The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a major impact on Michigan tourism this year, according to White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amy VanLoon.

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LANSING, Mich. -- Today (April 9), Governor Whitmer signed executive order 2020-42, extending her prior “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through the end of April.

The cities of Whitehall and Montague still plan to help residents dispose of yard waste this spring despite the sheltering in place order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

We live in challenging times with many of our lives disrupted. This is a perfect time to invest in yourself.

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Superhero sequel "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" had its world premiere in London. (April 10)

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A few flurries possible early. Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy this afternoon. High 41F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.


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Reeths-Puffer’s hockey team earned five slots on the O-K Rue all-conference team, along with one honorable mention after a regional championship season.

MUSKEGON, MICH. — If you’re looking for a new adventure, Muskegon Rescue Mission’s sixth annual ForeShore Adventure Run presented by Huntington Bank to be held on Saturday, May 16, offers plen…

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) an…

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Bishop Walkowiak has extended his suspension of ALL public Masses and all other liturgical and devotional services throughout the Diocese of Grand Rapids, effective immediately, through April 30, 2020. With this suspension, all Catholics within the territory of the Dioc…

You’ve heard it before: You need to step out of your comfort zone!” In most cases such counsel refers to that place of complacency where inspiration, motivation, achievement and growth have been forfeited for the rut of a comfortable and familiar, if mundane, status quo.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Coronavirus is affecting everyone in a multitude of ways. Economies are declining, small business and restaurant owners are at risk of potentially closing their doors, employees of restaurants are facing becoming unemployed amidst the closings and cancellations for she…

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The World Health Organization has stated that it is safe to handle newspapers during the Coronavirus pandemic. We also offer a digital version of the print edition which can be viewed through …