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News in Branch County, Michigan
Five runners to represent Branch County at state
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:48:38 -0700
BRANCH COUNTY — Five runners from Branch County have reached the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Cross Country State Championships, which will take place Saturday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.
Second season kicks off today
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:49:06 -0700
BRANCH COUNTY — For three Branch County-area prep football teams, the playoffs represent a new start to the season. Coldwater and Union City both compiled 8-1 records, while Quincy finished 6-3 overall.
Hospital staff ready for Ebola cases
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:39:44 -0700
COLDWATER — Michigan health officials are monitoring for Ebola eight people who have recently traveled to Africa because of people with whom they had been in contact.
Hospital sale negotiations 'encouraging'
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:51:50 -0700
COLDWATER — The hot topic almost anywhere you go in Branch County these days is, where does the proposed sale of the Community Health Center of Branch County (CHC) to the private to Community Health Systems (CHS) stand?
Pollack urges increase in road patrol
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:33:29 -0700
BRANCH COUNTY — John Pollack, Branch County sheriff, made it his mission Monday to get local officials to push for more funding for the Branch County Sheriff’s Office.
Dinner to honor Levin
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:25:34 -0700
COLDWATER — Michigan Sen. Carl Levin will soon retire at the end of his current term from his 36 years of service in the United States Senate. In his honor, the Branch County Democratic Party will sponsor the Carl Levin Dinner this year at the Dearth Community Center on Oct. 8.
Constitutional officers get pay hike
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:02:24 -0700
COLDWATER — In a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Branch County commissioners approved for 2015 2 percent pay raises for six constitutional elected officials — but Sheriff John Pollack said he will refuse his.
How to vote pro-environment on Nov. 4
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:38:54 -0700
The Michigan Sierra Club has taken the guess work out of voting for pro-environmental candidates.
Man won't face jail for technical violation of medical marijuana law
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:49:32 -0700
COLDWATER — Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMMA) "is highly complicated, especially for caregivers," Branch County Circuit Judge Bill O’Grady told Kevin Delucenay while the latter faced sentencing.
Shirkey, Commet compete for 16th District Senate seat
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:31:55 -0700
HILLSDALE — With State Sen. Bruce Caswell opting to not run for another term, two candidates have been campaigning to fill his seat. Caswell was elected to the Michigan Senate in 2010 to represent Branch, Hillsdale and St. Joseph counties.