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Hoadley To Launch Listening Tour


State Representative Jon Hoadley of Kalamazoo is launching a listening tour of southwest Michigan to find out about the concerns of voters. Hoadley this week announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination to take on Congressman Fred

Fire Marshal Distributing Smoke Detectors


Michigan State Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer has announced a statewide campaign to put more smoke detectors into homes. A FEMA grant of $525,000 is helping to fund MI Prevention, the statewide campaign to promote the alarms and

Conservation Groups Evaluate Governor


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has been in office for 100 days, and environmental leaders met in Lansing Thursday to review her performance. Michigan League of Conservation Voters Director Lisa Wozniak said the governor has made the drinking water

Flagpole Ceremony In Cassopolis Thursday


The Cass County Prosecutor’s office will hold a ceremony to honor the victims of crime on Thursday. This is Crime Victim’s Rights Week, and law enforcement agencies all over Michigan are taking the time to highlight the

Cass County Meth Conviction


It took a Cass County jury 35 minutes to convict a Dowagiac man of drug possession charges in a repeat offender case this week. The Cass County Prosecutor’s office tells us Jai Villalobos was paroled in February

Highway Litter Pick Ups This Month


Starting this Saturday, hundreds of volunteers will take to the highways across Michigan to pick up litter as part of the annual Adopt a Highway spring clean-up. The Michigan Department of Transportation’s Dan Weingarten tells WSJM News