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Road agencies already preparing for next winter


For many local governments, next winter’s preparations are already underway. They begin when Michigan Chief Procurement Officer Jared Ambrosier puts out the question across the state to different agencies, asking them how much road salt they’ll need?

Boy Found Dead In Pond Near Home


The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a three-year-old boy who was found near his apartment home south of Grand Rapids on Sunday. Sergeant Eric Brunner says the boy drowned in a pond near

Site in Buchanan gets historic designation


A collection of buildings, campuses, and manufacturing grounds in Buchanan has been designated on the National Register of Historic Places. The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office has voted to designate the Clark Equipment Complex on the National

Muhammad seeking reelection


Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad is seeking another term. If he wins in November, he’ll serve for a third term. Muhammad says the city has endured several challenges during his time as mayor and come out on