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BH School Board Trustee Steps Down

Benton Harbor School Board Trustee James Turner has stepped down. He sent an e-mail to the board this week offering his resignation, effective immediately. Turner says he’s moving out of the country. The board now has to

MSU Student Files Hacked

Any one who has worked for Michigan State University since 1970 or attended classes since 1991 wil be offered credit monitoring and identity theft services after someone hacked their system. They are fairly certain that about 450

Michigan Sees Drop In Homelessness

Homelessness is in the spotlight this week, as groups across Michigan work to find ways of preventing it, and the latest data is showing recent efforts have made a difference. Eric Hufnagel, Director of the Michigan Coalition

Hundreds Come Out For Kids Christmas Carnival

The Christmas season is here, and a special party was held Saturday at LMC’s Mendel Center to celebrate. The 6th annual Kids Christmas Carnival, partly sponsored by Mid-West Family Broadcasting, featured bounce houses, pictures with Santa, cookie

Everyone Bracing For Gameday At WMU

The nation’s eyes will be on Kalamazoo Saturday morning. ESPN’s College Gameday will broadcast live from the campus of Western Michigan University, as the Broncos are sporting a 10-and-0 record. Jordan Vuckovich is senior at the school.

$125,000 Raised For Lakeland Pavilion

$125,000 has been raised to help pay for Lakeland Medical Center’s new pavilion, thanks to a celebration held recently at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center. The annual Lakeland Gala raised the highest amount to date, as supporters

Homelessness On The Decline in Michigan

The latest data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development finds homelessness around the United States is on the decline. The numbers for Michigan match up with that, says Eric Hufnagel, Director of the Michigan Coalition

Charges Dropped Against Former MI Lawmaker

A judge has dismissed a misconduct charge against a former Michigan state lawmaker who quit office amid a sex scandal last year. Republican Todd Courser still faces a perjury charge in the case in Ingham County Circuit Court.