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COVID-19 Cases Spike In Michigan

Michigan is reporting 1,121 new cases of the coronavirus and 16 additional COVID-19 deaths. The state Department of Health and Human Services says of the 16 deaths, 9 were identified during a vital records review. Michigan now

I&M Power Restoration Update

Indiana Michigan Power continues to work on restoring service to those who lost it in Monday’s storms. I&M has released the following statement: Indiana Michigan Power made significant progress restoring power Wednesday morning and afternoon. As of

Benton Harbor Dock Sold To Reith-Riley

Benton Harbor’s central dock is changing hands after 85 years. Jack Kinney has sold it to construction firm Reith-Riley, and the 80-year-old was mostly happy with the sale. “This is kind of a tough thing on me

First EEE Case Of 2020 Identified

The Michigan Department of Agriculture has confirmed state’s first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis for 2020. It was diagnosed in a 2-year-old female horse in Clare County. State Veterinarian Dr. Nora Wineland says the virus is typically

Niles Considering Alcohol Zone Downtown

The Niles city council is backing the creation of a social district downtown that allows people to walk around with open adult beverages. While it could be a big deal according to Niles Downtown Development Authority’s Lisa

I&M Power Restoration Update For Wednesday

Indiana Michigan Power continues working to restore electric service to those who lost it in Monday’s storm. I&M has released the following statement: Indiana Michigan Power is channeling a multitude of resources to restoring power to more

I&M Power Restoration Update

Indiana Michigan Power continues to work on restoring service to customers who lost it in Monday’s storm. The company has released the following statement: More than 900 employees of Indiana Michigan Power, other power companies and business

State COVID Numbers For Tuesday

Michigan is reporting 796 additional cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there have been a total of 88,756 cases of the illness in the state since the start of

Work Starts Monday On M-63 In St. Joseph

More orange barrels are coming to St. Joseph starting next week. On Monday, the Michigan Department of Transportation is scheduling work for M-63 from Milton Park south to Harding’s. They will be making pavement repairs between Midway