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Julie Havlak

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Drug treatment court expands program, begins rehabilitation

Hillsdale County’s new drug treatment court program received nearly $500,000 from three grants this fall to help rehabilitate “high-risk, high-need” offenders. The U.S. Justice Department...

Campus cafe honors A.J. Istvan, remembered for strength and kindness

They have kept his room the same. His clothes are still folded in his drawers and his bed is made, but they keep his...

Squash bread and scripture: Bible studies foster campus community

It smells like banana bread, but it isn’t. Each week, the aroma of freshly-baked “squash bread” reminds senior Monicah Wanjiru of Bible study. “This...

The sojourner in the flower shop

Jane Stewart picked her first flower when she was three, and she never stopped. Her parents tended a massive garden, and she grew up...

Election signs go missing

As the 2018 election approaches, mayoral and city council candidates have reported local election signs disappearing across Hillsdale County. Mayoral candidate Adam Stockford has lost...