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Albion College Helping With NASA Moon Mission


NASA astronauts will be heading back to the moon by 2025 and professors and students from Albion College in southern Michigan are helping with research. Albion Physics Department chair, professor Nicolle Zellner, will study lunar crust samples

Dowagiac liquor store robbed


The Dowagiac Police Department is investigating a liquor store robbery on Tuesday. It says police were sent to Northside Food and Liquor on North Front Street around 11:40 p.m. on a report of an armed robbery. They

Benton Harbor Commissioners consider budget


Benton Harbor City Commissioners have approved a budget ordinance for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. At a Tuesday meeting, they heard from Plante Moran’s Rhonda Hildebrand the spending plan that starts July 1 anticipates General Fund revenues of

Dry conditions could affect SWM crops


Could the dry spring we’ve had this year be trouble for southwest Michigan crops? MSU Extension viticulture specialist Mike Reinke tells us it has been a very dry spring with only about two inches of rain recorded

Suspect arraigned in Baroda murder


A Stevensville man remains in the Berrien County Jail after being arraigned this week on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a Baroda woman over the weekend. Michigan State Police say 57-year-old Mary Mabry was