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Tulip Time Starts Saturday

If you like flowers, you may want to make a trip to Holland. Tulip Time kicks off on Saturday and there are four and a half million tulips throughout the city for nine day festival. “We have

Whitmer Signs Wyatt’s Law

A child abuse registry will be created in Michigan now that Governor Whitmer has signed Wyatt’s Law. The law will create an electronic case management system with a record of confirmed cases of child abuse or neglect

United Way Announces Celebration Awards

The United Way of Southwest Michigan has recognized community contributions with its annual Celebration awards. The United Way tells us more: “This past year—a year full of challenges for so many—we nonetheless had another successful annual campaign,

Michigan Adds 18,945 COVID-19 Cases

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 18,945 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. There were 62 people who died from the virus. A total of 36,064 Michiganders have died from

Charles A. “Chuck” Witkoske

Charles A. “Chuck” Witkoske, 72, of Benton Harbor, passed away, Tuesday, May 2, 2022 at his home. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Monday, May 9, 2022 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Starks &

MI Utility Starts New Clean Energy Program

Consumers Energy has kicked off a new program for residential and business customers who want to offset carbon emissions from their natural gas use and help protect the planets atmosphere. Greg Salisbury, vice president of gas engineering