
May31

Accident claims life in Mason

MASON, Mich (WLNS) – Ingham County Sheriff’s Office deputies and the Mason police are investigating a fatal vehicle accident in Mason. Just before 3:00 p.m. a vehicle on westbound M-36 at Dexter Trail apparently left the road and went into a roadside ditch. 6 News crews on the scene have been told that an 83-year-old man in the vehicle died in the accident. This story is developing and we’ll updates online and on 6 News tonight...

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Soldier holds up flag after pole was knocked down
May31

Soldier holds up flag after pole was knocked down

WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – The flagpole outside Wingate of Wilbraham was knocked down over the winter, but the assisted living and rehab facility is not without a patriotic display this Memorial Day. Army Specialist Darren Swallow took it upon himself to stand outside the facility holding a flag as a tribute to those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice. The veteran, who is disabled following multiple tours in Iraq, told 22News...

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Coast Guard still working on plan to free grounded freighter
May31

Coast Guard still working on plan to free grounded freighter

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard is working on plans on how it will try to free a freighter that ran aground in Whitefish Bay off Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Yaw says the Coast Guard on Sunday was continuing to monitor the safety of the crew of the Roger Blough and to monitor for any environmental problems. Yaw says work is being done to determine the best and safest way to remove...

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Families in Fowlerville celebrate freedom on Memorial Day
May31

Families in Fowlerville celebrate freedom on Memorial Day

(WLNS) – In Fowlerville, Memorial Day is about more than just the parade, food and soaking up the sun, it’s about a community serving one another, and the country as a whole. The ceremony is a sight to see, but before the music and speeches, Catherin Proulx stood alongside her family in solitude to pay her respects to her late husband, a Vietnam Veteran, who served more than just his wife and community, but his country as well. “We...

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