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Photo of a sign reading "VOTE - Polling Place" taaken in 2017 outside the Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University
Andy Robins / WMUK

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Representative Steve Carra’s bid for Congress in Southwest Michigan. Carra announced earlier this year that he would challenge long time Congressman Fred Upton in next year’s Republican primary.

Portage School Bond Approved

Aug 4, 2021
Photo of vote sign by Andy Robins, WMUK
Andrew Robins / WMUK

Portage Schools District voters have approved a $176-million bond issue. The money will be primarily used to replace five aging elementary buildings, and to remodel a sixth school.

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. Congress is set to hear from former security officials about what went wrong at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. AP Photo/John Minchillo, File
John Minchillo / Associated Press

(MPRN) Michigan Congressman Peter Meijer says he’s losing confidence in Congress’s ability to investigate the January 6th insurrection at the US Capitol.


Andy Robins / WMUK

(MPRN) The Michigan Bureau of Elections says a petition campaign to initiate a law to curtail the governor’s use of emergency powers has gathered the signatures it needs.

File photo of Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield speaking with reporters on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Dave Eggert, AP
Dave Eggert / Associated Press

Less than two weeks after being named the new CEO of Southwest Michigan First, former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield announced his resignation Monday morning. Chatfield’s hiring was met with heavy criticism from local government officials, and various non-profit groups.

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