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New Dollar General opens in St. Joseph

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Residents of Royalton Township now have their own discount retailer to shop at. Dollar General announced Monday that its new St. Joseph location at 3962 M-139 is now open. Located just north of the recently-closed Pater True

Primary Election In Michigan Tuesday

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Tuesday is primary election day in Michigan. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson expects two to two and a half million voters to go to the polls, back at pre-pandemic levels. Western Michigan University chair of the political

MSU Professor Says US Not In Recession

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There is an ongoing debate about whether we are in a recession. Michigan State University economics professor Charles Ballard says no, not yet. “We have, indeed had declining GDP (gross domestic product) for two quarters in a

Statewide Gas Price Average Drops 20¢

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Gas prices continue to fall in Michigan. Triple-A Michigan says the average for regular unleaded is $4.24-cents a gallon, down 20¢ from last week and 76¢ lower than last month. The price is $1.04 higher than last

Site Chosen For St. Joseph MLK Monument

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St. Joseph City Commissioners have signed off on a proposed location for a monument to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Unified Civil Rights Monuments Project is seeking to install monuments to the civil rights legend in

Mega Millions Jackpot Up To $1.2 Billion

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The Mega Millions jackpot has increased to $1.280 billion for tonight’s drawing, making it the second largest Mega Millions jackpot in the game’s history. The cash option for tonight’s jackpot is $747 million. The Michigan Lottery says