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EMU Professors Back At Work After Picketing


Professors at Eastern Michigan University are off the picket lines as of Monday morning and back in class. The professors’ union reached a deal after marathon contract negotiations over the weekend. Lead negotiator Matt Kirkpatrick. “I think

Veggie Van Coming To Niles


Spectrum Health Lakeland’s Veggie Van will be in Niles this week. The mobile farmer’s market will stop at Southwestern Medical Clinic on South Eleventh Street on Thursday. It will be there from 2 to 3:30 p.m. handing

Restaurants Statewide Need Help


There are lots of “help wanted” signs out in restaurants and retail stores. The founder of Grand Traverse Pie Company, Mike Busley, says it’s a struggle now since their high school and college employees have gone back

Fall Fest Next Weekend In St. Joseph


Coming back to downtown St. Joseph next weekend is the Fall Fest. St. Joseph Today’s Daniele Crevier tells us summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean there won’t still be plenty to do in town Saturday,

LMC College Night This Month


Lake Michigan College is preparing to host its next College Night. It will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 19 at the Mendel Center. LMC says high school students and their parents are invited

Makers Trail Passports Now Available


Losing a passport is now a thing of the past – at least when it comes to visiting certain Berrien County craft beverage establishments. The Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council is making stamp collecting along the Maker’s Trail

Spectrum Health Lakeland Confirms Layoffs


Around two dozen layoffs have been confirmed at Spectrum Health Lakeland as Spectrum Health completes its merger with Beaumont Health. The layoffs announced this week are among leadership. In a statement, the hospital system says its health