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Fetke named Stewart Elementary Principal

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Lakeshore Public Schools has announced the appointment of a new principal at Stewart Elementary. Carole Fetke took on the role on a permanent basis this week after serving as the interim principal since the start of the

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No obituary available at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Filbrandt Chapel, South Haven. Posted On: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 10:35 AM

Report ranks the safest vehicles

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Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety sets to determine the safest vehicles on the market. Which brands tested the highest this year? IIHS President David Harkey told us. “I would say that the single brand

Report: hiring remains high

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More than half of U.S. companies are hiring for new roles while 77% plan to resume projects that were previously tabled. Robert Half staffing firm Vice President Jeff Sokolowski says a lot of employees are choosing to

Southwest Michigan election results

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Voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Michigan’s presidential primary and in some local elections. In Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties, Donald Trump handily won the Republican nomination for president, just as Joe Biden won the

Southwest Michigan election results

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Voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Michigan’s presidential primary and in some local elections. In Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties, Donald Trump handily won the Republican nomination for president, just as Joe Biden won the

Tornado Warnings issued in SW Michigan

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The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan until 11:45PM EST. At 10:55PM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7

Cold weather expected to return tonight

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Southwest Michigan has enjoyed some temperatures in the 70s this week, only for an expected drop into the 20s for Wednesday morning. National Weather Service meteorologist Nathan Marsili told us Tuesday storms out in the northwest are

Oscar nominee 'Poor Things' now available on digital

Searchlight Pictures/Atsushi Nishijima As reported, director Yorgos Lanthimos‘ quirky dramedy Poor Things snagged 11 nominations ahead of this year’s Academy Awards, and if you haven’t caught up with it yet, it’s now available for rent or purchase on digital.

Primary voting underway today

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Michigan voters are going to the polls today to cast ballots in the state’s presidential primary. On the Democratic side, President Joe Biden is looking to win his party’s nomination to seek another four years in the

MDOT reviewing contracting policy

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A key focus in the 2025 budget proposal submitted this month by Governor Gretchen Whitmer is to give additional funding to the MI Contracting Opportunity. Lisa Thompson, director of MDOT’s Office of Business Development, joining the Talking