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Union reaches new contracts with Meijer


Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 951 have voted to ratify new contracts with Meijer. The union that represents more than 25,000 Meijer employees in Michigan says there are three separate contracts covering

Jerome Atkins

Jerome Atkins 60 of Benton Harbor departed this life on February 7, 2024, at Corewell Health Lakeland Hospital in Niles, MI. A full obituary is pending. Arrangements have been entrusted to Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, Benton Harbor.

MI retail sales down in Janaury


Retail sales in Michigan in January were down 10% from January of last year. January sales were 48 on the 100 point retail index, but Andrea Bitely of the Michigan Retailers Association says 63% of retailers are