State hires independent auditor for Barry ISD re-look


Superintendent Richard Franklin informed the BISD board that the State of Michigan has hired an independent auditing firm

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Barry-Roubaix filled; waitlist signup encouraged

Longest bike race had shortest registration window yet



Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

The 2019 Barry-Roubaix bicycle race filled all of its

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President Trump coming to Battle Creek Dec. 18

J-Ad News Services

President Donald J. Trump is coming to southwest Michigan next week.

The President will be coming to Battle Creek

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Marijuana sales begin in Michigan

Most communities opt for slow, cautious approach


Taylor Owens

Staff Writer

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Recreational marijuana sales began Dec.

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Michigan Farm Bureau president: Time for trade, not aid

Addressing members attending Michigan Farm Bureau’s 100th annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Bednarski, a Tuscola County cash-crop farmer, said Congressional

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Barry-Roubaix registration field expands, but still filling quickly

This year's Barry-Roubaix bike race was capped at 3,500 participants. Next year, demand is driving organizers to increase the number

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ReThink West Michigan returns Nov. 27

ReThink West Michigan invites former residents to learn about local opportunities while socializing the evening before Thanksgiving. (Photo provided)

Happy hour-style

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What forum participants want to know

Of the 122 comments and questions TowerPinkster compiled from a Nov. 4 community forum in Hastings, the following questions and

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