MSP Investigates Car-Pedestrian Crash In Moscow Twp.

Michigan State Police from the Jackson Post are working on their investigation of a car-pedestrian crash in Moscow Township, Tuesday afternoon.  Troopers were called to the scene at US 12 and Brown Road, around 12:00 pm.  Authorities say one person was injured in the incident–authorities have not released any other details as the investigation is ongoing.  The intersection was shut […]

Police Seek Man Who Fled Custody

Local authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who fled police Monday night.  Hudson Police say 34 year-old Todie Joe Phillips escaped custody around 9:00 pm.  He’s wanted on several warrants.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Todie Joe Phillips is asked to call 911 or Lenawee County Central Dispatch at 517 263 0524–You can also […]

Veterans Coalition Works To Improve Access To Care

The Hillsdale County Veterans Coalition has created a plan to improve access to healthcare for local vets, by bringing together HIllsdale Hospital, the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor and Lifeways.  According to a press release, The Coalition identified a critical community need when the Hillsdale City Police Department reached out to then coalition leader, Corey Murray, to assist with serving […]

Shopping Local Has Long Term Benefits

It’s black Friday and the National Retailers Association expects holiday sales to increase six to eight percent over last year, despite inflation and talk of a recession. Retailers are encouraging buyers to shop at local stores today–and  tomorrow on Small Business Saturday. Ken Joswiak, of the Hillsdale Business Association told WCSR News, shopping locally has a positive ripple effect by […]

Former Candidate and Local Activist Arrested for Felony Harassment.

A former candidate for Hillsdale County Commissioner and a local social media activist are free on bond following their arrest for allegedly harassing a woman via posts on social media.  52 year-old Kelly Mapes, of Allen, and 50 year-old Joseph Hendee, of Hillsdale, were arrested Saturday on felony warrants for Unlawfully Posting A Message.  The arrests follow an investigation by […]

Morning Fire Destroys Home In The City Of Hillsdale

Firefighters from two departments battled a blaze that destroyed a home in the city of Hillsdale this morning.  Hillsdale City Firefighters were dispatched to 61 South Howell Street just before 5:00 am. They were assisted by the Jonesville Fire Department.  Hillsdale Chief Scott Hephner told WCSR News, flames were coming from the back of the two-story house when crews arrived.  […]

Treasurer’s Office Warns Of Delinquent Tax Scam

The Hillsdale County Treasurer’s Office is alerting residents to a very convincing scam aimed at taking money from unsuspecting property owners.  Chief Deputy Treasurer Tamra Lang tells WCSR News, a number of local residents have received calls from people claiming to represent the Hillsdale County Treasurer’s Office. The scammers tell their intended victims that they have delinquent property taxes that […]

Adams Township Recall Ballot Set

The ballot is set for a recall election in Adams Township next year.  Supervisor Mark Nichols and Clerk Stephanie Scott are the targets of the recall, which will take place May 2nd.  Petition language for both officials was approved by the Hillsdale County Election Commission earlier this year.  The recall stems from Nichols’ vote against buying a new vote tabulator […]