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Wayne County Issues Mask Mandate For Schools

From the Associated Press — Michigan’s most populated county is requiring masks inside schools. The health officer in Wayne County issued an order Friday mandating face coverings for preK-12 students, teachers and staff regardless of vaccination status.

SWM Housing Inventory Low, Prices High

The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says home sales in the region dropped 19% from a year ago in July while the selling prices increased and set records when compared to previous years. The group continues to

Rev. George E. Poole

The Rev. George E. Poole, 67 of Indianapolis, IN went home to be with the Lord on August 21, 2021 at The Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis. Full obituary is pending. Arrangements have been entrusted to Robbins Brothers

Michigan Driver Wins Appeal Over Tickets

From the Associated Press — A woman fed up with how a Michigan city tracked parking violations has won a major decision from a federal appeals court. Alison Taylor says Saginaw violated the U.S. Constitution by chalking

Catalytic Converters Stolen In Dowagiac

Catalytic converters are being stolen in Dowagiac. C. Wimberly Automall had four stolen from vehicles over the weekend. Another business was hit Tuesday morning. Our newsgathering partners at WSBT-22 report both businesses are looking for help identifying

Scarecrows On Display In Buchanan

More than 240 scarecrows now line the streets of Buchanan for the annual Buchanan Scarecrow Charities exhibit. Buchanan Scarecrow Charities raises money each year for a variety of projects locally. Volunteers dress up and display the scarecrows