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Mendota Mayor given powers; Johnson appointed

MENDOTA – In light of the recent coronavirus pandemic, Mendota City Council approved an ordinance that would give Mayor David Boelk the authorization to declare a state of emergency at Monday’s meeting. Boelk assured aldermen and the public that this would only occur if necessary. In ...Read more

Food pantries make adjustments amid COVID_19

LASALLE – Illinois Valley Food Pantry and The Community Food Basket of Ottawa are implementing precautions. Illinois Valley Food Pantry will be open for normal food distribution with the following exceptions: Only one person will be allowed inside the pantry at a time. No children will be ...Read more

Food pantries implement precations amid COVID_19

LASALLE – Illinois Valley Food Pantry and The Community Food Basket of Ottawa are implementing precautions. Illinois Valley Food Pantry will be open for normal food distribution with the following exceptions: Only one person will be allowed inside the pantry at a time. No children will be ...Read more

Pier scraps plan for cruise ships

GREILICKVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A waterfront project along Lake Michigan is scrapping plans to pursue the cruise ship business. Discovery Center & Pier previously announced plans to transform a coal dock near Traverse City into a site that ships could use to land passengers. The Traverse City ...Read more