Ford’s Mustang Mach-E Named Best EV of 2021
Ford Motor Company is picking up another industry accolade. Car and Driver is naming the electric Ford Mustang Mach-E its 2021 EV of the year.
May Freeze Disaster Damage Loans Are Now Available
It’s been 8 weeks now since the devastating freeze that hit the area in early May. Many farmers still don’t have a full assessment yet of crop and orchard damages. But the government needs to hear from farmers within just a couple of weeks about their desire to apply for available federal disaster loans.
Kalamazoo Schools Still Dealing With COVID-19 Outbreaks
Western Michigan University again shows on the ongoing list with 929 students, faculty and staff involved there. Kalamazoo College with less than 40 cases lingers on the list. So does Portage Central Elementary and Kalamazoo’s Gilden Woods Elementary.
West Michigan Amputee Competing In Adventure Race
The Michigan Adventure Race - Cannonsburg Edition, is all set for this weekend near Grand Rapids. Among the competitors this year is West Michigan Veterinarian Dr. Jim Kober. His involvement is noteworthy outside of the adventure elements of the event. Dr. Kolber lost a good portion of his right arm in a farming accident four years ago.
Man Ignores US-Canada Border Closing To Swim St. Clair River
Enforcement officers at first made contact while he was still swimming. He told them he didn’t need help. But more border control agents were waiting for him when he finished the swim at the Port Huron shoreline.
Pfizer Is Now Developing A COVID-19 Pill
Pfizer scientists say it’s not enough to work at prevention through vaccination. It's also important to be able to tackle the virus once it gains a foothold in the human body. That’s where the new anti-virus pill comes into play.
Eligible Age For COVID-19 Vaccine May Soon Be Lowered
The two-dose COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer could be released for administering to young kids within just a few days
Battle Creek Updates Taxpayers On Extended Filing Deadline
Everyone who needs to file a municipal return in Battle Creek now has until June 1st to take care of that. That’s a bit farther out than the Michigan and federal dates of May 17.
Battle Creek And Kalamazoo Residents Scammed By Attorneys
Three Detroit area attorneys are now charged as criminals. They’re accused of using the very court system they swore to serve, as a means to commit fraud. An unknown number of people in Calhoun and Kalamazoo counties have been their victims.
Branch County Hit And Run Driver Runs Down Kids On Bikes
Three kids riding bikes near Sherwood in Branch County were run down by an SUV yesterday afternoon. State Troopers are asking for your help to locate the hit-and-run driver.