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Whitmer Comments On Goals For 2023


Governor Gretchen Whitmer will be sworn in for her second term on January 1 at a ceremony in Lansing. She’s looking ahead to the new year with some goals. On social media, Whitmer was asked what she

New Year To Bring New Voting Rules


From the Associated Press — An explosion of new election-related legislation followed former President Donald Trump’s claims about losing the 2020 presidential election due to fraud. Next year is shaping up to be another busy one for

New EV Tax Credit Soon To Be Available


From the Associated Press — Starting January 1, many Americans will qualify for a tax credit of up to $7,500 for buying an electric vehicle. The credit is part of changes enacted in the Inflation Reduction Act

Niles Man Dead In Cass County Crash


A Niles man is dead after a single vehicle crash in Cass County’s Milton Township on Wednesday. Michigan State Police say it happened around 7:45 p.m. on Bertrand Street near Batchlor Drive. The preliminary investigation shows the

Coast Guard: No Ice Is Safe Ice


Stay off the ice. That’s the message from the U.S. Coast Guard after photos circulated on social media this week of people walking out on to the Lake Michigan ice this week. Executive Petty Officer Zed Bradley

Carol Irene (Belsey) Lowes

Carol Irene Lowes (Belsey) was born at home in Midland, Ontario Canada, May 3, 1934, the fifth of six children to Dora and Alfred Belsey. She married Hubert Lowes July 3, 1954. Hugh, husband and best friend,

Recycling Company Offers Tips


Recycling companies are receiving a lot more boxes and recycling material this time of year, but some of it may be costing consumers more. Things like ribbons, holiday lights, ornaments, and other Christmas décor often gets lumped