Saturday May 25
The April unemployment rate dropped to 6.7% for the Kalamazoo-Portage area
The April unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent for the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
Jackson area business folks remain optimistic about job demand, especially in manufacturing
Jackson County saw a drop in jobs in April over the year before, but local business folks are optimistic about the job demand, especially in manufacturing.
Homeowner confronts man swiping cigarettes from Leonidas Township barn, authorities say
A man broke into a barn Saturday night and swiped cigarettes from a vehicle inside before being chased off by the homeowner, authorities say.