Dollar General Joins The List Of Vaccination Clinic Sites
Dollar General stores in several areas around Michigan are opening sections of their stores to allow for vaccination clinics.
Battle Creek Schools Require Everyone To Mask Up
Battle Creek school leaders are deciding how they’re going to open up schools for the fall semester. Masks are required for everyone in all buildings and on busses. There will be no hybrid scheduling to go back and forth between home and in classrooms. It is in-person at a school, or virtual.
Recreational Travel To Canada Reopened. But…
Canada is opening its borders for recreational travel. It sounds like a big deal. But like many things these days, the fine print is what really tells the story.
“We’re In For A Difficult Fall” – Calhoun Cnty Health Officer
The culprit of course is the COVID-19 virus. Or looking at it another way, Calhoun County Health Officer Eric Pessel is indirectly blaming people who are not yet vaccinated against the virus.
Last Remaining Hillsdale County Public Pool To Be Destroyed
The Litchfield Community Pool hasn’t even opened up for swimming enthusiasts since it shut down the season at the end of 2018. Time has caught up with the aging facility and the costs to renovate the pool and supporting equipment to bring it up to code is just too much for the town to be able to cover.
Calhoun County’s Push For Broadband Access For Everyone
The Calhoun County Board of Commissioners earlier this year moved to set up a county task force to address broadband issues. It’s an advisory panel that does not have the power to order things to happen. But the task force certainly has the support and ear of county commissioners.
Battle Creek Shuts Down Summer Camp and Full Blast
The camp and Full Blast closings are blamed on COVID-19. They’re in place until further notice. No potential reopening date is being presented by city leaders.
The Latest COVID-19 Variant Shows Up in SW MI
The Barry Eaton District Health Department is now confirming attachment-at least one case verified in Barry County. And since testing for this one is a bit different than what is typically done, the department says there are likely other cases in the area that just haven’t been pinpointed yet.
Vacant School Building In Battle Creek Again Set On Fire
Battle Creek Police are questioning two people about their potential involvement in a weekend crime. They're detained in connection with another fire at the former Southwestern Jr High, along South Washington.
Mackinac Bridge Walk (And Run) Now Officially Scheduled
It had been rumored as far as three weeks back that the popular Labor Day holiday weekend event would be back this year. But not until the board of the Bridge Authority made it official on Friday was it a sure thing.