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Van Buren Companies Honored

Market Van Buren is applauding three Van Buren County based businesses for receiving honors this past week at the 17th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala. Barber Packaging of Bangor, Riveer Environmental of South Haven, and

Senator Levin Dies At 87

President Joe Biden is remembering longtime Michigan U.S. Senator Carl Levin as the most honorable and decent man he’s ever known. In a statement released this afternoon, the president said brilliant, humble, and principled, Carl earned the

Upton Backs Resolution Condemning Socialism

191 House Republicans have signed on to a resolution condemning socialism. Congressman Fred Upton tells us the resolution calls socialism “dangerous and patently anti-American.” “We don’t need to move to socialism, that’s for sure,” Upton said. “I

Leadership Team At Humane Society Looks Ahead

There’s a new leadership team in place at the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan, months after controversy erupted due to the resignation of the former director and several staff members. Humane Society Administrative Director Wendy Golob tells

Lakeshore Chamber Being Dissolved

The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is being disolved and the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber will move in to serve as a representative for greater Stevensville area business owners. Lakeshore Chamber Board President Tom Norbey shared the news

Whitmer Signs Several Bills

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed several bills, one of which will extend the amount of time that driver’s licenses are valid. The governor’s office has released the following: Governor Whitmer today signed Senate Bills 507, 508 and 509,

State Auctioning Property

Are you looking for some property in Michigan? The state is auctioning off nearly 100 parcels of state managed land in August and early September. “We have some parcels in the southern part of southwest Michigan, we

Doctor Discusses Mask Guidance

The CDC is recommending that vaccinated people mask up in the U.S. while indoors in areas that have become hot spots for the coronavirus. Dr. Matthew Simms, the head of Infectious Disease Research at Beaumont Hospital, told