August 19, 2019 -- Building on the success of the 2018 event, the 2019 Mackinac Bridge Annual Walk on Sept. 2 will again allow participants to start from St. Ignace or Mackinaw City, walking half the bridge and back, the entire length, or even crossing it twice.

LANSING – Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced the formation of a Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force and requested students to apply to serve as members. The task force will make recommendations for improving voter engagement among college students.


MONTAGUE – The tall, brilliantly yellow Sunflower is a popular ornamental flower for gardens, but it is also valued for its oil and its seeds for bird feed.

MONTAGUE – At an Aug. 5 work session meeting the City of Montague board gave their approval to begin looking into potential waste hauling services that could potentially be shared with the City of Whitehall.

Richard Doctor, whose 34-year career at Muskegon Community College included his service as a faculty member, department chair, administrator, and leader in the assessment and accreditation process on campus, will posthumously receive the Distinguished Faculty Award from the college.

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DALTON TWP. – Police responded to a call that a suicidal man might have shot someone at a home located at the 5000 block of Meeuwenberg Road on Thursday, Aug. 15.