Hillsdale College Art Teacher’s Design Chosen For DNR Deer Patch

A Hillsdale College faculty member is the winner of the 2022 Michigan Department of Natural Resources deer patch design contest. Brian Shaw is a teacher of graphic design at Hillsdale; He entered the winning design for this year’s 50th anniversary Michigan Deer Cooperator patch.  Shaw’s design was one of more than 250 that were entered into the spring contest. He […]

Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Aquabounty Wastewater Discharge

More than 200 people turned out for a public information meeting on a proposal to discharge millions-of-gallons of wastewater from a Pioneer, Ohio salmon farm into the East Branch of the Saint Joseph River. Aquabounty has received a permit from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, (DNR) to withdraw up to 5,000,000 gallons of water daily from the Michindoh Aquifer, […]

Power Restoration Continues In Storm’s Aftermath

Around 2,000 Consumers Energy customers remain without power as a result of severe thunderstorms that rolled through Hillsdale County Monday afternoon. The utility now says some customers may not have their power restored until Friday morning. A number of line workers have been on the job since shortly after the storms struck. More than 120,000 Consumers Energy customers were affected […]

Cities of Hillsdale And Reading Offer Storm Cleanup Assistance

(Hillsdale) The Hillsdale Department of Public Services will conduct a one-time special brush collection to assist residents in cleaning up the damage from Monday’s severe thunderstorms. Residents are asked to begin placing brush at the terrace today (Wednesday.) Brush should be no longer than eight feet–and no larger than eight inches in diameter.      (Reading) Due to the recent storm, the […]

Mullins Sentenced On Drug Charges From 2021

An Allen Township man was handed a lengthy prison term, stemming from his arrest for drug possession a year-and-a-half ago. 52 year-old Scott Allen Mullins appeared for sentencing in Hillsdale County Circuit Court, Monday, on charges of delivery & manufacture of a controlled substance, operating a vehicle without a license and operating without insurance. Mullins was arrested following a February […]