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Vigil To Remember Those Lost To COVID


Bronson Healthcare is planning a virtual vigil for next month to honor and remember all of those who have died as a result of COVID-19. Bronson says the Healing Steps Forward Virtual Vigil will be February 15

Busy Year Ahead For Cook Plant


It’s going to be a busy year at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman as American Electric Power is planning two complete refueling outages in 2022. Site Vice President Shane Lies told St. Joseph Rotarians Monday

Whirlpool Posts Positive Financial Report


Whirlpool Corporation has released its 2021 full year financial report, and Q4 quarterly numbers, ahead of tomorrow’s ‘conference call’ with Wall Street reporters and analysts.  Here are the highlights, according to the company’s official statement: — Full-year

State Giving Out 10 Million Masks


Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is distributing 10 million free KN95 masks to ensure Michiganders can protect themselves from COVID-19 as the state continues to face the Omicron variant.  Free KN95 masks provided by MDHHS will be distributed by

Nessel Investigating Insulin Prices


From the Associated Press — Michigan’s attorney general says she sought court approval to investigate Eli Lilly and Co., accusing the drug maker of charging excessive prices for insulin medications used to treat diabetes. Dana Nessel’s filings,

WMU Spring Semester Enrollment Declines


Western Michigan University’s spring semester enrollment is down 8.6% compared to last year. Provost Jennifer Bott says they are in the same boat as all other colleges, as the state is expected to see an 11% decline