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Cook Plant Sirens To Be Tested Tomorrow

The Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman will be testing its emergency sirens for the next few weeks. Spokesperson Dave Lefor says, starting Monday, they’ll conduct the yearly testing. “They will go ahead and test each siren

Reward Offered In Death Of West MI Bison

A $500 reward is being offered to solve the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old bison in western Michigan. The owners had assumed that the bison, named Goliath, died of natural causes this week near Stanton in Montcalm County.

Interest Rate Hike Likely Coming Soon

The Federal Reserve could be close to raising interest rates. Michigan News Network Business Editor Murray Feldman says Fed Chair Janet Yellen has signaled a hike is coming, although she’s given no timetable. “When they do that it’s

Cook Plant Sirens To Be Tested Next Week

If you hear the sirens at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman going off soon, don’t be alarmed. Cook spokesperson Dave Lefor says they’ll be conducting standard yearly tests of the plant’s 70 sirens starting on

Humane Society Redneck Games Saturday

This Saturday brings the third annual Redneck Games at the Baroda American Legion. The event raises money for the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan, and will feature team competitions that include Hungry Hungry Human Hippos, Horseshoes, a

SWM Housing Market Slows Down In July

The housing market in Southwest Michigan slowed down a bit during the month of July. The Southwest Michigan Association of Realtors says the market has been setting records for several months, but in July, there was a

Trump Flash Mobs Planned For Tuesday

On busy street corners across the state, Donald Trump fans will be out in force on August 30th. The Michigan Conservative Coalition has organized a “Flash Mob” to support for the Republican Presidential Nominee. “Bring your homemade

U.P. Harbor Fest This Weekend

The Upper Peninsula will be buzzing this weekend with the 33rd annual Harbor Fest back. The Marquette West Rotary puts on the free event for all ages. That’s according to Rosemary Smith, with the Marquette West Rotary. “It’s a