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Governor Signs Record School Budget


From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed off on a $17.1 billion K-12 budget Tuesday in Grand Rapids, a 10% increase in overall funding that aims to close a decades-long funding gap among school districts

Michigan Works Getting $2 Million Grant


Michigan Works of Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties has been awarded a $2 million grant for workforce training. The money comes from the Michigan Learning and Education Advancement Program within the Michigan Department of Labor and

Adopt A Highway Cleanup This Weekend


There will be an Adopt a Highway cleanup event this Saturday. The Michigan Department of Transportation says its volunteers will be on the sides of highways picking up trash throughout southwest Michigan, and drivers should watch out

Powerball Adding A Drawing In August


If you like to play the Michigan Lottery’s Powerball game, you’ll have another day to play soon. “The Multistate Lottery Association oversees Powerball and made the decision to go to a third drawing to differentiate the game