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State Promoting Mental Health Helpline

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding everyone of a mental health helpline. Spokesperson Bob Wheaton tells WSJM News the Stay Well line launched in May. Calling 888-535-6136

AG Nessel Appeals Open Carry Ruling

The appeal of the ruling by Michigan Court of Claims Judge Christopher Murray blocking open carrying guns at poling places on Election Day is now filed. Attorney General Dana Nessel says she filed that Wednesday morning. “We

U.P. Snowfall Record Broken

A snowfall record that’s been in place for four decades has been broken in Marquette. The National Weather Service says 8.3 inches of snow fell Sunday, breaking the old record of 3.1 inches set in 1976. “October

Yes, Halloween Is Still On

In case anyone has been wondering if Halloween is still on, St. Joseph City Manager again let it be known that is a “yes.” “Halloween is coming up on on Saturday. The traditional hours and Saint Joseph

$250,000 Grant Awarded To Youth Solutions

A donation of $250,000 has been announced for Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates by the Consumers Energy Foundation. Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates is a program run by Youth Solutions. It helps students graduate high school and then seek

Annual Statewide Food Drive Underway

The Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive is underway, this year virtually due to COVID. The annual effort kicked off on Tuesday as the Food Bank Council of Michigan announced a goal of 3 million meals and $330,000