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Recycling Hits Record Level In Michigan

Michigan is seeing gains when it comes to recycling. Matt Flecther with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy told Michigan News Network Michiganders are recycling more now than ever before. “People now know that it’s

Human Trafficking Presentation This Month At LMC

Author, speaker, and sex trafficking survivor Leslie King-Friday will speak at Lake Michigan College this month. LMC criminal justice instructor Brad Byerle tells WSJM News she’ll discuss how to help prevent human trafficking during her presentation, “When

Tax Deadline Is Monday

Time is ticking down for people to get their taxes done. Deadline day is Monday, April 18. Evan Wolf with Wolf Tax told Michigan News Network this week people procrastinating and IRS changes are the biggest challenges.

Health Official Talks Bird Flu

Washtenaw County officials are putting out a warning after discovering cases of the bird flu. Susan Ringler-Cerniglia with the Washtenaw County Health Department told Michigan News Network the concern is for those who own birds or keep

New Vehicle Costs Continue Rising

Sticker prices on new cars are going up. One reason behind the hike may be traced to customers wanting more features. Henry Ford Museum Transportation Curator Matt Anderson told Michigan News Network newer Ford models are a

Township Approves New Supervisor

The Lake Township Board of Trustees has appointed a new supervisor to replace the recently deceased John Gast. He passed away March 9 after serving the township for several years. The township board has selected Stan Markavitch

Legislature Approves LaSata Elections Bill

Legislation from state Senator Kim LaSata that seeks to improve election security has been approved by the Michigan Legislature and sent on to Governor Gretchen Whitmer for her signature. Her bill would require individuals registering to vote

County Salutes Dispatchers Of The Year

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has saluted the Berrien County Dispatchers of the Year. They were announced to the county board Thursday, with Berrien 911’s Jack Fisher saying there were eight nominees and two winners. One