Rural Internet Connections In SW MI Get A Boost
The two projects will bring modern broadband service to nearly 20,000 residents.
Virtual Food Drive Underway To Help Seniors
Donations will help the group provide boxes of food to seniors in need throughout Michigan. Each box of food has enough food for at least 22 meals. A donation of $28 covers the cost of one box.
Overloaded Michigan Unemployment Online System Crashes
Unemployed workers in Michigan were going to the state’s website yesterday in big numbers to get registered. No one knows exactly how many were jammed in, but it was enough to crash the system at mid-day.
The Detroit Auto Show Is Canceled
Over the weekend, organizers got word that the Federal Emergency Management Agency picked the TCF Center to house overflow patients from Detroit area hospitals that are becoming overwhelmed with virus patients.
What’s All The Racket Around Battle Creek?
A series of big booms or explosions in the area yesterday late morning into the early afternoon. Social media lit up with comments and questions.
Under the “Stay Home – Stay Safe” Order, You May Still Get Out
You can enjoy outdoor activities, including walking, hiking, running, cycling or any other recreational activity consistent with remaining at least six feet from people.
Niles Tattoo Shop Customers Get A Serious Warning
Department health experts are investigating the establishment for exposing customers to the blood of other customers because of improper procedures and poorly managed sterilization techniques.
Area Gas Prices Falling Below $2.00 A Gallon
Overnight - one Kalamazoo station dropped to $1.99 for regular
Battle Creek Area Boil Water Advisory Cancelled
There was no evidence of contamination but the boil water advisory had to be issued since low pressure in the system may have helped contaminants to enter the system.
Ice Balls Forming Along Lake Michigan Shore
Several thousand bowling ball-sized ice balls began washing up on the shore at Holland State Park. And to make it even more fun, some big bruisers, the size of beach balls and larger, were spotted bobbing in the Lake Michigan waves just offshore.