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New Dollar General opens in St. Joseph

Residents of Royalton Township now have their own discount retailer to shop at. Dollar General announced Monday that its new St. Joseph location at 3962 M-139 is now open. Located just north of the recently-closed Pater True

Primary Election In Michigan Tuesday

Tuesday is primary election day in Michigan. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson expects two to two and a half million voters to go to the polls, back at pre-pandemic levels. Western Michigan University chair of the political

MSU Professor Says US Not In Recession

There is an ongoing debate about whether we are in a recession. Michigan State University economics professor Charles Ballard says no, not yet. “We have, indeed had declining GDP (gross domestic product) for two quarters in a

Statewide Gas Price Average Drops 20¢

Gas prices continue to fall in Michigan. Triple-A Michigan says the average for regular unleaded is $4.24-cents a gallon, down 20¢ from last week and 76¢ lower than last month. The price is $1.04 higher than last

Site Chosen For St. Joseph MLK Monument

St. Joseph City Commissioners have signed off on a proposed location for a monument to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Unified Civil Rights Monuments Project is seeking to install monuments to the civil rights legend in

Mega Millions Jackpot Up To $1.2 Billion

The Mega Millions jackpot has increased to $1.280 billion for tonight’s drawing, making it the second largest Mega Millions jackpot in the game’s history. The cash option for tonight’s jackpot is $747 million. The Michigan Lottery says

Crash Kills South Haven Man

The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Thursday morning crash in Otsego that killed 76-year-old Thomas Tamandl of South Haven. Tamandl was heading south on 21st Street when he lost control of his vehicle on a