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COVID Cases Up 9,350 Since Saturday


Michigan’s COVID-19 cases are up by 9,350 for Sunday and Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services says deaths rose by 93 since Saturday and are now at 9,947. Total cases since March are at 404,386.

State Extends Pause For 12 Days


LANSING, MICH.  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has extended by 12 days the epidemic order that restricts indoor social gatherings and other group activities. The additional 12 days will allow the department to

Two Hurt In Cass County Gun Mishap


Two people are hospitalized in South Bend after being hurt in an accidental shooting Sunday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says 28-year-old David Williamson and 8-year-old Jeremiah Crago were target practicing shortly before 9 p.m. when

Whitmer Asks Legislature To Approve COVID Package


From the Associated Press — Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking state lawmakers to approve $300 million in spending to fight the coronavirus into 2021, including money to support the broad-based distribution of vaccines. Thursday’s request is

Christmas Tree Sales Up Over Years Past


Christmas is just weeks away and this year’s stock of trees in Michigan are selling fast. Amy Start is the executive director of the Michigan Christmas Tree Association says sales of trees during the pandemic have been