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Nesbitt Wins Senate Primary, LaSata Goes Down

Following Tuesday’s primaries, Republican state Senator Aric Nesbitt will head into November’s general election facing Democrat Kim Jorgensen Gane after defeating two challengers. Nesbitt says he’s “honored for the opportunity to work side-by-side with Tudor Dixon and

Van Buren County Election Results

Voters in Van Buren County had several ballot proposals to consider Tuesday. Countywide, they approved the public safety millage, the ambulance millage, and the Senior Services millage in several townships. Looking at a handful of township proposals,

Berrien County Election Results

Tuesday’s primaries included contested races for some Berrien County Board of Commissioners seats. Democrat Chokwe Pitchford defeated Joseph Taylor in the 3rd District Tuesday, meaning Pitchford will be on the ballot in November. In the 9th District,

Senator LaSata Loses Primary

State Senator Kim LaSata will not return to the state Legislature in January. She lost her primary election to John Lindsey on Tuesday. Lindsey had the backing of former President Trump. LaSata served one term in the

Huizenga, Walberg Cruise To Primary Wins

Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Tim Walberg won their Republican primaries on Tuesday. Huizenga, in the Fourth District, faced no Republican opponent in the primary. He also has no Democratic opponent in November. Meanwhile, Walberg in Michigan’s Fifth

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