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New owner threatens site where Hillsdale County Civil War soldier died

  When the Michigan Fourth Infantry sustained heavy casualties after the battle of Gettysburg, the nearby Camp Letterman became this largely Hillsdale-based regiment’s field hospital....

Rutan teaches Hillsdale residents about the U.S. Constitution at weekly classes

A group of concerned citizens gathers for a Constitution class in Volume One Bookstore in downtown Hillsdale every Tuesday night. They shuffle in around...

Meet Mary Ellen: Jilly Beans gets new owner

    Jilly Beans coffeehouse has a new owner and a new look. The longtime downtown coffee house was put up for sale in late February...

Shirkey: requiring Amish to register buggies is a step ‘too far’

State Sen. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, says requiring Amish residents to register their buggies would be his last resort in preserving Hillsdale County roads and...

For husband-and-wife team, pottery is about connection with customers

Grinning garden gnomes and birdbaths graced with delicate woodland creatures are some of Hillsdale resident and professional artist Nancy Gertig’s recent creations. “My husband presses...