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Berrien County Land Auction Sells 63 Parcels

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Another online-only Berrien County land auction has been held. Berrien County Commissioner Mamie Yarbrough said during Thursday’s board meeting most of the properties up for grabs were sold. “There were 85 parcels,” Yarbrough said. “63 were sold.

Dredging Underway In South Haven

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Dredging is underway in the South Haven harbor. City Manager Kate Hosier tells us King Company arrived this week, as approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They’re pumping sand out of the harbor to the

Queen Elizabeth II Has Died

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From the Associated Press — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has died. The 96-year-old queen died peacefully at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. All four of her children and her grandson Prince William traveled to Balmoral to be at

EMU Asks Court To Force Faculty Back

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Eastern Michigan University is asking the Washtenaw County Circuit Court to order faculty back to class after they went on strike this week. The school calls the strike illegal due to the state law banning public employees

Assisted Living Facilities Understaffed

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Assisted living homes for senior citizens and people with disabilities in Michigan are dangerously understaffed. According to a new survey from the Michigan Assisted Living Association, 20% of jobs are vacant in the state’s assisted living industry.

Quiet Quitting Not Common

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Fewer people are quitting their jobs, but do you have some quiet quitters at your company? What does that mean? “Quiet quitting is a term that has been monopolized on a variety of different social media platforms

Rev. William Elmer Theaker

Rev. William Elmer Theaker, age 81, of Mattawan, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022 at his home. He was born in Wolverine, MI, on October 7, 1940, the son of  the late William Theaker and Freida Marie

Michigan Economy Showing Positive Signs

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There are some positive signs for Michigan’s economy even as other indicators signal an economic slowdown. That’s the word from Brian Long, Director of Supply Management at Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. “The good

Allegan County Fair Starts Friday

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The 170th Allegan County Fair starts Friday and runs through September 17. Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias starts off the entertainment with his stand-up comedy Friday night at 8 pm, followed by Sam Hunt on September 10, Jimmie Allen

Allegan County Fair Starts Friday

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The 170th Allegan County Fair starts Friday and runs through September 17. Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias starts off the entertainment with his stand-up comedy Friday night at 8 pm, followed by Sam Hunt on September 10, Jimmie Allen