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State COVID Numbers For Wednesday

Michigan reported 257 additional cases of COVID-19 for Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there were seven additional deaths, bringing that total to 19,439. The state’s had a total of 891,314 COVID cases.

Former Congressman Battling Cancer

From the Associated Press — A former Michigan congressman says he survived a high-risk surgery to remove a mass and a blood clot near his heart. Paul Mitchell didn’t seek reelection in 2020 after two terms. He

State Adds 293 Cases Of COVID-19

Michigan has 293 new cases of COVID-19 for Sunday and Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services says there were 56 deaths, with 37 being found during vital records reviews. So far, there have been 891,057

Committee Approves Wendzel Legislation

A Michigan House committee has approved legislation from state Representative intended to help restaurants and bars recoup liquor license fees paid during the pandemic. Wendzel’s office has released the following: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel’s legislation that will

Two Shot In Benton Township

A 13-year-old and a 16-year-old from Benton Harbor are recovering after they were shot in Benton Township late on Monday. The Benton Township Police Department says officers were sent to 105 South Fair Street around 11:40 p.m.

Free Recreation Passport Weekend Coming Up

This coming weekend will offer three free recreation opportunities in Michigan. It’s a Free Fishing, Free Recreation Passport, and Free ORV weekend. That means you can go fishing without a license, go ORVing on state tails without

Faygo Rolling Out New Flavor

From the Associated Press — Faygo has added another flavor to its more than 50-flavor lineup. The Detroit-based beverage maker says Monday that Faygo Firework combines cherry, blue raspberry and lime flavors and will roll out across

Man Hurt In Cass County Crash

A 31-year-old Vandalia man is hospitalized at South Bend Memorial after being hurt in a crash around 1 a.m. today (Monday) in Calvin Township. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Deweerd’s vehicle hit a tree after