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Are We In A Recession?


Are we in a recession or not? Some economists believe we are, including Vice President Emeritus at Northwood University Dr. Tim Nash. He says there are plenty of jobs available, but that figure can be deceiving. “A

AAA Michigan On Higher Gas Prices


After weeks of decline, gas prices are back on the rise across the state. Michigan drivers are paying an average of $3.97 per gallon, up 17¢ from last week. Triple-A Michigan spokeswoman Adrienne Woodland says the higher

Former Youth Hockey Coach Sentenced


A 39-year-old South Bend youth hockey coach will spend two months in jail followed by five years of probation for trying to have sex with a 15-year-old girl at a hotel in Michigan. Christien Joubert apologized to

Wanda Fay (New) Nolen

Wanda Fay Nolen, 87, of Mattawan, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at her home with her daughters by her side. There will be a celebration of life held at the Paw Paw Eagles on October

Benton Harbor Park Gets New Name


Broadway Park in Benton Harbor will now be known as June Woods Park following a move by city commissioners this past week. Neighbors Organizing Against Racism had proposed renaming the park for Junius Brutus Woods, a former

Andrews University Receives $5 Million Grant


Andrews University has received a $5 million grant to help it establish the new Andrews Center for Community Change. The Berrien Springs university says the center is a project of its Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, and it