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Officials Urge Caution In Hot Weather


State officials say residents should take precaution as a heat wave decends on Michigan this week. Dale George is the spokesperson for the State Emergency Operations Center and says people should be careful not to become overheated,

Red Cross Seeking Blood Donations


The American Red Cross is teaming up with Wonder Woman, sort of, to get more people to donate blood this summer. The Red Cross says blood donations are down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there’s an

Lawsuits Against Redistricting Commission Dismissed


Two lawsuits over Michigan’s new redistricting commission have been dismissed by a federal judge. Michigan Secretary of Stat Jocelyn Benson has released the following statement: This morning a U.S. District Court judge dismissed the two consolidated lawsuits seeking

SMC President Discusses Plan For Fall


Southwestern Michigan College has announced in-person classes will resume this fall, while on-campus residence halls will be open as the institution operates as normally as possible while staying safe. SMC President Joe Odenwald tells WSJM News the