Josh Strickland introduces the new Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN, exploring our county's rich history. In episode 1, learn about the 40+ year history of Faith Baptist Church of Durand, as the church recently celebrated 'Burn the Mortgage Sunday.' Also, learn a smidge about the Shiawassee Apple.
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The Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash which occurred on Sunday August 4th at 3:27am near the intersection of Lansing Road and Shaftsburg Road.
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August 11th 2019
Students at Holland Language Academy will attend classes in the currently vacant Longfellow building when school starts this year. The Holland Public Schools District announced that dangerous mold had been found in HLA.
State Superintendent Michael Rice is on the record opposing the proposal to shut down Benton Harbor High School in exchange for forgiving a majority of the district's 18-million dollar debt. Rice the school should not be shut down.
As many as 176 new jobs are being promised in Port Huron by R & E Automated Systems. The Romeo-based company is investing over 14-million dollars in a building in Port Huron's Industrial Park from MAG Powertrain.
A restaurant is replacing Russo's International Market in downtown Grand Rapids. The owner of Pind Indian Cuisine has signed a five-year lease on the Fulton Street space. It's expected to open in the next few weeks.
Vice President Mike Pence is set to address the Detroit Economic Club on August 19. The event is only open to Detroit Economic Club members and their guests, and will be held at the MotorCity Casino Hotel.
The Postal Service will decide by the end of the year where 180-thousand next-generation mail delivery trucks will be built. They've narrowed the field to five finalists including Mahindra Automotive that is looking to buy a facility in Flint.
Lansing firefighters who are part of Local 421 kicked off their Fill the Boot campaign Sunday. It's a week-long fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The money raised will go to research and will send local kids to summer camp.
Swimmers from across the country gathered in Leelanau County to celebrate clean and healthy water. More than 70 swimmers took part in the 4th annual Swim for Grand Traverse Bay.