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MI Real Estate Market Seeing Rebound

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Michigan real estate industry is experiencing a strong sellers market. Inventory is extremely low and home prices are on the rise. Frank Tarala, president of Realcomp, told Michigan News Network this week

LMC Names Basketball Coaches For Coming Season

Lake Michigan College has named former Aurora University assistant Rickey Hampton as the Red Hawk’s head men’s basketball coach. Meanwhile, Ray Kimball, whose career includes stints at both Grand Rapids and Lansing Community Colleges, has been named

Abortion Foes Drop Petition Drive

From the Associated Press — Abortion opponents say they’re dropping a petition drive to prohibit a second-trimester procedure in Michigan. State election officials said the campaign didn’t produce enough valid signatures. Right to Life of Michigan says

Bicycling Sees Jump In Popularity

A lot of things have seen a spike in popularity in recent months because of COVID-19 as people are kept from doing their usual activities. For example, more people are riding bicycles than ever. Matt Penniman is

United Way Preparing For Backpack Giveaway

The United Way of Southwest Michigan is taking registrations now for its annual School Supply Spectacular in Cass County. United Way Volunteer Engagement Director Debbie Ramirez tells WSJM News they give away 1,000 backpacks loaded with school