Devon Rademacher

Student Reporter and Host

Devon Rademacher is a reporter for WCMU's award-winning news department, covering stories throughout central and northern Michigan. She also serves as a weekend and evening  on-air host. 

Devon is currently a senior at Central Michigan University, studying broadcasting and journalism. She is expecting to graduate in December, 2017.

Devon is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and plans to move out of state after graduation.

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If your Thanksgiving plans include travel - the weather should cooperate, at least until Saturday.


The National Weather Service in Gaylord predicts cooler weather throughout the region on Thanksgiving.  




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An environmental group has released an interactive maps of  gas pipelines in the U.S.


The Sierra Club’s map shows every pipeline throughout the United States, including lines being constructed or planned.




We know Michigan has some of the best sights for fall foliage.


Now a major camera company has recognized the state for our views.



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Each Native American tribe in the state has their own constitution and set of laws.


A new report released this week gives high marks to the collaboration between state and tribal courts.



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The Mackinac Bridge Authority has announced a location for the third public meeting on the 2018 Bridge Walk.


The bridge authority is asking people for input on the date, location and other logistics of the walk.


A new transit service for seniors in Grand Traverse County called COAST,  Commission on Aging Senior Transit begins on Monday.



The Michigan State Police are actively searching for two missing people in Missaukee County, and they’re asking for the public’s help.

19-year-old Alexandria Foust and 34-year-old Jeff Hurley were last seen on Tuesday.


State police say hunters heard what they believe were screams yesterday, and found their personal items, ID’s and a car near Dead Stream Swamp North West of Houghton Lake.


Aviation and dog teams are currently searching for the pair.


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By 2030, one in four residents will be over the age of 60.


18 organizations around the state have been awarded grants to help the aging population.



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Cheboygan may not be the city it is today without the work of Ellis Olson.


Olson, 78, was recognized by the city for his work on Saturday.



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Some families may not be getting heat assistance this winter, due to a delay in federal and state funding.

Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency said they typically see grants for over a million dollars by September.