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Carl Levin, Former Michigan Senator, Dies


From the Associated Press — Former Senator Carl Levin, a powerful voice for the military during his career as Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator, has died. The Democrat was 87. Levin’s family says Levin died Thursday. A Washington

Upton Backs Resolution Condemning Socialism


191 House Republicans have signed on to a resolution condemning socialism. Congressman Fred Upton tells us the resolution calls socialism “dangerous and patently anti-American.” “We don’t need to move to socialism, that’s for sure,” Upton said. “I

Leadership Team At Humane Society Looks Ahead


There’s a new leadership team in place at the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan, months after controversy erupted due to the resignation of the former director and several staff members. Humane Society Administrative Director Wendy Golob tells

Lakeshore Chamber Being Dissolved


The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is being disolved and the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber will move in to serve as a representative for greater Stevensville area business owners. Lakeshore Chamber Board President Tom Norbey shared the news

Whitmer Signs Several Bills


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed several bills, one of which will extend the amount of time that driver’s licenses are valid. The governor’s office has released the following: Governor Whitmer today signed Senate Bills 507, 508 and 509,

State Auctioning Property


Are you looking for some property in Michigan? The state is auctioning off nearly 100 parcels of state managed land in August and early September. “We have some parcels in the southern part of southwest Michigan, we

Doctor Discusses Mask Guidance


The CDC is recommending that vaccinated people mask up in the U.S. while indoors in areas that have become hot spots for the coronavirus. Dr. Matthew Simms, the head of Infectious Disease Research at Beaumont Hospital, told

Whitmer Resumes Wearing Mask


From the Associated Press — Gretchen Whitmer has resumed wearing a mask at indoor events, citing revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a recommendation from the state’s chief doctor. The Democratic governor,