Commentary: Raise Every Voice

Commentary: Raise Every Voice

By Brenda M. Moore, Muskegon County Drain Commissioner The national election puts such a queasy feeling in the pit of my gut I haven’t given my reelection much emotional attention.   In all my years I have never felt afraid for this country.  Disappointed, absolutely, but not afraid.  Now I am terrified that if there […]

U. of Michigan hit with emergency stay-at-home order amid covid-19 spike. But the football team will play on.

U. of Michigan hit with emergency stay-at-home order amid covid-19 spike. But the football team will play on.

by Chuck Culpepper As health officials in Washtenaw County, Mich., recorded hundreds of new covid-19 cases in recent weeks, they found a common thread: the University of Michigan campus, where officials have blamed students ignoring coronavirus restrictions for the rising infections. On Tuesday, local health authorities issued an emergency stay-at-home order for the whole campus […]

House plan will provide answers for Michigan families as health crisis continues

House plan will provide answers for Michigan families as health crisis continues

Lansing -State Rep. Greg VanWoerkom joined the Michigan House in approving several bipartisan measures to continue protecting and helping Michigan families during the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic. VanWoerkom, of Norton Shores, said the proposals would extend unemployment insurance payments, force UIA and Secretary of State offices to open their doors, and protect nursing home […]

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for coronavirus

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for coronavirus

by John Wagner and Marisa Iati White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement Monday that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. The announcement came as White House officials said they are hopeful that President Donald Trump will be discharged later Monday from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. […]

Hackley Campus Emergency Department Closes October 17

Hackley Campus  Emergency Department Closes October 17

MUSKEGON— As Mercy Health Muskegon finalizes its third and final phase of construction and renovation on its 10-story medical center at Mercy Campus, 1500 E. Sherman Boulevard, leadership is preparing to move its Trauma II Emergency Care from Hackley Hospital to the Mercy Campus, at the medical center’s Fazakerley Family Emergency Center.  The soon-to-be vacated Hackley […]

Local Radio Program will feature the Michigan Irish Music Festival

Local Radio Program will feature the Michigan Irish Music Festival

By Victor Skinner Muskegon – The 2020 Michigan Irish Music Festival was canceled because of the coronavirus, but Muskegon’s 100.9 FM is making sure it’s not forgotten. Throughout the summer the station’s Irish music show Sounds Like Ireland has worked to keep the genre’s annual festivals alive amid the worldwide pandemic, providing a virtual line-up […]

MCC Generates $261.6 Million in Regional Economic Impact

MCC Generates $261.6 Million in Regional Economic Impact

Muskegon – A study released by Muskegon Community College (MCC) shows that the College generated over $261.6 million in economic impact regionally in the 2018-19 fiscal year. In addition, the study shows that MCC provides a strong return on investment and helps create a healthy economy for the entire state of Michigan. Conducted by Economic Modeling […]

Muskegon Heights Moving Fall Sports to Spring

Muskegon Heights Moving Fall Sports to Spring

Tribune New Wire Muskegon Heights- The Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System officials announced today that they are postponing the fall sports season until spring to protect student-athletes from COVID-19. The Muskegon Heights Community has been disproportionately impacted by the virus compared to the rest of Muskegon County with a positivity rate that is higher […]

“Good Deeds Last Forever”

“Good Deeds Last Forever”

Tribune Newswire MUSKEGON- The Muskegon County Register of Deeds Mark Fairchild told The Muskegon Tribune that the COVID-19 Pandemic has brought to the Forefront the Critical Importance of The Register of Deeds office.  The Deeds office is located at 173 East Apple Avenue across the street from The Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice Court […]

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