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Hartford Clerk Says Robbery Was Fast

The clerk who was working at the Marathon gas station in Hartford Wednesday when a 12-year-old boy pulled a gun and demanded money says it happened quickly. She only wanted to be identified as Jessica. “That’s the

Mendel Center Releases 2022-2023 Schedule

The Mendel Center has released the schedule for the next Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series. It says guests will include former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and actor Henry Winkler. The season will kick off

Juneteenth Becomes 13th Michigan Court Holiday

From the Associated Press — The Michigan Supreme Court has declared Juneteenth a statewide court holiday. Two Republican justices objected, saying taxpayers will be shortchanged. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers brought the news of

One Hurt In Rollover Crash

A 40-year-old Cassopolis man is hospitalized at Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital after rolling his car Tuesday night in Cass County. Mark Martin was heading north of M-62 when he lost control around a curve and hit a

Mackinac Policy Conference Underway

There will be a lot of talking, but we’ll have to wait and see if anything will come out of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference, which started Monday. More than 1,300 business, community and