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Shelby Road west of the US-31 expressway in Benona Township will close next Monday, July 22 for an extended period of time.

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This week marks a milestone in U.S. and world history—the 50th anniversary of the day the first human beings made it to the moon. It was June 20, 1969 when Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle. Six hours later, on July 21, at 02:…

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The brief note I received from a friend thanking me for calling revealed the depth of his depression. Knowing he was going through a difficult experience, I had called to ask how he was holding up and to encourage him. “Sometimes you feel so alone and wonder if anyone cares,” his note read.

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The Muddy Fox Trot, a family-friendly 5K mud run with a boot camp style obstacle course, returns for a fifth year to the West Shore Community College campus on Saturday, July 20, with course flights starting at 10 a.m.

AmeriGas Propane in New Era recently presented a school days check in the amount of $269.67 to New Era Christian School and a check for $1,977.35 to Walkerville Public Schools.

From the mitten to the kitchen, is the culinary philosophy behind television personality Gina Ferwerda’s debut cookbook, Meals From the Mitten: Celebrating the Seasons of Michigan. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Trump Administration orders for stricter immigration enforcement, unsupported by substantial Congressional reform, means anxiety among workers and farmers across rural America, with Michigan farmers potentially suffering the biggest impact.

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Bible Studies:  Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.; The Ladder Community Center, 67 N. State St., Shelby.