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DNR Land auctions planned for this summer


Nearly 100 pieces of property will be up for grabs in Michigan Department of Natural Resources land auctions this summer. DNR resource specialist Michael Michalek tells us the agency periodically reviews its holdings and then sells off

Work on US-12, M-60 starts Monday


A $5.4 million project to repair 14.8 miles of pavement on US-12 and M-60 near Niles will get started Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the work will be in Berrien and Cass counties between M-139

Health Department: watch out for ticks


We’re in peak tick season here in southwest Michigan. Berrien County Health Department epidemiologist Adriana Baker tells us there are plenty of places in the area where you might encounter ticks. “Ticks especially love shady, moist, wooded

Market Van Buren holds annual awards


Market Van Buren has saluted businesses and other organizations around Van Buren and Cass counties with its third annual Awards Event. It was held June 29 at Marion Magnolia Farms in Cassopolis. Market Van Buren’s Zach Morris

Krasl Art Fair this weekend


Set for this weekend is the annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff in St. Joseph. Krasl Art Center Marketing Manager Matthew Bizoe tells us the fair is Saturday and Sunday, but the fun really kicks off

Huizenga working on regulatory reform


Congressman Bill Huizenga is part of an effort to revamp some rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission. He tells us the Republican Environmental, Social, and Governance Working Group, or ESG, has compiled an interim report on