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OWOSSO — Even as COVID-19 restrictions ease and some people go back to work, many continue to feel anxious, depressed or overwhelmed by this still-challenging time — but help for Shiawassee County residents may be only a phone call away.

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LANSING — Beginning today and for a limited time, the American Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies, providing donors insight into whether they have been exposed to this coronavirus.

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LANSING — Gavin Ramirez couldn’t wait to tell everyone Thursday at Sparrow Hospital about his favorite TV show, “The Masked Singer.”

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OWOSSO — The city’s first marijuana grow facility, Oak Pharma Global Healing Solutions, opened its doors Thursday to give tours of the 27,005-square-foot building to industry colleagues, city leaders and contractors.

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OWOSSO — Memorial Healthcare is formally uniting its 37 provider offices under the same brand umbrella, so everyone will know right away they are visiting a Memorial facility.

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SHIAWASSEE COUNTY — Participating in a virtual 5K race doesn’t mean you don’t have to really run or walk — it only means you can do it from any location you choose.

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CORUNNA — More than 200 people who contracted COVID-19 in Shiawassee County have recovered, officials said Tuesday, as overall cases held steady.

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LANSING — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office Monday said it is considering further action following a state Supreme Court decision blocking enforcement of a restraining order against Owosso barber Karl Manke.

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CORUNNA — Shiawassee County Health Director Larry Johnson has been leading a nonstop fight to slow the local spread of COVID-19 for four months, and although new cases have flattened, the effort isn’t over yet.

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CORUNNA — It has now been a week since Shiawassee County last reported a new, confirmed case of — or death related to — the coronavirus, marking the longest stretch without a case or fatality since the virus first appeared in the county March 25.

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OWOSSO — A “Home Town Heroes Fly Over” soared over Memorial Healthcare Sunday afternoon as a flight of four planes circled the facility to honor health care workers.

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CORUNNA — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Shiawassee County held steady Friday at 241, with 26 deaths.

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OWOSSO — Barber Karl Manke is still giving haircuts at his Owosso shop — and has refused to stop — even after an administrative judge upheld his license suspension and the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed an earlier decision by 35th Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart that allowed his shop…

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CORUNNA — Barber Karl Manke can go back to cutting hair, according to a ruling Thursday by 35th Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart, who again declined to issue a temporary restraining order requested by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that would have forced the barber t…

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CORUNNA — The Shiawassee County Health Department reported Wednesday that sanitary sewer overflows (SSO) took place at the waste water treatment plants in Owosso and Durand.

CORUNNA — Shiawassee County Health Director Larry Johnson has been leading a nonstop fight to slow the local spread of COVID-19 for four months, and although new cases have flattened, the effort isn’t over yet.

CORUNNA — It has now been a week since Shiawassee County last reported a new, confirmed case of — or death related to — the coronavirus, marking the longest stretch without a case or fatality since the virus first appeared in the county March 25.

CORUNNA — Shiawassee County’s COVID-19 numbers remained unchanged Thursday, the Shiawassee County Health Department reported.

OWOSSO — A “Home Town Heroes Fly Over” soared over Memorial Healthcare Sunday afternoon as a flight of four planes circled the facility to honor health care workers.

CORUNNA — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Shiawassee County held steady Friday at 241, with 26 deaths.

OWOSSO — Barber Karl Manke is still giving haircuts at his Owosso shop — and has refused to stop — even after an administrative judge upheld his license suspension and the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed an earlier decision by 35th Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart that allowed his shop…

CORUNNA — Barber Karl Manke can go back to cutting hair, according to a ruling Thursday by 35th Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart, who again declined to issue a temporary restraining order requested by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that would have forced the barber t…

CORUNNA — The Shiawassee County Health Department reported Wednesday that sanitary sewer overflows (SSO) took place at the waste water treatment plants in Owosso and Durand.

CORUNNA — A woman in her 90s Tuesday became the 21st COVID-19 related fatality in Shiawassee County and officials also said an infant has become the youngest positive case in the county.

OWOSSO — The signs placed all over the Memorial Healthcare campus read “Thank You,” “You Are Awesome,” “You Are Brave” and other expressions of gratitude to a medical staff putting itself at risk every day.

PERRY — Central Pharmacy has moved into more spacious quarters, opening its doors Monday in a large brick building at 150 S. Main St., the former location of PNC Bank.

CORUNNA — Shiawassee County officials Monday said two women have died from COVID-19, bringing the county’s death toll to the respiratory virus to 18.

CORUNNA — Two additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by Shiawassee County Health Department officials Saturday, bringing the county’s total to 204 cases, including 16 fatalities.

SHIAWASSEE COUNTY — Starting with the first appearance of COVID-19 infections in Shiawassee County, a health department team has been implementing a key strategy in reducing the spread, called “contact tracing.”

CORUNNA — Three additional Shiawassee County residents — two men in their 70s and one woman in her 80s — have succumbed to the coronavirus, the Shiawassee County Health Department announced Friday, marking the county’s largest single-day total in deaths to date.

OWOSSO — As COVID-19 cases and fatalities in the county continue to remain flat, Memorial Healthcare Tuesday announced revised hours for its alternate care site.

OWOSSO — According to an online survey conducted this past week by the Owosso Main Street organization, many area residents are ready to return to at least some routine commercial outlets — but even more want to be assured of their safety first.

The 9-foot-tall bear in fron of Owosso Carpet Center is seen in this Wednesday photo wearing a personal protective mask.

LANSING — Nearly 7,000 area students who qualify for free or reduced lunches soon will be receiving Bridge cards from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services providing hundreds of dollars in food aid.

CORUNNA — Following full testing of staff and residents, Pleasant View officials Tuesday said more than two dozen people associated with the county facility are infected with COVID-19.