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Michigan Striving To Be Big Player In Space


Michigan continues to strive to be a big player in the space race. The fifth annual North American Space Summit is being held in Traverse City today and tomorrow. Executive director of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association,

State Announces Additional COVID Test Availability


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced the availability of an additional 289,000 COVID-19 tests through its expanded partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation through Project Act. The expansion will provide COVID-19 tests to 58,000

Frederick Norman Pottle

Frederick Norman Pottle was born on December 16, 1936, in Detroit, Michigan, to Fred and Christine (White) Pottle. He passed away on September 28, 2022, in St. Joseph, Michigan. A graveside service will be held at Rose

Leonard “Boo” Goins

Leonard “Boo” Goins, 57, of Niles, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, Michigan. He was born on September 1, 1965, in Cassopolis, Michigan, to Leonard Wilson and Josephine Goins. He

Archery Deer Hunting Season Starts Saturday


Archery deer hunting begins on Saturday in Michigan. Department of Natural Resources deer management specialist, Chad Stewart, says Michigan is one of the top states for bow hunting. “We anticipate probably over about 300,000 individuals taking to

Dowagiac gets $240K grant for road repair


The city of Dowagiac has received a grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation worth over $240,000 toward road reconstruction several city streets. MDOT announced Thursday that 16 villages and small cities across the state would receive

Carl Eugene Boyer


Carl’s life began July 26, 1931, in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He was a life long area resident and graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1949. After graduating high school Carl went to work at Vail Rubber