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Mackinac Bridge Walk Suspended


The 2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Michigan Department of Transportation has released the following statement: Echoing a focus on safety that led it to bar public traffic from the

School Board Approves Turnaround Plan


The Benton Harbor Area Schools Board of Education has approved a turnaround plan drafted for the district by its Community Engagement and Advisory Committee. During a virtual meeting Tuesday night, Superintendent Andrae Townsel read from the resolution

Governor Anticipates Budget Shortfall


Governor Gretchen Whitmer is hoping the federal government will come through with aid to states facing budget shortfalls because of the COVID-19 crisis. She says we’re looking at a possible $3 billion hole. “It is my hope