Local News Archives

Detroit Mayor Cruises To Re-Election

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From the Associated Press — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has easily defeated attorney Anthony Adams to win a third four-year term leading the Motor City. Duggan was the clear favorite to win Tuesday’s election after first winning

Berrien County Election Results

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Michele Binkley, Michael Sarola, and Brook Thomas have been elected to the St. Joseph City Commission. The three were chosen by voters on Tuesday from a field of six. Binkley was the lone incumbent in the race.

Buchanan Hires New City Clerk

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The city of Buchanan has a new clerk. Kalla Langston comes to the role after four years as a deputy clerk at Lincoln Township, where she became an accredited election official. The city says Langston has expertise

Secretary Of State Offering Evening Hours

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The Michigan Secretary of State is once again offering evening office hours each Wednesday. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says branch offices will stay open until 7 p.m. to provide service to residents who can’t visit offices

SWM Home Sales Down In September

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Home sales in southwest Michigan dropped in September from September of 2020. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says the sales were down 23% from the same month a year before, marking three months in a row

COVID-19 Cases Rise 9,313

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the state has added 9,313 new cases of COVID-19 for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Since March 2020, 1,137,748 people have tested positive for coronavirus. There were 65 deaths

Hartford, Saranac Schools Dropping Nicknames

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Hartford Public Schools and Saranac Community Schools are dropping Native American mascots. Saranac will keep using “Redskins” as their mascot until they pick a new nickname, where Hartford will retire “Indians” at the end of the school