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Nesbitt honors fallen firefighter

State Senator Aric Nesbitt is among those expressing grief after the death of a Paw Paw volunteer firefighter Wednesday. The firefighter was killed by a fallen power line. Nesbitt on Thursday issued a statement, saying his heart

Livingston County cold case murder solved

Investigators in Livingston County have cracked a nearly 40-year-old cold murder. 19-year old Christina Castiglione of Redford Township disappeared in 1983 with her body found eight days later. DNA from the scene has now been matched, decades

Power companies responding to outages statewide

The power outage numbers have been going up going up statewide. Consumers Energy Thursday had 196,000 outages. Many of the outages were in southern lower Michigan near Jackson, Battle Creek, and Hillsdale. Consumers spokesperson Tracy Wimmer says

Home damaged in South Haven Township fire

A home in South Haven Township has suffered severe damage following a fire on Wednesday. South Haven Area Emergency Services says firefighters were called to the property on 72nd Street near 14th Avenue around1:50 p.m. An attached

Helen Louise Smith

Helen Louise (Arends/McLeese) Smith died February 13, 2023, at Medilodge of Kalamazoo. She was born on March 15, 1926 in Newton, Iowa, the daughter of Mr. Louis Arends and Mrs. Letha Marie (Bisom) Arends. She lived in

John Mark Bush

John Mark Bush, 51, of St. Joseph, MI, passed away on Monday – February 20, 2023 at Corewell Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, MI. There are no services scheduled. John was born on September 26, 1971

Survey looks at worker concerns

What are you worried about on the job front this year? Robert Half’s Shannon Edlinger says they surveyed 25-hundred workers nationwide. “Top concerns are number one, the economy,” Edlinger said. “More professionals are concerned about rising prices,