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Mary E. Place

Mary E. Place, 64, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. Cremation has taken place, and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may

COVID-19 Cases Up Nearly 13,000


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 12,860 people have tested positive in the past week for COVID-19. There were 123 deaths from the virus in the past week. The state has had 39,697 people

DNR Releases Five Year Recreation Plan


Public comments are now being taken on the Michigan Department of Natural Resources five-year Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, or SCORP. DNR spokesperson John Pepin tells us the SCORP is a comprehensive recreation plan that accounts for

AAA Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips


More than 1.7 million Michiganders will travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving next week. AAA of Michigan spokesperson Adrienne Woodland tells us the latest survey finds there will be about 34,000 more travelers on the road

Firearm Deer Season Opens In Michigan


Opening day for Michigan’s firearm deer hunting season was Tuesday. Chad Stewart is the Michigan Department of Natural Resources deer, elk, and moose management specialist. He says hunters need to be aware of new reporting rules for