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Michigan Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions

The state of Michigan is back open after 15 months under coronavirus pandemic restrictions. Restaurants and other businesses can go back to full capacity and residents no longer need to wear masks indoors or outside. Even though

Whirlpool Gets State Approval For Project

A big project has been approved for Whirlpool. The company is planning to invest millions to rehabilitate and reconstruct its Global Laundry and Dishwasher Technical Center in the city of St. Joseph. “The company is investing over

Crop Dusting Plane Crashes

The crash of a crop dusting plane is under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The pilot was crop dusting a potato field Sunday afternoon when he crashed into trees and the plane split apart. Sixty-eight-year-old

MI AG, LARA, DIFS Share Cryptocurrency Consumer Alert

The Michigan Attorney General’s office and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs have teamed up for an advisory to consumers regarding cryptocurrencies. LARA has released the following: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory

Traverse City Cherry Festival Returning

From the Associated Press — Organizers of a popular festival in northern Michigan that was shut down last year due to the coronavirus pandemic are encouraging people attending this summer to receive free COVID-19 vaccinations on-site. MLive.com

Celebration Cinema To Mark Cinema Week

Set for next week is Cinema Week at Celebration Cinema. The theater chain’s Emily Loeks tells WSJM News it’s going to be an annual celebration of the theater experience with special deals and prizes given away at

Summer Events Being Planned In Coloma

The city of Coloma has announced several activities it’s planning to help make 2021 the Summer Not Forgotten and bring activity to the downtown area. Mayor Marsha Hammond says it’s been a tough year and a half

County Approves Red Arrow Highway Project

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved the latest resurfacing project for Red Arrow Highway in Chikaming Township, but not without some discussion. During a meeting this week, Commissioner Ezra Scott suggested tabling the resolution authorizing

Whiteford Nursing Legislation Passes Senate

Legislation from state Representative Mary Whiteford that expands the scope of practice for certified registered nurse anesthetists to allow them to practice to the full extent of their training has been approved by the Michigan Senate. Whiteford