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Whitmer, Benson: Get Plan To Vote

Get ready to vote in November. That’s the message from Governor Whitmer and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson as local clerks will begin sending ballots on September 24. “To those of you who have not yet requested

Big Ten Football Returns

Big Ten football is set to resume with games on the weekend of October 23 and 24. The Coucil of Presidents and Chancellors this morning adopted significant medical protocols that include daily testing, enhanced cardiac screening and

Man Aims To Reopen Deer Forest

Several years after it closed, Deer Forest in Coloma could find new life if one man’s fundraising campaign is successful. 36-year-old Blair Struble grew up in Coloma, and says he was heartbroken when he learned the attraction

New Hartford Library Up And Running

Hartford Public Library staff are settling into their new home. After about a year of construction, the brand new Arthur and Bonna Vanderlyn Community Center and Hartford Public Library on Church Street is now open to the

Nursing Home Visits Now Allowed

Michigan residents are now allowed to visit their loved ones in nursing homes, but it will have to be outdoors for their own safety. Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon says you will have

Number Of Absentee Voters Keeps Rising

The number of absentee voter requests statewide is now 2.28 million for the November election. “A week ago we were at 2.1 million, which was already more than ever before in Michigan history,” says Secretary of State

LaSata Holding Coat Drive

State Senator Kim LaSata is holding a children’ coat drive ahead of the winter. Her office has released the following: State Sen. Kim LaSata on Monday announced Kim’s Coat Drive for Kids is back for 2020 in

South Haven Drowning Victim Found

South Haven Area Emergency Management Services says the 18-year-old man who drowned on Labor Day has likely been recovered. The body was retrieved Saturday near the north beach, and SHAES officials say an autopsy will identify the