Legion Accepting Donations For Paratroopers Serving In Europe

The Hillsdale American Legion is accepting donations, through Sunday, for care packages to be sent to troops serving in Eastern Europe.  The packages will be sent to paratroopers serving with the 101st Airborne Division.  Among the items needed are black tube sock sizes 9-11, toothbrushes, non perishable snack items and powdered drink mixes, including coffee.  Donations, including monetary contributions to […]

Fire Officials Warn Of Fundraiser Scam

Officials with the Hillsdale Township Fire Department are alerting listeners to a scam involving recent text messages that appear to come from the department. The messages, regarding the sale of T-shirts for a fundraiser, are fraudulent.  In a social media post over the holiday weekend, officials said the department does not have the ability for mass text messaging. They say […]

Sunday Crash Claims Woman’s Life

Michigan State Police are continuing their investigation of a weekend traffic crash that claimed a woman’s life and left a child injured.  Troopers responded to the crash that occurred just before 7:00 am Sunday on North Adams Road in Wheatland Township.  Accident investigators say the 42 year-old woman lost control of her vehicle, which left the road and rolled several […]

Hillsdale College Breaks Ground On Classical Education Building

Hillsdale College has broken ground on a new educational facility.  A ceremony was held earlier this month to kick off the construction of the Diana Davis Spencer Graduate School of Classical Education. The building will be located on The Quad, next to the Dow Hotel & Conference Center.  It will  house the graduate program in classical education, which first held […]

Local Company To Redevelop Klein Tool Building

A local construction company will take possession of a long-vacant industrial building in Downtown Jonesville with an eye toward redeveloping the property.  According to a press release from the City Of Jonesville, the City Council has approved a Purchase and Development Agreement with DH Roberts Construction for the redevelopment of the former Klein Tool property. The plan calls for the […]

One Injured In Wheatland Township Crash

One person was injured in a single-vehicle traffic accident in Wheatland Township Monday morning.  Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to East Bacon Road, near North Waldron Road, around 7:45 am.  They say 30 year-old Shiana James, of Osseo, was eastbound on East Bacon when her vehicle had a mechanical failure, causing her to lose control.  The car left the […]

State’s Jobless Numbers Decline Again

Analysts say Michigan’s job market improved significantly in April, marking several months of improvement– The state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate for April was 3.8-percent, which was down from 4.1 percent the previous month–  That’s according to data released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.  Wayne Rourke of the Bureau of Labor Market Information said there was […]