REGIONAL NEWS

Michigan leans on long-term subs as its schools struggle

Mike Wilkinson and Ron French

Bridge Magazine

One applied for jobs at a county road commission and as an

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Bizon bill would restrict use of kratom

Sen. John Bizon, M.D. introduced a bill last week that would regulate the use of the plant kratom in Michigan.

Senate

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Legion marks 100 years with picnic and concert

Local dignitaries take the stage Friday evening, between the picnic celebrating the 100th birthday of American Legion Post 45 and

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DAR rededicates Revolutionary soldier’s grave

 

Pictured at the rededication of John Quick’s grave are (from left) Joyce Marot, Joanne Rutzen, Lily Cheney, Anne Lightfoot and

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Michigan farm country testifies of widespread crisis as crops go unplanted

One of Michigan’s wettest planting seasons in history forced Doug Darling to leave about two-thirds of his Monroe County farmland

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Weather still hampering some crops

Louis Wierenga Jr. has an empty space is his cornfield where flooding occurred in May.

Hunter Dood

Staff Writer

Local farmers

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Conservation district urges invasive species awareness

Sarah Nelson, executive director of the Barry Conservation District, discusses invasive species with Barry County commissioners Tuesday. (Photo by Rebecca

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Michigan superintendent: Need more career tech, teachers, mental health care

Michael Rice

 Bridge Magazine

Michael Rice seldom shied from providing his blunt opinion on education issues as superintendent at Kalamazoo Public

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