REGIONAL NEWS

Highpoint CEO earns ‘Best of Community Banking’ award

Highpoint Community Bank leadership team is, from left: Rob Ranes, Kim Finkbeiner, Mark Kolanowski, Jane DeBat, Randy Teegardin, Richard Zwiernikowski

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EEE claims fourth life; spraying continues

Greg Chandler Staff Writer:  As aerial spraying continues in Barry County in an effort to combat the spread of the

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Church clears nearly $4 million in medical bills for 3,500 debtors in region

Shelly Sulser

J-Ad News Services

 

When 3,500 people in five counties received letters saying their medical debt had been paid in full,

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State budget holds $240 per student increase for local schools

Taylor Owens

Staff Writer

Nearly four months into their fiscal year, Michigan school officials are finally getting a look at

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State ban of flavored nicotine Vaping products effective immediately

Retailers have 14 days to comply with emergency rules

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Is Michigan school spending up or down?

Pension problems muddy the answer

 

Bridge Magazine

Average teacher pay is stagnating in Michigan, likely heightening the struggles some school districts face

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Hastings schools not alone in dealing with driver shortage

Rebecca Pierce

Editor

A dearth of school bus drivers is a problem Hastings Area School System is wrestling with this

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Suicide rates rise across Michigan, with few answers

While no one’s sure why the suicides are rising, University of Michigan research suggests part of the problem is linked

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