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Detroit Mayor Cruises To Re-Election


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


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


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


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


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


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


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