New Traffic Pattern Implemented At Fayette & North West Streets

The City of Hillsdale Department of Public Services has installed a four-way stop at the intersection of Fayette Street and North West Street.  Two new stop signs with solar-powered LED blinkers have been added in both directions on North West Street, creating an all-way stop. The change aims to reduce speeding and enhance safety. The Hillsdale City Police Department is […]

Local Drought Conditions Appear To Be Improving

Drought conditions are finally easing across the Tri-State area thanks to recent rains. According to the latest update from the Federal Government’s Drought Monitor Website, the WCSR Listening is experiencing Abnormally Dry to Moderate Drought conditions. That’s an improvement from the Severe Drought conditions that affected portions of the region prior to the rain over the past ten days.  We […]

Permanent Cornhole Game Planned For North Adams Park

The Village of North Adams has been awarded a $1000 Micro Grant from the Michigan Municipal League Foundation for the installation of a permanent cornhole game in the local park. The grant application was written by Village Clerk Ellie Briner, who learned about the grants last year and applied during the application period in March and April of this year. […]

MDHHS Website Offers Information On Effects Of WIldfire Smoke

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is offering listeners guidance on how to protect their health during unhealthy air quality conditions over the Summer. The department has launched a new website, which offers information on the health effects of wildfire smoke.  (See link below)   The site also offers tips on how to reduce risk based on the Air […]

Hillsdale Hospital Announces Clinic Merger

Officials at Hillsdale Hospital have announced that the Litchfield Health Clinic will merge with Reading Health Clinic later this month.  Nurse practitioner Rachel Stump and her team will relocate to the Reading location.  Officials say the merger is aimed at enhancing the overall patient experience and meeting the growing healthcare needs of the community. Personalized letters and electronic communication have […]

Domestic Harmony To Host Duck Derby

Mrs Stock’s Park in Downtown Hillsdale is the site of the 2023 Kristin Lucas Memorial Duck Derby!  The event will be held Saturday. It’s a major fundraiser for Domestic Harmony, which provides shelter and services to victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault.  The day starts with a pancake breakfast at 8:30 am.  After breakfast, the rubber ducks will be […]

Several Departments Battle Sawmill Fire

Firefighters from a number of departments were dispatched to battle a fire at a Quincy area sawmill Wednesday Morning.  Quincy firefighters were called to the scene in the 600 block of Quincy-Grange Road, near Jonesville Road,  They were assisted by the Allen, Litchfield, Jonesville, Coldwater, Bronson and Lakeland Departments.  Dozens of firefighters battled the flames in Wednesday’s intense heat & […]

Investigators Seek Information In Airsoft Break In

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a weekend break-in and theft at a local business.  Hillsdale County Sheriff Scott Hodshire tells WCSR News, Deputies responded to a report of a break-in at  DarkFire Airsoft on Lake WIlson road.  Investigators have released photos taken from surveillance video–They show what appears to be a lone thief apparently […]