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Economy · Battle Creek

Battle Creek economy takes off during Field of Flight

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The Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival is back. The air show itself is about five hours long. You can also see the main event for the fireworks show on July 4. Parking is $5 from Friday through Monday and admission is $13 per person. Children 3 feet and shorter get in free.See the Story
Vaccinations · Battle Creek

Pasadena Public Health to begin offering vaccines to children younger than 5; Find out when

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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases in Pasadena appears to have leveled off after a week of counts trending upward. The city's 7-day average incident rate still remains nearly 60 times what it was almost a year ago though, and it continued to increase from last week's count. As of Tuesday, the rate stands at 47.6, jumping from 41.6 as of Thursday.See the Story

Brand apprehended in St. Joseph County after missing Branch Circuit Court hearing

Dylan Brand, 27, was arrested in St. Joseph County, Michigan. He was wanted for allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint in October. A $100,000 cash bond he posted in March was revoked. He is being held at the St.Joseph County Jail.See the Story

Proclamation passed by City Council this week declaring September 10 as Pride Day in Coldwater

The Branch County Pride Festival is scheduled to take place that day at Parkhurst Park. The proclamation also said “Coldwater has a vibrant LGBTQ+ community comprised of individuals, families, and supporters who are an integral part of the fabric of our City’s economy and quality of life”See the Story

House and Senate approve Fink bills to add sunset to COVID-19 employer liability and employee exposure protections

State Representative Andrew Fink says the Michigan Legislature has approved his plan to add a sunset to COVID-19 employer liability and employee exposure protections. Fink said in a statement released by his office that in late 2020, the Legislature passed several bills to provide businesses with liability protection and protect employees from employer retaliation.See the Story
National Weather Service · Branch County

Dry weather and increasing wind lead to elevated fire danger for Thursday afternoon

BRANCH COUNTY, MI (WTVB) - The National Weather Service says there is an elevated fire danger Thursday afterno...See the Story
Union Township · Union Township

State Police investigating littering and dumping complaints in Union Township

UNION TOWNSHIP, MI (WTVB) - Residents in the area of Sullivan and Braucker Roads in Union Township are fed up ...See the Story

BUSINESS BEAT: Hops on Monroe returns for third season on Thursday night

The third summer of Hops on Monroe returns to Downtown Coldwater. The weekly event will take place on South Monroe Street between U.S. 12 and West Pearl every Thursday night until September 1. There will be food trucks, live entertainment, yard games and craft beer on tap.See the Story

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