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Monday, April 6, 2020

MidMichigan Health Officials Ask For Patients Coming In To Wear A Mask

MidMichigan Health is asking visitors to wear cloth face-coverings when arriving at the organization's facilities in the future. To keep communities safe and help slow the spread of coronavirus disease, they’re also requesting those...

State Officials Stress Openly Burning Yard Debris Still is Not Allowed

State officials are reminding residents that permits to openly burn yard debris remain suspended across most of Michigan and that the dangers of fire are increasing as temperatures warm. The DNR firefighters have also...

Coronavirus Cases Rise Again, Most from Metro Detroit

The state of Michigan has released the updated number of those affected by the virus. As of yesterday, a total of 15,718 people have been affected with 617 deaths reported statewide. Most are from...

COVID-19 Deaths Now Reported By Physicians and Funeral Homes

COVID-19 deaths will now be reported by physicians and funeral homes more quickly under a new emergency order issued by the Michigan department of health and human services. Director Robert Gordon says it will...

Isabella County’s Second COVID-19 Death Confirmed

Central Michigan Health Department confirms Isabella County's second death to COVID-19 coronavirus. She was an elderly female resident of Isabella and was admitted to McLaren Central Michigan on March 31. She passed away April...

Unemployment Continues to Rise

The U.S. says unemployment is at another record high. More than 6.6 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week. That new record high blows the previous week’s reported record of 3.3 million out...

Bay City Standoff Ends Peacefully

A standoff in Bay City that lasted three hours ended peacefully Wednesday evening. A 30-year-old man was inside a garage by himself and armed with a handgun. The man wanted to commit suicide. After...

Gov. Whitmer Suspends Face-to-Face K-12 Schooling

Gov. Whitmer signed an executive order yesterday suspending all ‘face-to-face’ learning at K-12 schools in the state, for the remainder of the school year. The order 2020-35, orders all K-12 school buildings be closed...

Coronavirus Numbers Continue to Rise

The state has released the updated numbers of those testing positive for COVID-19, here in Michigan. As of last evening, over 10,791 are confirmed with the disease, and 417 deaths, statewide. According to state...

Menards Reported to Have Engaged in Practices to Increase Customer Presence During Pandemic

The Michigan Department of Attorney General sent out a letter to national chain store, Menards, following reports the company has been engaging in business practices that might endanger the health of customers and employees...