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Christmas Tree Supply Might Be Tight


It’s a little early, but you may want to start looking for a Christmas tree now because supplies are tight this year. Michigan State University Horticulture & Forestry Professor, Bert Cregg, says Michigan ranks third in the

Army Corps Details Soo Locks Progress


The progress of the Soo Locks construction project was discussed during a media roundtable on Thursday. The project includes the construction of the new lock chamber. Lieutenant Scott Katalenich is a commander with the Detroit District Army

Healthcare Open Enrollment Underway


Open enrollment for health insurance has begun and you may want to double check your plan. Jason Resendez is a board member for Consumers for Quality Care and told Michigan News Network there have been changes to

One Killed In Motorcycle v Deer Crash


A motorcyclist has died after hitting a deer in Casco Township at 10 pm Saturday. The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office says the biker was eastbound on 109th Avenue near 66th Street when the crash happened. It is

Vandalia Man Hurt In ATV Crash


The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV crash in Penn Township Saturday afternoon. 67-year-old Garry Tinnell of Vandalia lost control and the ATV flipped on its side. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital to

Avenue Family Network Names New Director


The Avenue Family Network has announced its next director. Current Director Joseph Goepfrich is retiring late this year after ten years with the agency. Stepping into his role will be Nancy Dubois .The Avenue Family Network says

Niles Teen Injured In Crash With Semi


A 19-year-old man from Niles is recovering after his vehicle rear-ended a semi in Cass County on Friday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened around 8 a.m. just north of Peavine Street on M-51

Hospital Offers Vaccine Coloring Book


As kids ages five to eleven prepare to roll up their sleeves, there’s a coloring book available to calm their nerves if they’re feeling anxious. Rachel Schmelzer is a child life specialist at St. Jude Children’s Research