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  • Gov. Whitmer reminds Michigan’s eligible businesses: Application opens tomorrow for Michigan Small Business Survival Grant ProgramGov. Whitmer reminds Michigan’s eligible businesses: Application opens tomorrow for Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program
    $55 million in funding available through Michigan Economic Development Corporation-led relief program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and recent public health orders  Application will be open 9 am EST Jan. 19 – Noon EST Jan. 22.at www.michiganbusiness.org/survival  All applications received will be collected by MEDC, then reviewed and considered by regional Economic Development Organization grant administrators  January 18, 2021 Lansing, ...
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  • MDOT is naming snowplows and everyone can helpMDOT is naming snowplows and everyone can help
    January 17, 2021 Lansing, MI (AMN) — Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) snowplows now will have a special and personal touch on the department’s interactive Mi Drive map. Inspired in part by TrafficScotland.org, MDOT has started giving snowplows unique and creative names on the Mi Drive map. Current names include Plowasaurus Rex, Sir Salts-A-Lot, and ...
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  • New Variant Of Coronavirus Reported In Southeast Michigan: StateNew Variant Of Coronavirus Reported In Southeast Michigan: State
    A woman living in Washtenaw County was found to have the COVID-19 variant by the Michigan health department. By: Joey Oliver | Patch Staff | January 16, 2021 — WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI — Michigan has its first case of a new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7, state health officials announced Saturday. A woman living in Washtenaw County ...
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  • AG Nessel Commends Airbnb for Safety Measures to Protect Lansing CommunitiesAG Nessel Commends Airbnb for Safety Measures to Protect Lansing Communities
    January 16, 2021 Lansing, MI (AMN) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a statement following an announcement from short-term rental company Airbnb that it will implement new safety measures in Lansing due to security concerns. “I want to commend Airbnb for taking this important step to help keep our Capitol safe in light of this ...
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  • Sharps Collection Program BeginsSharps Collection Program Begins
    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, Albion, MI (AMN) – Sharps Collection Program Begins. The Calhoun County Solid Waste Program has recently installed sharps disposal drop-boxes to the Albion City Hall, the Regional Law Enforcement Center in Marshall, and the Toeller Building in Battle Creek. Locations: Albion City Hall 112 W. Cass St.Albion, MI 49224 Marshall Regional ...
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  • Speaker Pelosi will fine members who evade metal detectorsSpeaker Pelosi will fine members who evade metal detectors
    Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite/APMetal detectors are set up for lawmakers and staff before entering the House chamber, a new security measure put into place after a mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. The House is trying to push the vice president and Cabinet to act ...
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  • Lavva Voluntarily Recalls a Single Lot of Blueberry Plant-Based YogurtLavva Voluntarily Recalls a Single Lot of Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt
    January 12, 2021 Lansing, MI (AMN) – Out of an abundance of caution, EVR Foods, INC, parent company to Lavva, is issuing a voluntary recall on its 5.3 ounce Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt with expiration date 2/21/21. While this SKU and date code cleared strict quality assurance protocols, recent testing indicates a potential mold contamination. No ...
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  • MDARD announces Jamie Zmitko-Somers as new Agriculture Development Division DirectorMDARD announces Jamie Zmitko-Somers as new Agriculture Development Division Director
    January 12, 2021 Lansing, MI (AMN) – Today, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell announced the selection of Jamie Zmitko-Somers as the department’s new Agriculture Development Division Director effective Monday, January 25, 2021. “Anybody who has had the pleasure of working with Jamie understands why she was an obvious choice for this ...
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  • AG Nessel Recognizes Efforts of Special Unit on National Human Trafficking Awareness DayAG Nessel Recognizes Efforts of Special Unit on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
    January 11, 2021 Lansing, MI (AMN) – In observance of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is recognizing the efforts of the state’s Human Trafficking Unit for its continuing fight to eradicate this terrible crime from the Great Lakes State. The Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Unit was formed in 2011 and has 24 convictions ...
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  • Governor Whitmer Requests Authorization to Directly Purchase up to 100,000 Doses of the Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine for the State of MichiganGovernor Whitmer Requests Authorization to Directly Purchase up to 100,000 Doses of the Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine for the State of Michigan
    January 11, 2021 Lansing, MI — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar requesting permission to directly purchase up to 100,000 doses of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for the State of Michigan. Governor Whitmer also noted that since she and eight other governors sent a ...
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  • Sharps Collection Program Begins

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, Albion, MI (AMN) – Sharps Collection Program Begins. The Calhoun ...

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  • Update from Administrator/Controller Kelli Scott Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021

    Happy New Year; Happy New County Commissioners’ TermTonight’s Board of Commissioners Meeting, the first of ...

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  • Battle Creek development projects to watch in 2021

    December 31, 2020 | By: Nick Buckley | Battle Creek Enquirer – The COVID-19 pandemic ...

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  • Albion Says Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

    December 31, 2020 Abion, MI (AMN) — 2020 brought many unexpected surprises but we have ...

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  • Cuts by Moose to relocate to Downtown Albion

    Justin “Harper” Moose was born and raised in Albion & he has always made the ...

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  • Christmas Around Albion Michigan 2020

    Despite the second shutdown due to COVID19 Albion Michigan residents are still in the holiday ...

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  • Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill Prohibiting Water Shutoffs, Other Bills Into Law

    LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bills 241, 676, 1137, 1234 and 1246 as well as House ...

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  • One man dead in domestic confrontation at Albion apartment

    ALBION – A 22-year-old man was shot and killed early Saturday during what police described ...

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  • Additional food assistance for 350,000 Michigan families<br>in response to COVID-19 extended through December

    Additional food assistance for 350,000 Michigan families in response to COVID-19 extended through December

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  • MDHHS asks Michiganders to “Mask Up, Mask Right”

    LANSING, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is launching an ...

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