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Nessel Warns About Fake COVID Tests

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning consumers about fake at-home COVID-19 tests being sold online. She says both the Federal Trade Commission and Better Business Bureau have released warnings related to fraudulent tests. Also, the Michigan

Omicron Identified In Cass County

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) notified Van Buren/Cass District Health Department that the Omicron variant has been identified in a Cass County resident. “Although between Cass and Van Buren County there are now

AAA Issues Arctic Air Advisory

AAA of Michigan has issued a statewide Arctic Air Advisory as temperatures are expected to be in the teens and single digits with wind chills below zero. AAA’s Adrienne Woodland recommends keeping at least a half a

Lieutenant Governor Tests Positive For COVID

From the Associated Press — Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist says he’s tested positive for COVID-19 but is showing no symptoms while he quarantines with his family. Gilchrist said on Twitter that he tested positive Sunday morning

Andrews Archaeologist On Major Egyptian Project

An Andrews University staff member and archaeologist recently spent two weeks as an expert field epigraphist, carefully documenting each hieroglyph from one of the most famous inscriptions in Egyptian archaeology. L.S. Baker Jr., PhD, associate director of

Whitmer To Deliver State Of The State January 26

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Speaker Jason Wentworth issued a joint statement to announce that the 2022 State of the State address will be held in a virtual format and broadcast live throughout the state on Wednesday, January 26.   “The State of the State address is a tradition rooted

Missing Mattawan Teen Sought

A 14-year-old Mattawan girl is missing and police say she was last seen in Battle Creek. Ajanae Cretsinger is with a man and may be in a white Volkswagen Jetta. Mattawan police and Michigan State Police have

State, Ontario Pursuing Agreement On Drone Traffic

Governor Gretchen Whitmer this week announced Michigan and Ontario are collaborating on a technology initiative involving unmanned aerial systems, more commonly known as drones. Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics deputy administrator Bryan Budds said on