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Bangor Apple Festival Set For Next Month

Set for next month is the Bangor Apple Festival. It will take place between October 7 and October 9 after being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Organizers say the annual event features food, entertainment, games,

South Haven Disk Golf Course To Open Friday

South Haven’s new public disk golf course will open Friday. Retired South Haven Visitors Bureau Director Scott Reinert tells WSJM News the course is a partnership between several South Haven area groups. It’s located on property owned

Whitmer Slams New Texas Abortion Law

Governor Gretchen ?Whitmer has released a statement, slamming the new abolition law in Texas. Her office has released the following: Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow a draconian

ArtPrize Returning For 2021

ArtPrize returns to Grand Rapids this year and Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will showcase one of the entries,”Sword in the Sphinx” by Virginia Lee Montgomery. Assistant curator at Meijer Gardens, Jochen Wierich, says he’s excited for

LMC Gets $29,00 Grant For Fab Lab

Lake Michigan College has received a grant of nearly $29,000 for its Fab Lab, the makers space in the Hanson Technology Center. Lake Michigan College has released the following: Lake Michigan College has received a $28,900 grant

Detroit Job Fair Sees Low Turnout

A career fair in Southfield at the Best Western Premier Hotel this week offered on the spot hiring and even incentives, but people didn’t show up. CJ Eason, known as the “Job Doctor,” normally holds seminars on

Mackinac Bridge Walk Monday

The Mackinac Bridge Labor Day Bridge Walk is on for this coming Monday, but COVID-19 numbers have been on the rise again in Michigan with the Delta variant. Kim Nowak is the director of the Mackinac Bridge