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...

Self-taught web designer opens shop downtown

There’s a new web design business in town. Amanda Honeywell, a self-taught graphic and web designer, launched Hillsdale Web Design in March. Hillsdale Web Design...

Rough Draft coffeehouse opens Friday

Carly Hubbard ’16 is putting the finishing touches on a new cafe at 42 Union St., which is due for its soft opening Friday...

Sheriff Tim Parker releases app to improve communication with county residents

  In order to increase effective communication between law enforcement and the community, the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office has released its newest safety feature —...

MSU promotes growth in Hillsdale with extension program

You may have to drive to Lansing to catch a live Spartans football game, but Michigan State University offers a wide-variety of invaluable resources...

Suspects charged in Barron homicide

After a week of DNA testing, interviews, and investigations, authorities said they arrested a man and a woman on Sunday believed to be responsible...

After two decades, Westminster clock at Hillsdale county courthouse strikes again

After being silenced for more than 20 years, the sounds of the Westminster chimes from the Hillsdale County Courthouse can be heard once again....

Council approves project to re-paint Hillsdale Library

  The Hillsdale City Council passed a motion to repaint the Hillsdale Community Library at an April 3 meeting. "A while back they had some vandalism...

Lack of funding prevents lake water testing

  With warmer temperatures moving in, students gravitate towards Baw Beese Lake, located 3.8 miles from campus, in search of a safe haven from campus....

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A tour of the city of Hillsdale's clock tower

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