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Queen Elizabeth II Has Died

From the Associated Press — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has died. The 96-year-old queen died peacefully at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. All four of her children and her grandson Prince William traveled to Balmoral to be at

EMU Asks Court To Force Faculty Back

Eastern Michigan University is asking the Washtenaw County Circuit Court to order faculty back to class after they went on strike this week. The school calls the strike illegal due to the state law banning public employees

Assisted Living Facilities Understaffed

Assisted living homes for senior citizens and people with disabilities in Michigan are dangerously understaffed. According to a new survey from the Michigan Assisted Living Association, 20% of jobs are vacant in the state’s assisted living industry.

Quiet Quitting Not Common

Fewer people are quitting their jobs, but do you have some quiet quitters at your company? What does that mean? “Quiet quitting is a term that has been monopolized on a variety of different social media platforms

Rev. William Elmer Theaker

Rev. William Elmer Theaker, age 81, of Mattawan, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022 at his home. He was born in Wolverine, MI, on October 7, 1940, the son of  the late William Theaker and Freida Marie

Michigan Economy Showing Positive Signs

There are some positive signs for Michigan’s economy even as other indicators signal an economic slowdown. That’s the word from Brian Long, Director of Supply Management at Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. “The good

Allegan County Fair Starts Friday

The 170th Allegan County Fair starts Friday and runs through September 17. Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias starts off the entertainment with his stand-up comedy Friday night at 8 pm, followed by Sam Hunt on September 10, Jimmie Allen

South Haven Council Backs MDOT Studies

South Haven city staff has been authorized by the city council to support a study by the Michigan Department of Transportation of the intersection of Phoenix Street and Blue Star Highway. Public Works director Bill Hunter will

St. Joseph Today Previews Fall Fest

Coming back to downtown St. Joseph next weekend is the Fall Fest. St. Joseph Today’s Daniele Crevier tells us summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean there won’t still be plenty to do in town Saturday,