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I&M Marks National Energy Awareness Month

Indiana Michigan Power is marking National Energy Awareness Month by reminding everyone of how they can save themselves some money by consuming less energy. Spokesperson Schnee Garrett tells WSJM News there are some surprising ways you can

LMC Gets Nearly $2 Million Grant

Lake Michigan College’s Educational Opportunity Center has received a nearly $2 million grant to help people pursue a college education. LMC says the $1.95 million comes from the federal government and will be distributed to the college

Ambulance Services Facing Staff Shortage

The head of a Michigan ambulance service says staffing shortages are causing major problems across the state. Marc Breckenridge at Huron Valley Ambulance says they are in need of a thousand EMTs for the 125 communities they

Upton Reflects On National COVID Memorial

Congressman Fred Upton says the National COVID Memorial currently installed near the Washington Monument is a sad reminder of the dangers and effects of COVID-19. Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg has set up “In America: Remember” in Washington

LaSata Holding Winter Coat Drive

State Senator Kim LaSata is once again hosting a winter coat drive for children in need. Kim’s Coat Drive asks southwest Michigan residents to drop off coats between October 1 and October 31 at sites throughout LaSata’s

Niles Couple Charged With Medicaid Fraud

A Niles couple faces several felony charges for allegedly making false claims through their counseling practice. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says Gregory Barney has been charged with 22 counts of Medicaid fraud – false claim while

Andrews University Professor Wins Award

An Andrews University engineering professor has won an award from International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy. Andrews told us more: Jay Johnson, PhD, professor of engineering, was recently awarded the Shen Kuo Award for Interdisciplinary Achievements from