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Hotels, Restaurants Still Short Of Staff


Things are better than last year, but Michigan hotels and restaurants are still significantly short-staffed as we head into the summer tourist season. CEO Justin Winslow at the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association told Michigan News Network

Memorial Day Travel To Rebound In 2022


Over 1.1 million Michiganders are planning to travel for Memorial Day weekend. Triple-A Michigan says its the second-highest single-year increase in travelers since 2010, with last year being the highest. 92% will drive, with 5% flying to

AHAES Honors Firefighter Of The Year


Amanda Quinn has been named the 2022 South Haven Area Emergency Services Fire Fighter of the Year. SHAES says Quinn was honored during the department’s annual banquet on April 30. She had been a full-time member of

Harbor Shores Investing In Trails


Harbor Shores has announced its investing more than $200,000 in trail improvements around the Benton Harbor development. It’s going to upgrade the walking trail areas along Jean Klock Road and construct new signage welcoming walkers to the

Benton Harbor Man Wins Fantasy 5


A 74-year-old Benton Harbor man has claimed his $128,166 prize from the Michigan Lottery for the Fantasy 5 drawing on May 7. Odell Smith says he purchased the winning ticket at Lambrecht’s on Niles Avenue in St.

Niles Renaissance Faire May 21-22


The fourth annual Niles Renaissance Faire is set for this month. The Niles Renaissance Faire was started in 2017 by Carrie Nyenhuis when she was approached by a friend who worked for the city of Niles and