Native Farmers Market open every Tuesday until October

A Native Farmers Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday on the corner of Broadway and Leaton Road. The market includes seasonal produce, baked goods, breaded/sculpted/natural art and Indigenous foods. The market will run until October.

For more information, contact Sam Anglin, Market Master by phone at 989-775-4315 or by email at

Rock for Restoration concert to take place August 16

The New Life and Thrive Churches will be hosting “Rock for Restoration” on Friday, August 16 starting at 6 p.m. at the New Life Church, 7989 E. Broomfield Rd., Mount Pleasant. Tickets will be $10 in advanced and $12 on the day of the event.

Proceeds from the event will go to support the Isabella County Restoration House as well as help to bring awareness of homelessness in the community.

The event will feature performances by The Protest and The Persuaded, as well as local acts Matt Moore and Edge from Falling.

Businesses or organizations who are interested in sponsoring the event can contact Matt Pifer at Tickets can be purchased here.

Driver taken to hospital after rolling car during stock car race

Gabrielle Susdorf is in the hospital for injuries sustained after crashing her car during the 4 cylinder stock car competition at the Mount Pleasant Speedway Friday night. Chris Ryan, who attended the race, said that Susdorf’s car flipped approximately six times during the crash. Susdorf is currently being treated at Saginaw Covenant Hospital for injuries.

The Mount Pleasant Speedway posted photos of Susdorf’s car and a message asking its racing family to wish Susdorf a speedy recovery.

“Sending this young lady and her family thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery,” Ryan posted on his Facebook profile. “One thing I always count on is seeing Gabrielle’s smile every Friday at the pit booth.”

Susdorf is among the youngest drivers to compete in the 4 cylinder class for stock cars.