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Small Business Saturday Is Tomorrow


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared November 27th as Small Business Saturday in Michigan and urges Michiganders to buy locally this Saturday and throughout the year to support Michigan’s small businesses. Rob Fowler, CEO of the Small Business

One Killed In New Buffalo Crash


One person is dead and four others are hospitalized after a crash on I-94 near New Buffalo Thursday night. The person who died was pinned between the two vehicles. Police say a Ford Escape with four people

Marijuana Testing Lab Sues State Over Recall


From the Associated Press — A marijuana testing lab has filed a lawsuit against Michigan regulators after a major product recall and allegations of unreliable results. Viridis Laboratories has operations in Lansing and Bay City. It says

Whitmer Urges Caution For Thanksgiving


Governor Gretchen Whitmer helped hand out 2,000 turkeys in suburban Detroit Tuesday and also reminded people about the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccines and boosters with the holiday season upon us. There continues to be a surge

MI Utility Using New Tech To Detect Leaky Gas Lines


Consumers Energy is launching a pilot program to reduce its methane emissions. Spokesperson Terry DeDoes says the enhanced Infrastructure Replacement Program will help to identify and replace underperforming natural gas pipelines, which emit methane when they are

New City Clerk Appointed In Benton Harbor


Benton Harbor City Commissioners have appointed a new city clerk. During a special meeting Monday, the city commission hired Tiffany Moore to serve in the role. She’s currently the village clerk of Stevensville. Mayor Marcus Muhammad welcomed

Buchanan Man Injured In Rollover Crash


A Buchanan man is recovering after his vehicle rolled over in a crash in Cass County Monday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says officers were called to the area of Pokagon Highway and Anderson Road in

AAA Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips


Thanksgiving travel will kick into high gear Wednesday as there’s expected to be a 14% increase in travel over last year. Most of the 1.6 million Michigan residents who are traveling are driving, but for those who

Retailers Looking Forward To Holiday Boost


With the holiday season upon us, Michigan retailers are looking forward to the annual boost in sales. Jennifer Rook with the Michigan Retailers Association told Michigan News Network this week your local retailers are already offering holiday