City Approves Plan to Upgrade Parks

The Hillsdale City Council has approved a plan for revitalizing the park system at Baw Beese Lake.  Recreation Director Michelle Loren has been working with the Department of Public Services over the past year on the plan, which includes the removal and replacement of outdated playground equipment.  Officials have been working with Sinclair Recreation to explore options for upgrading the […]

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, […]

Pure Michigan Travel Guide Now Available for Memorable Fall and Winter Travel Ideas

LANSING, Mich. – The release of the Fall and Winter Travel Guide is a sign that the weather is starting to cool, spectacular fall colors are near, and snow-laden playgrounds are right around the corner.  For those looking to start planning their fall and winter getaways, the free 2022 Pure Michigan Fall/Winter Travel Guide is available in print and a digital and […]

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 […]