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MI Divorce Rate Up


Divorce filings are exploding. Jennifer Lindquist, an associate attorney at MichiganDivorceHelp.com, says figures are up 20% over pre-pandemic levels: “Divorce is becoming a more and more normal part of society in general as we’re seeing people sometimes

Today Is National Beer Day


Every April 7 is National Beer Day. So as it’s celebrated today, Mike Turriff, owner of M4 Distributing, one of Michigan’s top craft beer distributors, is anxious to work with his suppliers to try to get things

Donald Caroll

No obituary available at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Filbrandt Chapel, South Haven. 269-637-0333 Posted On: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 3:23 PM

Retail Shocker: Pater True Value Closing


Stunning news in the St. Joseph retail community!  Pater True Value Hardware has confirmed that the store will be closing. Pater posted a “Store Closing Sale” on Facebook Tuesday night.  The reaction of some readers was “must

MDOT Project In Decatur Starts Next Week


Work starts next week on a reconstruction project on M-51 near Decatur. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the project will include asphalt resurfacing, drainage structure repairs, curb ramps, and new pavement markings. It will affect 1.4

Whitmer Issues Statement On Upton Retirement


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has saluted Congressman Fred Upton for his 35 years of serving in the U.S. House of Representatives now that he’s announced his retirement. Whitmer issued a statement Tuesday, saying Upton is “a lifelong Michigander,

Congressman Upton To Retire


Congressman Fred Upton of St. Joseph is retiring after this term ends. He has served in the U.S. House for the past 35 years and is the longest-serving current member of Congress from Michigan. Upton’s 21st Century

BH Mayor Muhammad Running For Congress


The newly-created 4th Congressional District has a new candidate in the running. Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad is seeking the office, with his posts on Twitter suggesting he will run as an independent. The new district includes