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MI specialty crop farmers sought by USDA


The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to hear from specialty crop farmers in Michigan and around the country. USDA Undersecretary Jenny Lester Moffitt says they want to better understand the challenges these farmers face and how to

One killed in Cass County explosion


At least one person is dead in a Cass County explosion. Police say it occurred shortly before 4 p.m. at a privately owned oil pumping station on Bulhand Street in Calvin Township. That’s a rural area. Nearby

One killed in Buchanan Township Crash


One person is dead following a fiery crash in Buchanan Township Monday. Michigan State Police say troopers from the Niles post were called to the scene near the 14,000 block of Range Line Road around 6:45 a.m.

St. Joseph remembers Mattox Williams


St. Joseph High School’s Student Center was packed on Saturday evening as the community remembered Mattox Williams. Mattox was diagnosed with bone cancer in his leg during his freshman year at St. Joe and after a two